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Henry named head of Colorado PTAC

Gary Henry will be the new executive director for the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Henry, who worked as vice president of operations at McNew & Associates before accepting the PTAC job, was also on the board of directors for the PTAC for more than three years. The PTAC is a state and federal government… Continue Reading Henry named head of Colorado PTAC

  Officials from the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which helps businesses secure government contracts,  say the organization helped create nearly 14,000 jobs during the last fiscal year. The said PTAC clients received contract awards worth $694 million, creating and retaining 13,878 private sector jobs across Colorado. “Without a doubt, the PTAC is providing an… Continue Reading Colorado PTAC helped create nearly 14,000 jobs last year

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Intelligent Software Solutions has been awarded three task orders totaling nearly $120 million by the U.S. Air Force Research Labs. ISS will support a number of government customers with data integration, analysis and reporting software aimed at improving situational awareness. The projects will provide software tools and services that allow people to aggregate, process, analyze… Continue Reading ISS receives government contracts worth $120 million

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The embattled state-owned workers’ compensation insurer of last-resort has withdrawn as the administrator of state employees’ claims, forcing Colorado to hire an independent contractor. One year remained on Pinnacol’s contract as an administrator of state employees’ workers’ compensation claims when it terminated its services and forced Colorado to put the services out to bid. State… Continue Reading Pinnacol withdraws as workers comp administrator

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The ITT Corp. has been awarded two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle Eastern contracts valued at $800 million. The Corporation, through its ITT Systems office based in Colorado Springs, will provide facilities operations, maintenance and training services for the Afghanistan National Security Forces. Each award is for a one-year base period with options for four… Continue Reading ITT Systems wins $800 million in Afghanistan war contracts

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The Colorado Springs business community is on course to be the recipient of more than $33 million in local spending by Colorado Springs Utilities during 2010. In advance of today’s Utilities Board meeting today, procurement and contract department officials reported that it is on course to set a local spending record, which year-to-date accounts for… Continue Reading Utility says spending focuses on local biz

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If you haven’t paid your taxes, Uncle Sam isn’t going to give your company the defense contract. The bill was approved by the House Armed Services Committee earlier this week, and would give the government about $1 billion a year through additional taxes. The tax-delinquent provision is an amendment to the committee’s acquisition act that… Continue Reading Bill would bar contracting with delinquent companies

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Government contract workshop set

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Southern Colorado business owners and managers are invited to an April 6 government contract procurement workshop at the Denver Federal Center on April 6. The workshop will update and assist those interested in learning how to compete for, and win, government contracts, and is being hosted by Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet. Work sessions… Continue Reading Government contract workshop set

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Military contracts flow to local companies

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Military contracts for large and small projects have been awarded to local companies during the past two weeks. Most of them were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Doss Aviation secured a $9.09 million contract from the U.S. Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base in Texas for… Continue Reading Military contracts flow to local companies

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