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2013-07-02 12:28:55

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 1, 2013, shares in technical service providers ended mostly higher, tracking gains in the broader market which kicked off the third quarter of 2013 on a positive note as investors cheered better-than-expected U.S. economic data. The major movers in the industry included KBR Inc. (NYSE: KBR), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC), AECOM...

2012-05-25 09:22:26

NASA selected URS Corporation of Orlando, Fla., to perform architecture and engineering studies and provide designs and other professional services to replace and restore bridges at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The maximum potential value of this indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract will not exceed $30 million for work that starts in May and extends for five years, with four one-year options. Work under the...

2012-05-14 14:21:34

CALGARY, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Flint Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: FES) announces that Standard and Poor's Ratings Services has upgraded its credit rating in respect of Flint's 7.5% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes") to BBB- and Moody's Investors Service has also upgraded its credit rating in respect of the Notes to Baa3. The ratings upgrade follows the acquisition by URS Corporation, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of...

2012-05-03 02:23:52

(TSX - FES) CALGARY, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Flint Energy Services Ltd. ("Flint", the "Company") released its first quarter 2012 financial results before markets opened today. The Pending URS Transaction (Plan of Arrangement) On February 20, 2012, the Company announced it had entered into an arrangement with URS Corporation ("URS"), in which URS will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Flint by way of a plan of arrangement for $25.00 per Flint Share or...

2012-04-22 23:01:26

The Global Engineering Services industry is one of the largest professional service industries, employing about 2.9 million people worldwide. The industry hasn´t fared as well as others, declining slightly overall during the years since 2007. Despite being a highly fragmented industry, major players have started consolidating and acquiring smaller firms to increase economies of scale. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Global Engineering...

2012-04-03 22:20:18

(TSX: FES) CALGARY, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Flint Energy Services Ltd. ("Flint") announces the results of its special meeting of holders of common shares ("Common Shares") and holders of options to purchase Common Shares ("Options", and together with the Common Shares, the "Securities", holders of which are collectively referred to as the "Securityholders"), held today to consider and to vote on a plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") under the Business Corporations Act...

2012-03-23 03:51:03

NASA has selected four Texas companies to perform architecture and engineering services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. This will include work at Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. The four contractors selected are HDR Architecture of Dallas and three Houston-based companies: PDG Architects; Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc.; and URS Group, Inc. These firm-fixed-price contracts have a period of performance of...

2012-03-22 10:20:54

HOUSTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected four Texas companies to perform architecture and engineering services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. This will include work at Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The four contractors selected are HDR Architecture of Dallas and three Houston-based companies: PDG Architects;...

2012-03-21 14:20:38

(TSX: FES) CALGARY, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Flint Energy Services Ltd. ("Flint") reminds its holders of common shares (the "Common Shares") and holders of options to purchase Common Shares (the "Options" and, together with the Common Shares, the "Securities", holders of which are collectively referred to as the "Securityholders") of the special meeting (the "Meeting") scheduled to be held on April 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (Calgary time) at the Petroleum Club, 319 - 5(th) Avenue...

2012-02-20 14:36:00

Will Significantly Expand URS Presence in Fast-Growing Segments of North American Oil and Gas Industry, Particularly in Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction Acquisition Expected to be Accretive to URS 2012 GAAP Earnings, Adds Substantial Oil and Gas Backlog URS Also Provides Fiscal 2012 Financial Guidance SAN FRANCISCO, CA & CALGARY, AB, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) and Flint Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: FES) today announced a definitive agreement...