Tag Archives: environment

Jeff Kerridge Named Senior VP of Business Development at AECOM

Jeff Kerridge, a 31-year nuclear industry veteran, has been named senior vice president of business development in the Nuclear & Environment (N&E) Strategic Business Unit within AECOM’s Management Services group, the company announced Tuesday “Jeff’s understanding of the nuclear industry for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.K. Ministry of Defense …

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Cornell University Gets USDOT Funds for Transportation Research; Oliver Gao Comments

The Transportation Department has awarded Cornell University up to $7 million in funds to lead a research initiative meant to explore technologies that could help reduce potential adverse effects of transportation on public health and the environment, Cornell Chronicle reported Thursday. Tom Fleischman writes Cornell will lead a consortium of …

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Washington Headquarters Services Taps Boston Consulting to Support DoD Cost Mgmt Efforts

The Washington Headquarters Services has awarded Boston Consulting Group an $8.1 million contract to provide subject matter expertise and analysis services in support of the Defense Department‘s efforts to implement cost management policies, systems and procedures. Boston Consulting will perform work at the Pentagon and is scheduled to finish April 25, 2017, the department said …

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Bechtel to Continue Support Work for Gabon’s $25B Nat’l Infrastructure Plan

Bechtel has extended its partnership with Gabon to continue work on a $25 billion national infrastructure plan that looks to build the country’s skill base for project management, construction, engineering, project controls, sustainability, health, safety, environment, quality and contracts. Bechtel said Wednesday the collaboration has established a public works agency called l’Agence Nationale des Grands Travaux …

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Purdue Receives Research Grant on Firefighting Foam Chemical’s Effect on Amphibians

The Defense Department has granted a team of Purdue University researchers $2.5 million to fund their research on the effects of perfluoroalkyl, a chemical used in common commercial products and firefighting foams, on amphibians. The study aims to find the impact of different levels of perfluoroalkyl substance exposure throughout an amphibian’s …

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CSRA Lands EPA R&D, Simulation Services Recompete; Larry Prior Comments

CSRA has won a seven-year, $54 million contract to help create simulations for research initiatives at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‘s research and development office. The EPA re-competed task orders held by CSRA’s predecessor companies for the Scientific Models, Applications, Visualization, Computational Science and Statistical Support contract to support research at multiple locations, CSRA said Wednesday. …

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IDC’s Ruthbea Clarke: Transportation, Energy to See Gov’t IoT Spend Increase in Next 2 Years

A recent International Data Corp. report predicts government spending worldwide on Internet of Things platforms to hit $1.2 trillion in the next two years, according to an article published Monday on Cisco‘s website. Ruthbea Clarke, smart cities research director at IDC, said transportation, energy, environment and tourism, and public safety are the four public …

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Matt Warren on Systemizing Mobile App Environments, Agilex’s Big Data Push for Law Enforcement & The Power of Sharing Data Between Agencies

Matt Warren serves as president of Agilex‘s Justice and Homeland Security Sector, where the long-time federal government marketplace leader manages that business and is responsible for its growth. A close-to-six-year Agilex veteran, Warren joined Agilex in 2008 after spending more than 10 years with Oracle, where he helped start the …

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Ursula English Promoted to Boeing EHS Org VP; John Tracy Comments

Ursula English, most recently director of Boeing‘s commercial aviation services business, has been appointed vice president of the company’s environment, health and safety organization. English will start in the role Friday and will be responsible for the company’s workplace safety programs and environmental performance the company announced Tuesday. She will …

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JLL Chosen for EPA Energy Star Award

The Environmental Protection Agency has selected JLL to receive an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for the company’s work in the climate change arena. The company received the climate communications award, marking the third consecutive year that JLL has received a sustained excellence award, the company announced Thursday. …

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