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September 23, 1989 | From Associated Press
The Energy Department announced Friday that Rockwell International Corp. will bow out as operator of the beleaguered Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant and a new company will take its place. The action marks the final breach between Rockwell and the department, apparently over the growing problem of hazardous waste at the plant and responsibility for the disposal of that waste. Energy Secretary James D.
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September 23, 1989 | From Associated Press
The Energy Department announced Friday that Rockwell International Corp. will bow out as operator of the beleaguered Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant and a new company will take its place. The action marks the final breach between Rockwell and the department, apparently over the growing problem of hazardous waste at the plant and responsibility for the disposal of that waste. Energy Secretary James D.
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July 22, 1986
The first shipment of radioactive fuel, damaged in a March, 1979, accident, has been moved from the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania on a rail trip to the Department of Energy's National Engineering Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Ida., officials for both GPU Nuclear Corp., which operates the plant, and the Department of Energy contractor, EG&G Inc., said in Middletown, Pa.
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February 9, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Michael Warchol, a nuclear physicist who was instrumental in developing the complex triggering device for the first atomic bomb, has died of a heart attack. He was 72. Warchol, who died Saturday in Lawrence General Hospital, was among the researchers who developed the instruments that triggered the experimental bomb near Alamogordo, N.M., on July 16, 1945. The electromagnetic trigger he helped devise permitted the detonation 10 miles from ground zero.
BUSINESS
November 14, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
InVision Technologies Inc. said it will team up with EG&G Inc.'s Astrophysics Research Corp. unit to integrate their two bomb-detection systems. Wellesley, Mass.-based EG&G will invest $2 million in InVision in return for 91,885 InVision common shares, and the two companies will enter into a joint sales and marketing agreement. Foster City, Calif.-based InVision makes a device called a CTX 5000 that uses computer tomography to peer inside luggage. EG&G makes an X-ray system called Z-Scan.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1997
Boeing Co. will actively market McDonnell Douglas commercial airplanes and let demand decide whether they survive the companies' merger, Boeing chief Phil Condit said during a tour of the Long Beach Douglas Aircraft facilities. "The customer will choose which products they like and we'll continue to build them as long as they buy them," Condit said. . . . Los Angeles-based Arden Group Inc. reported net income for the second quarter of $2.2 million, or $2.
BUSINESS
September 14, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Fluor Ends Talks to Acquire Cleanup Project: In a setback to its efforts to expand its nuclear decontamination business, Fluor Daniel Inc. said it will not take over the remaining 15 months of a federal contract to manage the defunct Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant near Denver. The major operating unit of Fluor Corp. in Irvine could not reach a final agreement with EG&G Inc. in Wellesley, Mass., to take over its EG&G Rocky Flats Inc.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1988 | Associated Press
A U.S. company announced Thursday that it will buy advanced technology from China, an unusual agreement that reverses the roles of the two countries in most high technology transfers. The company, EG&G Inc., will buy technological know-how and components for developing a helium magnetometer used for geophysical mapping and minerals exploration, said EG&G Chairman and Chief Executive John M. Kucharski.
NEWS
May 24, 1985 | Associated Press
A contractor with the nation's nuclear weapons testing program is investigating allegations that some workers at the Nevada test site get drunk before nuclear tests are conducted, a general manager for the company said Thursday. Peter Zavattaro, general manager for EG&G Inc., said the charges were made by a former employee who was fired for using a government car for unauthorized purposes.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1999 | JOSH FRIEDMAN
Traders, beware: Even companies that can be counted on for good earnings surprises may not see their stocks react in kind--at least not in the short run. With earnings season in full swing, market data cruncher LIMresearch.com of Austin, Texas, put together a list of companies in the blue-chip Standard & Poor's 500 index that have beaten analysts' earnings estimates (as tracked by IBES Inc.) in each of the last six quarters.
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