August 27, 1994 |
Seeking to expand in the fast-growing nuclear decontamination business, Fluor Daniel Inc. said Friday it has signed an agreement to take over the remaining 15 months of a federal contract to manage the defunct Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant near Denver. Fluor Daniel, a subsidiary of Irvine-based Fluor Corp., the giant construction and engineering company, said its letter of intent is to acquire the contract from EG&G Inc., a Wellesley, Mass.
October 3, 1989 |
The National Science Foundation awarded a six-year, $250-million contract Monday for support services in Antarctica to a joint venture between an Orange-based firm and a Massachusetts company. Under the contract, Antarctic Support Associates will operate and maintain scientific stations, do construction, manage research ships and provide other assistance to the U.S. Antarctic Program. Antarctic Support Associates is a joint venture between Holmes & Narver Services Inc.
December 2, 1989 |
Energy Secretary James D. Watkins said Friday that plutonium operations will be halted indefinitely at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant until all safety concerns are met. Watkins also announced a major management shake-up at the plant, and said the new management structure will make the plant more responsive to safety concerns.
June 23, 2001 |
A Raytheon Co. joint venture won military work worth as much as $1.7 billion to support Air Force and Navy training ranges in California, Nevada and Utah. Raytheon's Technical Services Co. of Reston, Va., and teammate EG&G Technical Services of Gaithersburg, Md., won an initial $96.7-million, one-year, cost-plus contract with the potential for $1.7 billion through 2016.
March 29, 1990 |
U.S. and British agents in London seized 40 Iraq-bound nuclear bomb triggers that had been smuggled out of Southern California, officials said Wednesday. Six people, including two Iraqi nationals, were arrested. The raid on a cargo hangar at Heathrow Airport climaxed an extraordinary international sting operation that began in San Diego 18 months ago, authorities said. "It was a sting all the way," said one State Department source.
November 14, 1996 |
InVision Technologies Inc. said it will team up with EG&G Inc.'s Astrophysics Research Corp. unit to integrate their two bomb-detection systems. Wellesley, Mass.-based EG&G will invest $2 million in InVision in return for 91,885 InVision common shares, and the two companies will enter into a joint sales and marketing agreement. Foster City, Calif.-based InVision makes a device called a CTX 5000 that uses computer tomography to peer inside luggage. EG&G makes an X-ray system called Z-Scan.