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…

UCOR Offering Mini-Grants for Area School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Veronica O’Hearn veronica.ohearn@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-9102 Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 25, 2014 – 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…

Marston Selected as UCOR Chief Operating Officer

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2013 – Matt Marston has been selected as the new chief operating officer for URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR). He will fill the position vacated by Kenneth Rueter, who recently was announced as the new president and project manager…

Demolition Begins at K-25’s Last Section Standing

For Immediate Release Contact: Allen Schubert allen.schubert@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-5684 Oak Ridge, Tenn., September 17, 2013: Demolition work began today at the last section standing of the K-25 building at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) workers began tearing down the final six units of the mile-long Manhattan Project-era…

Water tower at East Tennessee Technology Park demolished

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Aug. 3, 2013 – One of the most iconic structures at East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP)—the checkerboard water tower that has dominated the site’s skyline for 55 years—has been demolished. URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), along with its subcontracting partners, brought…