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.…

UCOR Recognizes Eight Small Businesses

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 23, 2014 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) presented awards to eight small businesses at its second annual Small Business Awards ceremony held today at the DoubleTree Hotel in Oak Ridge. UCOR, the U.S. Department of Energy’s cleanup contractor for…

K-25 Demolition Project Receives American Nuclear Society Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams (865) 574-4912 Contact: Wayne McKinney (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn. – The successful demolition of a former gaseous diffusion facility has been honored by the American Nuclear Society. The American Nuclear Society’s Decommissioning and Environmental Services Division selected the K-25 demolition project to receive its Project Excellence Award. The…

Transite panel removal begins on K-31 Building

For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Keontop (865) 574-3672 Contact: Wayne McKinney (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn. – Workers today began removing transite paneling from the outside of the K-31 Building at East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). The 1.49 million ft former gaseous diffusion building was once used to produce enriched uranium for defense and commercial…

UCOR awards 33 mini-grants for local school projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 5, 2014 – 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…