Category Archives: Energy

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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Savannah River Site Completes First Batch in Waste Removal Pilot Project

AIKEN, S.C. (March 27, 2019) – The first batch of processed radioactive liquid waste using a new technology at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is complete. Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the SRS liquid waste contractor, launched Tank Closure Cesium Removal (TCCR) operations in January, and finished processing the first batch of salt waste through TCCR…
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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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