The Fluor Idaho Team
Fluor Idaho is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor and leads a team that includes subcontractors CH2M, Waste Control Specialists, and Idaho-based small businesses North Wind and Portage. Each company has a successful track record of project performance and extensive capabilities directly relevant to supporting the Department of Energy with the Idaho Cleanup Project Core Contract. Our team’s experience at both the Advanced Mixed Waste and Idaho Cleanup Projects has also given us an in-depth understanding and appreciation for the intricacies and complexities of the ICP Core Project and its importance to the surrounding communities.
For more than 100 years, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has partnered with its customers to design, build, and maintain many of the world's most challenging and complex capital projects. Fluor’s service to the U.S. Government dates back to World War II and continues today with site management, facility operations and maintenance, environmental remediation, nuclear material management, and contingency operations and logistics support to government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Energy, Defense, Homeland Security, Labor and State. Fluor has a legacy in Idaho where it worked on some of the most innovative nuclear facilities including the Materials Test Reactor, the Advanced Test Reactor and the New Waste Calcine Facility. Fluor’s world-wide network spans six continents, with 40,000 employees providing comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise to a global customer base in the energy, chemicals, government, industrial, infrastructure, operations & maintenance, manufacturing and life sciences, mining, power and transportation sectors. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 136 on the Fortune 500 (2015) list and had revenues of $21.5 billion in 2014. For more information about Fluor, visit www.fluor.com.
CH2M takes on its clients' most complex infrastructure and natural resource problems, creating new pathways for human progress. Partnering with governments, cities and businesses in more than 50 countries, the company taps deeply integrated capabilities across its organization – in transportation, water, environment, nuclear, oil and gas, industry, and urban environments – to meet their biggest engineering challenges. And it draws on the exceptional skills and creativity of 25,000 employees with an outstanding track record of expertly executing projects both big and small. For 10 years, CH2M was the Managing Partner of CH2M-WG Idaho (CWI), the Idaho Cleanup Project’s incumbent, and lends continuity in leadership and operations that assists in a streamlined transition. CWI achieved record waste productivity at the site during its tenure. For more information, visit http://www.ch2m.com/.
Waste Control Specialists, LLC (WCS) is a treatment, storage, & disposal company dealing in radioactive, hazardous, and mixed wastes. Its commercial waste practices support a two-fold increase in productivity. Developed and controlled by Texas billionaire investor Harold Simmons until his death at the end of 2013, the company was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1989 as a landfill operator, and awarded a unique license for disposal of low level radioactive waste in 2009. Its main operations are in remote West Texas. WCS is one of five subsidiaries of the holding company Valhi, Inc., with corporate offices in Dallas. Valhi, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the ticker VHI. For more information, visit www.wcstexas.com.
North Wind is a small business leader in the environmental, engineering, construction, and technical consulting industries. Its wide-ranging capabilities allow it to self-perform nearly all aspects of any given work scope, providing its customers with significant cost savings.North Wind was founded in 1997 as an environmental engineering and earth sciences consulting and management firm with its corporate office located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. On January 1, 2010, North Wind, Inc. was purchased by Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). Today, North Wind has grown to a group of companies with more than a dozen offices nationwide and a staff of almost 350 engineers, scientists, construction personnel, and other professionals. Specifically, North Wind brings 18 years of Idaho National Laboratory experience to the Fluor Idaho team and has both ICP and AMWTP experience focused on waste disposition. For more information, visit http://northwindgrp.com.