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UNM-LA and NNMC students receive environmental scholarships

By |2020-03-12T08:47:08-07:00March 11th, 2020|News|

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

Newly reconfigured monitoring well will better protect groundwater

By |2020-03-11T14:06:18-07:00March 10th, 2020|News|

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

Growing diversity through workforce development programs

By |2020-03-09T12:22:51-07:00February 27th, 2020|News|

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

N3B contributes nearly $415,000 to community groups in 2019

By |2020-03-09T12:22:59-07:00February 19th, 2020|News|

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.

Dorian Newton honored as a Black Engineer of the Year

By |2020-03-09T12:23:07-07:00February 13th, 2020|News|

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

By |2020-02-05T08:01:52-07:00December 9th, 2019|News|

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

N3B and UNM-Los Alamos team up for Radiological Control Technician Boot Camp

By |2020-01-06T13:53:59-07:00August 27th, 2019|News|

August 27, 2019 LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Nuclear News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) and the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) have partnered to offer a workforce development program to train participants to become Radiological Control Technicians (RCTs). The program will provide a pathway to obtain employment in one of the many nuclear-based industries across New

N3B completes first year of legacy waste cleanup at LANL

By |2019-05-01T14:49:29-07:00May 1st, 2019|News|

May 1, 2019 N3B completes first year of legacy waste cleanup at LANL LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—This week, Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) celebrates its first anniversary as a new company cleaning up legacy waste at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). “We are very excited for the cleanup progress we’ve made the past year