Posts from GovConWire for 11/18/2016

DLA Awards $252M in Retail Electricity Contracts to 5 Firms

Five companies have won two-year contracts worth up to $252.5 million combined for retail electricity and ancillary/incidental services to various U.S. federal departments and military branches. The Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization received eight offers for the contracts through a competitive procurement and the winning suppliers will perform work through Dec…
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Ensco Wins $145M AF Space & Missile Systems Center Support Contract

Ensco has won a potential six-year, $145 million contract to perform systems engineering and integration efforts for the range and network division of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center…
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CBO Cites Weapons, Military Personnel, Operation & Maintenance Costs as ‘Internal Pressures’ in DoD’s Budget

The Congressional Budget Office has said the increasing costs of weapon systems, operation and maintenance as well as military compensation have become “internal pressures” within the Defense Department’s budget and have “exacerbated” the discrepancy between DoD’s Future Years Defense Program and spending caps in the Budget Control Act…
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EMC Vet William Teuber Named Senior Operating Principal at Bridge Growth Partners

William Teuber, former vice chairman of EMC, has joined New York-based investment firm Bridge Growth Partners as senior operating principal. He became EMC’s vice chairman in May 2006 and stepped down from the post upon completion of the data storage vendor’s merger with Dell in September 2016, Bridge Growth Partners said…
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Army Picks 3 Companies for $75M Horizontal Construction Services Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Granite Construction and Kiewit Infrastructure West have won a $75 million shared contract for horizontal construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ southwestern border patrol sectors…
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SEC to Implement Markov Research & Reporting Software for Investor Protection Mission

Markov Processes International has been chosen by the Securities and Exchange Commission to supply a research and reporting platform to aid in SEC’s mutual funds surveillance and investor protection efforts…
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DCMA Contracts Group in New York Reduces FY 2016 Overage Contracts by 55%

A New York-based contracts group under the Defense Contract Management Agency has achieved a 55 percent reduction in the number of overage cost-type contracts and lowered the dollar value of such contracts by 47 percent in fiscal year 2016, DCMA reported Wednesday…
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Octo Consulting to Help Modernize Army’s Electronic Medical Records System

Octo Consulting Group has secured a potential three-year, $5 million contract from the U.S. Army‘s medical communications for combat casualty care product management office to support the service branch’s military health records system modernization project…
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Calibre Secures NIDA Clinical Informatics Program Support Contract

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded Calibre Systems a contract of an undisclosed value to provide clinical informatics and document management services to NDIA’s therapeutics and medical consequences division…
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Carahsoft Offers LexisNexis’ Legal Software Products on GSA Schedule, NASA SEWP Contracts

Carahsoft and LexisNexis have entered an agreement to offer the latter company’s legal software products to the federal government through Carahsoft’s positions on the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 70 and NASA‘s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicles…
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November 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Green, Fed Chair Tells Congress Rate Hike Near

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index nudged a slight gain Thursday in a mostly positive session for the U.S. stock market at-large as investors listened to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s congressional testimony…
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