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Congressional Nuclear Cleanup Caucus Kicks Off

April 24, 2013 – 10:15 pm |

EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga will provide an overview of EM’s proposed fiscal year 2014 budget today in the first of six briefings for the 19th annual U.S. House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus.

Cat 336E H Hydraulic Hybrid Excavator

April 24, 2013 – 9:28 pm |

The new Cat 336E H excavator centers on an innovative, fuel-saving “hydraulic hybrid” system that captures and reuses energy.

New Product Family Extends Siemens’ Temperature Sensor Portfolio

April 24, 2013 – 9:14 pm |

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has extended its range of temperature sensors to include the SITRANS TS product family.

The Cracker – Concrete Demolition Simplified

April 24, 2013 – 9:00 pm |

The Cracker enables standard demolition to be carried out with comparative accuracy, without the need for special equipment or preconditions.

NDA’s Plutonium Deal Brings Security Benefits

April 24, 2013 – 8:52 pm |

The UK Government has agreed that the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority can conduct a series of plutonium title swaps and title transfers with legacy overseas reprocessing customers.


April 24, 2013 – 8:08 pm |

The U.S. Department of Energy, Savannah River Operations Office (DOE-SR), announced the selection of Ms. Pamela A. Horning as the Federal Project Director, in the Salt Waste Processing Facility Project Office (SWPFPO).

SRS Salt Waste Processing: 5 Years of Success

April 24, 2013 – 6:07 pm |

Something unique in environmental risk reduction involving the processing of radioactive salt waste is taking place at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) near Aiken, South Carolina, US.

B&W Y-12 Names Kevin Corbett Vice President of Quality Assurance

April 24, 2013 – 5:54 pm |

With 32 years of experience, Corbett has managed quality programs on projects and installations for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Defense, and the Department of State as well as commercial nuclear power facilities and large-scale infrastructure programs valued at more than $20 billion.

Paul Wilkinson Named New Site Director for Dungeness A

April 24, 2013 – 3:42 pm |

Following a career that took him from site cleaner to site director, Ray Jepps has retired from Dungeness A, four decades after he first joined.

Canada and Ireland Sign Arrangement on Import and Export of Radioactive Sources

April 23, 2013 – 10:36 am |

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has signed an administrative arrangement on the harmonization of regulatory controls on the import and export of radioactive sources with the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).