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August 2019

August 22, 2019
Mission Support Alliance Earns Sustainability Award
The Department of Energy (DOE) awarded Hanford Site contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) an honorable mention in the Outstanding Sustainability Program/Project category of its 2019 Sustainability Awards.

July 2019

July 31, 2019
DOE Awards Contract for Administration of Hanford Site Workers' Compensation Program
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for the management and administration of the Workers’ Compensation claims for specified contractors at the Hanford Site to Penser North America, Inc. (Penser).

July 23, 2019
HAMMER Participates in Large-scale Exercise to Prepare for Catastrophic Earthquake
Natural disasters can occur at any time, and well-prepared responders can significantly improve outcomes in restoration efforts.

June 2019

June 24, 2019
Hanford Site Contractors Recognized as Leaders in the Purchase of Sustainable Electronics
For the third year in a row, the Green Electronics Council and managers of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) recognized Hanford Site contractors for their efforts to protect the environment by using sustainable electronics.

June 07, 2019
DOE Releases Request for Quote for Workers’ Compensation Program Administration Contract
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Quote (RFQ) for a contract for administration of the Workers’ Compensation Program at the Hanford Site. The Workers’ Compensation Program at the Hanford Site provides the workers’ compens

May 2019

May 22, 2019
Community Partnership Helps Hanford Contractor Close Aging Data Center
Thanks to a community partnership, the Department of Energy retired an old data center and installed a new, more efficient system - reducing IT costs by up to a million dollars over the next ten years.

May 17, 2019
324 Building Hanford Employee Message
This message about activities in the 324 Building from Hanford Site Manager Brian Vance to site federal employees was distributed on May 16, 2019.

May 10, 2019
HAMMER Achieves Two Million Safe Work Hours
HAMMER, managed by Hanford contractor Mission Support Alliance, recently achieved two million safe work hours.

May 08, 2019
Hanford Site Contractor Wins DOE Award for Work with Small Businesses
Hanford Site contractor Mission Support Alliance was recently recognized by the Department of Energy with the Facility Management Contractor Small Business Achievement of the Year award.

April 2019

April 29, 2019
Hanford Workers Complete Stabilization of Waste Storage Tunnel
Workers at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington have finished filling a second waste storage tunnel with engineered grout, significantly reducing the risk of a collapse and possible release of radioactive materials.