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  • USAID Haiti – C&D Debris Site Management – Port Varreux Award: March 2010

    USAID Haiti – C&D Debris Site Management – Port Varreux Award: March 2010

    In March 2010, PHS was contracted by USAID to establish the first and only Construction & Demolition (C&D) debris site management and debris reduction operations following EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers standards in Port Varreux, Haiti.

    In March 2010, PHS was contracted by USAID to establish the first and only Construction & Demolition (C&D) debris site management and debris reduction operations following EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers standards in Port Varreux, Haiti. PHS provided all management, security, labor and equipment necessary to maintain the site and fully operate the processing, sorting and reduction of earthquake rubble. The site received all C&D debris hauled by USAID partners involved in demolition contracts and Cash for Work programs. PHS hired and trained more than 300 laborers providing them with proper safety and protection gear using U.S. standards (100% increase over 150 mandate of the contract).

    USAID Haiti – C&D Debris Site Management – Port Varreux Award: March 2010

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  • USAID Haiti – C&D Debris Site Management – Truitier Municipal Landfill Award: June 2010

    USAID Haiti – C&D Debris Site Management – Truitier Municipal Landfill Award: June 2010

    USAID executed a June 2010 contract with PHS to establish a Construction & Demolition (C&D) debris management site on a secure and controlled 7-acre (approximately 2.8 hectares) section near the entrance to the Truitier waste disposal site, an uncontrolled waste dumping site, particularly at night.

    USAID executed a June 2010 contract with PHS to establish a Construction & Demolition (C&D) debris management site on a secure and controlled 7-acre (approximately 2.8 hectares) section near the entrance to the Truitier waste disposal site, an uncontrolled waste dumping site, particularly at night. PHS mobilized its team within 48 hours, implementing operational standards and safety measures comparable to those at the Port Varreux site. PHS was responsible for Site Design as well as all Site Development / Construction.

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  • USAID - Haiti DAI Subcontract – Cap-Haitian – Award: February 2011

    USAID - Haiti DAI Subcontract – Cap-Haitian – Award: February 2011

    In March 2011, PHS retained by DAI to provide Construction Management services for a series of small building renovations projects started in 2010. PHS is responsible for making corrective action plan recommendation, as well as cost...

    In March 2011, PHS retained by DAI to provide Construction Management services for a series of small building renovations projects started in 2010. PHS is responsible for making corrective action plan recommendation, as well as cost estimating and scheduling services for a series of schools, warehouses and other facilities in need of repairs and renovation.

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  • Private Sector in Haiti

    Private Sector in Haiti

    In June 2010, PHS was retained by Sogebank – the largest bank in Haiti – to consult on methodology and design structural repairs details for their headquarter building on Delmas in Port-au-Prince, Haiti which sustained significant damages during the 01-12-10 earthquake.

    a. Sogebank Headquarters Building on Delmas – Port-au-Prince Haiti

    In June 2010, PHS was retained by Sogebank – the largest bank in Haiti – to consult on methodology and design structural repairs details for their headquarter building on Delmas in Port-au-Prince, Haiti which sustained significant damages during the 01-12-10 earthquake. In addition, PHS provides threshold structural inspection services for the work performed by the GC.

    b. Demolition / Reconstruction Office in Petion-Ville

    PHS is conducting the demolition and renovation of an office/residential structure in Petion-Ville, Haiti. The facilities serve as headquarters of the German NGO: Welthungerhilfe (Agro Action Allemande)

    c. Demolition / Reconstruction Warehouses and Residential Units in Petit-Goave

    PHS is conducting the demolition and reconstruction of several warehouse facilities and office/residential structures in Petit-Goave, Haiti. All Site Design and Site Development performed by PHS. The facilities are to be occupied by the NGO: Handicap International.

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  • Jatropha Biodiesel Study in the Dominican Republic

    Jatropha Biodiesel Study in the Dominican Republic

    PHS Group, Inc. is the Executing Agency for an Inter-American Development Bank / SECCI Fund Grant for a Biodiesel production study in the Dominican Republic using Jatropha Curcas as feedstock. PHS retained several leading bio-engineering firms from Europe and the United States to collaborate...

    PHS Group, Inc. is the Executing Agency for an Inter-American Development Bank / SECCI Fund Grant for a Biodiesel production study in the Dominican Republic using Jatropha Curcas as feedstock. PHS retained several leading bio-engineering firms from Europe and the United States to collaborate on the market study and methods of production. The financial model and feasibility study is to be completed by the international consulting firm Deloitte & Touche. PHS is working with focus groups, technicians, and energy experts in five Dominican provinces to determine the perceptions and potential for successful Jatropha-to-biodiesel production in the region.

    Jatropha Biodiesel Study in the Dominican Republic

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  • USAID IRAQ – Community Stabilization Program (Sub to: IRD 2007-2009)

    USAID IRAQ – Community Stabilization Program (Sub to: IRD 2007-2009)

    PHS is a subcontractor to International Relief and Development for the Community Stabilization Program (CSP) designed to focus local energies toward productive economic and social opportunities. The initiative will provide the impetus for...

    USAID IRAQ

    PHS is a subcontractor to International Relief and Development for the Community Stabilization Program (CSP) designed to focus local energies toward productive economic and social opportunities. The initiative will provide the impetus for economic development and create jobs in critical fields. Concentrated in Baghdad, the primary objectives of CSP are to:

    • Create Jobs and develop employable skills with a focus on unemployed youth
    • Revitalize community infrastructure and essential services
    • Support established businesses and develop new sustainable businesses
    • Help mitigate conflict in selected communities
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  • USAID Afghanistan - Power and Water Team (PWT) (Sub to: IRD – 2007)

    USAID Afghanistan - Power and Water Team (PWT) (Sub to: IRD – 2007)

    PHS is a subcontractor to International Relief and Development on a USAID project in Kabul, Afghanistan for Human Resources and Logistics Support (HRLS).

    USAID

    PHS is a subcontractor to International Relief and Development on a USAID project in Kabul, Afghanistan for Human Resources and Logistics Support (HRLS). Supporting the Power and Water Team (PWT) at the Ministry of Energy and Water, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Mines and Industry. The PWT is part of the overall program in Afghanistan supporting development and capacity building.

    PHS staff work with the ministries of Energy & Water, Agriculture, and Mines & Industry to support the Human Resources and Logistical Support (HRLS) program. Technical staff at the ministries will be supported by PHS to improve and ensure proficiency and professional competency in modern approaches to planning, design, implementation and construction. This USAID project increases local development and builds capacity in the power and water sector.

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  • Dulles International Airport – Metrorail Extension (Prime: Carter Burgess)

    Dulles International Airport – Metrorail Extension (Prime: Carter Burgess)

    PHS is part of the Cater & Burgess Team selected in February 2007 to provide Program Management services for the Metrorail Extension to Dulles Airport by the Washington Metropolitan Airport Authority (WMAA)...

    PHS is part of the Cater & Burgess Team selected in February 2007 to provide Program Management services for the Metrorail Extension to Dulles Airport by the Washington Metropolitan Airport Authority (WMAA) - a 23-mile transit project extending the Orange Line to Dulles International Airport. PHS is a member of the Cater & Burgess team providing program management services to the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority (WMAA) for the $5.1 billion Metrorail extension to Dulles airport.

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  • Miami International Airport – South Terminal Facility (2003-09) Construction Cost: $890 Million

    Miami International Airport – South Terminal Facility (2003-09) Construction Cost: $890 Million

    PHS was the prime consultant for Threshold-Structural Inspection Services for these 1.6 Million square feet of development and expansion project at Miami International Airport. PHS conducts the threshold inspections for the entire program...

    PHS was the prime consultant for Threshold-Structural Inspection Services for these 1.6 Million square feet of development and expansion project at Miami International Airport. PHS conducts the threshold inspections for the entire program including south terminal expansion, concourse J, and improvements of concourse H. The inspections were to ensure that the contractor's structural work (Parsons and Odebrecht JV) complied with the permitted construction documents.

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  • Commonwealth of Virginia - Department of Rail and Public Transportation (2009-2012)

    Commonwealth of Virginia - Department of Rail and Public Transportation (2009-2012)

    PHS is part of the Hatch Mott MacDonald Team providing a wide range of transportation consulting services, strategic planning and program management to the Virginia - Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) in Richmond VA.

    Department of Rail and Public Transportation

    PHS is part of the Hatch Mott MacDonald Team providing a wide range of transportation consulting services, strategic planning and program management to the Virginia - Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) in Richmond VA. PHS engineers provide the following services from the Greenbelt office: Program Management / Project Management services, Construction Management services, Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI) services, Transportation Planning, and Transit and Congestion Management Planning.

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  • DoD OPTARSS as a Sub to Ahtna STS

    DoD OPTARSS as a Sub to Ahtna STS

    Operations, Planning, Training, and Resource Support Services II is a US Army FORSCOM IDIQ contract that serves as a quick and efficient vehicle to do business with the US Army and authorized Department of Defense agencies.

    Operations, Planning, Training, and Resource Support Services II

    PHS Group, Inc. is a consultant to Ahtna STS for the DoD - OPTARSS II

    Operations, Planning, Training, and Resource Support Services II is a US Army FORSCOM IDIQ contract that serves as a quick and efficient vehicle to do business with the US Army and authorized Department of Defense agencies.

    OPTARSS II contractors will provide support in the following eight primary task areas:

    DoD OPTARSS as a Sub to Ahtna STS
    Primary Task Areas:
    • Operational Planning
    • Training
    • Modeling and Simulation
    • Flight Operations
    • Mobilization Plans and Execution
    • Deployment Operations
    • Force Protection Program
    • Transformation
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  • USAID work performed in Somalia and Kenya

    USAID work performed in Somalia and Kenya

    PHS participated as a sub-consultant in the USAID- Transition Initiative for Somalia (TIS). The purpose of the assignment was to evaluate the technical aspect of the USAID TIS program as...

    USAID PHS participated as a sub-consultant in the USAID- Transition Initiative for Somalia (TIS). The purpose of the assignment was to evaluate the technical aspect of the USAID TIS program as it related to the construction of small scale infrastructures. PHS submitted its report on the engineering aspect of the program after travelling Hargeisa to conduct site visits of sample projects funded by USAID.

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