Babcock & Wilcox to Webcast Discussion of its Fourth Quarter 2013 Results

February 10, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC

CHARLOTTE, February 7, 2014 – The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE: BWC) (“B&W” or the “Company”) expects to webcast a discussion of its fourth quarter 2013 results on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET. Chief Executive Officer E. James (Jim) Ferland and Chief Financial Officer Tony Colatrella will discuss the Company’s fourth quarter results. A news release detailing the results is expected to be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

The listen-only audio of the conference call will be broadcast live via the Internet at www.babcock.com. The dial-in number for participants in the U.S. is 866-515-2913; the dial-in number for participants outside the U.S. is 617-399-5127. The passcode for all participants is 35369682. A replay of this conference call will remain accessible in the investor relations section of the Company's website for a limited time.

About B&W

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., The Babcock & Wilcox Company is a leader in clean energy technology and services, primarily for the nuclear, fossil and renewable power markets, as well as a premier advanced technology and mission critical defense contractor. B&W has locations worldwide and employs approximately 12,000 people, in addition to approximately 10,400 joint venture employees. Learn more at www.babcock.com.

Media Inquiries

Ryan Cornell

Public Relations

330.860.1345

rscornell@babcock.com

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Chase Jacobson

Vice President, Investor Relations

704.625.4944

investors@babcock.com