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Article Archive for August 2012

Another Change to the Sellafield Skyline

August 31, 2012 – 11:12 am |

The Resident Engineer’s office on the Sellafield site has been safely demolished after 50 years of service.

Y-12 Construction Hits One Million Man-hour Mark without a Lost-time Accident

August 31, 2012 – 8:43 am |

A celebration was held recently to mark the safety milestone. Senior leaders from National Nuclear Security Administration Production Office (NPO) and B&W Y‑12 were on hand to congratulate the workers.

MOHR Introduces Precision Nuclear Spent Fuel Pool Level Monitoring System

August 30, 2012 – 2:16 pm |

MOHR offers the products as an ideal solution for the recent U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirement that reliable spent fuel pool monitoring equipment be installed in all 104 U.S. commercial nuclear reactors (NRC Order EA-12-051), issued in response to the Japan nuclear accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi in March 2011.

Los Alamos Provides HOPE for Radiation Belt Storm Probes

August 30, 2012 – 12:11 pm |

Los Alamos National Laboratory expertise in radiation detection and shielding is poised to help a national team of scientists better understand a mysterious region that can create hazardous space weather near our home planet.

Savannah River Remediation Donates $5,000 for Augusta Technical College’s GED Program

August 30, 2012 – 12:07 pm |

Savannah River Remediation (SRR) presented a $5,000 check to Augusta Technical College Foundation to help fund GED Scholarships, which helps students acquire their high school equivalency diploma through the college’s Adult Literacy program.

EM Employee Eagerly Examines Curiosity, Continuing Decades-Long Role in Space Missions Across Solar System

August 30, 2012 – 8:55 am |

In the case of Curiosity, the rover included a nuclear battery containing plutonium-238 as a heat source. The mission was made possible by nuclear space power systems developed by the Energy Department.

EM Hosts Second Contract Performance and Management Workshop in 2012

August 30, 2012 – 8:46 am |

The goal of the workshop was to identify opportunities related to EM’s goal to improve project, budget and contract management with the objective of delivering results on time, within cost and with world-class technical competencies.

DOE Summer Bus Tour Ends August 31

August 29, 2012 – 9:18 am |

The tour includes stops at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12), and East Tennessee Technology Park and provides historical commentary on the transformation of the Oak Ridge Reservation during the past 65 years.

NRC Enters Monitoring Mode in Advance of Hurricane Isaac

August 29, 2012 – 9:09 am |

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission activated its Incident Response Center at the RIV office in Arlington, Texas to track Hurricane Isaac and monitor the activities of the nuclear plants in the storm’s projected path.

SRNL Chosen to Participate in New Department of Energy Technology Transfer Initiative

August 28, 2012 – 2:04 pm |

A detection technology developed by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory has been chosen to participate in a new program designed to assist in transferring technology to small business.