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MOX facility surpasses 18 million work hours without lost workday

Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:42 PM
Last updated 11:01 PM
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Savannah River Site’s mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility surpassed 18 million consecutive work hours without a workday lost because of injury or illness, according to a news release.

Shaw Areva MOX Services, contractor for the plutonium disposition plant under construction, announced that the MOX site reached the safety milestone Thursday. The project has also held the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s top safety designation for the past year.

Last week, the National Nuclear Security Administration, which manages the project, began a process to place the multi-billion dollar MOX plant on standby after continued federal funding drawbacks.

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SCEagle Eye 03/13/14 - 08:13 pm
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18 million hours and whata you get? failure

18 million hours consecutive work hours with no MOX customers lined up. 18 million consecutive work hours with no MOX project cost estimate by DOE/NNSA. 18 million consecutive work hours with nobody held accountable by Congress for the MOX travesty. 18 million hours that add up to failure. What a sad record placed onto the back of the tax players by DOE/NNSA, Shaw AREVA MOX Services and Senator Lindsey Graham and Rep. Joe Wilson.

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