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North Wind Captures Another VPP “Star of Excellence” Award

Oct 12, 2022

The superior commitment to safety earned North Wind Dynamics, LLC (NWD) national recognition at the National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Conference held in Washington, DC on August 22, 2022. Mr. Brad Davy, Director of Worker Safety and Health Assistance for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), presented...

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North Wind Solutions Receives 2022 Star of Excellence

Sep 22, 2022

Idaho Falls, ID – September 22, 2022 – North Wind Solutions, LLC Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC) project is proud to have been awarded a Star of Excellence under the Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-VPP).  The DOE-VPP promotes safety and health excellence through cooperative efforts among labor,...

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DOE Portsmouth Site Announced as a Leader in Sustainable Electronics Procurement with a 2022 EPEAT Purchaser Award

Aug 18, 2022

The Department of Energy Portsmouth Site (PORTS) has been recognized as a 2022 Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Purchaser Award winner, which celebrates leaders in sustainable electronics procurement. The award comes from the Global Electronics Council (GEC), the non-profit organization that manages the EPEAT ecolabel. PORTS received the...

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North Wind Awards 21st Annual Scholarship to ISU Students and Starts Second Scholarship

Aug 15, 2022

Idaho Falls, Idaho – North Wind Group is pleased to announce that the 21st Annual North Wind/Idaho State University Scholarship was awarded to two Idaho State University (ISU) students, Grant Bradbury and Joseph Hively for $4,404 each. Idaho Falls Mayor, Rebecca Casper, several North Wind employees, and ISU faculty...

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Luckey Site Reaches Shipment Milestone

Jul 22, 2022

10,000 truckloads safely moved from the Luckey FUSRAP site Idaho Falls, ID – North Wind Portage, LLC The 10,000th truck left the Luckey Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Site, Wednesday, loaded with material contaminated with beryllium, radium 226, thorium 230, uranium 234, uranium 238, and lead, making...

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North Wind Welcomes Don Laney

May 10, 2022

North Wind welcomes Don Laney as a Business Development Manager for North Wind Group. After 23 years of military service, Mr. Laney seamlessly transitioned as a federal contractor and brings over two decades of very successful senior executive leadership experience. In 2011, Mr. Laney joined Akima serving as President,...

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North Wind Projects Receive GreenBuy Awards from DOE

May 9, 2022

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) and Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) projects are the recipients of Department of Energy (DOE) GreenBuy Awards for fiscal year 2021 by purchasing Priority Products in multiple categories.  PORTS was the recipient of a Bronze Level GreenBuy Award for fiscal year (FY)...

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North Wind Participates in DOE Groundbreaking on AMC

Apr 25, 2022

Idaho Falls, ID – On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, North Wind participated in the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) Facility groundbreaking ceremony at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) Campus. The AMC will be a $50 million-dollar state-of-the-art innovation hub for manufacturing, fostering modern industrial practices, advancing new...

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North Wind Portage Receives DOE OSDBU Award

Apr 20, 2022

Idaho Falls, ID – North Wind Portage, Inc. receives the 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) FY 2021 Annual Small Business Award Program. This award recognizes the outstanding performance of a Small Business Administration-certified...

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