BWXT Conversion Services Status & News

Lexington, KY (June 12, 2014)  -- John D. Woolery, currently president and general manager of BWCS Pantex, has been named president and project manager of BWXT Conversion Services (BWCS) beginning July 1, 2014.  The announcement was made by Chuck G. Spencer, chairman of the BWCS board and chief operating officer of BWCS Technical Services Group.

BWCS is the Department of Energy contractor on the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Project, reporting to the Department’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office in Lexington, KY.

A Memorable Achievement!

Posted on May 26, 2014

Just as Memorial Day started at midnight on May 26, the DUF6 Project’s total Fiscal Year 2014 production surpassed all of FY 2013’s total.  The two plants exceeded last year’s 13,579 metric tons of material processed with more than five months still remaining in FY 2014.