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…

Summer Interns Gain Experience at Historic Nuclear Site

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 29, 2017 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) welcomes seven students from five universities to a 10-week summer internship program where they are being immersed in topics and activities related to their chosen field of study. As part of the…

Rueter Named to Children’s Hospital Board of Directors

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, June 28 2017 – Kenneth J. Rueter, President and Chief Executive Officer of URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), has been elected to the Board of Directors of the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. UCOR is the Department of Energy’s lead environmental cleanup…

Business Leaders Support New Life for Friendship Bell

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Contact: Alan Tatum tatumba@comcast.net OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, June 1, 2017 — When Ken Rueter and Alan Tatum met beside the iconic Friendship Bell in Bissell Park recently, they took a moment to reflect on the importance of preserving what the Bell symbolizes to the Oak Ridge…

UCOR Wins Innovation Award in Health and Safety

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, May 29, 2017 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) was among 11 international winners of the annual Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Innovation Awards at the Verdantix Summit in Houston where more than 200 delegates gathered to share best practices on…

UCOR Awards 25 Mini-Grants for Local School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 15, 2017 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) today announced 20 winners from five East Tennessee counties in the 2017 UCOR Education Mini-Grant Program which recognizes and supports excellence in teaching. Awarded annually since 2012, grant funds assist classroom teachers…