Fran Williams Named UCOR Chief Operating Officer

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne E. Smith Anne.Smith@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-8046 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., February 2, 2016 – Fran Williams has been selected as the Chief Operating Officer for URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR). She will fill the position vacated last month by Matt Marston, who left to accept a senior management position within AECOM, one…

UCOR Gets Formal Approval for DOE VPP Star Status

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne E. Smith Anne.Smith@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-8046 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., October 29, 2015 – URS I CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has been formally notified that the company has earned Department of Energy (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star status, recognizing it as one of the safest industrial operating sites in the…

UCOR Recognizes Small Businesses

For Immediate Release Contact: Anne E. Smith Anne.Smith@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-8046 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 27, 2015 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), the U.S. Department of Energy’s cleanup contractor for the Oak Ridge Reservation, presented awards to seven small businesses at its annual Small Business Awards ceremony, held Monday, July 27, at the…

DOE completes demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams (865) 574-4912 Contact: Anne E. Smith Anne.Smith@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-8046 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Demolition of the K‐31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) was completed today, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site. ETTP, once called…

UCOR Awards 33 Mini-Grants for Local School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Veronica O’Hearn Veronica.ohearn@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-9102 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 18, 2015 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is pleased to announce 33 winners of the UCOR Education Mini-Grant Program. One of UCOR’s primary objectives is to support and encourage education initiatives. The Mini-Grant Program was designed to recognize and…

UCOR Accepting Proposals for New Education Mini-Grant Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Veronica O’Hearn Veronica.ohearn@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-9102 Oak Ridge, Tenn., March 11, 2015 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is accepting proposals from area schools for educational grants with a specific goal of enabling new instructional methods in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). UCOR Education Mini-Grants will be awarded directly…

Demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building begins

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams (865) 574-4912 Contact: Wayne McKinney (865) 576-6284 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Demolition of the K‐31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) began today, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site. The two‐story building covers 750,000 square…

All K-25 Project Work Wraps Up

For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Keontop (865) 574-3672 Contact: Wayne McKinney (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn. – Demolition of the K-25 Building at East Tennessee Technology Park ended late last year, but that was not the end of the project. Many other tasks had to be accomplished before the project could be officially declared complete.…