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GSA Selects Everbridge to Provide CEM Platform; Mike Mostow Quoted

Everbridge

The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Everbridge’s Mass Notification platform to secure the agency’s employees, facilities and operations. Everbridge’s CEM platform will help keep employees safe and informed across a variety of threats such as a global pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires, cyberattacks, IT outages and more. Everbridge received its FedRAMP authorization in 2018.

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NASA Picks Four Concept Studies for ‘Pioneers’ Astrophysics Research Program

Space

NASA has unveiled four astrophysics research proposals for the agency’s Pioneers program that will receive funding to support agency efforts to explore topic areas such as exoplanets, galaxy evolution, neutron star merging and high-energy neutrinos. Paul Hertz, director of the astrophysics division at NASA, said the agency received more than 20 proposals from NASA centers, research laboratories and universities for the program.

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NVTC Recognizes Siemens Gov’t Technologies for Tech Capabilities; Tina Dolph Quoted

Tina Dolph

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has selected Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) for its 100 most innovative technology companies in 2020. The council also selected Tina Dolph, president and CEO of SGT and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a NVTC Tech 100 Executive. "I am very proud of our SGT and Siemens teams that do mission critical work for our government customers each day,” said Dolph. 

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BWXT Subsidiary Completes TRISO Nuclear Fuel Line Restart Project; Joel Duling Quoted

Joel Duling

BWX Technologies’ subsidiary, BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, has completed the TRISO nuclear fuel line restart project and has begun fuel production at its Lynchburg, Va. facility. “The restart of our TRISO line positions BWXT as the only company in the U.S. that is currently executing production contracts for TRISO fuel,” said Joel Duling, president of the Nuclear Operations Group.

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CALIBRE Names Emile Trombetti VP, CGO; Richard Pineda Quoted

Emile Trombetti

CALIBRE Systems has appointed Emile Trombetti as vice president and chief growth officer (CGO) to lead strategic growth and collaborate with operational divisions. With more than 30 years of experience, Emile has a broad base of industry experience that spans federal government, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and automotive.

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DOE Announces 2020 CyberForce Competition

Mark Wesley Menezes

The Department of Energy has launched the sixth year of an annual competition that aims to challenge students to compete in a realistic cybersecurity defense exercise. The CyberForce Competition 2020 virtual event will task individual representatives from various academic institutions to defend a simulated wind energy company's cyber systems against cyberattacks.

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AFWERX Starts Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge; Col. Charles Bris-Bois, Mark Rowland Quoted

AFWERX

AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force's innovation arm has launched the Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge, to advance resilient energy production, transmission, use and storage, the unit reported on Friday. With AFWERX’s innovations, the Department of Defense (DoD) will be able to demand for petroleum and modernize the energy infrastructure.

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KBR Wins Contract to Support Energy & Technology Advancements; Doug Kelly Quoted

Doug Kelly

KBR has been awarded two contracts by Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group for its 500KTA coal to olefins project & 500KTA C2-C5 comprehensive utilization project in Ningdong Town, Lingwu City, Ningxia, China. Under the contract, KBR will provide process technology licensing and process design packages, which will have an annual production capacity of one million tons of olefins.

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Bechtel Completes Partnership with Gabon, Providing Sustainable Infrastructure; Bogdan Sgarcitu Quoted

Bechtel

Bechtel has completed the ten-year master planning and construction partnership with the Government of Gabon, which has developed key sustainable infrastructure projects to advance the economy, the company announced on Thursday

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Ball Signs Two VPPAs to Expand Renewable Energy in Europe; Kathleen Pitre, John Powers Quoted

Kathleen Pitre

Ball Corporation has successfully completed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) in Europe to expand its total wind energy by 93.4 megawatts (MW) and add to the company’s commitment to achieve and maintain 100 percent renewable energy in Europe, Ball announced on Wednesday

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