BRIEF-Southern says Georgia Power, for itself, as agent for other vogtle owners, entered interim assessment agreement with Wectec Global, Wectec staffing services
March 29 Southern Co:
* Southern co -Georgia Power, for itself and as agent for other vogtle owners, entered interim assessment agreement with wectec global and wectec staffing services
* Southern co says interim assessment agreement to provide for a continuation of work with respect to plant vogtle units 3 and 4
* Southern co -westinghouse and wectec bankruptcy filing is expected to have a material impact on construction of plant vogtle units 3 and 4
* Southern co says westinghouse and wectec bankruptcy filing could have a material impact on southern co's financial statements Source text (bit.ly/2oizgMI) Further company coverage:
UPDATE 2-U.S. bans fresh Brazil beef imports over safety concerns
CHICAGO, June 22 The United States halted imports of fresh Brazilian beef on Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said, after a high percentage of shipments failed to pass safety checks.