UniTech Monitoring & Decon News
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 […]
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. […]
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.