Keeping weapon systems and facilities in compliance with environmental law and regulations
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FAIRFAX, VA, Dec. 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced that it has been awarded a US$9.9 million, five-year contract to provide technical expertise to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command G-4 Logistics Office at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Technical expertise service areas covered under the contract include weapons systems acquisition, pollution prevention, hazardous materials minimization, process analysis and facilities engineering. Working with AMCOM G-4, including Program Executive Offices, depots and field activities, CGI will help ensure that AMCOM weapon systems and facilities are in compliance with applicable international, federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.
AMCOM G-4 provides technical guidance and oversight to AMCOM in the areas of environmental, facilities and property accountability. CGI has served AMCOM G-4 since its inception, achieving a comprehensive understanding of the client's unique requirements and helping to eliminate redundancy, to enhance cost avoidance and to increase safety and compliance.
CGI will assist AMCOM G-4 with a variety of services, including:
- Environmental Compliance Audits, EMS 14001
- Programmatic Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Evaluations
- Hazardous Material Management Program Reviews
- Environmental Health & Safety Training/Environmental Monitoring
- National Environmental Policy Act analysis
- EHS technical support, policy analysis and operational guidance
"CGI is committed to helping the Command identify its environmental hazards and resolve them in a safe, cost-effective manner," said CGI Senior Vice President for U.S. Defense Programs Patrick Dougherty. "We are proud of our long-standing support to AMCOM G-4's mission.
CGI's environmental, sustainability and energy efficiency solutions combine in-depth knowledge, leading IT solutions and end-to-end service offerings to help clients successfully manage challenges and opportunities across the globe. "CGI is committed to supporting our clients in their environmental programs", said Tim Hurlebaus, president of CGI Federal Inc. "We will continue to leverage our full capabilities to support AMCOM in both their existing and future environmental priorities.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 65,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
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SOURCE CGI Group Inc.
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