Category Archives: Energy

SRNS Operations and Construction Divisions Recognized for Continued Safety Excellence by South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

[caption id="attachment_21010" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Contributing to the company’s positive safety performance that earned recognition by SCMA, SRNS employees safely package transuranic waste in specialized containers for shipment to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. March 20, 2019 – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was recently recognized by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) for…
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Savannah River Remediation Earns International Safety Award

AIKEN, S.C. (March 11, 2019) – The liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) was recently recognized for its efforts in championing personal safety across the company. Savannah River Remediation (SRR), among just five winners globally, earned the 2019 MoveSMART Excellence Award, which is presented to organizations with exceptional processes, projects, and “champions”…
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AVANTech, Inc. Welcomes Mark R. Ping as Senior Vice President of Business Development – Utility Services

AVANTech, Inc., headquartered in Columbia, SC, welcomes Mark R. Ping as Senior Vice President of Business Development – Utility Services. Mark brings over 35 years of experience in the nuclear industry, especially in the areas of radioactive water treatment and wet waste processing and disposal. His executive positions include sales and marketing, business development, customer…
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Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood hires Fred Hanna as energy practice leader

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood (GMC) is pleased to announce Fred Hanna has joined the firm as Energy Practice Leader in Columbia, S.C. [caption id="attachment_20560" align="alignleft" width="217"] Fred Hanna[/caption] Hanna has more than 38 years of experience in natural gas engineering, management and consulting, including executive management of gas operations, engineering and customer…
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NTE Energy to open Charlotte office

NTE Energy will soon open an office in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the independent power producer expands both its customer base and its influence across the Carolinas. Located on the 27th floor of Charlotte Plaza, the 1,854 square-foot office will serve as a satellite office for NTE staff working with the company’s Carolina customers. Currently,…
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NTE Energy mandates banks for Reidsville Energy Center

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.—NTE Energy has mandated banks to lead debt financing for NTE’s Reidsville Energy Center. Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation will arrange financing for the 475-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant under construction in Rockingham County, North Carolina. “NTE is excited to partner with these industry leaders to lead…
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Oxidants Neutralize Waste Solvents in Savannah River Site Aquifer

[caption id="attachment_20099" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is using oxidants to neutralize solvents found in groundwater beneath the Savannah River Site in a field-scale test. The oxidants destroy the waste solvents, producing non-toxic byproducts.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (February 12, 2019) – Savannah River Site (SRS) management and operations contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) is…
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Richland County Utilities Employee Honored by Statewide Water Association

(Richland PIO) – A Richland County Utilities employee has received statewide recognition for her work in the field of water analysis. Kelly Price was presented in January with the Laboratory Analyst of the Year Award from the Capital District of the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC). WEASC presents the award annually to a…
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Savannah River Site Facility Produces 30 Million Gallons of Decontaminated Mixture

[caption id="attachment_19683" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Savannah River Remediation engineers Jay McCrary and Connie Yung work in front of the silos at the Saltstone Production Facility, where decontaminated salt solution is mixed with a cement-like grout for safe and permanent storage in Environmental Management’s Saltstone Disposal Units.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (January 28, 2019) – A Savannah River Site…
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