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Irving company awarded up to $831M to help rebuild Puerto Rico

Irving-based Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) was awarded its second task order by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) — in coordination with the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville — to help restore power to Puerto Rico. The t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Director of Puerto Rico power company resigns amid scrutiny

The director of Puerto Rico's power company has resigned amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane Maria......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2017

Director of Puerto Rico power company resigns

The director of Puerto Rico's power company has resigned amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane Maria......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2017

House Investigates Puerto Rico"s $300M Whitefish Electricity Contract

Federal agencies are evaluating a $3 million contract to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid that was awarded to a small company in Montana in September......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 27th, 2017

Puerto Rico is working to cancel Whitefish contract

Puerto Rico's power authority is working to cancel a controversial contract it awarded to a small Montana-based utility company......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 29th, 2017

Congressional committees probe Puerto Rico contract award

Multiple committees in the House and Senate are investigating a $300 million contract awarded to a small Montana company to help restore Puerto Rico's damaged power grid......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 26th, 2017

Government reviewing Puerto Rico power deal

Whitefish Energy, a small Montana utility company that has stirred controversy in recent days, is now being reviewed by the U.S. government for the $300 million contract it was awarded to help restore power in parts of Puerto Rico......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 26th, 2017

Ex-Air Force Officer To Oversee Puerto Rico"s Power Restoration

The appointment of retired Col. Noel Zamot comes after a controversial $300 million contract to rebuild the island's power grid was awarded to a t.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 26th, 2017

Montana company settles dispute over Puerto Rico grid work

A small Montana company that landed and lost a contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid has reached a settlement in a dispute over money it said it was owed for the work......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017

Montana company sues over payments for Puerto Rico grid work

A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid is suing a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions of dollars in payments......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 1st, 2017

Whitefish sues over payments for Puerto Rico power work

A small Montana company that landed and lost a $300 million contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid is suing a subcontractor for allegedly interfering with tens of millions of dollars in payments......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 1st, 2017

CPS Energy looking at options to send crews to Puerto Rico

With millions still without electricity in Puerto Rico two months after Hurricane Maria, San Antonio's city-owned utility company CPS Energy is looking at ways to send crews to help restore power on the storm-ravaged island. Maria caused billions.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

Whitefish halts work in Puerto Rico

Whitefish CEO Andy Techmanski tells CNN that his company has halted work to restore Puerto Rico's electricity grid due to unmet payments from the island's power authority......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnNov 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs over $83 million in unpaid bills

The company hired to repair Puerto Rico’s electrical grid stopped working Monday over $83 million in unpaid bills while some utility crews from the mainland U.S. quit the half-finished reconstruction job altogether......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

Developer obtains $16M to build mixed-use project in Broward

Firstbank Florida provided a $15.75 million construction loan for the Megacenter mixed-use industrial, self-storage and office project. The bank, a division of Firstbank Puerto Rico (NYSE: FBP), awarded the mortgage to Megacenter Miramar LLC, a Medl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Puerto Rico utility ignored lawyers’ advice on $300 million Whitefish contract

Puerto Rico’s power company didn’t follow its lawyers’ advice when it agreed to a $300 million grid-construction contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings LLC, according to documents released by a House committee probing the now-canceled deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2017

Shipping Container Homes Could Help Solve the Housing Crisis in Puerto Rico

Rebuilding after a hurricane can take years, but with the help of shipping container houses, Puerto Rico could go green and rebuild more quickl.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 13th, 2017

Puerto Rico Should Rebuild with Shipping Container Homes

Rebuilding after a hurricane can take years, but with the help of shipping container houses, Puerto Rico could go green and rebuild more quickl.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 13th, 2017

Lineman got $63 an hour as utility was billed $319

A small energy company from Montana is charging Puerto Rico for repair work to power lines at a rate that industry experts say is far above the norm......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2017

The lineman got $63 an hour. The utility was billed $319 an hour.

A small energy company from Montana is charging Puerto Rico for repair work to power lines at a rate that industry experts say is far above the norm......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2017

TJ Maxx employees in Puerto Rico are still getting paid at the stores closed by Hurricane Maria

The parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods continues to pay its employees even as some of its stores remain closed after Hurric.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 8th, 2017