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Layoff notices coming for MOX workers

Employees for Savannah River Site's beleaguered mixed oxide facility could begin receiving layoff notices this week because of federal budget cuts and a possible change in direction for the government's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-03/layoff-notices-coming-mox-wor
Workforce reductions loom at MOX construction site

The number of workers at the construction site of the mixed oxide facility - which has averaged about 2,800 in recent weeks - will drop to about 2,700 soon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/workforce-reductions-loom-
Nuclear projects gain regional support

...recycle it thereafter until this year. Moreover, SRS already stores plutonium that's to be converted in the mixed-oxide facility. A consolidated plutonium center at SRS, coupled with two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, would turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2006-10-22/nuclear-projects-gain
Editorials | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Pump from SRS still needed in Japan

...Daiich for cooling system trouble," Nagai said. Ashmore's new pump remains in use daily at the $4.86 billion mixed oxide facility under construction at SRS, which is designed to dispose of surplus plutonium from dismantled nuclear warheads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-08-02/pump-srs-still-needed-japan
Scientists sure to get very warm reception

...River Site in recent years, organizers said. Seversk, a city of 115,000, is the site of Russia's proposed mixed-oxide facility. Ten days ago, however, the Energy Department announced in a news release that Russia will instead build a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/23/aik_89709.shtml
Savannah River Site
MOX money remains in limbo

...supposed to get rid of radioactive plutonium has in recent weeks changed more often than the weather. One day the mixed-oxide facility, or MOX, which is supposed to turn at least 34 metric tons of plutonium into fuel for commercial power plants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/22/met_82424.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Milestones

...Cogema Stone & Webster, a consortium contracted by the Department of Energy to design, construct and operate the mixed oxide facility at the Savannah River Site. The scholarships are earmarked for full-time students pursuing associate degrees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/05/aik_9035.shtml
XXX Aiken | Savannah River Site
Change in bill allows SRS lab more funding

...other SRS supporters were able to reclaim a portion of the federal money earmarked for the facility. A proposed mixed-oxide facility, which will convert weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear power plants, was awarded $300 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/24/met_435380.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Greenpeace challenges plutonium shipping plan

...susceptible to theft by terrorists, industry experts said. Duke Energy, the company that is helping build the mixed-oxide facility at SRS, wants four fuel cells to begin testing the process now at its nuclear facilities in Catawba, S.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/08/met_383504.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Judge bans Hodges' blockade

...sent to SRS during the next 18 months. Mr. Hodges argued the DOE was breaking its promise to fund and build a mixed-oxide facility that would make the plutonium usable in nuclear power plants. The broken promise, the governor said, would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/19/met_344719.shtml
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