Related Links: Text of Okland-Justice Dept. settlement agreement Justice Dept. press release In a civil settlement with the Dept. of Justice, Okland Construction Co. Inc. has agreed to pay the federal government $928,000 to resolve false-claims allegations related to the Small Business Administration’s small disadvantaged business (SDB) program, the department said.In announcing the settlement on March 21, DOJ said Salt Lake City-based Okland entered a mentor-protégé agreement with Saiz Construction Co. Inc., a West Valley City, Utah-based firm that participated in SBA’s 8(a) SDB program.In the settlement agreement, Justice alleged that Okland and Saiz did not form an SBA-approved joint
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.