Posts Tagged ‘contract’

Supervisors give firm more time on bridge work

CHATAWA — Pike County supervisors have agreed to give the contractor more time to complete work on the replacement of a bridge in the Chatawa community. The Enterprise-Journal reports contractor T.L. Wallace will have until May 17. The original deadline was April 2 but officials said recent rains hampered work on the project. The supervisors […] [...]

Shipbuilder wins second contract for tug barge

by Associated Press Published: March 22,2013

Tags: contract, manufacture, manufacturer, ship, shipbuilder, shipbuilding, tug barge, tug barger

PASCAGOULA — VT Halter Marine has gotten a contract to build a second articulated tug barge for Bouchard Transportation Co. In February, VT Halter announced its contract for the first barge. Halter Marine CEO Bill Skinner says in a news release that Bouchard Transportation contract will allow the company to maintain a steady workforce well […] [...]

Team-member NVision wins contract from NOAA

by MBJ Staff Published: March 14,2013

Tags: contract, federal agency, geospatial, mapping, meterology, technology, Weather

HANCOCK COUNTY — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded a team, including NVision Solutions Inc., a contract to provide technical support services for the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). Signed during NVision’s third fiscal quarter of 2013, the contract has a performance period of four-years and ten-months (including four one-year options). NVision’s subcontract […] [...]

Navy awards $71M contract for more unmanned helicopters

MOSS POINT — The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract valued at more than $71 million to produce six additional next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopters. The Navy plans to purchase a total of 30 aircraft under a rapid development effort. Northrop Grumman is currently under contract to produce 14 Fire Scouts that […] [...]

L-3 Vertex wins U.S. Army aviation contract

by Associated Press Published: February 28,2013

Tags: airplane, aviation, contract, defense, federal government, jet, maintenance, militaty

MADISON — A Madison, Miss., company has a $48.2 million Army contract for aviation maintenance. A Pentagon news release said L-3 Vertex Aerospace LLC is to do the work by July 28 in Savannah, Ga.; Fort Bragg, N.C.; and Fort Campbell, Ky. The statement says the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., solicited […] [...]

Former governor starts new business with ex-Wal-Mart exec

by Associated Press Published: February 20,2013

Tags: attorney, Business, contract, executive, government, governor, law firm, lawyer, politician, Politics, state government

JACKSON — Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove is starting a new business. He and George Shelton, a former aide, are launching Company.Politics, which Shelton says aims to help businesses improve reputations and links to government. Shelton helped Democrat Musgrove get elected in 1999, but left to become a consultant and then head of reputation management for […] [...]

Virtual college to use Instructure’s Canvas as learning platform

by MBJ Staff Published: February 19,2013

Tags: community college, contract, education, higher education, junior college, learning, online, postsecondary

JACKSON — The Mississippi Community College Board and the state’s 15 community colleges recently selected Canvas by Instructure as the learning platform for the Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC). This partnership marks the beginning of a five-year engagement with Instructure, a company in eLearning technology. Because Canvas runs in “the cloud,” MSVCC will recognize a cost savings of approximately […] [...]

VT Halter lands contract to build tug barge

by Associated Press Published: February 14,2013

Tags: barge, contract, fabrication, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, shipbuilder, shipbuilding, tug

PASCAGOULA — VT Halter Marine has gotten a contract to build an articulated tug barge for Bouchard Transportation Co. The contract includes an option for a second tug. Halter Marine officials say the option must be exercised within 60 days of the initial contract award. Halter Marine CEO Bill Skinner says in a news release […] [...]

Ex-MDA employee pleads not guilty to steering contracts

by Associated Press Published: December 27,2012

Tags: agency, bribe, bribery, contract, court, economic development, employee, federal, government, grant, justice, law, legal, plea, state, worker

GREENVILLE — A former state employee has waived an arraignment hearing and pleaded not guilty to charges of taking bribes for steering work to a Mound Bayou contractor. Former Mississippi Development Authority worker Connie Lewis, 52, of Jackson faces nine counts of bribery. She’s accused of accepting more than $250,000 from Jimmy Stokes to use […] [...]

Port to get improvements costing nearly $2M

by Associated Press Published: December 17,2012

Tags: construction, contract, contractor, enhancement, fund, funding, improvement, maritime, navigation, port, traffic, transportation, travel

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Port Authority has set aside $1.8 million for surfacing and drainage improvements at the Port of Pascagoula. The Sun Herald reports the authority is awarding the money to Talley Contracting under a contract for improvements to the port’s south terminal. The project calls for expanding the port’s storage and cargo […] [...]

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