international isotopes http://wkms.org en Offers Period Ends for PGDP http://wkms.org/post/offers-period-ends-pgdp <p>Wednesday marked the final day for companies to respond to the Department of Energy’s request for offers at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, formerly operated by the United States Enrichment Corporation.</p><p>General Electric-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment and International Isotopes are <a href="http://wkms.org/post/paducah-leaders-meet-ge-hitachi-international-isotopes">two of the companies that showed interest</a> in the site.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:21:18 +0000 John Null 34005 at http://wkms.org Offers Period Ends for PGDP Paducah Leaders Meet with GE-Hitachi, International Isotopes http://wkms.org/post/paducah-leaders-meet-ge-hitachi-international-isotopes <p>At least two companies are preparing to respond to Department of Energy requests for offers at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.</p><p>General Electric-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment and International Isotopes Incorporated are among a list of ten companies that showed initial interest, and have until&nbsp;Aug. 14 to complete a formal offer for the DOE.</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:51:05 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33186 at http://wkms.org Paducah Leaders Meet with GE-Hitachi, International Isotopes International Isotopes CEO on PGDP Site Interest http://wkms.org/post/international-isotopes-ceo-pgdp-site-interest <p>The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant has been enriching uranium since 1952, making it the world’s oldest such facility.&nbsp; Now, in 2013, it faces an uncertain future.&nbsp; New technology and a depressed market for their product have led the U.S. Department of Energy to consider closing the facility when USEC’s lease on the site expires next month.&nbsp; This threatens some 1,200 jobs in McCracken County.&nbsp; But, there are glimmers of hope.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:55:59 +0000 Todd Hatton 30685 at http://wkms.org International Isotopes CEO on PGDP Site Interest