A new president and project manager at Savannah River Remediation, the Savannah River Site liquid-waste contractor, has been named.
A roughly four-year effort to relocate highly enriched uranium to the Savannah River Site is now complete, the National Nuclear Security Administration announced earlier this month.
Tom Foster is exiting his role as Savannah River Remediation's president and project manager to take a leadership position with Amentum, the main partner behind the longtime Savannah River Site liquid-waste contractor.
The National Nuclear Security Administration is ready to begin site preparations for the Surplus Plutonium Disposition project at the Savannah River Site, the keystone to the agency's grander dilute-and-dispose campaign.
A vehicle trying to enter a secure area at the Savannah River Site set off explosive detection devices, triggering an emergency response and lockdown at the nuclear reserve Tuesday morning.
A majority of South Carolina and Georgia residents in two recent polls said it was critical for 2020 presidential candidates to lay out their views on nuclear weapons, a topic that rarely makes it onto the debate stage and campaign websites.
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions President and CEO Stuart MacVean has been recognized by the National Safety Council as a workplace safety leader.
An upcoming standalone management contract for the Savannah River National Laboratory is a good step forward and could prove fruitful, Savannah River Site manager Michael Budney said Thursday.
Termination of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility will be completed in fiscal year 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's latest budget documents, a milestone marking the end of one multibillion-dollar project and, perhaps, the beginnings of another.
Fluor, the lead parent of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, has reversed course on the sale of a locally influential business.
The U.S. Department of Energy will forgo the draft request for proposals process for one of the newest Savannah River Site contracts, opting instead to issue just a final request further down the line.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The production of nuclear weapon cores, known as plutonium pits, at a storied site in northern New Mexico will influence and enlighten a related production effort recommended for the Savannah River Site south of Aiken.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Trump administration is still very much interested in nuclear waste storage at Yucca Mountain, but getting there requires a novel, stepwise approach, Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes said Wednesday.
The Savannah River Site Museum celebrated the upcoming 70th anniversary of the site's location announcement in Aiken County through historic stories, relics and exhibits Thursday night.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate a U.S. Department of Energy executive to be the department's next second in command.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Three South Carolina lawmakers, in the weeks before President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request was unveiled, lobbied the president to direct more money to the National Nuclear Security Administration and nuclear weapons work, in general, two memos reviewed by …
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Thousands of people will be needed for near- and long-term nuclear security missions at the Savannah River Site south of Aiken, which translates to a great deal of jobs in the foreseeable future.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The plutonium pit production deadline is but a decade away, National Nuclear Security Administration chief Lisa Gordon-Hagerty said Tuesday afternoon, again highlighting a project timeline that officials continue to describe as tight.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request included no money for Yucca Mountain, what was once to be the nation's dedicated nuclear waste repository in Nevada.
President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request, rolled out Monday afternoon, affords billions of dollars less to the U.S. Department of Energy, overall, while dramatically boosting potential spending at the National Nuclear Security Administration, the DOE agency in charge of the n…
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions executed its nuclear security and national-defense-oriented missions well in fiscal year 2019, according to a newly released evaluation handled by the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Just days before a federal budget blueprint is rolled out, President Donald Trump announced he has weighed Nevadans' concerns and will back off the Yucca Mountain endeavor, which his administration has requested funds for year after year.
The National Nuclear Security Administration recently approved a crucial next step for a project designed to dispose of metric tons of excess defense plutonium in the U.S.
A court recently sided with Savannah River Site paramilitary security contractor Centerra-SRS in an ongoing federal discrimination lawsuit, agreeing that a former employee's complaint and allegations were filed too slowly and too late.
U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn is investing in relationships between South Carolina's historically black colleges and universities and the Savannah River Site, a pursuit that could advance academic achievement and diversify the nuclear workforce.
AECOM, the engineering and construction behemoth with a downtown Aiken footprint, has sold its Management Services business – a multibillion-dollar move that will have little to no negative implications for Savannah River Remediation and current employees, according to people involved with t…
New research partially funded by the U.S. Department of Energy suggests plans for the storage and disposal of processed nuclear waste could be jeopardized by corrosive interactions between the waste and what it's ultimately kept in.
Establishing a state-of-the-art cyber complex at USC Aiken alongside the already in-motion Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a U.S. Department of Energy venture, will create a much needed economic and workforce engine for the Palmetto State, according to testimony from U.S. Army Maj. Gen…
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette continues to shake up his multibillion-dollar Energy Department, this time reworking its policy office and downsizing staffing there, according to an email obtained by the Aiken Standard.
Early development of a cutting-edge S.C. National Guard cybersecurity complex at USC Aiken is anticipated to begin later this year, with construction expected to start roughly two years later.
A former scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory has pleaded guilty to lying to authorities about his involvement with a Chinese recruitment program that has been described as a threat to U.S. national security.
Each year, hundreds of people turn out for United Way of Aiken County's fundraiser marathon, Run United.
The National Nuclear Security Administration hosted both U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Smith and senior member Rep. Joe Wilson at the Savannah River Site last week.
A federal judge has ordered Savannah River Remediation to again pay a significant sum to a former employee, who a jury found was retaliated against years ago.
Savannah River Remediation, the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site, recently began its annual American Heart Association Heart Walk campaign with a goal to raise $30,000.
A draft request for proposals for a contract that would significantly rearrange work done at the Savannah River Site should be issued in the next few weeks.
The contractors behind the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility project at the Savannah River Site are now accused of improperly using federal money and of fostering a hostile workplace, court records show.
A draft request for proposals for the discrete management of the Savannah River National Laboratory is expected to be issued in the second quarter of this fiscal year, which could be a significant step forward in the often long and mercurial federal contracting process.
A top U.S. Department of Energy official will be in North Augusta on Thursday to discuss what's been billed as the "vision" for the Savannah River National Laboratory.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has delegated a consequential swath of power and responsibility to Mark Menezes, the current under secretary of energy, a new email reviewed by the Aiken Standard shows.
Despite some recent project woes, the U.S. Department of Energy still expects the Salt Waste Processing Facility, a Savannah River Site nuclear waste workhorse, to be up and running later this year.
Among the employee training programs an Environmental Management contractor has made available to the broader Department of Energy complex is one that aims to stop suspicious items from entering the supply chain at the Savannah River Site and affecting mission-critical structures, systems an…
During the inaugural IT for a Day career tour held recently, local high school students met with information technology and human resources employees to learn about working at the Savannah River Site.
The National Nuclear Security Administration has concluded it does not need to further examine the broader, nationwide environmental repercussions of plutonium pit production.
A Barnwell County man has sued his former employer, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, alleging the lead Savannah River Site contractor treated him unfairly because of his race, maliciously ended his employment there and failed to address a hostile work environment engendered by his former co…
The longtime Savannah River Site paramilitary security contractor has again earned an "excellent" rating from the U.S. Department of Energy, netting a multimillion-dollar payout.
Dr. Sean Alford, the former Aiken County Public Schools superintendent, has been hired by the lead contractor at the Savannah River Site and will serve in a significant leadership role there.
The lead contractor at the Savannah River Site performed to 95% marked success in fiscal year 2019, earning a $25.5 million award fee.
The U.S. Department of Energy has extended the window in which the public can comment on potential plans to remove radioactive waste from the Savannah River Site and ship it across the country for disposal.
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