DuPont no Longer Wants Contract to Operate South Carolina Nuclear Facility
January 26, 2006
The company made the announcement a day after reporting quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts estimates.
DuPont ran the former nuclear weapons plant for nearly four decades starting in 1950 but decided to pull out of consideration for a new contract.
The company want
to focus on their core business, DuPont Chairman and CEO Charles O. Holliday
DuPont had announced
in October it would partner with Fluor Daniel to compete for the operating
contract at the former nuclear weapons site.