March 26, 2004 |
Parsons Corp. of Pasadena won a $500-million U.S. military contract Thursday to renovate buildings in Iraq. The Pentagon said the latest deal was to provide design and building services and to renovate existing public buildings, hospitals, medical clinics and housing throughout Iraq. Privately owned Parsons is one of the most active U.S. companies in Iraq. "Parsons is delighted to continue working with the U.S. government to assist the people of Iraq.
August 23, 2003 |
Pasadena-based Parsons Corp. won an $89-million contract from the Army Engineering and Support Center to manage the disposition of captured weapons and ammunition in Iraq. The construction and engineering firm said Friday that it would manage other contractors at three sites in Iraq but would have no direct role in the movement or destruction of the ordnance. According to a company statement, the subcontractors will collect munitions captured by U.S.
January 22, 2003 |
War may be hell, but its aftermath can be plenty lucrative. Just ask Pasadena-based Parsons Corp. The engineering and design firm is rebuilding roads, schools and hospitals in Bosnia and Kosovo. It is dismantling chemical weapons plants and SS-20 missile delivery systems in Russia. And it has its eye on Iraq, eager to help resurrect that country's infrastructure after Saddam Hussein's regime leaves power -- by one means or another. In fact, Parsons could be among the first U.S.
November 19, 1996 |
Landmark Entertainment, one of the leading independent theme park design firms, has joined forces with engineering services giant Parsons Corp. to offer design and construction services for theme parks, resorts and location-based entertainment complexes, according to an announcement made Monday.
July 12, 1995 |
Pasadena Firm Awarded Water-Treatment Contract: Ralph M. Parsons Co. will perform final design assistance on the Metropolitan Water District's Oxidation Retrofit Program. The $200-million project will retrofit two of MWD's water-treatment facilities with a preozonation process, which uses ozone instead of chlorine to disinfect drinking water. This process is said to result in cleaner drinking water with significantly fewer disinfection byproducts.
June 30, 1995 |
Parsons Receives Saudi Contract: The Pasadena-based company confirmed that it has signed a project management contract with Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil company to oversee development of the country's Shayba oil field. Parsons Corp. will handle design of roads and other infrastructure. The company will also prepare bid packages for such things as procurement, engineering and construction work on the $2.5-billion project. The value of the contract was not disclosed.