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2014-05-21 08:31:12

DUBLIN, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p9bqzn/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Engineering Services Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Engineering services include design services for building and infrastructure projects, design services for industrial processes and industrial equipment, design services for environmental projects, construction management...

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...

2012-04-22 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...

2012-03-23 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...


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