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AMEC buys Ogden Corp.'s U.S. offices

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AMEC, the international engineering and services company, announced it will acquire the assets of Ogden Corp.’s environmental consulting subsidiary. The subsidiary, Ogden Environmental and Energy Services Co. Inc., will be purchased for approximately $15 million to be paid at closing, and an additional $2.5 million to be paid six months thereafter, subject to certain contractual… Continue Reading AMEC buys Ogden Corp.'s U.S. offices

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Century Casinos reports record profit

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Century Casinos Inc. reported record net operating revenues of $7.19 million — an increase of 7 percent over the previous record of $6.71 million reported during the same period in 1999 and the eighth consecutive quarter of net operating revenue growth. Net income for the quarter was $830,000 or $0.06 per share — increasing slightly… Continue Reading Century Casinos reports record profit

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Spectranetics and Baxter settle lawsuit

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Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics Corp. has reached a settlement with Baxter Healthcare Corp. in the patent-infringement lawsuit that Baxter filed against Spectranetics. Under the settlement agreement, Baxter and Spectranetics each release all claims and counterclaims against each other, and Spectranetics enters into a license agreement with Baxter for use of its patents in the United States… Continue Reading Spectranetics and Baxter settle lawsuit

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AMR Ambulance Service of the Year

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment named American Medical Response’s El Paso County operation the Emergency Medical Services Ambulance Service of the Year for the state of Colorado. AMR was nominated by Colorado Springs Fire Department Chief Manuel Navarro. The award honors an ambulance service for being a leader in patient care, medical… Continue Reading AMR Ambulance Service of the Year

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Memorial hospital needs volunteers

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Memorial Hospital is currently recruiting volunteers who are interested in visiting, writing letters and reading with patients. Volunteers also help with special events, cuddle premature babies and act as helping hands for the hospital staff. Volunteers are carefully screened and do not assist with direct patient care. Hours are very flexible including day, evening and… Continue Reading Memorial hospital needs volunteers

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Velcon Filters Inc. ISO 9001-certified

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Velcon Filters Inc., an industry leader in the fuel filtration market, announced that it achieved ISO 9001 certification for its Colorado and Alabama facilities. An internationally recognized quality management and assurance system, ISO 9001 registration ensures quality products as well as efforts at continuous improvement.

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U.S. lagging in telecommuting

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U.S. executives are less likely to telecommute than their counterparts in eight other industrialized countries, according to a survey of 2,466 executives in 17 countries issued by Cook Associates, a Chicago-based firm. Just 8 percent of U.S. executives regularly telecommute, while another 3 percent do so intermittently. Executives in the Netherlands are most likely to… Continue Reading U.S. lagging in telecommuting

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Input sought on transportation

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Representatives from the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) will ask citizens questions about the region’s transportation needs at a series of public workshops scheduled across the Pikes Peak region for late October and early November. The PPACG is responsible for developing a long-range transportation plan, which will be used for federal, state and… Continue Reading Input sought on transportation

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CC gets $1 million challenge grant

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The Kresge Foundation awarded Colorado College a $1 million challenge grant to help fund the Russell T. Tutt Science Center. The new science building will house psychology, geology, neuroscience and environmental science. Kresge’s grant to CC brings the campaign total to $73 million but is contingent on the campaign raising the $10 million balance required… Continue Reading CC gets $1 million challenge grant

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Library offers voting information

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Political literature for the November ballot is available at most Pikes Peak Library District locations. Candidates, parties or organizations interested in providing literature for the public should bring it to the public relations office at the East Library and Information Center, 5550 N. Union Blvd. The availability of political literature does not imply endorsement by… Continue Reading Library offers voting information

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