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UCOR named a ‘Top Workplace’ in East Tennessee

Oak Ridge, TN, August 8, 2022 – United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) has been named one of the Knoxville News Sentinel’s “Top Workplaces” in East Tennessee for 2022. The Top Workplace award is the result of a confidential, third-party survey of UCOR’s 2,000-member workforce by the Knoxville News Sentinel and …

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New look for UCOR, same mission

Monday was the first day of work for the new-look United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) as the company undertakes the $8.3 billion Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract. The company is a new configuration of UCOR, formerly an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs. Under the new name and new contract, Amentum and …

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UCOR offering STEM mini-grants to teachers, schools in 8 counties

(UCOR press release) Local teachers may submit applications for support of classroom science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects. For the 10th consecutive year, UCOR, an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs, is accepting mini-grant applications for STEM educational projects. Public school teachers in eight counties are eligible to apply. This year, …

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DOE Cleanup Update

OREM and UCOR hit a milestone achievement in September by completing the final demolition project at ETTP. Also learn how technology is changing how crews move dirt at the site, and catch up our recent outreach with the National Cleanup Workshop and virtual town hall meetings.

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UCOR removes cooling basin from ETTP

(UCOR media update) A basin that once held cooling water used in Oak Ridge’s former uranium enrichment operations has been removed from the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), and now the site where it was located has been restored. Workers recently completed removal of the K-832 Basin in the Poplar Creek area at …

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ORT: UCOR deal extended by one year

(Oak Ridge Today) The UCOR contract to clean up federal sites in Oak Ridge has been extended one year to July 31, 2021, and the consideration of a new cleanup contract won’t be considered until November 2020 at the earliest. The UCOR contract could be extended one additional year, to …

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UCOR Awards $25,000 in Mini-Grants for Area School STEM Projects

A 2019 mini-grant winning project, Jefferson Middle School’s Lego League Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 21, 2020 – Students in 23 schools across the region will benefit from more than $25,000 in mini-grants that UCOR is awarding for fund science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects.UCOR annually awards these mini-grants to …

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