Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...installation of a super-sensitive instrument that detects ground motion.A few blocks away at the Minto airport, two contractors were drilling a nine-foot hole that would soon be the home to a seismometer. That sophisticated earthquake detector is...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year.BP's number of BP employees and contractors in Alaska, Patience said. BP has 2,725 employees and direct contractors in the state; of that total, 2...
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...this year. The asphalt oil increase means the state and its contractors face a higher expense of $3.75 million.Asphalt oil accounts...contracts include a price adjustment clause that requires contractors to share in up to 7.5 percent of the added cost, Ganley...
Philosophy and writing well: what's bad about bad writing

...Cognate Appurtenances, Inc.-hired a new contractor to produce some reports. The contractor began by reviewing previous reports to get...start. In the draft report, however, the contractor imitated everything that was bad and nothing...
Secret garden

...said this particular landscaped space was not yet under the care of CBJ. It is a relatively new addition and still under the contractor's care."We (CBJ) didn't have any weeding - pardon the pun - going on in that area, at least not yet," he said...
Naplachowski returns to Juneau Empire

...said. "I saw an ad in the paper."He started out selling subscriptions in 1996, but worked his way up from independent contractor to sales manager to director of circulation and production. With his experience and enthusiasm for the position, Naplachowski...
What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...the roof and working steadily, even in the equally steady rain. Local construction company North Pacific Erectors is the contractor on the project.The new roof will be built to slope downward, directing rain water into drains and away from the roof...
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...Kirk Hilbrecht."All the ammo, all the food ... you're going to have to re-contract that for another time. Most contractors were able to be flexible," Hilbrecht said. "We were fortunate that we were able to relay things on. Other states may...
Cleanup underway at Cold War radio site near Petersburg

PETERSBURG - A federal contractor is removing soil contaminated by...contaminants still remain.An Air Force contractor has documented fuel, chemicals...out there," she said.The main contractor, environmental firm Bhate, is...
State closer on Alaska Class Ferry deal

...are being issued through the construction manager/general contractor process, according to Woodrow, and would be exclusive to...project is the first time the construction manager/general contractor process has been used with a passenger vessel contract. He...


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