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Eielson Utilidor Contract Awarded

PRESS RELEASE – American Mechanical Inc. (Fairbanks), Brice Civil Constructors Inc., (Anchorage), Osborne Construction Co. (Kirkland, Washington), and Patrick Mechanical LLC (Fairbanks) will share in a $48,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for repair of utilidors and various other utilities at Eielson Air Force Base, various other military…

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Draft FNSB Growth Plan available for download

Preliminary findings of the Eielson Growth Management Plan, released August 2017, are available for download on the Arcadis project website, you can also learn more about the impacts of stationing F-35s at Eielson AFB and about the FNSB project to map the gaps in the…

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Study Projects 5,000+ to be Drawn by F-35 Buildup Jobs

More than 5,000 people may come to the Fairbanks area by 2030 as part of the move to base two squadrons of F-35 fighters at Eielson Air Force Base. The latest estimate announced Monday is well above the previous estimate of 3,500. The bigger population…

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Eielson shows off iconic planes at open house

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bombers are really, really big — and at Eielson Air Force Base’s open house Saturday, the B-52 on display was a really big hit. Parents and children waiting for their turns to climb in the cockpit filled the open doors of the bomb bay,…

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Military projects boost construction in Alaska

The latest edition of The Alaska Contractor, published quarterly by the Associated General Contractors of Alaska, provides a concise overview of the Interior MILCON projects in Alaska, mostly at Eielson AFB. Find the entire article on pp 34-44 in the online magazine. As state capital…

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Free workshop on multiplex financing

Free Workshop on financing options AHFC is offering a free, in-depth 2-hour training related to multi-family unit finance options on Tuesday, July 11 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center (3605 Cartwright Ct. Building C, Fairbanks, AK 99709). The presentation will be by…

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Military ramps up spending ahead of Eielson F-35s

The Army Corps of Engineers last week awarded two more contracts worth more than $55 million last week for construction of facilities to accommodate the two squadrons of F-35As that will coming to Eielson Air Force Base over the next three years. The first of…

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FEDC’s Next Housing Summit is June 6

NEWS RELEASE – FEDC’s next Housing Summit is scheduled for Tuesday, June 6 from 2-5 pm at the Pipeline Training Center in Fairbanks. How is this event different from the last Housing Summit? Rather than several people/organizations offering PowerPoint presentations, this event will feel more…

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“Believe the Unbelievable”: EXERCISE NORTHERN EDGE 17

Live, Virtual, and Constructive training is revolutionizing the way the military conducts training operations. More importantly, it’s changing the way the Department of Defense jointly develops, prepares and engages enemy forces during real-world contingencies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The LVC training capability allows for the…

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