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Law enforcement, homeland security, White House vow to find Boston bomber

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Federal, state and local investigators are in the initial stages of tracking down the person or persons responsible for two bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15 that killed three people and wounded over 100, but said no one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The latest details to emerge from the afternoon of chaos in the city included news that the bombs  -- which were stuffed in trashcans near the race route  -- contained ball bearings or BBs meant to cause even more substantial injuries to bystanders.

GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

OzVision

Alan Avidan, President, indicates that OzVision is pushing the forefront of hosted video services for dealers and users. The company’s government market includes military bases, government facilities, and national monuments such as the Washington Monument, the State of Liberty and Ford’s Theater. Avidan calls for dealers and central services to join in the hosted video movement, which he describes as the future of the industry.

Obama seeks three percent hike in discretionary budget at DHS

Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.

California panel approves new regulations to make refineries safer

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OAKLAND, CA May 18, 2017 The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board today approved a landmark regulation to strengthen workplace safety and health at oil refineries across the state. The new regulation provides a framework for anticipating, preventing and responding to hazards at refineries.

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KBR wins contract to remove dangerous railroad crossings in Australia

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HOUSTON May 15, 2017 KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a program alliance contract by the Victorian Government for railroad crossing removal projects in Victoria, Australia.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR will remove two railroad crossings in an integrated alliance with John Holland, Metro Trains and the Level Crossing Removal Authority. These projects will commence in the coming months and be completed in 2018 with KBR providing engineering and design services for the crossing removals and associated works.

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Arcadis to provide autonomous vehicle planning for Louisiana transportation department

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BATON ROUGE, LA May 16, 2017 Arcadis U.S., Inc., (EURONEXT:ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, announced today it has contracted with the State of Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) to provide technical support services and facilitate planning activities related to connected and autonomous vehicles and their impact on highway infrastructure. The purpose of the project is to keep Louisiana DOTD up to date on industry trends while preparing Louisiana for the future of transportation.

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Genetec to add latest version of Free-Flow with its Security Center platform

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MONTREAL MAY 10, 2017 Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions will showcase the latest version of AutoVu™ Free-Flow off-street parking management solution at this year’s IPI Conference and Expo in New Orleans, at booth #1115.

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