February 05, 2020
Demolition of Former Plutonium Finishing Plant Main Processing Building Complete
The plant that produced two-thirds of the nation’s Cold War-era plutonium no longer exists.
January 09, 2020
Hanford Uses In-house Oil Treatments to Eliminate Waste, Save Money
Electrical utility workers at the Hanford Site have begun using a system that reconditions, or purifies, used oil, reducing environmental waste and saving money — an estimated $2.5 million over the next five years.
October 10, 2019
Mission Support Alliance Employee Honored as Washington State Fire Mechanic of 2019
Joshua Wright, an employee with Hanford Site contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA), was recognized as the 2019 Washington State Fire Mechanic of the Year by the Washington Fire Chiefs Association.
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).
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 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 10, 2019
HAMMER Achieves Two Million Safe Work Hours
HAMMER, managed by Hanford contractor Mission Support Alliance, recently achieved two million safe work hours.
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.
April 22, 2019
Earth Month is Year-round at the Hanford Site
April 2019 is the 49th anniversary of Earth Month, and the Department of Energy and Hanford Site contractors continue their commitment to growing and sustaining recycling efforts on the Hanford Site.