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Aecon-Wachs to help repurpose Savannah River’s MOX fuel facility
Aecon-Wachs, the U.S. division of Aecon Nuclear, has been tapped to support the Department of Energy’s goal of repurposing the unfinished Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina. Known as Building 226-F, the facility is being transitioned into the Savannah River Plutonium Processing Facility (SRPPF) to produce plutonium pits for the nation’s stockpile of nuclear weapons.
Thomas M. Rosseel, Alain B. Giorla, Maxim N. Gussev, Gerald E. Jellison, Jr., Yann Le Pape, Igor Remec, Chinthatka Silva, Elena Tajuelo Rodriguez, Stephanie M. Curlin, Luis F. Mora (ORNL)
Transactions | Volume 118 | Number 1 | June 2018 | Pages 1610-1612