National Enrichment Facility (NEF)

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National Enrichment Facility (NEF) – The $1.5 billion NEF in Southeastern New Mexico is the first major nuclear facility to be licensed in the U.S. in three decades, and the first ever to be awarded a combined construction and operating license. Morrison-Knudsen is providing construction and construction management for this uranium enrichment facility, which will produce enriched uranium that can then be used in the manufacture of nuclear fuel rods required to operate the country’s commercial nuclear power plants. The NEF is the first new nuclear civil construction in last 25 years.