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Jacobs Provides VR-Based Visualization Tool to Support Construction Project in Wales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has delivered to the government of Wales in the U.K. a visualization software that utilizes virtual reality technology as part of the company’s support for a highway construction project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the VR platform …

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AECOM Named ‘Most Admired’ Company in Fortune’s List for Engineering & Construction Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 23, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has ranked No. 1 in the engineering and construction industry category of Fortune magazine’s latest World’s Most Admired Companies list based on product and service quality, innovation and social responsibility, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday this is its …

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AECOM-Inquip JV Secures Contract for USACE Construction Project in California

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — An AECOM (NYSE: ACM) joint venture with Inquip will support a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers levee construction project in California under a potential $30.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the JV will provide services to update the levee as part of the American River …

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Jacobs Lands Construction Management Award for LA Gov’t Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received recognition from the Construction Management Association of America for its work in leading a California-based construction project for a federal government customer, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday the Project of the Year award serves to …

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Army Picks Fluor for Potential $831M Puerto Rico Power Contract

Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) enterprises business unit has won a potential $831 million contract from the U.S. Army to build structures necessary to restore power in Puerto Rico. The Army Corps of Engineers solicited nine bids for the time-and-materials contract and subsequently received two responses, the Defense Department said Friday. USACE obligated …

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CyrusOne Begins Construction of Future Data Center Campus in Allen, TX

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has held a ceremony to break ground on a future facility in Allen, Texas, that will comprise three data centers to serve customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the first data center will cover an area of 340,000 square feet, with …

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US Air Force Requests Millions for Construction Funding to Improve Aircraft Ranges

In its fiscal year 2018 budget request, the US Air Force (USAF) has requested funding for construction to improve aircraft ranges in Utah and Nevada. This would allow the USAF to utilize the full range of capabilities available to F-35A aircrews, said USAF Chief of Staff General David Goldfein and …

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Parsons Exec Carey Smith Named Keynote Speaker at ‘Women in Construction’ Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, will deliver the industry keynote speech at the 14th Annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction conference on May 2, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday Smith, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, will discuss approaches to …

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Gilbane Wins $134M Army Contract to Build 2 Military Facilities in South Korea

Gilbane‘s federal business has won a $133.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to construct the U.S. Forces Korea’s operations center and a facility at the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. The Defense Department said Monday work will occur in South Korea through May 2, 2020. The Army Corps of Engineers received seven offers for the contract …

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Navy Picks 5 Firms for $99M NAVFAC Construction Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies spots on a potential five-year, $99 million contract to provide construction support services for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. NAVFAC received 16 bids for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a one-year base period and four one-year options, the Defense Department said Friday. The design-build contract covers housing renovation …

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