SNC Fights Back After Judge Guts Army Contract Suit

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Thursday stripped much of engineering company SNC-Lavalin America Inc.'s suit accusing Alliant Techsystems Inc. of breaking a $65 million contract to modernize a U.S. Army facility, but the plaintiff quickly moved for reconsideration of the ruling.

The suit centers around SNC's engineering work to support construction of acid concentrators at an Army ammunition plant in Radford, Va. SNC accuses Alliant of changing its request for the plant's flooring without paying SNC for the attendant costs. Alliant also allegedly failed to extend...
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