Ashtabula, OH – 1997 – $900,000
Scope of Work:
RMI is the leading supplier of specialty metals for the aerospace industry. During renovation of their Astabula facility, Neumeyer Environmental provided disassembly, size reduction and packaging of 3,000 tons of radiologically contaminated machinery that had manufactured projectiles of depleted uranium. The machinery included a 4,000-ton capacity hydraulic press, associated feed and run-out cooling tables, several smaller hydraulic presses, and six preheat furnaces. The furnaces contained radiologically contaminated asbestos refractory and insulation materials.
Neumeyer Environmental disassembled the equipment and properly disposed of the regulated materials. This facility remains in commercial use.