URS Team to Manage Radioactive Waste on Potential $1B Contract; Robert Zaist Comments

A URS Corp.-led (NYSE: URS) team has won a potential $1.3 billion Energy Department contract to operate a radioactive waste isolation pilot plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico. The San Francisco-based company said the Nuclear Waste Partnership subsidiary will start work Oct. 1 under the potential 10-year contract, which has five base years and a five-year option. URS and Babcock & Wilcox Technical...