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…

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 23, 2017 – For the sixth 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…

Rueter Elected to National Construction Safety Board

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, December 7, 2016 — Kenneth J. Rueter, President and Project Manager of URS| CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), the Department of Energy’s lead cleanup contractor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, has been elected to the Board of Directors of…

Rueter Wins Prestigious Chemical Engineers Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Hartman Ashley.Hartman@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-7231 OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, November 15, 2016 – Kenneth J. Rueter, President and Project Manager of URS | CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC (UCOR), has been named recipient of the prestigious 2016 Management Division Award presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Rueter will receive the…

Dept. of Energy completes decade-long project at Oak Ridge gaseous diffusion complex

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams http://www.energy.gov/orem (865) 574-4912 Oak Ridge, Tenn. – Today, national, state, and local officials joined nearly 1,500 employees to watch the final wall of Building K-27 fall at the East Tennessee Technology Park, marking the first time in world history that all of a site’s uranium-enrichment gaseous diffusion buildings have…