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Plant Vogtle expansion delayed 18 months

The contractor consortium building two nuclear reactors...the company said in its filing that the contractor should be responsible for costs incurred...Georgia Power does not believe that the contractor's revised forecast reflects all efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/plant-vogtle-expansion-delay
Federal report on mismanaged projects makes example of MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...designs that didn't consider U.S. regulations or the nuclear industry's labor and material supplies."DOE and the contractors relied on the fact that similar facilities, although built decades earlier and under different regulatory, political...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/federal-report-mismanaged-pr
Teen charged with BMX track damage pleads not guilty

...caused the damage. Two watched from a hillside while the others drove onto the BMX track in a 2001 Jeep Cherokee.The contractor charged with constructing the BMX track and nearby skate park estimated it will take $53,000 to regrade the BMX...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/teen-charged-bmx-track
North Augusta City Council picks Brasfield and Gorrie LLC for stadium construction

...The council voted 4-1 for the company, describing the contractor as "the best qualified to provide the services on...legal outcome, city officials can negotiate with the contractor. If negotiation terms are unacceptable, the council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-05/north-augusta-city-counc
Chambliss proud of accomplishments after 20 years in Congress

...truly are the very core of cyber defense for the country right now at Fort Gordon," he said.Those personnel, and the contractors moving to serve them, will boost the region's economy, he predicted.Georgia Regents University is designing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-23/chambliss-proud-accomplishmen
Defense contractors continue to look at Augusta

...defense contractors related to the mission, even though it's hard to peg just how many."There's no recruiting the contractors," said Thom Tuckey, the executive director for the CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon. "We don't have to invite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-05/defense-con
Plant Vogtle expansion falling further behind schedule, construction monitor reports

...schedule through completion, he said."We expect the contractor to employ all possible means to meet the current schedule...November 2017.Georgia Power's agreement requires the contractor to cover the costs of inflation in building materials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/plant-vogtle-expansion-falli
Federal nuclear safety board finds funding, staffing decreases for SRS emergency planning

...July, the board found that SRNS failed to meet safety requirements and objectives during an annual simulated drill. The contractor was warned in May of an apparent uptick in safety violations, contamination incidents and injuries.According to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/federal-nuclear-safety-boa
Tax payments by credit card cost more

...2009, but the fees don't return to the government treasury, Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick said.Instead, the contractor hired to process credit card transactions, Sturgis Web Services, retains the fees as its payment for handling the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-20/tax-payments-credit-card
Barrow efforts to discredit ring hollow

...qualifications, and the same public buildings that voters had approved!As for Allen's touted "over-budget" nonsense: The contractor makes a set bid. It is changes by the owners of the structure that send a contract over budget!I had a contractor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-02/barrow-efforts-discredit