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Bechtel to Continue Operations at Pueblo Chemical Weapons Destruction Plant

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Bechtel has received a $1,340,391,614 contract modification to extend the company’s design, operations and pilot testing work on the U.S. Army’s Pueblo chemical weapons destruction plant in Colorado. The company will continue to construct, operate and purchase equipment for the facility through July 19, 2019, the Defense Department said Thursday. Bechtel has ...

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ASRC Federal CEO Mark Gray Selected to Makes Wash100 for IT, Engineering Services Leadership

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 20, 2015 – Mark Gray, CEO at ASRC Federal, has been chosen among this year’s inductees to the Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership in information technology and engineering services. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive ...

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Michael Burke Adds Role of Board Chairman at AECOM

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Michael Burke, CEO of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors in addition to his current position. Burke succeeds John Dionisio, who recently retired from the executive chairman role and will remain as a member of the board, AECOM said Wednesday. “I would like ...

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US Army Awards $185M for Radioactive Waste Mitigation Project

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The U.S. Army has awarded 10 positions on a $185 million multiple-award contract to help government civilian and military agencies reduce their toxic and radioactive waste. The contractors will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order through Jan. 7, 2020, for the Army Corps of Engineers, N.W. Division and the Environmental ...

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Roger Wiederkehr Appointed Wyle CEO, George Melton to Stay as Chair

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Roger Wiederkehr, chief operating officer at Wyle Laboratories for two years, will succeed George Melton as president and CEO of the engineering and scientific services contractor at the end of this year. Wyle said Tuesday Melton, who has held the president and CEO titles for nine years, will continue to serve as ...

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AECOM Closes $4B Buy of URS Corp. in Energy, Gov’t Services Market Push

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AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) has closed its estimated $4 billion purchase of San Francisco-based engineering and construction services firm URS Corp. after shareholders at URS approved the transaction Thursday. Los Angeles-based AECOM announced the completion of the deal Friday and said it planned to pursue growth in the oil and ...

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AECOM Issues Initial Election Results on URS Merger

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URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) stockholders have completed the initial election phase for the form of merger consideration in relation to AECOM Technology‘s (NYSE: ACM) acquisition bid for URS. Holders of nearly 35.3 percent of outstanding URS shares have chosen to receive AECOM shares and will also receive cash for their URS shares, AECOM said Thursday. Holders of nearly 47.8 ...

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Report: Michael Burke Details Leadership Moves in AECOM-URS Combination

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AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will have a restructured senior management setup after the completion of their $4 billion merger, Building.co.uk reported Wednesday. Vern Pitt writes that Michael Burke, AECOM president and CEO, has told employees that the integrated company will comprise of four operating groups and a business development organization that ...

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AECOM Signs $4B Deal to Buy URS Corp

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Engineering design and infrastructure services firm AECOM has agreed to buy URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) for approximately $4 billion in cash and stock, or $56.31 per share, the companies said Sunday. AECOM will also assume URS’ debt and expects to close the acquisition in October, pending regulatory approvals and approval by ...

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Capita, PA Consulting, URS to Manage UK’s Defense Estate Under $670M Contract

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A team comprising of Capita, PA Consulting and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will provide management services to the U.K. defense ministry’s national and international estate under a 10-year, $670 million contract. Companies will work to oversee training facilities, allocate housing for service personnel and account for the assets under the 10-year contract for the ministry’s defense ...

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