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URS Corporation (formerly United Research Services) was an engineering, design, and construction firm and a U.S. federal government contractor. [1]

40 relations: Activist shareholder, AECOM, Andy Warhol Bridge, Architecture, Associated Press, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Boise, Idaho, California, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, Chief executive officer, Construction, Divestment, Engineering, Engineering News-Record, Financial Times, Foster Wheeler, Gustav Lindenthal, Hardcastle & Richards, Information technology, J. E. Greiner Company, KBR (company), Mall of America, Management, MarketWatch, Operations management, Planning, Reuters, San Francisco, Scott Wilson Group, Sellafield, Ship commissioning, Subsidiary, The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal, Top 100 Contractors of the U.S. federal government, Transamerica Pyramid, United States, United States dollar, Washington Group International, World.

Activist shareholder

An activist shareholder is a shareholder that uses an equity stake in a corporation to put pressure on its management.

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AECOM (formerly known as AECOM Technology Corporation) is an American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to a wide range of clients.

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Andy Warhol Bridge

Andy Warhol Bridge, also known as the Seventh Street Bridge, spans the Allegheny River in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is the only bridge in the United States named for a visual artist.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.

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Boise, Idaho

Boise is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho, and is the county seat of Ada County.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company

CB&I is a large engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company with its administrative headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. CB&I specialized in projects for oil and gas companies. According to one of the founder's heirs, "The old joke is that Chicago Bridge & Iron isn't in Chicago, doesn't build bridges and doesn't use iron." CB&I employed more than 32,000 people worldwide. In May 2018 the company merged into McDermott International.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure.

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In finance and economics, divestment or divestiture is the reduction of some kind of asset for financial, ethical, or political objectives or sale of an existing business by a firm.

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Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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Engineering News-Record

Engineering News-Record (widely known as ENR) is an American weekly magazine that provides news, analysis, data and opinion for the construction industry worldwide.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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Foster Wheeler

Foster Wheeler AG (formerly Foster Wheeler Inc.) was a Swiss global engineering conglomerate with its principal executive offices in Reading, UK and its registered office in Baar, Canton of Zug, Switzerland.

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Gustav Lindenthal

Gustav Lindenthal (May 21, 1850 – July 31, 1935) was a civil engineer who designed the Hell Gate Bridge in New York City, among other bridges.

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Hardcastle & Richards

Hardcastle & Richards Pty Ltd (1952 - ?) (H&R) is a consulting engineering company which was established by Roy T. Hardcastle AO and Harold C. Richards AM in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 1952.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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J. E. Greiner Company


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KBR (company)

KBR, Inc. (formerly Kellogg Brown & Root) is an American engineering, procurement, and construction company, formerly a subsidiary of Halliburton.

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Mall of America

Mall of America (commonly, locally known as "MOA") is a shopping mall located in Bloomington, Minnesota, United States (a suburb of the Twin Cities).

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Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.

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MarketWatch operates a financial information website that provides business news, analysis, and stock market data.

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Operations management

Operations management is an area of management concerned with designing and controlling the process of production and redesigning business operations in the production of goods or services.

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Planning is the process of thinking about the activities required to achieve a desired goal.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Scott Wilson Group

Scott Wilson Group plc was a global integrated design and engineering consultancy with its headquarters in the United Kingdom.

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Sellafield is a nuclear fuel reprocessing and nuclear decommissioning site, close to the village of Seascale on the coast of the Irish Sea in Cumbria, England.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Top 100 Contractors of the U.S. federal government

The Top 100 Contractors Report is a list developed annually by the U.S. General Services Administration as part of its tracking of U.S. federal government procurement.

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Transamerica Pyramid

The Transamerica Pyramid at 600 Montgomery Street between Clay and Washington Streets in the Financial District of San Francisco, California, United States, is a 48-story futurist building and the second-tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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Washington Group International

Washington Group International was an American corporation which provided integrated engineering, construction, and management services to businesses and governments around the world.

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The world is the planet Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization.

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