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DOE Exercises $750M Option to Extend Fluor-Led Team’s Portsmouth Plant Decommissioning Work

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant

The Energy Department has exercised a contract option valued at $750 million to extend decontamination and decommissioning work at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Ohio to be performed by a Fluor-led (NYSE: FLR) team. Fluor said Thursday the Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth partnership will employ the help of subcontractors CH2M, Pro2Serve, Innovative Solutions and Wastren Advantage …

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Doug Kaempf Joins Allegheny as VP of Energy Futures; Arria Hines Comments

Doug Kaempf

Washington-based engineering services contractor Allegheny Science and Technology Corp. has appointed Doug Kaempf as vice president of Energy Futures, a strategic business unit of the company. Kaempf will lead the company’s contract with the Energy Department for mission-oriented technical support to DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Allegheny said Friday. “Doug knows …

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Craig Reed Joins IT Services Contractor NT Concepts as President, COO

Craig Reed

Craig Reed, a three-decade GovCon veteran and former senior vice president from Engility (NYSE: EGL), has joined Vienna, Virginia-based information technology government services contractor NT Concepts as president and chief operating officer. NT Concepts said Thursday Reed will oversee operations, growth strategies and business development efforts at the company as it aims to elevate its profile …

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Fluor-Led Team to Provide DOE Radioactive Cleanup Support Under $1.4B Contract

Fluor

A consortium led by Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a five-year, $1.4 billion contract to perform nuclear waste cleanup services at an Energy Department-run complex in the high desert of eastern Idaho. Fluor said Thursday it will help dispose transuranic waste, store used nuclear fuel and manage high-level radioactive materials from the department’s Idaho site that encompasses 890 square miles. “We …

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, …

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Xerox’s PARC Arm to Develop Methane Leak Detector for Energy Department

PARC

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) company PARC has secured an undisclosed amount of government funds to develop a printed sensor array for energy sector customers to detect methane gas. The sensors will be made of carbon nanotubes modified with dopants and coatings that are designed to react differently to various gases and to produce unique patterns for …

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Mary Ann Hopkins Announces Frank Sheppard as Parsons Lead for SWPF Project

Parsons

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on Parsons promoting Frank Sheppard as project manager of the Energy Department’s salt waste processing facility. Sheppard has been working on the Parsons prime contract since 2011, giving him valuable insight and perspective on the project, …

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General Atomics Fusion Energy Studies Report Heat Burst Breakthrough; Mickey Wade Comments

General Atomics

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on recent findings from General Atomic’s joint research with the Energy Department regarding fusion energy heat bursts. According to the company, new evidence indicates that it may be possible to manipulate magnetic fields to prevent or control heat bursts, …

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Carol Johnson Appointed CEO of Fluor-Led Savannah River Partnership; Bruce Stanski Comments

Fluor

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has named Carol Johnson as president and CEO of the company’s  Savannah River Nuclear Solutions partnership that manages and operates the Savannah River Site, an Energy Department facility near Aiken, South Carolina. Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor’s government group, said Tuesday that Johnson’s background includes roles in nuclear facilities operations, …

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SAIC Wins Spot on $228M Natl Lab IT Services IDIQ; Dan Harris Comments

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a position on a $228 million prime contract to provide mission computing and information technology support for two national laboratories. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains five years and an option to extend work for two more years, SAIC said Monday. Through a …

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