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Jacobs Wins Two Czech Republic Nuclear Contracts

DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) has won two new contracts to support the Czech nuclear sector with radioactive waste management services.

National utility ČEZ has selected Jacobs' SIAL® geopolymer encapsulation technology to safely solidify 250 metric tons of low and intermediate-level radioactive sludge at the Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant. Jacobs will treat the sludge, currently held in storage tanks at the plant, and encapsulate it in 200-liter drums ready for transport to long-term storage. The work, carried out at a specially assembled on-site unit, is expected to take five years.

On another front, SÚRAO, the Czech Republic'sRadioactive Waste Repository Authority, has appointed Jacobs to a safety assessment and technical advice framework for its planned deep geological repository.  Last December, the Czech government approved a shortlist of four potential locations for the repository together with a schedule calling for the site to be selected by 2030 and operational by 2065. This contract complements Jacobs' work supporting radioactive waste repositories in the U.K., Finland, Sweden and Belgium.

"Our previous experience was key to winning these two contracts, which strengthen our position in important radioactive waste management programs in the Czech Republic," said Jacobs Energy, Security and Technology Senior Vice President Karen Wiemelt. "These contracts not only support the Czech government's vision for the future of the country, but also help create a more sustainable and safer world."

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 $14 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 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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