Tag Archives: Utah

Fluor Plans to Support NuScale Reactor Project Through Potential $1.35B DOE Funding Vehicle

NuScale Power small modular nuclear reactor plant design

The Department of Energy has cleared a funding vehicle worth potentially $1.355B for a public power consortium-led project that includes construction of a small modular reactor plant by NuScale Power, which Fluor holds a majority stake in. Fluor said Monday it plans to support Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems and NuScale in establishing a clean-energy SMR system through UAMPS' Carbon Free Power Project.

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USGS Selects Dewberry for Utah Mapping Project

Dewberry

Dewberry will map approximately 13,600 square miles of land across 12 counties in Utah under a mapping service contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Thursday it will collect and analyze data using a light detection and ranging system for the project area encompassing the counties of Cache, Carbon, Dagget, Duchesne, Emery, Grand, Morgan, Iron, Weber, Summit, Washington and Uintah.

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CenturyLink’s Cloud Services Available to Utah Agencies Under NASPO Procurement Vehicle

CenturyLink can now offer cloud computing platforms and managed services to Utah’s public sector organizations via multistate cooperative procurement vehicle managed by the National Association of State Procurement Officials. The company said Tuesday its software, infrastructure and platform-as-a-service offerings are available to Utah agencies as part of the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Master Agreement. …

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NASA’s Michael Johnson: Reliability Issues Could Limit Use of Cubesats in Space Missions

Michael Johnson, chief technologist for the applied engineering and technology directorate of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, has said reliability issues associated with Cubesats would hamper NASA from advancing the use of such small satellites in some space missions, Space News reported Tuesday. “Because we cannot quantify the mission confidence of …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $51M Contract Modification for Trident II Missile Production

Lockheed Martin will continue to produce Trident II D5 submarine-launched fleet ballistic missiles for the U.S. Navy and provide support for deployed D5 systems under a  $51.1 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Wednesday work will primarily occur in California, Florida, Georgia, Washington, Utah, Virginia, Maryland and Georgia through Sept. 30, 2017. …

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NASA, Lockheed, Orbital ATK Test Orion Spacecraft Launch Abort Motor

Orbital ATK has worked with NASA and Lockheed Martin to test-fire a motor technology for the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system. The Qualification Motor-1 test was conducted at Orbital ATK’s facility in Promontory, Utah, and evaluated if the motor could activate within milliseconds and operate as designed under high temperatures, Orbital ATK said Thursday. Lockheed awarded …

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