Aside from the hundreds of millions of dollars spent in the design efforts of the Uranium Processing Facility, as being carried out under the series of multi-company Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs), there have been other, smaller procurements for the big project.
“During calendar year 2015, the UPF project has awarded more than $10 million in new contracts for products and services, and more than 85 percent of the businesses receiving awards were small businesses,” Rich Brown, the procurement manager for UPF, said in a statement responding to questions. All of these contracts were awarded by Bechtel National Inc.”
BNI is managing much of the multibillion-dollar UPF via an agreement with Consolidated Nuclear Security, the government’s managing contractor at Y-12.
CNS provided a list of companies who have received contract awards, but refused to give a dollar value, contract by contract.
Here are the contracts reportedly awarded so far in 2015:
— All Safe Industries, a small veteran-owned business, received a purchase order in February to provide safety consumables — hard hats.
— GEM Technologies, also a small business, received in March a subcontract for demolition of Building 9107.
— In April, CAXperts GrmbH, a small business, received a purchase order for computer software licenses, fees and hardware maintenance.
— Annams Systems Corp., a small business, received a purchase order for software license for UPF.
— Intergraph Corp. received an order for computer software licenses, fees and hardware maintenance.
— M&W Drilling, a small business, received a subcontract for monitoring, well plug and abandonment.
— Brozelco Fedeal Services LLC, a small business, received a purchase order for rotary kilns, calciner.
— Integraph Corp. received a subcontract for supplier training services.
— K.S. Ware & Associates LLC, a small woman-owned business, received a subcontract for geological exploration and soil borings.
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