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UniTech Expands Waste Management Service

In May, UniTech acquired three Tennessee nuclear service providers: BES Technologies, LLC; Smoky Mountain Solutions; and Omega Waste Logistics (OWL). The acquisitions further extend UniTech’s commitment to turnkey nuclear waste processing services. Expanded commitment began when UniTech acquired Babcock Services’ Oak Ridge Service Center in June 2016. Purchase of OWL also sharpens UniTech’s focus on […]

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Full Suite of TMD and Waste Management Programs for Canadian Utilities

UniTech has been granted full import and export capabilities to decontaminate materials from Canadian nuclear plants at its U.S. facilities in Oak Ridge, TN; Morris, IL; and Royersford, PA. Earlier this year, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued an export license for UniTech to return up to 10,000 metric tons of radioactively contaminated material to Canada. […]

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UniTech Decontaminates 1.6 Million Lbs. of DC Cook Turbine Components

When the DC Cook Nuclear Plant replaced its turbines and corresponding outer casings, which were close to 100 yards in length, it created a unique but crucial decontamination project need for the obsolete turbines. These large components were too large and heavy for long-distance trucking, but required shipment to UniTech’s Oak Ridge Service Center (ORSC) […]

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Candu Tool Decontamination Project Nearing December 2017 Completion

When Hydro Quebec’s mid-cycle refurbishment project was cancelled in 2013, Candu Energy was left with an obsolete tool set designed specifically for refurbishing Candu 6 nuclear reactors.

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UniTech and Exelon Pilot Tool and Equipment Management, RFID Chipping Programs

So far in 2017, UniTech has worked with Exelon on two exciting projects that significantly cut costs and help fulfill the Nuclear Promise.

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Removing Fixed Contamination & Meeting Unique Decon Needs

UniTech’s revolutionary ChemClean process, ideal for tough-to-decontaminate components, is scheduled to be fully operational by the fall 2017 outage season.

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UniTech Acquires Babcock Services’ Oak Ridge Service Center

UniTech Services Group acquired Babcock Services, Inc’s Oak Ridge, TN service center waste processing operations and IceSolve, LLC, its industrial cleaning and remediation service.

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Nuclear Plant Management Under Pressure To Cut Costs

Nuclear plant management is getting the word from above: cut costs or risk closure.
At some point, it becomes challenging for management to devise yet more ways to cut costs without negatively affecting safety or productivity.

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Power Uprates and Decommissioning Needs

One-of-a-kind situations call for solutions intelligently designed to fit the bill. In UniTech’s recent experience, two types of critical-needs situations come to mind.

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Used Frac Tanks Become an Obstacle to Top Regulatory Ratings

Don’t let neglected frac tanks get between your facility and top regulatory rankings. Customers have told us that frac tanks stored onsite are becoming part of the NRC’s focus during onsite inspections. There is a growing concern regarding any item that could potentially have even trace amounts of contamination.

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