Tag Archives: General Electric

Former Honeywell Exec Pete Costa Named as Jensen Hughes’ Global Operations President

Pete Costa, a former vice president and general manager at Honeywell‘s building solutions business, has joined Jensen Hughes as president of global operations at the Baltimore, Maryland-based fire protection systems and engineering consulting services provider. Jensen Hughes said Tuesday Costa brings more than 25 years of general management and operations experience in the fields of safety, regulatory compliance and security to his new …

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DLA Exercises GE Healthcare Contract Option for Patient Monitoring Systems

General Electric‘s healthcare business has received a one-year, $14.4 million contract modification for the supply of patient monitoring systems to the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification exercises the eighth option year in a previously awarded 10-year contract and covers subsystems, accessories, consumables and training support. Work will occur in Wisconsin through Jan. 13, 2018 …

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GE Awarded $74M Contract to Repair Navy Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft Engine Components

General Electric has been awarded a $74 million contract to repair, replace and provide program support for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler planes. Work under the performance-based contract will occur in Jacksonville, Florida, and at various GE supplier locations through April 2017, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy …

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Honeywell President & COO Darius Adamczyk Joins Board of Directors; Dave Cote Comments

Darius Adamczyk, president and chief operating officer of Honeywell, has been appointed to serve on the industrial conglomerate’s board of directors. Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote said in a statement published Monday that Adamczyk’s election to the board represents a key step in his transition to the chief executive role. The company selected Adamczyk to …

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DARPA, Navy Set 2018 Tests for Northrop’s Tern Unmanned Air System Prototype

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research aim to commence ground-based and at-sea flight tests of a Northrop Grumman-built prototype unmanned air system in 2018 as part of the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program. DARPA said Thursday its joint Tern project with ONR seeks to utilize forward-deployed small-deck ships such as …

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GE Secures Army Aircraft T700 Engine Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Electric‘s aviation subsidiary a potential five-year, $45.8 million contract for support work on T700 engines that currently power various multiple aircraft platforms. GE Aviation will perform work under the indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through Sept. 24, 2021, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting …

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IT Industry Vet Vic Bhagat Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions CIO; Christopher Formant Comments

Vic Bhagat, formerly executive vice president and chief information officer at EMC, has joined Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business as CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee the unit’s technology strategy, information technology initiatives and development of next-generation enterprise communications services in his new position, Verizon said Monday. “With Vic’s passion and creativity to …

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DOE Selects 6 Projects to Develop Tech for Thermal Efficiency at Combined-Cycle Power Plants

The Energy Department‘s National Energy Technology Laboratory will invest $30 million in six selected Phase 2 projects to help develop technologies for gas turbine components and supercritical carbon dioxide power cycles. DOE said Wednesday it seeks technologies that work to help combined-cycle power plants meet a target thermal efficiency rating of 65 percent from its …

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Sikorsky to Support Turkey’s $3.5B T70 Utility Helicopter Production Program

Turkey’s undersecretariat for defense industries has selected five aerospace companies to manufacture and deliver T70 helicopters as part of the estimated $3.5 billion TUHP-Turkish Utility Helicopter Program. Turkish Aerospace Industries will act as the prime contractor on the program and collaborate with Sikorsky Aircraft as the project’s major subcontractor as well as with local companies Aselsan, TEI …

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Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV to Build UK Nuclear Plant

Horizon Nuclear Power has chosen a joint venture of Bechtel, Japan Gas Corporation and Hitachi subsidiary Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in the U.K. Bechtel said Friday the Menter Newydd JV will perform initial front-end engineering and construction planning for the Wylfa Newydd plant in Wales before construction starts in 2020. Wylfa Newydd will work to supply low-carbon nuclear …

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GE Selects 2.5 Acre P&G South Boston Property as New HQ

General Electric has made an agreement with Proctor & Gamble to purchase 2.5 acres of the latter’s 44-acre South Boston property in the Seaport District to serve as GE’s new headquarters. GE said Thursday the future headquarters at 5 and 6 Necco Way will feature a mix of existing and newly-constructed buildings that will house approximately 800 employees …

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