URS Corp. has hired Roger Baele as vice president/office manager for its Arizona and New Mexico operations. Baele has more than 30 years of operations and project management experience for engineering consultants with focus on water resources, transportation, solar energy, and land development.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
AECOM announces the offering of US$1.6 billion in senior unsecured...
The senior notes will be issued in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended , and to non-U.S. persons in offshore transactions in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. Any offer of the senior notes will be made only by means of a private offering memorandum.
Engineering firm warns of layoffs at Beach office
An engineering company has announced plans to lay off 208 employees from its Virginia Beach office. But the cuts might not happen.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Cost of LA streetcar line trimmed by millions
Supporters of a plan to build a streetcar line in downtown Los Angeles are cheering new estimates that show the project may cost millions less than previously thought.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Sandy Recovery Costs Up 50% and City Calls That a Victory
The costs of pushing papers in the name of Sandy rebuilding have increased by more than 50 percent over the city's initial expectations.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
City of Boise Preps for Public Workshops on Downtown Circulator
City of Boise officials are ready for the conversation about the possibility of a downtown circulator to gain some steam.
URS Corp Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
URS Corp has earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Water Utilities Push For New Infrastructure, Rates Could Rise
Associated General Contractors president Len Tonjes and Jennifer Obertino of URS Corporation speak on a water infrastructure panel with St. Louis Deputy Fire Chief Brian Walsh .
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Clearwater expands reclaimed water system
The Clearwater City Council on Aug. 20 approved a $750,000 cooperative funding agreement with the Southwest Florida Water Management District and awarded a $199,876 contract to URS Corporation for doing the work.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
About 50,000 threatened and endangered mussels are in the kill zone for the Hunter Station Bridge replacement project slated for 2016.
URS Unit Must Remedy Actions Against Hanford Whistle-Blower, Say Feds
URS Corp. and its unit, Washington River Protection Solutions, have until Sept. 19 to address the U.S. Labor Dept's ruling of "reasonable cause" to believe the firms violated federal whistle-blower rules by wrongfully terminating an employee at the Hanford federal nuclear-waste cleanup site in Washington state who had filed a whistle-blower ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Aecom overseeing infrastructure projects 'from concept to completion'
Aecom is a Fortune 500 company that plans to remain in L.A.: 'There is a great pool of talent here," CEO For years, Aecom Technology Corp. focused on engineering and design work for projects as diverse as a new financial district in Saudi Arabia in 2008 and a high-speed rail link from Hong Kong to mainland China in 2009.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
URS Corporation donates $25,000 to Carlsbad Department of Development
James Taylor, general manager of URS Corporation's Global Management and Operations Services division and parent company of Nuclear Waste Partnership, the WIPP management and operating contractor, hands a 25,000 check to Russell Hardy, treasurer for the Carlsbad Department of Development.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
MCLB-Albany contractor adding 250 jobs by Oct. 1
"It closes when we fill it. The sooner the better." The positions currently open including auto body, auto painter, electrical technician II/III, gunsmith, mechanic, sheet metal and sandblaster.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
URS Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, approval by URS stockholders of the merger agreement, and approval by early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.
Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower
Richland-based Washington River Protection Solutions, a subsidiary of URS Corporation and Energy Solutions, was also ordered to pay $220,000 in back wages and other expenses.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
URS Corp Reaches New 52-Week High at $59.83
URS Corp hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday , American Banking and Market News reports.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Army Corps doing most work on flood study
By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Most of the work on the Blanchard River flood study is being done by Army Corps of Engineers personnel.