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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
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
S.C. Republicans have lost their way

...was the candidate most likely to toe the party line. Rep. Barrett could not even take care of funding for the mixed-oxide facility at Savannah River Site without help from Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Joe Wilson. Sen. Graham was himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/let_85232.shtml
Letters | Savannah River Site
MOX plant work to add jobs

...Lindsey Graham. DCS also plans to hire up to 320 subcontractors by the end of the year to excavate the MOX, or mixed-oxide, facility site, pour the concrete foundation and install equipment, the statement said. During the peak year of construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/met_79735.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council | Savannah River Site
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
Energy agency halts site project

...in Washington, said in a prepared statement. "In this particular program, we are continuing with the MOX (mixed-oxide) facility design and construction, but are opting to look at other aspects, such as the immobilization facility, in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/20/met_308552.shtml
Metro
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
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