UCOR Awards 38 Mini-Grants for Local School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 7, 2018 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) today announced 38 winners from five East Tennessee counties in the 2018 UCOR Education Mini-Grant Program which recognizes and supports excellence in teaching. The winning teachers were recognized at a reception hosted…

UCOR Executive Joins UT Nuclear Engineering Board of Advisors

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 5, 2018 — Harold Conner, a senior executive of URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), has been named to the Board of Advisors of the University of Tennessee Department of Nuclear Engineering. The board consists of high-level managerial and technical executives from government,…

Apprenticeship Program Prepares Workers for Job Market

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 22, 2018 – As a single Mom, Cheyenna Hawn of Oakdale, Tennessee, knew the hard struggle of trying to balance the demands of home and children with the need to generate income to support her family. With two school-age daughters, Cheyenna felt…

Three Subcontracts Awarded for New K-25 History Center

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams Ben.Williams@orem.doe.gov (865) 574-4912 Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. February 7, 2018 – URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has awarded three subcontracts totaling more than $5.3 million for site improvements, construction, and exhibit development for a new facility that will capture the history of the K-25…

UCOR Accepting Proposals for Education Mini-Grant Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 1, 2018 – For the seventh consecutive year, URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is accepting proposals from area schools for educational mini-grants for instructional projects related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). UCOR Education Mini-Grants will be awarded directly…

DOE breaks ground on new Mercury Treatment Facility

For Immediate Release Ben Williams, DOE, (865) 574-4912 Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Earlier today, lawmakers, environmental regulators, and top Department of Energy (DOE) officials broke ground on a new Mercury Treatment Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex. When complete, the expansive complex will help reduce mercury levels in…

Event Marks Start of K-25 History Center

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams Ben.williams@orem.doe.gov (865) 574-4912 Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, October 18, 2017 – A celebratory event is set for Thursday (October 19) to formally launch a multi-phase project to commemorate the history of the former Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant – once known as K-25. The…

UCOR Recognized for Industry Safety Leadership

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, September 11, 2017 — The National Safety Council (NSC) has named URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) as one of its 2017 Industry Leader Award winners for safety performance. The award, a component of the NSC Occupational Awards Program, recognizes outstanding safety achievements of…

UCOR Presents 2017 Small Business Awards

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, August 16, 2017 – URS |CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) today presented awards to five small businesses to recognize their exceptional efforts in supporting UCOR’s cleanup contract on the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation. UCOR is responsible for cleaning up East Tennessee…