Millennium Challenge Corporation Issues Fourth US$3.3M IDIQ Task Order to ICF International
ICF to Provide Engineering Services for Infrastructure Projects in Tanzania
Fairfax, Virginia, November 18, 2008 -
ICF Incorporated, LLC, a subsidiary of ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), announced today that it was awarded a fourth task order under its current indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). This three-year task order, specific to MCC’s program in Tanzania, is valued at $3.3 million.
MCC is a U.S. government corporation designed to work with developing countries to promote poverty reduction through sustainable economic growth. MCC’s compact with Tanzania was effected to address infrastructure inadequacies in the country’s transportation network, and energy and water supply structures, three key constraints to economic growth and private sector investment in this peaceful African nation.
Under the MCC IDIQ, ICF is tasked with providing project development and management, and environmental and engineering and consulting services. Under the new task order, ICF will support MCC’s contribution to the African nation’s infrastructure improvement efforts by overseeing studies and providing independent engineering services during the procurement and implementation phases of road, airport, and water treatment facility projects. The ICF project team will provide engineers, and environmental and social specialists who will review planning documents and procurement packages, monitor the procurement of contractors, and monitor the construction of these improvements against schedule, budget, and environmental and social safeguard requirements.
“ICF conducted the due diligence for Tanzania’s transport improvement proposal, as well as reviewed its planning studies in 2008,” stated Polly Quick, an ICF Technical Director and an expert on environmental issues. “Our familiarity with the project combined with our infrastructure work for MCC in two other countries provides us with a solid understanding of Tanzania’s program and its engineering needs. We look forward to helping Tanzania move forward with these projects and to contributing to the economic independence of this African nation.”
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ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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