subscribe to ENR magazine subscribe
contact us
advertise
careers industry jobs
events events
FAQ
Dodge Data & Analytics
ENR Logo
SUBSCRIBE TODAY
& receive immediate web access
comment

Washington and EG&G Brands Disappear in URS Move

Text size: A A

URS Corp., the San Francisco-based engineering-construction giant, announced on Dec. 22 it will “rebrand and integrate” its Washington Group and EG&G divisions into the firm. The move comes two years after Washington Group and seven years after EG&G were acquired. The units, which operated as divisions of publicly owned URS, will be discontinued as of Jan. 1 and absorbed into the parent company’s brand. URS will now report financial results for an infrastructure and environment segment, formerly the URS division; a federal services segment, formerly EG&G; and an energy and construction segment, formerly Washington. Chairman Martin Koffel says the changes will give clients and the marketplace “a clearer understanding” of URS services. The company said it will take a $20.5-million non-cash charge in its fourth-quarter results, to be reported next March, related to the write down of “intangible assets,” but that it would not affect earnings.

----- Advertising -----
----- Advertising -----
  Blogs: ENR Staff   Blogs: Other Voices  
Critical Path: ENR's editors and bloggers deliver their insights, opinions, cool-headed analysis and hot-headed rantings
Project Leads/Pulse

Gives readers a glimpse of who is planning and constructing some of the largest projects throughout the U.S. Much information for pulse is derived from McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge.

For more information on a project in Pulse that has a DR#, or for general information on Dodge products and services, please visit our Website at www.dodge.construction.com.

Information is provided on construction projects in following stages in each issue of ENR: Planning, Contracts/Bids/Proposals and Bid/Proposal Dates.

View all Project Leads/Pulse »

 Reader Comments:

Sign in to Comment

To write a comment about this story, please sign in. If this is your first time commenting on this site, you will be required to fill out a brief registration form. Your public username will be the beginning of the email address that you enter into the form (everything before the @ symbol). Other than that, none of the information that you enter will be publically displayed.

We welcome comments from all points of view. Off-topic or abusive comments, however, will be removed at the editors’ discretion.