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Army Issues New Round of $7B Renewable Energy Program Awards; Robert Ruch Comments

The U.S. Army added 21 companies in January and February to the branch’s $7 billion program covering work to develop and produce renewable energy for the Army and Defense Department. Seventy-nine contractors now hold positions on the 30-year program and awardees will compete for task orders to provide renewable energy by …

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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 …

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Research and Markets: Critical Infrastructure Protection Market to Grow 10% Over 5 Years

A new survey by Research and Markets forecasts the critical infrastructure protection market to grow double digits over the next five years. The “Critical Infrastructure Protection: Global Advancements, Market Forecasts & Analysis 2013-2018” report seeks to highlights countries’ efforts to build up defenses against disruption of assets in event of …

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Aneesh Chopra, Former Federal CTO, Helps Spearhead Startup Hunch Analytics

Aneesh Chopra, who served as the U.S.’ first federal chief technology officer, helped co-found Arlington, Va.-based data analytics incubator Hunch Analytics in October 2013 and serves as an executive vice president there. The company works with healthcare and education leaders to use new data sets and algorithms for decision-making processes …

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Sudhakar Kesavan: ICF to Buy Belgium-Based Mostra for Europe Market Push

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has moved to grow its communications services portfolio in Europe by agreeing to buy Brussels, Belgium-based Mostra S.A. for an undisclosed amount. ICF intends for the acquisition to increase its earnings per share starting in the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year and will adjust …

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Curtiss-Wright Restructures Businesses, Maintains 2013 Guidance; David Adams Comments

Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE: CW) has moved to restructure the company’s business segments in an effort to align strategies with market requirements. The new Curtiss-Wright segment structure will consist of commercial, industrial, defense and energy businesses starting on Jan. 1, 2014, Curtiss-Wright said Wednesday. “I am pleased to announce the new …

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EMCOR to Replace Military Base HVAC Systems; Robert Lake Comments

An EMCOR Group subsidiary (NYSE: EME) has been awarded a set of four contracts to repair and replace heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at three military bases. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest contracted EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems to refresh systems at 64 buildings located in San Diego County, …

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Day & Zimmermann to Help Manage One of Largest U.S. Nuclear Power Plants; Gary McKinney Comments

PPL Susquehanna has selected Day & Zimmermann to help operate a nuclear power plant under a three-year contract. Day & Zimmermann will provide labor support services for the northern Pa. Susquehanna nuclear plant, which the company said is one of the largest in the U.S. Gary McKinney, president of Day & …

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Xerox Subsidiary, DOE Lab Partner to Build Sensor for High-Temperature Environments; Scott Elrod Comments

A Xerox subsidiary (NYSE: XRX) will work with an Energy Department national laboratory to develop and demonstrate a sensor monitoring platform intended to work in environments that have high temperatures. PARC and DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory aim for the Harsh Environment Adaptable Thermionic tool to store its own energy and send …

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Engility’s IRG Subsidiary to Help USAID Hold Clean Energy Seminars; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

An Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) subsidiary has won a $7.8 million task order to help the U.S. Agency for International Development conduct training workshops and online seminars on clean energy. IRG will work with USAID’s energy staff and their international counterparts under the single-award cost-plus fixed fee, Engility said Wednesday. “This …

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