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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) SN3 subsidiary will sponsor and participate in the Waste Management Conference taking place March 6-10 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The annual conference provides a global forum for discussing and seeking cost-effective and environmentally responsible solutions for the safe management and disposition of radioactive waste and materials.

“As a leader in the waste management industry, SN3 has developed a distinctive approach represented by our commitment to innovation, quality of service and concern for the environment,” said SN3 President Nick Lombardo. “The Waste Management Conference provides an excellent opportunity for our employees to present papers and posters, attend technical sessions, and interact with other industry leaders.”

Nick Drucker, a modeling and simulation product manager at SN3, will present “Results of Modeling and Simulation Support to Special Nuclear Material Handling Facility Operations.” His presentation will address how simulation modeling can help identify and mitigate risks related to spent nuclear fuel handling.

Arron Pope, a senior scientist at SN3, will present “Remote Geophysical Logging at the Hanford Single‑Shell Tank Farms: Maintaining Efficiency and Reducing Personnel Hazards.” A new remote logging cable support was developed and implemented that reduces employee exposure while maintaining productivity.

Dwayne Kicker, a project manager at SN3, will discuss the impact of corrections to the spallings volume calculation on the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Performance assessment.

About SN3

From the operation of nuclear production facilities at Savannah River to site remediation and waste management at Hanford, SN3 manages complex projects that are crucial to national security, advancing science and technology and protecting the environment. With a 50-year legacy of safe performance, SN3 earned the first nationwide, multi-site Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program STAR award in 2012.

About Huntington Ingalls Industries

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of manufacturing, engineering and management services to the commercial and non-commercial energy, oil and gas markets. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 36,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:


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