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2010-11-17 10:50:00

Consumer Watchdog Cites General Counsel Fred Bartlit's History of Corporate Defense, Conclusion That Cost-Cutting Not a Factor in Spill WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on President Obama to remove the general counsel to the national Oil Spill Commission after the commission itself refused to either dismiss him or investigate his apparent conflicts of interest, including his firm's ties to Halliburton. In a letter to the seven...

2010-10-28 22:27:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California 30th Congressional District candidate Charles "Chuck" Wilkerson is calling for a U.S. Justice Department probe into official conduct by U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman that helped an American anti-war group gain entry into Iraq where it distributed aid to families of insurgents fighting U.S. troops. "The letter posted by Andrew Breitbart today is a smoking gun," Wilkerson said today. "It's bad enough having Henry Waxman vote against funding...

2010-10-26 13:12:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that James L. Gibson has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company from his present position as President of the Downstream Business Segment. In his new role, Mr. Gibson will expand his oversight and involvement in Willbros' three business segments to enhance operational excellence. Mr. Gibson joined Willbros in March 2008 and was named President of Willbros Canada in July 2008...

2010-09-30 08:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Halliburton Investor Relations (HIR), a Dallas-based, full-service investor relations firm, announced today its ranking in the Dallas Business Journal's 2010 Best Places to Work, placing number 12 in the small company category. This annual program, now in its eighth year, is a highly sought-after designation. Hundreds of companies in North Texas compete for the honor each year. Companies that earned the Best Place to Work distinction were honored at an...

2010-09-28 12:51:00

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- iGov, prime contractor for TACLAN and USMC TCWS and provider of evolutionary tactical network systems and support programs, announced today that it has recently won three significant technology, logistics and support services subcontracts in support of United States Department of Defense worldwide. iGov subcontract awards include: SOFSA iGov is a member of the Lockheed Martin Team that was awarded a $5,000,000,000,...

2010-09-20 06:55:00

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. ("the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: ATNY), a provider of highly engineered products and services to the global defense sector, and the United States Department of Defense ("DoD") have established a corporate structure through a proxy agreement that enables the Company, through its direct subsidiary, API Defense USA, to compete for classified programs and contracts from the DoD. This agreement opens doors for API Defense...

2010-09-16 11:02:00

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RELYANT, LLC, a Maryville-based company providing worldwide strategic support services, has hired Jack M. MacRae as its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Risk & Administrative Services. Mr. MacRae joins RELYANT from Safety and Ecology Corporation where he participated as a member of the company's executive team since 1996. His diverse and increasing responsibilities within the company paralleled the organization's rapid growth,...

2010-09-09 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motley Rice LLC and Burke PLLC are pleased to announce that the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland ruled Wednesday that lawsuits brought by military personnel harmed by the allegedly negligent actions of defendants KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR); Kellogg, Brown & Root LLC, Kellogg, Brown & Root Services, Inc., and Halliburton Company may move forward. The District Court rejected KBR and Halliburton's attempt to insulate their...

2010-07-26 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Trish Wexler, spokeswoman for ANHAM FZCO, LLC, provided a live interview to Al Arabiya on the recent news that the U.S. Government Accountability Office has dismissed all protests to the selection of ANHAM as "Prime Vendor" to the U.S. Government, providing food and support services for the U.S. Government in Kuwait and Iraq. The following is a summary of the questions and responses, with further detail provided below than time allowed for on...

2010-07-15 10:34:00

BEVERLY, Mass., SANTA ANA, Calif., AUSTIN, Texas and TAMPA, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LocatePLUS Holdings Corporation (Pink Sheets: LPHC), a business-to-business, business-to-government and business-to-consumer provider of public information via its proprietary data integration solutions, announced today the appointment of Kenneth W. Kaiser as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Kaiser joins LocatePLUS Holdings Corporation after a distinguished 27...