AnÂ AECOM-led (NYSE: ACM) joint venture has received aÂ $450 million contract extension to support the Energy Department‘sÂ liquid waste management operations at the Savannah River Site.
Savannah River RemediationÂ will continue to operate theÂ defense waste and saltstone processing facilities, as well as buildÂ a tank closure cesium removal system and an additional saltstone disposal unit,Â AECOM said Friday.
Bechtel, BWX Technologies and CH2M are partners in the joint venture.
Work under the contract extension began June 1 and will continue throughÂ March 31, 2019.
“We are committed to safely managing the radioactive waste system at the site while reducing the state of South Carolinaâs critical environmental risk,” saidÂ John Vollmer, president of AECOMâs management services group.