EnergySolutions sells piece of its business to Atkins

energysolutionslogo1EnergySolutions and WS Atkins today announced a “definitive agreement” in which EnergySolutions will sell its Projects, Products and Technology Division to the UK-based company. According to the release from EnergySolutions, Atkins will pay $318 million for the business and hire about 650 EnergySolutions employees. Atkins said the deal would accelerate the company’s global nuclear strategy.

Asked if any of the company’s Oak Ridge assets were part of the deal, EnergySolutions spokesman Mark Walker said via email:

“It does not include any of our facilities. There will be some employees out of the Commerce Park office that will transition to Atkins. The exact number is not available at this time.”

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