Global Newsreel October 29, 2018

Canada Selects Lougheed Martin for Ship Design Deal and Zimbabwe Seeks More Transparency With Procurement Reforms

By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock

In this week’s newsreel highlights Canada starts negotiations with Lougheed Martin to award the design deal in its $30 billion ship building project, but remains undecided over freezing arms to Saudi Arabia, Manitoba awards a high-cost procurement modernization contract, Ontario pulls the plug on expanding wind power, hackers pull off a $700k DC billing scam, Florida sinks into a turf battle over its hurricane cleanup contracts, Australia moves closer to joining the WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement, and Moldova and Zimbabwe introduce transparency reforms.

 

News Update

Canada Selects Lougheed Martin for Ship Design Deal

Canada Dithers on Freezing Saudi Arms Deal

Manitoba Spends $6 Million on Procurement Modernization

Ontario Pulls Plug on Wind Power

Hackers Pull $700K Billing Scam on DC Government

Florida Mired in Turf Battle Over Hurricane Contracts

Australia Set to Join WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement

Moldova Turns to eProcurement to Fight Corruption

Zimbabwe Seeks More Transparency With Procurement Reforms

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