US-based Weston Solutions has been awarded a $10.2 million task order to renovate the Umm Qasr Naval Base for the Iraqi Armed Forces. Work is expected to be complete by mid-May 2004.
The agreement falls under Weston’s Worldwide Environmental Restoration and Construction (WERC) contract supporting the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE). The company will work with AFCEE and the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team (CMATT) to renovate the naval base. Weston intends to involve Iraqi contractors, suppliers and labor in the project, stated a press release.
As one of the December 2003 awardees of the four billion dollar WERC contract, Weston is positioned to offer facility remediation and construction services to AFCEE clients worldwide. The firm is an environment and redevelopment firm, delivering solutions to complex problems for industry and government worldwide. Its services encompass environmental remediation, redevelopment, and management and compliance. — (menareport.com)
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