A consortiumÂ led by Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has wonÂ a five-year, $1.4 billion contract to perform nuclearÂ wasteÂ cleanup services at anÂ Energy Department-run complex inÂ theÂ high desert of eastern Idaho.
Fluor said Thursday it will helpÂ disposeÂ transuranic waste, store used nuclear fuel and manageÂ high-level radioactive materials from the department’s Idaho siteÂ that encompasses 890 square miles.
“We look forward to partnering with DOE to accomplish the ICP Core mission and meet the associated regulatory commitments safely, cost effectively and on time, ” saidÂ Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor’s government group.
Stanski added FluorÂ has supported the Idaho site over the past 50 years.
The engineering and construction firm will leadÂ a team comprising CH2M, Â Waste Control Specialists, North Wind and PortageÂ toÂ carry out the Idaho Cleanup Project.