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AECOM Names Bruce Covert President and Project Manager of NWP
AIKEN, S.C., May 4, 2017 – AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that Bruce Covert has been appointed president and project manager of Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP), the AECOM-led company that manages the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)
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WIPP Engineers Are Heading Back to School to Commemorate National Engineers Week
CARLSBAD, N.M., February 20, 2017 – Engineers representing Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractor at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), will be going back to school this week, not for continuing education, but as part of the 2017 National Engineers Week commemoration.
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Nuclear Waste Partnership Announces Scholarship Recipients - Eddy/Lea Counties
CARLSBAD, N.M., May 23, 2016 – Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) continued its commitment to education with the recent award of more than $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in southeastern New Mexico.
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Breidenbach to Replace McQuinn as NWP President and Project Manager
CARLSBAD, N.M., April 16, 2015 – Philip Breidenbach, a nuclear expert with more than 30 years of experience in Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear and high-hazard operations, will replace Bob McQuinn as president and project manager of Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP), the management and operating contractor at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).
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Nuclear Waste Partnership Mentors Local Small Business
CARLSBAD, N.M., March 24, 2015 – Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) is joining NFT and its new EPD Division this week to celebrate the benefits of its Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored Mentor-Protégé partnership that began more than year ago.
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Nuclear Waste Partnership Announces Scholarship Recipients - Lea County
CARLSBAD, N.M., June 3, 2013 – Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) continued its commitment to education with the recent award of more than $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in southeastern New Mexico.
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Hobbs Teachers Awarded Excellence-in-Teaching Mini Grants
CARLSBAD, N.M., June 3, 2013 – Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) recently selected 13 Hobbs elementary school teachers as the recipients of Excellence-in-Teaching Mini Grants.
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Nuclear Waste Partnership Announces Scholarship Recipients - Eddy County
CARLSBAD, N.M., May 31, 2013 – Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) continued its commitment to education with the recent award of more than $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in southeastern New Mexico.
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Carlsbad Teachers Awarded Excellence-in-Teaching Mini Grants
CARLSBAD, N.M., May 31, 2013– Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (NWP) recently selected nine Carlsbad elementary school teachers as the recipients of Excellence-in-Teaching Mini Grants.
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URS Award Announcement
SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) - URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today announced that a URS-led partnership has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Energy to manage and operate the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. Under the terms of the contract, the URS-Ied Limited Liability Company, Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC, will manage and operate WIPP beginning on October 1, 2012. (More>)
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DOE Award Announcement
CARLSBAD, N.M., April 20, 2012 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (members comprised of URS Energy & Construction, Inc., of Boise, Idaho, and Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc., of Lynchburg, Virginia, and Major Subcontractor, AREVA Federal Services LLC, of Bethesda, Maryland) has been awarded a $1.3 billion contract for management and operating (M&O) at DOE's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
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B&W Award Announcement
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2012 – The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) is pleased to announce that Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Energy for management and operations at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc. (B&WTSG) is a team member of Nuclear Waste Partnership, which is led by URS.
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