Tag Archives: California

RFID Journal to Host A&D Radio Frequency Tech Forum

RFID Journal will host an event focused on radio-frequency identification technologies for the aerospace and defense sector on Oct. 20 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California. The media company said Thursday the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and Delta Air Lines will participate in the event to share how they apply RFID technology in operations. RFID Journal …

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CGI Supports California Franchise Tax Board’s IT Modernization Project

CGI has led the implementation of a California Franchise Tax Board information technology modernization project that has achieved $2.6 billion in revenue over five years. The IT and business process services company said Thursday the Enterprise Data to Revenue project aims to update FTB’s customer service, revenue generation and organizational transparency. Dave Delgado, a senior vice president at CGI, …

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DHS to Host Industry Days to Discuss Gov’t Mobile Device Security RFI; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security will host Industry Day events on Wednesday in Washington and Aug. 2 in Menlo Park, California, to discuss a request for information on technical platforms and best practices designed to address threats to government mobile devices. The cybersecurity division under DHS’ science and technology directorate …

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SBA Taps 21 Partners to Support Agency’s Small Biz Innovation Programs

The Small Business Administration has awarded $325,000 in grant funds to 21 organizations to assist the agency in efforts to help entrepreneurs get more involved in the government’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs. SBA said Thursday it chose 16 state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities to …

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ICF Awarded 2 California DOT Environmental Services Contracts

California’s Transportation Department has awarded ICF International a pair of three-year contracts worth $13.6 million combined to provide environmental and biological support services for department’s district projects in the state. ICF said Friday it will perform on-call environmental services to support Caltrans’ transportation infrastructure development, construction and maintenance projects in District 8 as well as on-call biological services …

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Deltek: General Govt Services Solicitations Fell in June, Natural Resources Led Releases

Deltek has released its monthly review of general government services that showed a decline in solicitations during June by 15 percent from May. The government contracting research firm said Wednesday 30 percent of the solicitations listed information technology as the primary requirement with the remaining 70 percent for other professional services. Natural resources led Deltek’s …

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CH2M to Provide Design-Build Support for Houston, San Jose Water Conversion Projects

CH2M will serve as a design-build contractor for the $1.2 billion Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion project of Houston, Texas, and the $85 million Cogeneration Facility Project of San Jose, California. The company said Wednesday its joint venture with CDM Smith — called Houston Waterworks Team — will work to design, construct and operate a water facility that could help Houston save $9 million …

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L-3 to Integrate Electron Devices Unit With Manufacturing Operations; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications plans to move the manufacturing operations of its electron devices facility in San Carlos, California, to the company’s north central Pennsylvania and Los Angeles sites by the end of 2017. L-3 said Monday the consolidation efforts will occur throughout 2017. Michael Strianese, L-3 chairman and CEO, said the company will …

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Parsons Completes Solar Projects for California Eastern Municipal Water District

Parsons has completed its solar projects for California’s eastern municipal water district in support of the latter’s sustainability and green energy initiative. Parsons worked to aid EMWD’s efforts to address rising energy costs through the construction of a solar photovoltaic renewable energy facility and five additional solar projects at EMWD’s regional water …

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John Mikal Named MTSI Site Lead for Edwards Air Force Base

John Mikal, an Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel and test pilot for the KC-46A tanker aircraft, has been appointed by Modern Technology Solutions Inc. as site lead for the company’s operations at Edwards Air Force Base in California. MTSI said Tuesday Mikal succeeds Don Blanton, who was recently promoted to director of the …

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ICF Nabs 2 Contracts From California DOT for Environmental Services

ICF International has secured two four-year contracts potentially worth $16.1 million combined from California’s Transportation Department. Both contracts cover on-call environmental services for the maintenance, development and construction of Caltrans’ proposed transportation facilities in the north region, ICF said Tuesday. David Freytag, a senior vice president for ICF International, said the company looks …

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Sandia Lab, CFRTA Sign Partnership Agreement for Emergency Planning Concepts Development

Sandia National Laboratories and the California Fire and Rescue Training Authority have signed a memorandum of agreement for the development of new emergency planning, exercise and response concepts. Sandia aims to build on its nine-month agreement with California for emergency response scenarios on wildfire, chlorine tanker release and radiological dispersal device for …

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Report: San Bernardino Police Used Thomson Reuters Tool to Track Suspects; Steve Rubley Comments

Police officers in San Bernardino County in California used a Thomson Reuters-built investigative platform to locate the suspects involved in a terrorist attack at a county training seminar on Dec. 2, the San Bernardino Sun reported Wednesday. Doug Saunders writes the police officers used Clear, an online database that works …

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