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2013-08-08 12:22:14

$90 Billion in Initial Manufacturing Order Book Needed, Requiring Massive Involvement by the Chinese or Taxpayer-Backed Federal Subsidies; Major Implications Seen for Companies and SMR Test Sites in FL, MO, NC, OR, PA, SC, and TN. WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A shift to "small module reactors" (SMRs) is unlikely to breathe new life into the increasingly moribund U.S. nuclear power industry, since SMRs will likely require tens of billions of dollars in federal subsidies...

2013-06-19 12:22:19

As key House committee takes up budget for plutonium disposition program, campaign to end funding of troubled MOX project ramps up on DC & South Carolina airwaves WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If it walks like pork and sounds like pork -- even with a French accent -- it's probably pork. And pork is what the Department of Energy's MOX Project is. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-03-19 12:21:53

Partnership Supports Construction and Jobs in SC COLUMBIA, S.C., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NuHub and the State of South Carolina are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Holtec International, Inc., a diversified energy technology company supplying equipment and systems for the nuclear, solar, geothermal and fossil power generation sectors of the energy industry, to compete for the second round federal funding opportunity from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for...

2012-12-05 12:26:43

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Hafner has been named Chief Operating Officer of DOE Operations for G4S Government Solutions, Inc. (G4S GS) and Dave Bradley has been promoted to SVP and Executive General Manager. The team will specifically help bridge new practices and protocols in the company's DOE/NNSA operations. In this new role, Hafner will oversee all of the company's DOE operations and will have primary focus on DOE Oak Ridge Operations, Strategic Petroleum...

2012-05-15 02:24:39

DALLAS, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATERAS, a leading provider of solutions for legacy migration and modernization, announced today the successful implementation of a Natural Re-Host project for the Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Operations Office (SR). DOE-SR* required a highly-capable, cost-effective solution to rehost their Natural Adabas systems on a Windows Server based platform. The answer was to use the Application Transparency Platform (ATP) from ATERAS. (Logo:...

2012-04-24 06:21:34

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NuHub has partnered with Holtec International, Inc., a diversified energy technology company supplying equipment and systems for the nuclear, solar, geothermal and fossil power generation sectors of the energy industry, to compete for one of two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for small modular reactor (SMR) development. The recently announced federal award, totaling up to $452 million will support engineering, design...

2011-04-15 18:25:32

Easy-to-follow recipes for radioactive compounds like those found in nuclear fuel storage pools, liquid waste containment areas and other contaminated aqueous environments have been developed by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories. "The need to understand the chemistry of these compounds has never been more urgent, and these recipes facilitate their study," principal investigator May Nyman said of her group's success in encouraging significant amounts of relevant compounds to...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

When Critical Process Filtration, Inc. (http://www.criticalprocess.com) got the call that remediation companies needed specialized help with radiation clean-up in Japan, the manufacturer and supplier of premium process filtration products and services wasted no time in coming up with a solution: a self-contained system designed to remove radioactive agents from water. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 When Critical Process Filtration, Inc. (http://www.criticalprocess.com) got the call that...

2011-02-11 00:00:50

Puridiom, a leading provider of Procure-to-Pay Spend Management solutions has been selected by Savannah River Remediation LLC (SRR) to provide eprocurement software and services to support the supply chain/procurement business process. Mechanicsburg, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Puridiom, a leading provider of Procure-to-Pay Spend Management solutions has been selected by Savannah River Remediation LLC (SRR) to provide eprocurement software and services to support the supply...

2011-01-31 20:32:43

Naturally occurring microbes break down chlorinated solvents Using funding provided under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory has launched a demonstration project near one of the Savannah River Site's former production reactor sites to clean up chemically contaminated groundwater, naturally. A portion of the subsurface at the Site's P Area has become contaminated with chlorinated volatile organic compounds that are...