Category Archives: Energy

Savannah River Site Breaks Ground on Saltstone Disposal Units 8 and 9

[caption id="attachment_22454" align="alignleft" width="3600"] Federal and contractor employees at the Savannah River Site attend the groundbreaking ceremony for Saltstone Disposal Units 8 and 9 on June 10.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. - Savannah River Site (SRS) workers broke ground June 10 on two more large-scale units to provide safe and permanent storage for decontaminated waste material at…
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Early Career Engineer Finds Fulfillment in SRS Liquid Waste Mission

[caption id="attachment_22090" align="alignnone" width="1830"] Christina Santos stands in front of the Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit at the Savannah River Site.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (May 16, 2019) – Expecting to discover an exciting opportunity in the oil industry, engineer Christina Santos applied for an internship at Savannah River Remediation (SRR) to work with tanks. To…
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Savannah River Remediation Brings Teachers into SRS Training Classrooms

AIKEN, S.C. (May 6, 2019) – Some of the Savannah River Site’s (SRS) newest training instructors are former teachers from the local school system. Three state-licensed teachers were hired to support the influx of new production operators — more than 160 over the last year — going through Savannah River Remediation’s (SRR) operator fundamentals training…
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Hiring Success at SRNS

[caption id="attachment_21927" align="alignnone" width="1800"] Newly hired SRNS crane operators Aisha Martin (foreground) and Nick Demko, both military veterans, work together to become familiar with the various types of cranes used at SRS as a part of their site orientation and job training program.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C., May 2, 2019 – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) has…
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SRNS Presented Five National Awards at the 18th Annual DOE Small Business Forum & Expo

[caption id="attachment_21769" align="alignnone" width="1024"] DOE-SR, SRNS, and SRNS Protégé UDR Consulting were recognized for exemplary efforts in small business programs and supplier development initiatives at the DOE Small Business Forum & Expo.Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, a Fluor-led company with Newport News Nuclear and Honeywell, is responsible for the management and operations of the Department of…
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Dominion Energy Announces Wayne Vermullen as General Manager for Dominion Energy Carolina Gas Transmission

COLUMBIA, S.C. Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) has announced that Tommy “Wayne” Vermullen has been named General Manager of the company’s South Carolina subsidiary Dominion Energy Carolina Gas Transmission (DECGT). As General Manager, Vermullen will be responsible for managing the operations of the natural gas transmission system across DECGT’s service territory. His responsibilities will include a…
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SRNS Recipient of Two National Awards for Retirement Plan

[caption id="attachment_21528" align="alignleft" width="225"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Retirement Services Manager Rebecca Ward and TransAmerica Manager of Participant Communications Cherie Nelson accept the 2019 EDDY Award for Conversion of SRNS’ Defined Contribution SIP 401(k) Plan from Mercer to TransAmerica Retirement Solutions.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. – (April 15, 2019) – The managing and operating contractor at the…
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SRS Works on Dual Waste Streams, Reaching 10 Million Gallons Processed

AIKEN, S.C. (April 3, 2019) – For the first time in the history of the Savannah River Site (SRS), two salt waste streams are being processing at the site. The waste is being processed through two salt-decontamination operations: an integrated interim salt processing operation called the Actinide Removal Process and the Modular Caustic Side Solvent…
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