DOE recertifies UCOR’s safety culture with VPP Star Status

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Oct. 16, 2019 – For the second time, UCOR—an AECOM-led partnership with Jacobs—has achieved the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Star status through the DOE Voluntary Protection Program, or VPP. DOE awards this highest level of VPP recognition to contractors that demonstrate safety excellence…

Spring City’s Billy Edington receives national safety award

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Oct. 15, 2019 – Spring City’s Billy Edington was recently recognized for his outstanding work in safety by the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) at their National Symposium in New Orleans. Edington was awarded the 2019 Safety and Health Outreach Award for…

UCOR presents 2019 Small Business Awards

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Aug. 20, 2019 – Seven small businesses have received awards for their outstanding service and support of UCOR, an AECOM-led partnership with Jacobs. Each of the award recipients was recognized as a valued partner, especially with regard to outstanding customer service and exceptional…

UCOR, Pellissippi State partner to strengthen current and future workforces

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, Aug. 15, 2019 – Workforce development is at the heart of a new partnership between UCOR, an AECOM-led partnership with Jacobs, and Pellissippi State Community College. The collaboration is focused on ensuring that Oak Ridge has a continuing pipeline of trained, qualified workers…

UCOR Awards Educational Mini-Grants for Local School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 UCOR Awards Educational Mini-Grants for Local School Projects Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 16, 2019 – UCOR has awarded schools across the region more than $27,500 in educational mini-grants to heighten students’ awareness of science-related studies. The mini-grants, ranging from $500 to $1,000 each, are used to…

UCOR Accepting Proposals for Education Mini-Grant Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 UCOR Accepting Proposals for Education Mini-Grant Program Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 21, 2019 – For the eighth consecutive year, UCOR, an AECOM-led partnership with Jacobs, is accepting proposals from area schools in Anderson and surrounding counties for educational mini-grants for instructional projects related to science, technology,…

Demolition of ETTP’s largest remaining structure begins

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams, DOE Ben.Williams@orem.doe.gov (865) 574-4912 Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 Oak Ridge, Tenn. – February 12, 2019—Demolition of the largest facility still standing at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) is underway. Workers began tearing down Building K-1037 at the former uranium enrichment complex earlier this week. “Removing the…