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  • Chillicothe Native Retires after 49 Years of Service at DOE Portsmouth Site

    December 18th, 2019

    When Chillicothe native Jim Anzelmo started working for Goodyear Atomic at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County in 1970, the plan was to stay six years. That’s not exactly how things worked out and after more than 49 years, Anzelmo will officially retire from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) on December 26, 2019...


  • Fluor-BWXT 2020 Internship Program Deadline January 6, 2020

    December 3rd, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (Fluor-BWXT) is accepting applications for its 2020 summer internship program through Monday, January 6, 2020. Fluor-BWXT is the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) contractor for the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Piketon, Ohio...


  • Fluor-BWXT Supports Ohio’s Largest Veteran Food Bank

    November 11th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT recently made a $1,500 donation to the Military Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) food bank located in Chillicothe - the state’s largest food bank specifically serving veterans and their families...


  • Fluor-BWXT Employees Honored for Giving More than $1,000,000 to Southern Ohio Charities

    October 10th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT’s Employee Giving Campaign recently completed its 2019 season by reaching a significant milestone, surpassing the $1 million mark in community donations. Since 2012, the campaign has raised a total of $1,038,129 to invest back into the community and eclipsed the mark after raising $159,937 in 2019’s month-long campaign...


  • Chillicothe Manufacturer Receives Fluor-BWXT Economic Development Grant for Expansion

    October 9th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth along with the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) recently provided an economic development grant to Douglas Industries of Chillicothe...


  • $40,424 Raised for Southern Ohio at Annual Bobby Smith Scramble

    September 13th, 2019

    Nearly 200 golfers, sponsors and volunteers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth Site came together at Dogwood Hills Golf Course, on Friday, September 13, for the 2019 Bobby Smith Scramble to raise $40,424 for charitable organizations throughout southern Ohio...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donates $71K for Piketon Water System Upgrade

    September 4th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT presented Piketon Mayor Billy Spencer with a donation last week to fund a water system upgrade in the Village of Piketon...


  • Fluor-BWXT Economic Partnership Wins State Award

    August 28th, 2019

    A partnership between local and state governments and Fluor-BWXT has been recognized for efforts to bring new opportunities and economic development to southern Ohio...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donation Inspires Science Learning

    August 23rd, 2019

    Several local students will enjoy new hands-on lessons in science this school year thanks to a donation from Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP)...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donated $2,200 for 4-H Youth at 2019 Jackson County Fair

    August 19th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT is pleased to support science learning through 4-H programs and members in southern Ohio. Fluor-BWXT recently helped purchase a total of eight animal projects at the Jackson County Fair and donated an additional $1,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education at the 4-H level...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donates 600 Backpacks to Area Students

    August 15th, 2019

    The Fluor Foundation, Fluor-BWXT and employees have joined forces to make sure that hundreds of local students get a brand new backpack to start the 2019-2020 school year...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donated $8,950 for 4-H Youth at 2019 Pike County Fair

    August 14th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT is pleased to support science learning through 4-H programs and members in southern Ohio. Fluor-BWXT recently helped purchase a total of 53 animal projects at the Pike County Fair and donated an additional $1,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education at the 4-H level...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donated $2,050 for 4-H Youth at 2019 Ross County Fair

    August 14th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT is pleased to support science learning through 4-H programs and members in southern Ohio. Fluor-BWXT recently helped purchase a total of seven animal projects at the Ross County Fair and donated an additional $1,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education at the 4-H level...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donated $5,200 for 4-H Youth at 2019 Scioto County Fair

    August 14th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT is pleased to support science learning through 4-H programs and members in southern Ohio. Fluor-BWXT recently helped purchase a total of 28 animal projects at the Scioto County Fair and donated an additional $1,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education at the 4-H level...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donates $24,000 for New Technology to Fight Substance Abuse in Southern Ohio

    July 18th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT recently donated $24,000 to the Portsmouth-based Counseling Center to sponsor a pilot program that pairs cell phone technology with artificial intelligence to help those battling substance abuse throughout southern Ohio...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donates $24,000 in Scholarships

    July 10th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT continues its commitment to science education in Southern Ohio through the annual S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) scholarship program...


  • Emerging Talent Focus of Fluor-BWXT Internship Program

    July 9th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT welcomes its ninth class of summer interns. Forty college students from throughout southern Ohio are getting an opportunity this summer to expand their educational experience with on the job training...


  • Fluor-BWXT Donates $142,500 to Boost Economic Development

    June 27th, 2019

    Bob Smith, Site Project Director for Fluor‐BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP), and Tim Poe, Nuclear Operations Director and Chairman of FBP’s Steering Group, recently joined delegates from the Ohio Governor’s office, Jackson County and other agencies to break ground at the Meridian Automotive Remediation and Redevelopment Project, located on property at the intersection of Ohio Routes 32 and 35...


  • Fluor-BWXT Demonstrates Robotic Technology

    June 13th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT representatives recently demonstrated emerging robotic technology at Senator Sherrod Brown’s Summer Manufacturing Institute for students in Jackson County...


  • Fluor-BWXT Receives State Safety Award

    June 4th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth has been recognized by the Southern Ohio Safety Council for completing nearly 2 million safe work hours from Nov. 27, 2017 to July 10, 2018...


  • Fluor-BWXT Talks Community Commitment Fund with Tim Hughes of WXIZ-FM

    February 20th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth’s (FBP) Tim Poe, Deneen Garner and Jack Williams sat down with Tim Hughes of WXIZ radio of Waverly, Ohio recently to discuss FBP’s innovative Community Commitment Fund...


  • Fluor-BWXT Employees Surpass 75,000 Volunteer Hours

    February 20th, 2019

    Since the start of Fluor-BWXT’s Portsmouth’s (FBP) contract in 2011, FBP employees have given their time and energy to provide more than 75,000 volunteer hours to help various organizations in Jackson, Pike, and Ross and Scioto counties...


  • Fluor-BWXT Partners With Rural King for Employee Safety Awards

    February 13th, 2019

    For a second year in a row, Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) has partnered with Waverly’s Rural King for their Safety Award Program. FBP employees who receive an award for working safely are eligible to select a gift of their choice from a catalog of different Rural King items...


  • Fluor-BWXT Community Commitment Dashboard (2018)

    February 4th, 2019

    Attached is an excellent summary of how DOE PORTS Site employees and subcontractors give back to our community. This PORTS Community Commitment DASHBOARD captures company and employee giving and outreach programs for all of 2018...


  • Fluor-BWXT Promotes STEM Education through Scholarship Program

    January 9th, 2019

    Applications are now being accepted for the Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) STEM Scholarship program - open to all 2019 graduating seniors attending a high school in Jackson, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties...


  • Fluor-BWXT Employees Donate Winter Coats

    January 9th, 2019

    Fluor-BWXT (FBP) employees recently delivered 92 winter coats to the Community Action Committee (CAC) of Pike County for children enrolled in their early childhood programs and their families. The CAC serves approximately 300 children...


  • Ross County YMCA

    January 4th, 2019

    In a continuing partnership effort with the local YMCA organizations, Fluor-BWXT (FBP) donated $1,000 to support Ross County’s YMCA Annual Charitable Campaign...