Air Force Picks 6 Firms for $950M Military Construction IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million U.S. Air Force contract for architect-engineering services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs for sustainment, restoration and modernization. The Air Force received 82 offers for the contract, which the Navy awarded through a selection process under the Brooks Act and Federal Acquisition Regulation...

Guy Mehula: Parsons-Halcrow JV to Add 3 Miles on Dubai Waterfront For Canal Project

A Parsons-Halcrow joint venture has been awarded a contract with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority to oversee the construction of a water canal project in the United Arab Emirates. The joint venture will work to elevate three roads in Dubai, relocate utilities and build the 1.73-mile long Dubai water canal, Parsons said Wednesday. “Once completed, the Dubai water canal project will add (3.72...

Autodesk Reports 32% Sales Growth in Q4 2013; Amar Hanspal Comments

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has booked new orders for its architecture, engineering and construction offerings in its fiscal quarter ending Jan. 31 amid growing demand for building information modeling services worldwide. The company closed the fourth quarter of 2013 with 32 percent year-over-year revenue growth for its infrastructure offerings such as Autodesk BIM 360, cloud and mobile services,...

Peter Oosterveer Appointed Fluor COO in Realignment; David Seaton Comments

Peter Oosterveer, formerly president of Fluor Corp.’s (NYSE: FLR) energy and chemicals group, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the Irving, Texas-based energy and construction services contractor. He will lead the company’s commercial business lines and Fluor will create a new organization based on its work in commercial markets, Fluor said Monday. David Seaton, Fluor chairman...

Leidos to Design, Engineer Calif Natl Guard Bases Under $80M IDIQ; James Moos Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a position on a potential $80 million contract to design and engineer construction projects at military bases for the California Army and Air National Guard. The contract covers multi-disciplinary investigation, engineering and inspection and architectural design processes to build and repair multi-purpose military facilities in the state, Leidos said Thursday. “We’ve...

URS Wins Defense Dept Medical Countermeasure Subcontract; Mark Costello Comments

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URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will provide project and construction management services to the Defense Department for a disease prevention program under a subcontract from Nanotherapeutics. The Medical Countermeasures Advanced Development and Manufacturing program involves construction of a new vaccine laboratory on 3.5 acres of land in Alachua, Fla., URS said Thursday. DoD aims for the MCM ADM program...

Navy Picks Six for Potential $204M Construction IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has selected six contractors to compete for task orders to perform construction work under a potential $240 million contract. Fifty-one proposals were submitted to the Navy for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via the branch’s electronic commerce website, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will take place in Georgia and South Carolina,...

Four Companies Win Potential $800M Navy Construction IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $800 million combined for contingency construction projects worldwide over up to five years. Construction and related engineering services are intended in response to natural disasters, humanitarian needs and conflicts, the Defense Department said Friday. CH2M Hill Constructors, Environmental Chemical Corp., Kellogg Brown and Root Services...

Army Plans $2.5B for Fort Meade Construction Work; Kevin Plexico Comments

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Kevin Plexico The U.S. Army is preparing a potential $2.5 billion multiple-award contract for a construction project on the east campus of Fort Meade, Md., the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. Jill Aitoro writes that the Army could issue a request for proposals during the winter and that work will also include electrical and mechanical services. Kevin Plexico, Deltek vice president of...

Bill Lingard Promoted to URS EVP, COO; Martin Koffel Comments

Bill Lingard, formerly president of URS Corp.’s (NYSE: URS) oil and gas division, has been promoted to the newly-created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Wayne Shaw will succeed Lingard as head of the oil and gas division after previously serving as the division’s COO, URS said Tuesday. The company also announced Chief Financial Officer...

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