CAMDEN, NJ, March 25, 2019, Comprehensive Decommissioning International (CDI), announced that effective March 25th, Kelly Trice will join CDI as president of the organization. Mr. Trice brings thirty years of executive management for multibillion-dollar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects that span both power generation and nuclear decommissioning. As CDI’s president, Mr. Trice has the ultimate responsibility to ensure safe, compliant and efficient decommissioning.
Mark Morant, who has served an interim appointment as CDI’s Chief Executive Officer, has been instrumental in the formation of CDI as a joint venture company. Mark Morant will continue to be involved in CDI by providing oversight of the business for SNC-Lavalin.


Mr. Trice has extensive experience including leadership responsibility for the decommissioning of several test reactors, one power reactor, and over 1000 nuclear production and ancillary facilities. Mr. Trice has terminated five NRC licenses.

Some examples of this experience include:

  • Decommissioning the Rocky Flats site: This program removed approximately 700 structures and five large processing facilities associated with the production of plutonium and highly enriched uranium.
  • Decommissioning the Oakridge K25 and Y12 sites: This program removed approximately 250 structures which were used to produce highly enriched uranium.
  • Decommissioning at the Hanford program: This program placed five nuclear reactors in a safe storage configuration and removed approximately 100 structures associated with the production of plutonium.
  • Decommissioning the Fort St. Vrain power plant in Colorado: This project removed spent reactor fuel, decommissioned a power reactor and installed a gas turbine production capability.
  • Decommissioning the US Army Materials Technology Laboratory in Watertown, MA: This program decommissioned a small test reactor and approximately twenty large structures. The facility was later converted to a mall.
  • Decommissioning at Los Alamos National Laboratory: There were numerous decommissioning projects here including the decommissioning of the Omega West reactor and approximately 100 structures used in the creation of the “Trinity” device as well as the “Fat Man device” used during World War II.
  • Decommission building KA-3 at the Battelle Memorial Institute: This project decommissioned a radiochemistry and testing facility.
  • Decommissioning at the Grand Junction site in Colorado which removed several processing facilities used in the separation and extraction of uranium ore and vanadium.

Previously, Mr. Trice served as the President of the Facilities & Plant Services Division of CB&I, executing projects in Europe, South America, Asia and North America. He was responsible for leading the company’s nuclear, chemical and fossil divisions. Combined, these divisions covered approximately 40% of the US nuclear operating fleet and another 150 petrochemical plants. Mr. Trice also served as the President of CB&Is Power Division, which constructed power plants (nuclear and fossil) throughout the world, and as President of the Project Services Group, Mr. Trice ran the division responsible for the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication program. Mr. Trice joins CDI having recently served as an Executive Vice President for Bruce Power, a large Canadian utility company which operates eight reactors in Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Trice is a graduate of the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program. He served in the Navy for six years as an Officer on a nuclear submarine. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico. Kelly is married to his wife Beth and has an adult son Mitch.

About CDI

Comprehensive Decommissioning International, LLC (CDI) is a joint venture company of Holtec International and SNC-Lavalin. CDI provides comprehensive project solutions for the accelerated decommissioning of retired nuclear power plants. CDI brings together a legacy of expertise and technological innovation to protect the public in an environmentally responsible, safe and ethical manner. The joint venture company is committed to the enhancement of the communities in which it operates, employing financially sustainable business practices that ensure the upholding of obligations made as a trusted steward of legacy nuclear materials. For more information visit

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