Tag Archives: economic development

UK Space Agency Taps Inmarsat to Create Emerging-Market Satellite Application Programs

Inmarsat has secured grant funds from the U.K.’s space agency to develop satellite application programs that will help to address disaster relief, healthcare and sustainable fishing challenges in three emerging markets. The company said Wednesday that it applied lessons learned from UKSA International Partnership Space Program projects to identify opportunities for potential …

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CH2M Re-Selected as Program Mgmt Consultant for DC Anacostia Waterfront Devt Program

Washington, D.C.’s Department of Transportation has re-selected CH2M to serve as management consultant for the next five years in a program designed to revitalize the Anacostia Waterfront area in efforts to create a new hub for economic development. CH2M said Wednesday tasks on the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative will tackle new and continuing projects including work on the South Capitol Street …

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Woolpert to Develop Master Plan for Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport

Woolpert has received a a contract from the city of Springfield, Ohio to develop a Federal Aviation Administration master plan and layout for the Springfield-Beckley municipal airport to detail the site’s existing configuration. The FAA will primarily fund the project while the city of Springfield and the Ohio Department of Transportation will provide additional financial …

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Battelle Supports Ohio Bid for USDOT Grant on Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Research

The Transportation Department has awarded a $6 million grant to a Battelle-backed team for a dedicated short-range communications system in central Ohio to support testing and research on connected and autonomous vehicles. Battelle said Thursday it has helped build the winning bid from the Dublin, Marysville and Union counties in Ohio to secure the grant to expand fiber …

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Battelle to Receive Applications for FY 2017 Idaho Nat’l Lab Campaigns

Battelle‘s energy alliance business that oversees the Energy Department‘s Idaho National Laboratory has opened the application process for two fiscal year 2017 campaigns that each focus on a distinct audience and purpose. INL said Monday it will accept proposals for charitable donations for the Fiscal Year 2017 Community Giving Campaign and Fiscal Year 2017 Technology-based …

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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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CTC’s Ed Sheehan Previews JARI-Hosted Defense Trade Show in Pennsylvania

Concurrent Technologies Corp. President and CEO Ed Sheehan Jr. offered information about an annual defense contracting exhibition during his presentation at a Johnstown Area Regional Industries event held Thursday in Pennsylvania, The Tribute-Democrat reported Friday. Randy Griffith writes the Sheehan previewed JARI’s Showcase for Commerce trade show that is scheduled to take place at the Cambria County War Memorial …

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Thales’ Canada Arm to Develop Ontario Railway Signalling System; Brad Duguid Comments

Thales Group‘s Canada-based subsidiary has partnered teamed up with the Ontario government to develop a new railway signalling system for the province to address transit safety concerns and potentially create new jobs. Thales in Canada and Ontario will work to integrate a new communication-based train control system for mass transit including subways, light rail and commuter rail …

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KPMG Study: Insurance Firms Can Help Address Global Challenges Through Innovation, Partnerships

A KPMG International report says insurers can identify new investment opportunities if they develop innovation strategies and engage in public-private alliances. KPMG said Friday it believes the insurance sector has the potential to help address climate change, disaster and infrastructure management and economic development issues by offering long-term debt financing …

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QTS COO Jim Reinhart Named Blueprint Virginia Chairman

Jim Reinhart, chief operating officer for operations and development at QTS Realty Trust, has been elected to chair the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s economic development plan council. Reinhart will help the Blueprint Virginia’s Industry Council provide direction on business leadership direction and economic development for Virginia, QTS Realty announced Friday. Blueprint Virginia …

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Bostonia Partners Wins CDFA Energy Finance Award

Bostonia Partners has received an award from the Council of Development Finance Agencies for supporting an energy financing program intended for homeowners. CDFA presented the Excellence in Energy Finance Award to Bostonia Partners during the group’s annual National Development Finance Summit held from Aug. 6 through 9 in Washington D.C., …

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