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Vit Plant receives HLW autosamplers

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Hanford Vit Plant recently received three autosamplers for the High-Level Waste (HLW) Facility. The autosampling system will ensure the glass produced meets all regulatory standards and requirements.

Bechtel steps up to help Tri-Cities build performing arts center

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

With a donation of $30,000 to help build the Vista Arts Center, Bechtel is demonstrating its commitment to transform the Tri-Cities through a performing and visual arts center.

Workers complete assembly of 300-ton nuclear waste melter at Hanford Vit Plant

Thursday, June 15, 2017

ORP and Bechtel announce employees have safely completed final assembly of the first melter at the Vit Plant.

Bechtel investing in Tri-Cities' future

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Hanford Vit Plant Project Director Peggy McCullough shared a project update earlier this year with the Tri-Cities community in the Tri-City Herald. Click to read that Progress update.

Vit Plant subcontractor receives Bechtel award

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Hanford Vit Plant subcontractor Porvair Filtration Group Inc. was named Large Business Subcontractor of the Year by Bechtel at its annual Supply Chain Recognition Awards event.

Vit Plant achieves first contract milestone of 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bechtel achieved its first contract milestone of 2017 when employees completed installation of the caustic scrubber, a 19-ton piece of vitrification melter offgas exhaust equipment, in the LAW Facility.

Office of River Protection highlights safety, progress at Waste Management Conference

Monday, March 6, 2017

News release distributed by the Office of River Protection

PHOENIX – The Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection (ORP) and its contractors will present recent accomplishments and progress at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) and the Hanford Tank Farms, on March 7 at the 2017 Waste Management Symposium.

DOE, Bechtel begin final phase of WTP full-scale vessel testing

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection (ORP) and Bechtel National, Inc. late last week kicked off the final stage of testing intended to resolve one of the remaining technical issues at the WTP Project.

DOE, Bechtel finalize contract modifications to enable DFLAW

Friday, December 16, 2016

Today, DOE announced modifications to the baseline and contract with Bechtel to implement Direct Feed Low-Activity Waste at the Hanford Vit Plant.

Marines accept toys, $29,000 for Toys for Tots at Vit Plant

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Hanford Vit Plant employees, together with Bechtel and AECOM, donated thousands of toys and nearly $29,000 to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots campaign. 

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