Daily Archives: September 1, 2015

Transfield named Coalition’s ‘preferred tenderer’ for Manus and Nauru centres

[Translate] Transfield named Coalition’s ‘preferred tenderer’ for Manus and Nauru centres Guardian Australia understands the role of Save the Children – providing welfare services for children and families on Nauru – will be taken over by Transfield A Wilson Security … Continue reading

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Final Report – Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru

[Translate] Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru Final Report Taking responsibility: conditions and circumstances at Australia’s Regional Processing Centre in Nauru 31 August 2015 © Commonwealth of Australia 2015 ISBN 978-1-76010-288-3 View … Continue reading

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Transfield shares surge amid detention controversy

[Translate] Aug 31 2015 at 10:03 AM Updated Sep 1 2015 at 7:50 AM Transfield shares surge amid detention controversy Transfield Services will continue managing detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island (pictured) for five more years. Supplied by Jenny … Continue reading

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KBR Wins LOGCAP IV Task Order in Kuwait, Shares Up 2%

[Translate] KBR Wins LOGCAP IV Task Order in Kuwait, Shares Up 2% by Zacks Equity Research   Published on August 31, 2015 | 0 U.S.-based engineering, procurement, and construction multinational KBR, Inc. (KBR – Analyst Report) recently secured a “cost plus … Continue reading

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North Brookfield native killed in Afghanistan during bombing attack

[Translate] North Brookfield native killed in Afghanistan during bombing attack Richard McEvoy was killed in Kabul Saturday after a car bombing attack. (Joseph McEvoy | Facebook) Print Email By Scott J. Croteau | scroteau@masslive.com on August 25, 2015 at 1:36 … Continue reading

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Plans for Assessing Contractor Performance for the Camp Lemonnier Base Operations Support Contract Needed Improvement

[Translate] Audit Report 08-27-2015 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Plans for Assessing Contractor Performance for the Camp Lemonnier Base Operations Support Contract Needed Improvement (Redacted) (Project No. D2013-D000RD-0206.000) DODIG-2015-163 Objective Our objective was to determine whether DoD officials were effectively … Continue reading

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Company founded by former mercenary wins Australian embassy contract in Kabul

[Translate] Company founded by former mercenary wins Australian embassy contract in Kabul 8 hours ago September 01, 2015 10:00PM Responsible … Hart Australia managing director Sallie Stone says that during the past five years in Kabul, Hart had met every … Continue reading

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POGO Supports Government Access to Contractor Labor Violations to Improve Compliance, Avoid Bad Actors, and Level the Playing Field

[Translate] POGO Supports Government Access to Contractor Labor Violations to Improve Compliance, Avoid Bad Actors, and Level the Playing Field August 26, 2015 | By: Neil Gordon August 26, 2015 General Services Administration Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) ATTN: Ms. Flowers 1800 F Street, … Continue reading

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$2.2 Million Spent on Half-Finished Facility

[Translate] $2.2 Million Spent on Half-Finished Facility Today, SIGAR published a letter to the Department of Defense concerning a contract for approximately $5 million to construct a command and control facility at Camp Brown on Kandahar Airfield. The letter notes … Continue reading

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Army Ordered to Pay KBR’s Legal Expenses

[Translate] Army Ordered to Pay KBR’s Legal Expenses August 31, 2015 KBR allegedly exposed U.S. soldiers to toxic chemicals at a water treatment facility in Iraq (U.S. Army Photo)The hefty legal bills KBR has been racking up in litigation involving its Iraq … Continue reading

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