September 21, 2020 N3B builds new controls to mitigate storm water runoff from LANL LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — With New Mexico’s monsoon season bringing brief periods of torrential rain, construction of new berms began over the weekend to control storm water in and around the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). These mitigation efforts are being
June 16, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Three staff members at Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) recently received a nationally recognized award for their success in growing a skilled workforce in Northern New Mexico committed to radiological and hazardous waste cleanup at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Dorian Newton, Mark Russell and Mike
N3B donates $100,000 to NNMC President’s Eagle Fund LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and Northern New Mexico College announced today a $100,000 gift today to the NNMC President’s Eagle Fund. “We have been collaborating with Northern on an apprenticeship program for nuclear operators since 2017,” said N3B President Glenn Morgan.
March 11, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Three Northern New Mexico students have received the Danny Nichols Memorial Scholarship, which was established to attract talented college students into the environmental and radioactive waste management industry. Andrew Ortiz and Aaliyah Sandoval from the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos and Reyes Roybal from Northern New Mexico College each received
March 10, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) recently reconfigured a groundwater monitoring well in the southeastern corner of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) property. The well would give advanced warning of groundwater contamination migrating toward drinking water supply wells south of the laboratory’s boundary. N3B is the
February 27, 2020 LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – In an effort to create a homegrown and well-paid workforce that represents greater diversity, Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) issued certificates today to their first class of Waste Processing Operator Boot Camp students. Waste operators assist in critical
LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—In 2019, 45 Northern New Mexico community groups received $414,444 from Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B). “It’s important to us to help support nonprofit organizations in the communities where our 700 employees and subcontractors live,” said Glenn Morgan, N3B President. N3B manages the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S.
LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Dr. Dorian G. Newton has been named Black Engineer of the Year in the category of Educational Leadership – Corporate Promotion of Education by U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine. He will receive the award at the Black Engineer of the Year STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., on February 15. Newton is
N3B boot camp program serves as economic driver, prepares local workforce to clean up waste sites at LANL
December 9, 2019 LOS ALAMOS, N.M.–Eight area students from Española, Chimayó, Nambé, Los Alamos and Abiquiú recently completed a program that prepares them to clean up waste sites containing chemical and radioactive materials left over from past operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The program has proved an economic driver that brings jobs with