UCOR Awards Family Scholarships

For Immediate Release Contact: Fran Poda fran.poda@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-6226 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 21, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) recently awarded 10 $3,000 UCOR Family Scholarships to children of company employees. UCOR President and Project Manager Leo Sain presented the awards during ceremonies at the DoubleTree Hotel on May 17. “We…

UCOR Safely Completes Landfill Cleanup Project

For Immediate Release Contact: Dennis Hill dennis.hill@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-4690 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 3, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) recently completed a three-year landfill cleanup project on schedule, under budget and without a single work related injury, not even a first-aid case. Workers cleaning up the 6.5-acre K-1070B burial ground, adjacent…

UCOR sponsors Emergency Preparedness Fair

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., April 26, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is sponsoring the Anderson County Emergency Preparedness Fair, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at the Clinton Community Center, 101 Hicks St., Clinton. Admission is…

RFITS System Improves Waste Tracking and Efficiency

For Immediate Release Contact: Dennis Hill dennis.hill@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-4690 Oak Ridge, Tenn., March 7, 2012 – The RFITS (Radio Frequency Identification Transportation System) Project has supported over 60,000 waste shipments as well as over 10,000 clean-fill shipments from the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) to the Environmental Management Waste Management Facility (EMWMF) since becoming operational…

Excavated Waste Tank Shipped for Disposal

For Immediate Release Contact: Dennis Hill dennis.hill@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-4690 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2012 – Tank W-1A, an underground liquid waste storage tank at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been shipped off site for disposal, completing a process that began when the tank was removed from service after it was discovered it…

UCOR Makes 5000th Shipment of K-25 Rubble

For Immediate Release Contact: Dennis Hill dennis.hill@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-4690 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Feb. 23, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has shipped its 5,000th load of K-25 Building demolition rubble since assuming management of the East Tennessee Technology Park cleanup contract on Aug. 1. All shipments were completed safely with no injuries,…

UCOR Modifying Subcontracting Approach

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is modifying its subcontracting approach to allow for more efficient use of limited government funding, which can then be used to accomplish more cleanup on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge…