Government Construction Contracts. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 30, 2017

EDITORIAL: Texas Legislature needs to probe 'cozy' firms and government contractsExpo 2020 Dubai offering SMEs an opportunity to 'Meet the Buyers'Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Now Launching Spy Satellites For The US GovernmentLobbyist who once sued Interior named to be department's No. 2 officialLobbyist who once sued Interior named to be department's No. 2 ...Trump picks California water lobbyist for key Interior Department postUttarakhand to impose ban on UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam over inefficiency, graftGov. Jerry Brown keeps Oroville Dam repair costs hidden, state lawmakers sayPHC stops KP govt from awarding contracts directly to NLC, FWOBrandt loses appeal of disqualified Rockingham Road bidACT government signs suite of light rail stage 2 contractsCentral library one step closer to realityValue of city contracts to disadvantaged business hits all-time high in 2016Build it and be banned: Lawmakers move to block state contracts for ...Significant Milestone reached as Government of Canada Awards ...

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KCBXApril 4, 2017

A main focus at Tuesday's San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting will concern groundwater basins and alleged violations of state law by some.more »

Corpus Christi 'Jumbo Project' $100 million headache for US, Texas companies
mySanAntonio.comApril 13, 2017

The liens are the latest for the project, which began construction in 2013 after M&G signed a $1 billion engineering, procurement and construction contract with Sinopec Engineering, a Chinese-government owned construction company. Some U.S. contractors ...more »

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EDITORIAL: Texas Legislature needs to probe 'cozy' firms and government contracts
MonitorApril 30, 2017

While the raids may have provided Garcia with an opportunity to exit negotiations with Dannenbaum — which during recent public meetings have been contentious over management of the construction of the $141 million county courthouse — we believe he ...more »

Expo 2020 Dubai offering SMEs an opportunity to 'Meet the Buyers'
Dubai Media Office (press release)April 30, 2017

This year alone, more than AED 11 billion in construction contracts and a further AED 360 million in non-construction contracts will be awarded by Expo 2020 Dubai – more than AED 2 billion of which will be passed on to SMEs over the course of the deals.more »

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Now Launching Spy Satellites For The US Government
UPROXXApril 29, 2017

However, SpaceX says that even though this will be a fresh construction, they will recycle it for future private launches. Maybe the government can be won over once the company's current two Air Force contracts are completed successfully and without ...more »

Lobbyist who once sued Interior named to be department's No. 2 official
Idaho StatesmanApril 28, 2017

His name is David Longly Bernhardt, and he's worked as the top lobbyist for California's Westlands Water District, the largest agricultural entity of its kind in the nation. He's sued the Interior Department and helped write legislation on behalf of ...more »

Lobbyist who once sued Interior named to be department's No. 2 ...
News & ObserverApril 28, 2017

The Trump administration has nominated a lobbyist to serve as deputy Interior Secretary, where he'll be in a position to influence decisions involving his former ...more »

Trump picks California water lobbyist for key Interior Department post
Charlotte ObserverApril 28, 2017

The Trump administration has nominated a lobbyist to serve as deputy Interior Secretary, where he'll be in a position to influence decisions involving his former ...more »

Uttarakhand to impose ban on UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam over inefficiency, graft
Hindustan TimesApril 28, 2017

Pant accused the erstwhile Congress government of assigning all big ticket contracts relating to building constructions to UPRNN at the cost of the state owned construction agencies. “From the way such contracts were awarded to UPRNN by them (Congress ...more »

Gov. Jerry Brown keeps Oroville Dam repair costs hidden, state lawmakers say
Fox NewsApril 28, 2017

Jerry Brown has unsealed previously secret memos related to repair plans and safety issues at the damaged Oroville Dam, but his administration's alleged refusal to be transparent about the contract bidding process and overall project costs has some ...more »

PHC stops KP govt from awarding contracts directly to NLC, FWO
The News InternationalApril 28, 2017

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday stopped the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government from issuing work order of major construction projects to the National Logistics Cell and Frontier Works Organization till the next order of the court. A division ...more »

Brandt loses appeal of disqualified Rockingham Road bid
Quad City TimesApril 27, 2017

Brandt Construction Co.'s last ditch effort to win the Rockingham Road reconstruction project has failed. The Davenport City Council has approved awarding the contract to Langman Construction and denied the appeal of Brandt after its bid for the ...more »

ACT government signs suite of light rail stage 2 contracts
The Canberra TimesApril 27, 2017

The ACT government has signed a series of contracts with consultants to design its second stage of light rail from the city to Woden, using many of the consultants it used on the first leg. ... Eventually, the construction contract was signed for $710 ...more »

Central library one step closer to reality
Norman TranscriptApril 27, 2017

NORMAN — The land use and construction contract for the new central library — a cornerstone of Norman Forward — got the green light Tuesday in a unanimous city council vote. The $25.8 million contract between the city of Norman and Flintco has a ...more »

Value of city contracts to disadvantaged business hits all-time high in 2016
San Antonio Business JournalApril 25, 2017

The construction company was awarded a $350,000 contract to replace 650 seats inside the Carver Community Cultural Center on the city's East Side in June 2016, according to city records. Tejas Premier Building Contractor has worked over the years on ...more »

Build it and be banned: Lawmakers move to block state contracts for ...
Los Angeles TimesApril 25, 2017

California legislators took the first step Tuesday to ban state government contracts for any company that helps build President Trump's...more »

Significant Milestone reached as Government of Canada Awards ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)April 25, 2017

CAMPBELLFORD, ON, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's national parks and historic sites enable Canadian families to experience our rich history and heritage.more »

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