Tag: Military


University of Arkansas Wins $3.5M Grant to Expedite Remote Military Construction

April 10, 2023

Via: ENR

The University of Arkansas College of Engineering recently received a $3.5-million grant to study the quickest way to 3D-print horizontal mission structures for the U.S. military. The task is to identify optimum design patterns from native materials that can be […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Texas developer settles military housing fraud claim for $500K

January 18, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The DOJ’s resolution with Hunt comes less than a month after Malvern, Pennsylvania-based Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), the U.S subsidiary of Balfour Beatty and one of the country’s largest providers of privatized military housing, pleaded guilty to one count of […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Report: White House planning to divert additional $7.2B of military funds to border wall

January 15, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

There has already been reported pushback from lawmakers, both Republican and Democrat, about reallocating military funds again, with some expressing disdain at the administration’s attempts to divert Congressional funding after the fact. In order to make whole the Defense Department’s […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

DoD diverts $3.6B in military funds to border wall construction

September 6, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Hoffman said that even though some projects are considered replacements, all wall construction funded through the military will add to the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to prevent illegal entry into the U.S. He added that the money will only […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Federal judge stops border wall projects paid for with military funds

July 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The same federal judge who in May temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from spending $1 billion of military funds on U.S.-Mexico border wall construction expanded that ban to a permanent injunction on Friday. U.S. Circuit Judge Haywood Gilliam also […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Military prequalifying contractors for $8B of border wall construction

April 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Like most construction work secured as part of a federal contract, companies interested in competing for border wall contracts must also be able to provide payment and performance bonds. Under this solicitation, contractors must have the capacity to bond a […]