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General Dynamics Commences Construction of Fourth Navy Expeditionary Sea Base

General Dynamics

General Dynamics' National Steel and Shipbuilding Company has started the assembly of the U.S. Navy's fourth expeditionary sea base vessel. Expeditionary sea bases function as mobile sea bases and are built to support various missions including special operations and aviation mine countermeasure activities. 

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Bechtel Completes Water Tank Construction on Plant Vogtle Unit 3 Nuclear Facility; Brian Reilly Quoted

Bechtel has announced that the company’s construction team completed the installation of a cooling water tank on Plant Vogtle Unit 3, the first of two new nuclear units under construction in the Unites States, in Waynesboro, Ga., the company reported on Wednesday

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Jacobs Secures $28M Contract to Develop Commercial Vehicle Advanced Propulsion Laboratory for Ford; Steve Arnette Quoted

Steve Arnette

Jacobs has been awarded a $28 million contract to design and build a new Commercial Vehicle Advanced Propulsion Laboratory for Ford at its Dunton Campus and U.K. headquarters in Essex, the company reported on Wednesday

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SBA Releases Statement Regarding PPP Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic; Jovita Carranza, Steven Mnuchin Quoted

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin issued a statement on Friday regarding the success of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Bechtel, Sempra Energy Announce EPC Contract for Liquefaction Project; Jeffrey Martin, Brendan Bechtel Quoted

Bechtel and Sempra Energy have signed a fixed-price engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Port Arthur LNG liquefaction project under development in Port Arthur, Texas, the company announced on Tuesday.

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GAO Comments on USACE, GSA Contract Change Processing

The Government Accountability Office conducted an inspection on the construction projects of the Army Corps of Engineers and the General Services Administration. GAO said Tuesday that it found both agencies do not regularly track the time length of processing contract changes. This reduces USACE's and GSA's capacities to identify and address issues, according to GAO.

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FBI Announces Plans for New Office in St. Louis

The federal government plans to construct a new FBI field office at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency campus in St. Louis, according to a St. Louis Business Journal report Thursday. The planned 40.4K-square foot facility is intended to accommodate information technology equipment and FBI cyber mission servers and unify all field offices across St. Louis.

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