Get this: The national engineering firm in the driver's seat to oversee Miami-Dade's $1.6 billion overhaul of the county's monumentally dilapidated sewer system has a history of violating the Clean Water Act, mishandling radioactive waste, billing for phantom work, and paying kickbacks. In most pl ... More >>
For at least three months, John Renfrow, director of the Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department, knew about the $18.5 million fine CH2M Hill had to pay the federal government to avoid being prosecuted for time card fraud. Yet Renfrow didn't stop the Colorado-based firm from bidding on a lucrative contr ... More >>
A Colorado-based company vying for a lucrative contract to oversee Miami-Dade County's multi-billion dollar sewer system renovation projects admitted it defrauded the federal government earlier this year. Back in March CH2M Hill and one its subsidiaries agreed to pay $18.5 million in civil fines and ... More >>
Ten teams of college kids (and reps from one high school and two architectural firms) gathered Sunday on Key Biscayne. From noon to 3:30 about 150 people dug and sculpted some incredible stuff at Crandon Park. It was the tenth time the Miami chapter of the American Institute of Architects has ... More >>
Tropical Greenways wants you: The American Institute of Architects is looking for volunteers (architects, designers and regular Joes and Janes) for this awesomely ambitious quality of life adrenaline shot. Brainstorm, serve on committees, and/or work on project initiatives including observation t ... More >>
Espirito Santo Plaza
Joaquin Avino's new employer got a piece of the Performing Arts Center contract, but Avi*o had nothing to do with it
Today it's an ugly headache. Someday it will be a beautiful source of pleasure. But tomorrow it's still going to be an ugly headache.