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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) […]
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.
So far in 2017, UniTech has worked with Exelon on two exciting projects that significantly cut costs and help fulfill the Nuclear Promise.
UniTech’s revolutionary ChemClean process, ideal for tough-to-decontaminate components, is scheduled to be fully operational by the fall 2017 outage season.
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.
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.
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.
When Hydro Quebec’s refurbishment project was cancelled, Candu Energy was left with an obsolete tool set for refurbishing a Candu 6 reactor. This tool set, weighing in at almost 2.5 million pounds, represented a liability that needed to be managed through final disposition.
Trailers on a nuclear facility’s site – typically filled with tools, equipment and “who knows what” from past outages – were once a problem that could be postponed until another day.