Category Archives: Energy

SRS Makes Progress on 32-Million-Gallon Waste Disposal Unit

AIKEN, S.C. (November 7, 2018) – Construction of a second large-scale saltstone disposal unit (SDU) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is progressing safely and on schedule. SDU 7 will be the second of seven mega-volume SDUs to be built at SRS and is designed to hold 32 million gallons of waste. DOE-Savannah River SDU…
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SRS Contractor Achieves Record at Over 10 Million Safe Work Hours

Aiken, S.C. (October 31, 2018) – Employees with liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently achieved a company record by surpassing 10 million hours, or just over two years, without injury resulting in a missed day of work. Since the Savannah River Remediation (SRR) contract began in 2009, the previous longest safe…
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SRNS Recognized as 2018 Industry Leader Award Winner

AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 31) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), LLC – Construction Division was recognized by the National Safety Council (NSC) as a 2018 Industry Leader Award winner alongside 64 other organizations at the NSC Congress and Expo National Awards Celebration Reception held in Houston, Texas on Oct. 22. This award is given to…
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SRS Crews Complete Startup Testing on Project to Speed Tank Waste Removal

AIKEN, S.C. (October 24, 2018) – Savannah River Site (SRS) crews recently completed onsite startup testing for a project designed to accelerate removal of radioactive waste from underground tanks. The project, called Tank Closure Cesium Removal (TCCR), is being deployed by liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation (SRR). TCCR uses an innovative technology including prefilters,…
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SRNS Receives Prestigious Award from Project Management Institute

[caption id="attachment_17739" align="alignnone" width="1500"] D Area Ash Basin Construction Progress 6-17-16 161331[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. – Oct. 15, 2018 – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was bestowed the Project Management Institute (PMI) Award for Project Excellence at the PMI Professional Awards Gala held in Los Angeles, Calif. on Oct. 6 for work completed at the Savannah…
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SRS Completes First Transfer of Radioactive Waste to Mega Disposal Unit

AIKEN, SC (October 10, 2018) – About 8,500 gallons of low-level liquid waste from an underground waste tank at Savannah River Site (SRS) have been treated and transferred to Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) 6, making this the first transfer of radioactive liquid waste to the mega-volume unit. The low-level liquid waste, known as decontaminated salt…
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SRNS Employee Wins Manufacturing Employee of the Year Award

[caption id="attachment_17608" align="alignleft" width="240"] Deputy Vice President of Environmental Management Operations, Janice Lawson.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C., (Oct. 5, 2018) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions’ (SRNS) Deputy Vice President of Environmental Management Operations, Janice Lawson, was recently selected to win the 2018 annual South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturing Employee of the Year award. This award showcases…
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2017 Environmental Report Shows SRS Environmentally Safe

AIKEN, S.C. (Sept. 27, 2018) – The Savannah River Site’s (SRS) Annual Site Environmental Report (ASER) shows that SRS continues to safely complete its missions and maintains a record of environmental excellence. “Our ASER shows our longstanding commitment to achieve our goals and comply with all applicable laws, regulations and standards,” said Angelia A. Holmes,…
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Savannah River Site Contractors Earn DOE Legacy of Stars Safety Award

[caption id="attachment_17430" align="alignnone" width="4548"] (2) Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employees accept the Voluntary Protection Program Legacy of Stars Award from DOE Office of Worker Safety and Health Assistance Director Brad Davy.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (September 25, 2018) – Two prime contractors at the Savannah River Site (SRS) earned the Legacy of Stars award at the 34th…
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