Tag Archives: Y-12

Pantex and Y-12 receive excellence awards for safety, infrastructure, and operations

Oak Ridge, Tenn.— Safety, infrastructure, and operations are the heartbeat of a manufacturing facility. The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA’s) Office of Safety, Infrastructure, and Operations (NA-50) recently awarded the 2021 NA-50 Excellence Awards to teams that helped keep production moving at the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex. …

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UT, CNS sign $9.5 million agreement

(Submitted) Oak Ridge, Tenn.—When a major manufacturer in national security wants to augment its technology development and innovate its business processes, where does it turn? For Y-12 National Security Complex, the answer was just down the road at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT). “We have long recognized the importance …

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Y-12 to conduct emergency exercise June 15

Oak Ridge, Tenn.—Emergency response personnel from the National Nuclear Security Administration and Consolidated Nuclear Security, along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency management exercise June 15 in and around the Y-12 National Security Complex. During this exercise, people in the vicinity of Y-12 may …

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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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Y-12 accepting STEM classroom grant applications

Oak Ridge, Tenn.—In recognition of Engineers Week during the last week in February, Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) is sponsoring $1,000 grants for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classrooms. The goal of the grants, designated for grades 6–12, is to foster advancement of STEM activities in the classroom and to help …

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Y-12 celebrates innovative tech accomplishments

Patents, copyrights, and inventions recognized Oak Ridge, Tenn.— Y‑12 inventors were honored for their innovative technology accomplishments during Consolidated Nuclear Security’s annual Technology Transfer Awards Ceremony. Because of COVID-19 protocols, the ceremony was delayed and held virtually for the first time. The site has a long history of producing technologies …

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CNS donates $10,000 to Oak Ridge High School NJROTC

Oak Ridge High School Principal Garfield Adams, Cmdr. Keith Klemm, Y-12 Site Manager and retired Capt. Gene Sievers, and Chief Ryan Nicholls at a recent ceremony where Consolidated Nuclear Security provided a $10,000 donation to support the Navy Junior ROTC program’s continued excellence. (Photo provided by Oak Ridge High School.) …

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