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2011-08-08 15:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CATSA announced today that it has selected G4S as the Security Screening Contractor for the delivery of Airport Screening Services in the Pacific Region. G4S Secure Solutions (Canada) will provide services at 20 airports, including Vancouver International Airport. G4S is delighted to have been chosen as a partner to help CATSA to achieve its mission to protect the public by securing critical elements of the air transportation system,...

2011-05-16 08:02:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA Assistance, iJET, a 3i-MIND company, and G4S have confirmed the formation of a new global partnership to provide full travel risk management and protection services for business travelers and expatriate staff working overseas. The companies, each world leaders in their respective domain, have combined their expertise to create a comprehensive and integrated global travel risk management solution that will provide optimum protection for...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

G4S Technology LLC (formerly Adesta), a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, has been selected to design and install a 660 mile fiber optic backbone and distribution network for Slic Network Solution's fiber-to-the-home deployment in St. Lawrence County, New York. OMAHA, Neb. (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 G4S Technology LLC (formerly Adesta), a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and...

2011-03-09 13:42:00

JUPITER, Fla., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the marketing team at G4S Secure Solutions (USA) enlisted the services of two Texan songwriters to write a song, the team never envisioned the reaction it would receive from company employees around the world. Best known for their professional integrated manned security services and technology solutions rather than music publishing, G4S is turning a corporate marketing campaign into a global fund raising effort. G4S is the world's second...

2010-11-11 08:56:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S Secure Solutions (USA) has been named a Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs magazine. The recognition is based on a survey which assesses the company's long-term commitment to hiring former military, recruiting and hiring efforts and results, policies for Reserve/Guard members called to active duty, and the presence of special recruitment military programs. With more than 10,000 employees from every...

2010-10-13 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13/PRNewswire/ -- G4S, a world leader in integrated security solutions, has been retained to design and deploy the security infrastructure for the International Gem Tower (IGT) currently under construction in New York's Diamond District. Looking to re-define how business is done in New York and the global diamond and jewelry marketplace, IGT developer, Extell Development Company, hired G4S to create a secure working environment that is unparalleled in the industry. "G4S...

2010-10-01 13:00:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry pioneer Murray Levine, who created the Custom Protection Officer® (CPO) program for Wackenhut (now G4S) to promote excellence in recruiting, screening and training of security officers, will receive the Colonel Edgar B. Watson Award this October in Dallas. The award is bestowed on an individual who possesses strong leadership and a commitment to excellence in the industry. The honor will be presented at the...

2010-01-24 21:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from 7- 10 February at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Dubai, is proud to announce the latest distinguished speaker to join the expert speaker faculty, Captain William Airman, Chief Security Officer, flydubai, UAE. Captain Airman will be addressing the current emphasis on technology as a holistic solution. The summit, which is sponsored by Boeing Intelligence & Security Systems,...

2010-01-06 15:08:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S, the world's leading international security solutions group, has acquired 100% of Nuclear Security Services Corporation (NSSC) from its founder Inge Collins, for $22m in cash on an enterprise value basis. NSSC is a risk consulting and security solutions firm that specializes in evaluation and assessment, design engineering, installation and testing of security systems internationally for critical corporate and national infrastructure....

2010-01-03 22:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from 7- 10 February at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai is proud to announce two brand new distinguished speakers to join the expert speaker faculty including, Stephen S. Oswald, Vice President and General Manager - Intelligence and Security Systems, Boeing Network & Space Systems, USA and additionally Robert P.H Axworthy Msyl, Regional Aviation Security Liaison Officer - UK...


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