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Listing of Y-12 National Security Complex-related blogs and press releases
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January 19, 2021
NNSA hosting virtual job fair for Nuclear Security Enterprise on January 27
NNSA will host a virtual job fair for the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) this week on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
January 14, 2021
NNSA releases 2020 performance evaluation summaries for contractors that run its labs, plants, and sites
NNSA announced FY 2020 Performance Evaluation Summaries on the effectiveness of its Managing and Operating partners
November 30, 2020
Y-12 achieves technology milestone in purifying uranium
The site's materials scientists and engineers recently produced the first production-quality uranium metal “button” using an electrorefining system.
October 30, 2020
Topping out ceremony marks major milestone for the Uranium Processing Facility project
The Uranium Processing Facility team at Y-12 National Security Complex celebrated the topping out of its Salvage and Accountability Building.
October 15, 2020
NNSA is learning how to “bake a cake” for Y-12’s Lithium Processing Facility
The science behind baking a cake is at work at NNSA’s Y-12 National Security Complex.
September 14, 2020
NNSA hosts Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control
NNSA Administrator hosted the Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control, Ambassador Marshall S. Billingslea, on a visit to NNSA sites.
September 9, 2020
Building the IT infrastructure to keep Y-12 and Pantex operational
The CIO of the contractor running two key NNSA sites had no idea pandemic would place incredible requirements on company employees and infrastructure.
August 31, 2020
NNSA Administrator visits Y-12 National Security Complex as part of Nuclear Security Enterprise tour
Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty visits Oak Ridge as part of goal to go to all NNSA sites during the pandemic to thank the workforce for their efforts.
August 17, 2020
The Nuclear Security Enterprise hosts virtual job fair August 26
NNSA will host a Nuclear Security Enterprise virtual job fair Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT)
July 13, 2020
NNSA Administrator kicks off tour of the Nuclear Security Enterprise
Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty plans to make her way across the Nation to visit the agency’s eight labs, plants and sites by year’s end.
July 9, 2020
Tapping Y-12 expertise to power ORNL research reactor
Y-12 is lending its computing power and technical expertise to improve fuel production for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor.
June 23, 2020
NNSA releases Performance Evaluation Summary for Consolidated Nuclear Security
M&O that runs the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex receives its FY 2019 performance evaluation.
June 1, 2020
Calciner Project authorized to begin installation at Y-12
NNSA has authorized the start of installation construction of the Calciner Project at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
April 20, 2020
NNSA 3D-printing enthusiast uses his hobby to help people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic
Scott Hawks, a 3D-printing enthusiast, leapt at the opportunity to do good with his hobby by creating PPE frames.
March 4, 2020
Y-12 lab upgrade ensures enduring capability for examining weapon components
Y-12 National Security Complex recently invested more than $1 million in upgrades to its Materials Testing Laboratory.
February 26, 2020
NNSA Production Office and Y-12 contractor executive teams lead by example during wellness challenge
NNSA's NPO and CNS held a healthy competition recently.
January 30, 2020
Lithium Processing Facility at Y-12 reaches key milestone
NNSA OKs the conceptual design and cost range for a new lithium processing building at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
January 29, 2020
Y-12 employees recognized for Building 9206 project
A team of Y-12 employees was recently recognized for the outstanding work in deactivating 16 uranium processing systems in Building 9206.
January 15, 2020
NNSA Administrator attends Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at University of Michigan
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty attended the Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at the University of Michigan and spoke to interested students.
January 6, 2020
Uranium Processing Facility substation complete
NNSA's Uranium Processing Facility Project made progress with the recent completion of a new electrical substation at Y-12 National Security Complex.
November 27, 2019
Y-12 safety engineer wins award for best technical paper at international conference
Y-12 engineer awarded for Best Technical Paper for Early Career Nuclear Criticality Safety Professional at conference in Paris.
October 7, 2019
NNSA Administrator and Rep. Kaptur attend Nuclear Security Enterprise Day at The University of Toledo
NNSA Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty joined Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at The University of Toledo Oct. 7 for Nuclear Security Enterprise Day.
August 5, 2019
Nuclear Security Enterprise Days are coming to colleges around the country
NNSA will host several more recruiting events at colleges and universities across the country this fall.
July 16, 2019
NNSA recruitment initiative picking up steam with events nationwide
NNSA and its contracting partners have launched a nationwide recruitment initiative.
July 9, 2019
Joint NNSA/NASA team honored with Gears of Government Award
Its project, called KRUSTY, could someday long-term stays on the surfaces of other worlds.