SOURCE: EnergySolutions


September 08, 2011 14:28 ET

EnergySolutions/NuVision Partnership Awarded Over $30 Million in Contracts for Large-Scale Testing

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - EnergySolutions (NYSE: ES) today announced, in partnership with NuVision Engineering, contracts to build the platform and perform large-scale testing for the Department of Energy Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant project.

"We are honored that the EnergySolutions/NuVision team has been selected for the performance of this very important and highly critical test work," said Val Christensen, President and CEO of EnergySolutions. "Our team has worked extremely hard over the last several months to create a value added proposition for our customer and we are pleased that they have trusted us to execute this work on their behalf."

Van Walker, President and CEO of NuVision Engineering, echoed Val Christensen's remarks saying, "We are very pleased the EnergySolutions/NuVision team will be performing this testing work and we are committed to doing our part toward the success of Waste Treatment Project."

The work involves designing, building and testing of mixing systems under prototypic configurations that represent the actual deployment of some of the Waste Treatment Project process vessels.

For comment or questions please contact Mark Walker at 801-231-9194 or

About EnergySolutions

EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure, transportation, nuclear materials management, processing, recycling, and disposition of nuclear waste, and research and engineering services across the nuclear fuel cycle.

About NuVision

NuVision Engineering (NVE) is an independent engineering and consulting company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and with operations in Richland, WA; Mooresville, NC; Aiken, SC; Sterling, VA; and Oak Ridge, TN. NVE delivers cost-effective, practical solutions to customers, using technically excellent multidisciplinary teams which demonstrate a large degree of innovation and integrity. NuVision Engineering has engineered solutions to a number of challenging tank waste mixing and retrieval problems in the nuclear waste management market in both the US and UK. NuVision Engineering is the parent company of Mid-Columbia Engineering in Richland.

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