Wexford, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013
MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation, logistics and technical services, has been awarded a contract by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to provide turnkey services in support of WPI’s Leslie C. Wilbur Nuclear Reactor Facility decommissioning project.
The Reactor Facility is situated on WPI’s campus in Worcester, Massachusetts, approximately 40 miles west of Boston. The facility provided graduate and undergraduate students with reactor operating experience and experimental practice in the fields of nuclear engineering, metallurgy, chemistry and physics, as well as irradiation services for other teaching, medical and industrial institutions. WPI discontinued routine operation of the reactor in 2007.
The overall decommissioning project is being managed by TLG Services, Inc., of Bridgewater, CT, WPI’s decommissioning consultant and project manager.
MHF is assisting TLG Services by providing the following services:
•Providing packages and the labor to load the project waste into the packages
•Weighing, handling and moving packages on site
•Loading packages into MHF-provided containers and trucks
•Preparing shipping paperwork including Hazardous Waste Manifests
•Arranging for processing and disposition of the project waste at an appropriately licensed facility.
Scott Dempsey, MHF Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said, “This award underscores our ability to provide MHF’s core service offerings—technical services, packaging, transportation, and disposition—on a single project. The breadth and depth of our core competencies enables us to provide our customers with comprehensive, turnkey solutions that streamline their project operations.”
About MHF Services
MHF (http://www.mhfservices.com) is an integrated packaging, transportation and logistics provider that offers seamless solutions for generators and shippers of radioactive, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste, materials, and byproducts. The company’s customers include government agencies such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Energy, and others. MHF also provides transportation and logistics solutions to companies in the nuclear utilities, environmental services, mining, metals, chemical, and petrochemical industries.
MHF is based in Wexford, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA, with other offices in the U.S. The company’s headquarters may be reached at 724-772-9800 or info(at)mhfservices(dot)com.