Pittsburgh-based Emerson Process Management recently won a contract to install PlantWeb at Nebraska City Station Unit No. 2, a new sub-critical pulverized coal plant to be operated by Omaha Public Power District (OPPD). The 660MW unit will be built adjacent to OPPD’s existing Nebraska City Station Unit No. 1 facility, located along the Missouri River.
June 12, 2006 Business Briefs for the Week of June 12, 2006
- Florida’s Polk County Public Schools recently awarded Terry's Electric, Inc., Orlando, Fla., a $2.9 million electrical contract for a new multimillion-dollar AA middle school in Poinciana, Fla. M.M. Parrish Construction Co. is general contractor for the 195,000-square-foot project, which is slated for completion in July 2007.
- Border States Supply Chain Solutions (BSE) recently recognized Manchester, N.H.-based FCI-USA, Inc.as 2005 Supplier of the Year. The award was given to the company for BSE’s northeast and southwest regions based on work ethic, profit growth, training programs, market development, and technical support.
- Effective June 1, Memphis, Tenn.-based Ellers, Oakley, Chester & Rike, Inc. (EOCR) — a subsidiary of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), Nashville, Tenn. — has changed its name to SSR Ellers, Inc. The company believes thenew identity more accurately reflects EOCR's relationship with SSR.
June 5, 2006
Business Briefs for the Week of June 5, 2006
- Harris Consulting Engineers, based in Las Vegas, recently announced the creation of a new lighting design department, offering architectural lighting design services to complement the firm’s existing electrical engineering services.
- Color Kinetics, a Boston-based developer of LED lighting systems and technologies, has been awarded approximately $1.7 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an LED-based alternative to incandescent lamps for general illumination.
- Philips Lighting, based in Somerset, N.J., has appointed K.R. (Kaj) den Daas to the position of CEO of Philips Lighting Co., N.A., the U.S.-based lighting company affiliated with the European electronics company Royal Philips Electronics.