diffusion plant

diffusion plant

[də′fyü·zhən ‚plant]
(nucleonics)
A plant which separates isotopes by isotopic diffusion or thermal diffusion.
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Railroad tracks to and from EMs Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in western Kentucky recently returned to service after a failed drainage culvert forced a temporary closure.
BWXT is is a joint ventures serving EM at the Savannah River Site, the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, the West Valley Demonstration Project, the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).
Hughes, who moved from Pittsburgh, was hired by Fluor in 2010 to help manage a massive cleanup project at the old Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Ohio, a former uranium enrichment facility.
In comparison, a diffusion plant requires about 1400 stages to achieve this.
We are optimistic that the results from our environmental science research will help accelerate the clean-up of several Superfund sites in Kentucky, such as the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant," said Lindell Ormsbee, associate director of the Superfund Research Center.
Smith said that among the evidence to be included in the report is a DOE document confirming that uranium samples picked up by the CIA outside Israel's nuclear installation in Dimona bore the same isotopic signature as material produced by the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in the U.
Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group Incorporated (B&W) (B&W TSG), a subsidiary of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC), has announced that the Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC (Fluor-B&W Portsmouth) team has received the decontamination and decommissioning contract at the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Ohio.
DE-SOL-0000530, issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) for facilities support services for the environmental clean-up activities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio, a site with Category 2 nuclear facilities.
They are: China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which has two centrifuge plants in China, Eurodif, a joint venture between Belgium, France, Italy and Spain, with one diffusion plant in France, Minatom, the Russian state organization, with four centrifuge plants, Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL), with one centrifuge plant, Urenco, a joint venture between companies in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, with centrifuge plants in each of the three countries, The United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), a US firm with a diffusion plant in Kentucky.
The former Capenhurst Diffusion plant, on the Wirral border, emerged as an outside bet, as ministers triggered a furious row by describing the case for new plants as "compelling".
The former Capenhurst Diffusion plant on the Wirral/Cheshire border, emerged as an outside bet, as ministers triggered a furious row by describing the case for new plants as "compelling".

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