Source: Business Wire | October 6, 2015
BWX Technologies, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy has extended the contract for Idaho Treatment Group LLC (ITG) at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project in Idaho until March 31, 2016. ITG is comprised of BWXT Technical Services Group, Inc., URS Energy & Construction, Inc., an AECOM company and EnergySolutions Federal Services, Inc.
The contract extension is valued at approximately $65 million. In announcing the contract, the Department of Energy stated, “This extension will help ensure that the government receives the highest return on investment for its environmental restoration work.”
William A. (Bill) Fox, BWXT’s President for Technical Services and Nuclear Energy, said, “We are pleased that the Energy Department extended this contract that has been in place since 2011. We remain focused on safely and compliantly fulfilling our environmental management mission at AMWTP while making additional operational improvements to the processes at the site.”
Under the contract extension ITG will continue to characterize, certify, package and store transuranic waste for offsite disposal; disposition mixed low-level waste at an appropriate treatment and/or disposal facility; retrieve stored waste from the Transuranic Storage Area-Retrieval Enclosure, and complete upgrades to the Waste Treatment Facility.