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Latest News

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 1:34 pm

    NNSA implements nondestructive gas sampling technique for nuclear weapon components

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced that it has deployed a nondestructive process at its Y‑12 facility for assessing nuclear weapon components as part of its Stockpile Stewardship and Management Program, called Nondestructive Laser Gas Sampling (NDLGS).

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 2:00 pm

    Y‑12 now a DOE-VPP Star site

    The Y‑12 National Security Complex now flies the VPP Star flag after a ceremony held Tuesday morning, June 5. The flag signifies Y‑12’s recent achievement of DOE-VPP Star status, a significant safety and health validation, and it will fly over the site’s New Hope Center.

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012, 8:25 am

    Old Y‑12 utility poles put to use for recreation and training

    Maintenance Support and Utilities Management personnel at the Y‑12 National Security Complex have taken steps to make sure old utility poles aren’t sent to the landfill.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 12:26 pm

    More than 1,100 take part in Y‑12’s annual Day of Volunteering

    Employees, family and friends of the Y‑12 National Security Complex fanned out across the region Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, to help nonprofit agencies in a variety of ways — painting, landscaping, building and repairing, stocking food and school supplies, and much more.

  • Monday, March 19, 2012, 3:34 am

    Y‑12 releases 2011 Community Investment Report

    B&W Y‑12, the managing contractor at the Y‑12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., recently released its 2011 Community Investment Report, published annually to summarize corporate and employee philanthropic activities. The report is distributed to several hundred stakeholders, from the local community up to Congress and the Department of Energy.