North Wind Solutions
On 12/11/2015, management and operations of the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC) was transferred to North Wind Solutions, LLC.   The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the contract to North Wind Solutions, LLC in June.  (Continue Reading...)
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TWPC

TWPC is a highly experienced team committed to continuous improvement, attention to detail, working in a safe and efficient manner, and maintaining a safety conscious work environment.
VPP Star
TWPC has been awarded the stellar VPP Star Rating from the US Department of Energy. The star rating is evidence of the hard work to maintain a safe and productive workplace.

 

TWPC History

  • 4/6/2016 – NWSol signs Partnering Agreement with Department of Energy
  • 12/11/2015 – North Wind Solutions, LLC (NWSol) becomes Prime Operator for TRU Project
  • 7/9/2012 – Cask Processing Enclosure (CPE) processing began
  • 4/5/2012 – Completion of Drum Venting System operations campaign
  • 4/2011 – WAI signs the First Partnering Agreement with Department of Energy
  • 9/2010 – Start-up of the Drum Venting System operations campaign
  • 1/2010 – Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) becomes Prime Operator for TRU Project
  • 2/27/09 – 1st RH Shipment to WIPP
  • 5/20/08 – RH Hot Operations, First RH Cask Receipt
  • 9/24/08 – 1st CH Shipment to WIPP
  • 1/15/08 – Foster Wheeler novates TRU Project contract to EnergX
  • 2006 – EnergX selected as operator for FW, replacing TT-FW
  • 12/19/05 – CH Hot Ops, First Box Receipt
  • 10/18/04 – Final Supernate Shipment to NTS
  • 1/2004 – Supernate Hot Operations
  • 3/2003 – TT-FW established following FWENC acquisition by Tetra Tech, Inc.  TT-FW employees leased back to FW to continue operation of facility
  • 2/2003 – Tetra Tech (TT) Announces Intent to Purchase FWENC from Foster Wheeler Ltd.
  • 1/1999 – Notice to Federal Registrar – Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
  • 1998 – DOE awarded a contract to  Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation (FWENC)
  • 1996 – DOE issued Invitation for Bid for the construction and operation of an on-site TRU waste treatment facility

TWPC Achievements

  • 8/2015 – VPP STAR of Excellence – 6th year
  • 2/2015 – 5 million hours without a lost time accident
  • 8/2014 – VPP STAR of Excellence – 5th year
  • 8/2013 – VPP STAR of Excellence – 4th year
  • 8/2012 – VPP STAR of Excellence – 3rd year
  • 3/2012 – Achieved 10 yrs. without a lost time accident
  • 8/2011 – VPP STAR of Excellence – 2nd year
  • 5/15/2011 – 3,009,153 hours without a lost time accident
  • 5/2011 – ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • 8/2010 – VPP STAR of Excellence Status
  • 6/2010 – ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • 5/2009 – VPP STAR Status
  • 2009 – Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
  • 2/28/2009 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 1,000,000 employee hours without injury/illness – 3/1/2008 – 2/28/2009
  • 2008 – ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • 2008 – Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
  • 3/2008 – VPP Merit Status
  • 2/29/2008 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 338,432 employee hours without injury/illness – 3/1/2007 – 2/29/2008
  • 2007 – Safety Leadership Award from National Safety Council – 2003 – 2007
  • 2/28/2007 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 281,240 employee hours without injury/illness – 1/1/2006 – 2/28/2007
  • 1/31/2007 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 1,000,000 employee hours without injury/illness – 4/2/2002 – 1/31/2007
  • 11/2006 – Safe Work Performance Award for the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations for Achieving a 4 year Perfect Safety Record
  • 1/1/2006 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 146,348 employee hours without injury/illness – 1/1/2005 – 1/1/2006
  • 12/31/2004 – Perfect Record – Occupational Safety/Health Award for operating 1,000,000 employee hours without injury/illness – 1/1/2004 – 12/31/2004