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2010-09-30 08:00:00

Multi-Vendor BPA Supports Core Component of President's Open Government Directive Stock Market Symbols GIB (NYSE) GIB.A (TSX) www.cgi.com/newsroom FAIRFAX. VA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Government-wide Policy has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with a ceiling of up to US$46...

2010-09-15 23:25:28

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are stepping up the pace for designing safer building evacuations by releasing large, numerical data sets that track the movement of people on stairs during high-rise building evacuation drills. The data sets will ensure that architects, engineers, emergency planners and others involved in building design have a strong technical basis for safer, more cost-effective building evacuations. "While stairs have been used in...

2010-09-07 14:23:00

New site consolidates open government contests into one place; provides universal, no-cost platform for citizens to participate in challenges. WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House today launched the new Challenge.gov, an online tool for federal agencies provided by the U.S. General Services Administration that allows agencies to post contests aimed at increasing public participation with the government. As part of President Obama's call for an open, transparent...

2010-08-30 14:30:00

Governor O'Malley to Lead Dignitaries at Shady Grove Groundbreaking ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $200 million satellite campus for the National Cancer Institute will get its official start in Rockville September 1, with elected leaders saluting the initiative and the collaboration that forged it. Governor Martin O'Malley will lead a list of dignitaries including U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and other elected leaders....

2010-06-17 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes will participate as a speaker at the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Network Services Conference. Mr. Bardo will serve as a panelist with other satellite industry executives to discuss how federal agencies can benefit from using...

2010-05-25 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Region 7 to provide construction manager as agent and commissioning services for the modernization of the GT "Mickey" Leland Federal Building in downtown Houston. Officials estimate the construction value to be approximately $70 million. Funding for the project is made available under the American...

2010-05-10 19:40:00

Feasibility study to look in East Village for potential site KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new federal building may one day grace Kansas City's East Village. The U.S. General Services Administration recently awarded a contract to local design firm SFS Architecture to begin a feasibility study of potential building sites within East Village. The East Village is bordered on the north by 8th Avenue, east by Charlotte Street, south by 12th Avenue, and west by Cherry...

2010-04-07 09:17:00

Agency Makes Recovery Funds Go Further, Invests in Sustainable Federal Infrastructure WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration last week marked another major milestone in its implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. To transform federal buildings into higher performing, greener buildings, the agency announced that it awarded construction projects to more than 500 companies creating jobs in all 50 states, 2 territories, and...

2010-03-31 10:48:00

Agencies Move to Increase Energy Security and Fuel Efficiency WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama announced today that the Federal Government will lead by example in replacing older cars in the federal fleet with fuel efficient hybrids and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, reducing our dependence on foreign oil as well as cutting carbon dioxide and other pollution. The U.S. General Services Administration will double the federal hybrid fleet this year and has...

2010-03-30 10:57:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Metalogix Software, the leading provider of solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint® migration, management, and archiving as well as Exchange® migration and archiving, today announced that its products have been added to the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) federal supplier list as an authorized vendor through its partnership with ESVA Inc., a leading provider of information technology...