Tag Archives: Energy Department

Amentum-BWXT Partnership Lands $296M DOE Contract Option for Transuranic Waste Mgmt Services; John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

A partnership between Amentum and BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT) will extend operations support at a transuranic radioactive waste disposal facility in New Mexico under a potential two-year, $296M contract option from the Department of Energy. John Vollmer, CEO at Amentum and a five-time Wash100 awardee, said the partnership “will work closely with our DOE client and WIPP stakeholders to ensure continued progress in cleaning up the nation’s nuclear legacy.”

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DOE Seeks Feedback on Moab Site Remediation Draft RFP

Moab UMTRA Project US Department of Energy

The Department of Energy has released a preliminary request for proposals for contractor services to remediate a uranium mill tailings site located in Moab, Utah. DOE said Monday interested proposers can submit comments on the draft RFP for the Moab Remedial Action Contract through Nov. 2 and they should only submit offers upon release of the final solicitation notice.

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Amentum-Led Consortium Awarded $630M to Extend Savannah River Site Cleanup Services; John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

An Amentum-led industry team will continue to provide liquid waste management services at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina under a potential two-year, $630M contract extension. John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum and a 2020 Wash100 winner, said the award reflects “the confidence the DOE has in our leadership and employees who are accomplishing the liquid waste clean-up mission while addressing South Carolina’s #1 environmental risk.”

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Amentum-Led JV Books Potential $725M DOE Tank Operations Support Extension; John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

Amentum's joint venture with Atkins has received a potential $725M contract extension to manage tank farms at the Department of Energy’s Hanford site in Washington for the next 12 months. “We appreciate the opportunity to continue supporting our DOE client and partnering with the Tri-cities communities to protect the Columbia River and surrounding environment,” said John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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OSTP, NSF, DOE Announce $1B Investment to Set Up AI, Quantum Research Hubs; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation have announced that they will invest more than $1B to help build 12 research institutes focused on artificial intelligence and quantum information science.

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