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Jacobs to be Sole Provider of Infrastructure Program Support for Low Level Waste Repository in UK


DALLAS, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) was selected by LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) to provide multi-disciplinary technical services at the U.K.'s national disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste as sole service provider on the Repository Infrastructure Framework.

The new four-year framework, effective June 2020, covers a wide range of services to help LLWR manage the repository, in West Cumbria, on behalf of the U.K. government's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Jacobs' support includes developing strategies for appropriate storage solutions, control and electronic systems enhancement and other technical services, all underpinned by core engineering design, construction and program / project management capabilities.

"We look forward to working with LLWR to provide long-term support and help position them as a recognized center of excellence," said Jacobs Critical Mission Solutions Senior Vice President Clive White. "Our multi-disciplinary approach will support the safe and effective management of the repository.

"Securing this framework also allows us to enhance our socio-economic contribution in West Cumbria, where we recently opened a new engineering development center to develop innovative solutions and technologies that will enhance our work for LLWR."

Chief Executive Officer of LLW Repository Ltd Paul Pointon said: "This procurement gives a secure platform to enable many of our critical support tasks and projects to be delivered for our current baseline of work. A collaborative contract of this type provides the flexibility we need to service demand and satisfy our many stakeholders.

"This is an exciting opportunity to combine the learning from our successful collaborative approach for delivering the decommissioning program with the learning and experience that Jacobs can bring from their successful collaborative ventures demonstrated at other site license companies."

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Visit jacobs.com and connect with Jacobs on Facebook, InstagramLinkedIn and Twitter.

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SOURCE Jacobs


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