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KBR CEO Stuart Bradie: Wyle Purchase Adds US Govt R&D Contracts as Complement to Overseas Work

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KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) move to purchase U.S. government engineering and technical services contractor Wyle Laboratories for $570 million aims to add a pipeline of domestic research-and-development services to federal agencies as a complement to work carried out overseas, KBR CEO Stuart Bradie told investors Monday. Bradie said a majority of KBR’s government …

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DHS Execs: Agency Seeking Early Feedback From Industry on IT Acquisitions

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The Department of Homeland Security wants potential vendors in an information technology acquisition program to give the agency feedback early in the process via responses to requests for information, DHS’ chief procurement officer said Wednesday. Soraya Correa, DHS’ CPO since January 2015, told an audience of industry executives at a Potomac Officers Club-hosted …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Talk Potential Benefits of Satcom-as-a-Service


TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes collaboration is key to drive the adoption of a new procurement model for satellite services at the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that the “satcom-as-a-service” …

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Fluor-Empresas ICA JV to Start Construction of $1B Diesel Refinery in Mexico


A joint venture of Fluor (NYSE: FLR) and Empresas ICA (NYSE: ICA) will begin engineering, procurement and construction work on a diesel refinery in Mexico under a $1 billion contract with Mexican state-owned petroleum firm Pemex Transformacion Industrial. ICA Fluor will provide commissioning services for two diesel hydrodesulfurization trains and related facilities under phase two …

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Arizona Public Service Picks AECOM for EPC Services Contract


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2015 — Arizona Public Service has selected AECOM (NYSE: ACM) to install selective catalytic reduction technology and related equipment at the Four Corners Station coal-fired power plant in New Mexico, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The contract includes engineering, procurement and construction work on SCR retrofits for two units …

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GSA Issues Human Capital, Training Service GWAC Solicitations


The U.S. General Services Administration has posted final solicitations for both unrestricted and small business set-aside tracks of a new government-wide acquisition contract vehicle that covers human capital management and workforce training services. GSA said Monday it kicked off the Human Capital and Training Solutions and HCaTS Small Business contracts in …

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Canadian Commercial Corp. to Help US Army Procure Sensors


The U.S. Army has awarded Canadian Commercial Corp. in Ottawa, Canada a $70 million contract to acquire MX sensor systems and related equipment for the military service. The contract also covers the provision of sensor technology integration, repair, engineering, configuration, quality assurance services, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Canadian Commercial …

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Australia to Order Additional Boeing C-17A Planes, Equipment


Australia intends to procure additional two Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Globemaster III military cargo aircraft and related equipment from the U.S. government. The Australian defense department said Friday it will spend approximately $1 billion to buy the C-17As as well as to modernize an aircraft maintenance facility and other infrastructure at …

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Heidi Shyu Makes Wash100 List for Leadership in R&D and Procurement

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 3, 2015 – Heidu Shyu, U.S. Army assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, has been named to this year’s list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership on federal procurement and research. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public …

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Former OFPP Chief Joseph Jordan Promoted to CEO at FedBid; Ted Leonsis Comments

Joe Jordan

Joseph Jordan, FedBid‘s public sector president and former Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, has elevated to the role of chief executive officer at FedBid and the appointment took effect Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday Jordan has led its public sector business in working with federal agencies to leverage reverse auction to save …

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