Jacobs Joint Venture Project Wins NDA Innovation Award
Highlighting Contributions to UK’s Nuclear Clean-Up Mission
PASADENA, Calif. -- February 5, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that its ACKtiv
Nuclear Joint Venture (comprised of Jacobs, Carillion and Atkins) received the
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA) Estate Supplier Award for “Best
Example of Innovation by a Large Company,” for a project at Sellafield Limited
in the United Kingdom.
The award recognizes the joint venture for its development of an innovative
method for safe removal of protective cementitious grout work on the
Isolations and Risk Reduction Project at the Sellafield site. The remotely
operated solution enabled critical pipe isolation work to be conducted safely
Jacobs Group Vice President Bob Irvin stated, "We are very pleased to be
selected, along with our joint venture partners, for this highly prestigious
award in recognition of our nuclear clean-up work in the UK. The award
reflects Jacobs' long standing commitment to continuous improvement in the
safe delivery of high-quality projects for Sellafield."
The annual Estate Supplier Award recognizes excellence in the NDA Estate
Supply Chain through contributions to the UK’s nuclear decommissioning and
The NDA is a non-departmental public body that owns 19 nuclear sites and the
associated civil nuclear liabilities and assets of the public sector in the
UK. The NDA is responsible for the decommissioning, clean-up and restoration
of these civil nuclear facilities.
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical,
professional, and construction services.
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Michelle Jones, 626-578-6968
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