From the Tacoma News Tribune
RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities is expected to get a new laboratory building, after EnergySolutions was awarded a Hanford subcontract.
Bechtel National announced Thursday that EnergySolutions Federal EPC of Richland was awarded a subcontract to build a facility for large-scale testing of the Hanford vitrification plant’s waste-mixing system and to perform the testing.
EnergySolutions will be teaming with NuVision to build a laboratory for the testing and plans to donate it to WSU Tri-Cities, said Tom Yount, vice president of EnergySolutions’ engineering technology group.
Details of the EnergySolutions and WSU Tri-Cities collaboration are being worked out, but are expected to be announced Sept. 9 by WSU President Elson S. Floyd in Richland.
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