KIRA NEWS

October 26, 2012

KIRA Named DPW Contractor of the Year

Carlos Garcia, President and CEO of KIRA, released a statement today regarding KIRA receiving the Army Directorate of Public Works Support Contractor of the Year accolade. Upon presentation of the award, KIRA will release a formal public statement.

KIRA RECEIVES ARMY TOP ACCOLADE

I am delighted to report that the Directorate for Public Works for United States Army has informed KIRA that we won their coveted "Contractor of the Year" award for facilities

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October 16, 2012

KIRA Recognized for Environmental Stewardship at Fort Carson

KIRA has been was recognized for environmental stewardship by Fort Carson's Garrison Commander and the Environmental Quality Control Committee. As Fort Carson expands to accommodate an influx of troops, families and support personnel, it is imperative that minimizing environmental impact takes precedence in KIRA's day-to-day operations and corporate culture. The Fort Carson Support Services team, led by Project Manager Mark Bartle, ensures that all operations and maintenance conducted on the base

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October 24, 2011

KIRA Project Sites Awarded Numerous PLANET Safety Accolades

KIRA has again been recognized for by PLANET for the company's commitment to safety.

PLANET's Safety Recognition Awards Program, sponsored by CNA, is designed to reward green industry professionals who consistently demonstrate their commitment to safety, and reflects the dedication of these individuals and their companies to creating and maintaining safe work environments.

Program participants also may qualify for the Overall Safety Achievement Award. This award honors those

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October 24, 2011

KIRA's Jacksonville, FL Regional Base Operating Support II Contract Celebrates GFY 2011 Incident Free

KIRA's RBOS II, Jacksonville, FL, contract celebrated GFY 2011 accident and incident free. With over 225,000 man hours, there was no lost time or recordable injuries. KIRA's Project Manager, Tim Merchant, and the site's QS&E Manager, Steve Flamio, work diligently to ensure that our employees are proactively safety aware and properly trained.  

KIRA also partners with our subcontractors onsite providing additional safety resources and training, while holding them accountable

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March 30, 2011

KIRA Named One of South Florida's Top 100 Minority Businesses

For the sixth consecutive year, KIRA has been named as one of South Florida's Top 100 Minority Businesses. Hosted by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the Top 100 Minority Businesses awards "highlight and celebrate South Florida's minority business community and their steadfast spirit of entrepreneurship in spite of today's sometimes turbulent marketplaces."


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February 18, 2011

KIRA Begins Phase-in of USCG Base Maintenance Contract in Maryland

KIRA has begun phase-in of the five-year, multi-million dollar contract to maintain the United States Coast Guard YARD in Baltimore, MD. Full contract operations begin March 15, 2011.

Services provided on this contract include: maintenance and operations of buildings and structures, pest control, fire protection and safety, refuse and recycling, elevator maintenance, HVAC and refrigeration, grounds maintenance, and electrical and water distribution systems.

For over a century, the

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