Boeing Oklahoma City Expands Facilities, Business Presence

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Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. Boeing Oklahoma City Expands Facilities, Business Presence appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Builder helps make geothermal standard in Oklahoma city neighborhoods

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Ideal Homes is delivering geothermal heated and cooled homes at first-time buyer prices, exploding the fast-held belief that only the wealthy can afford high-efficiency technology in their homes. read more. Geothermal

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

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Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses.

Build a Hotel in a Week?

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The 142-room AC hotel in downtown Oklahoma City is rising quickly and when the job is complete, they mean finished

IMT Adds 2 Dealers to Distribution Network

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Industrial Truck Equipment (ITE), located in Oklahoma City, Okla., ITE serves IMT customers in Central and Western Oklahoma. Iowa Mold Tooling Co. IMT), added two dealers to its North American distributor network.

Oklahoma City mandates safe rooms in new schools

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A plan requiring all new schools in Oklahoma City to have storm shelters or safe rooms has been approved and is now part of the building code. The move will affect 24 districts that have schools inside Oklahoma City limits. ( [link] ).

Massey Services Acquires Ecoshield Pest Control of Oklahoma City

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Massey Services is headquartered in Orlando and provides service to over 450,000 customers throughout Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina and Oklahoma

Genie Exec Assesses MEWP Industry

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Genie recently hosted members of the construction- and rental-industry trade press at its Oklahoma City, Okla., manufacturing and training center to discuss market trends, product innovation, and standards harmonization in the mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) industry

Oklahoma City wins "Best of the Best" Tap Water Taste Test

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The American Water Works Association announced today that Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust, Okla. Water Provider Secures Top Honor at American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition. has won the annual “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test. The event, composed of regional winners from water-tasting competitions across North America, was held at AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver. read more. Plumbing

Another Lawsuit Filed Against OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting Rule

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District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City The National Association of Home Builders, state builder groups, the U.S. and state chambers of commerce, the National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Department of Labor over a new workplace rule scheduled to take effect Janury 1, 2017. The suit was filed in the U.S.

Tulsa Developer Cited for Fall Hazards

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Workers who work at heights are at risk for serious injury or death if they fall," said David Bates, OSHA''s area director in Oklahoma City. "To OSHA cited Case Development LLC for serious and repeat violations at the site of a Norman, Okla.,

Terex Divests Some Asphalt Products

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Lines included in the divestiture are asphalt plants and pavers manufactured in Porto Allegre, Brazil, and assets for the asphalt paver, reclaimer stabilizer and material transfer product lines which are currently manufactured in Oklahoma City.

Business Facilities LiveXchange To Kick Off This Weekend

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Terex to Relocate Demag Operations

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Terex Corporation will relocate production of its Demag overhead cranes from its current Houston location to a newly upgraded Oklahoma City (OKC) facility

Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce

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Many aerospace companies have operations in the city, including Raytheon and Boeing, which recently announced plans to open a technology research center. Not only does the City have an available workforce of 2.4 Source: Oklahoma Department of Commerce).

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Daniel Ellis of ClimateMaster wins prestigious Rittinger award

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Daniel Ellis, President of Oklahoma City based ClimateMaster, received the Rittinger Medal on May 14, 2014 at the 11th IEA Heat Pump Conference in Montreal, Canada.

Workplace Tornado Planning

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At least 24 people — including nine children — were killed when a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon. Unfortunately the tornado that stuck Oklahoma City was not an isolated incident. Workplace Tornado Planning.

Bomag to Move Cedarapids, CMI Manufacturing in August 2015

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Bomag Americas will begin moving its Cedarapids asphalt paving and CMI reclamation/stabilization equipment production from the current Oklahoma City, Okla.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

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I f the first things that come to mind when you think about Oklahoma are oil rigs, Sooner football and endless revivals of a beloved Broadway musical, it’s time to think again. billion in Oklahoma over the next three years. Fallin cited Oklahoma’s fifth-lowest cost of living among U.S.

Jump Ball in Sacramento

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Christopher Hansen, a hedge fund manager, are heading a group that wants to move the Kings to basketball-hungry Seattle, which has been pining for an NBA franchise since the SuperSonics moved to Oklahoma City in 2008 and subsequently became the Thunder.

Seismic Side Effects

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Oklahoma is among at least four U.S. According to reports, most of the quakes in a swarm of temblors between Oklahoma City and Guthrie, OK have been accompanied by a loud explosive sound that’s been likened to a thunderclap or cannonball.

Employers may have more room to appeal willful violations

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As related by Safety News Alert , the fines stemmed from an October 1993 incident in which a Dayton Tire employee in Oklahoma City died from injuries suffered when a machine activated unexpectedly. What’s the difference between a willful OSHA violation and a serious one?

What Proposal Game Are You Playing?

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For example, I was moderating a discussion where a representative from Oklahoma City admitted that they give preferential treatment to local firms. When it comes to proposals, nobody talks about this. What game are you playing?

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

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Situated in Upstate New York, Oswego County is located centrally to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Toronto and Montreal. The City of York and York County Development Corporation (YCDC) has a shovel ready 34-acre site adjacent to a rail spur. Photo: City of Peoria).

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Lesley Whatley, Director, START-UP NY

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For example, 115 small earthquakes recently hit an area between Oklahoma City and Guthrie, OK, most accompanied by a loud bang. Lesley Whatley, Director, START-UP NY. By the Business Facilities Staff From the March/April 2014 issue.

LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Economic Developers from the U.S. Plains Sign On to Sponsor LiveXchange

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LiveXchange sponsors from the Plains will include: Joplin Regional Partnership (Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma). Quad Cities (Iowa, Illinois). Greater Oklahoma City Chamber (Oklahoma). Articles By Location Featured Post Illinois Iowa Kansas Missouri Oklahoma U.S.

AAR to Open New Aircraft Maintenance Facility in Duluth, MN

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AAR currently maintains MRO facilities in Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Miami and Hot Springs, Arkansas. AAR's MRO facilities feature some of the most advanced equipment in the world. Photo: AAR Corp.).

SMPS selects Craig Galati as president-elect

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Oklahoma City, OK (Term: Sept. Craig Galati has been selected as SMPS president-elect.

State Focus: Arkansas – Easy To Reach, Easy To Grow

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Major market centers in the region include: Memphis, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, New Orleans and St. Arkansas’s railroad infrastructure includes three Class I systems: Union Pacific, BNSF Railway, and Kansas City Southern Railway.

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential

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The state of Texas awarded one of the largest grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund in the history of the program—$21 million—which together with a property tax abatement from the City of Austin and Travis County provided for a total incentive package of $35 million for the operations center. SALT LAKE CITY, UT. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. Austin, TX is Business Facilities’ top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential.

One in a million. or one in 10: The importance of excellence in construction marketing

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In other words, he has a one-in-a-million intelligence, about the population of the Oklahoma city where he lives. (He Last night, I reconnected with an old friend who can legitimately claim to be the smartest person in Tulsa.

State by State Incentives Guide

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Brownfield Development Tax Abatements: Gives cities and counties the ability to abate the following for properties enrolled in the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s voluntary cleanup program: Non-educational city and county sales & use taxes; Non-educational state, city and county property taxes—up to 20 years; Mortgage and recording taxes. A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. ALABAMA - updated for 2014.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… With Larry V. Parman, Secretary, Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

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Parman Secretary Oklahoma Department of Commerce. BF: Oklahoma has launched 20%x2020, an initiative to reduce energy consumption in state buildings by 20 percent by 2020. Is Oklahoma a major logistics/distribution hub? Larry V. By the Business Facilities Staff.

STATE INCENTIVES GUIDE

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BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT TAX ABATEMENTS: Gives cities and counties the ability to abate the following: Non-educational city and county sales & use taxes; Non-educational state, city and county property taxes—up to 20 years; Mortgage and recording taxes.

Oklahoma Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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The updated Oklahoma incentives guide is brought to you by Real Street Expo , a new event sponsored by Business Facilities and Today’s Facility Manager magazines. State Small Business Credit Initiative: The State of Oklahoma was awarded $13,168,350 by the U.S

Winners of 2012 Best A/E/C Employer Award Named in San Francisco

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out of 5) · They had positive staff growth (between 1% - 19% from 2010 to 2011) · They had solid profitability (between 10% - 31% of their revenue) The winners were: · Cobb Engineering Company ( www.cobbengr.com ) – a transportation engineering, land developer, and surveyor headquartered in Oklahoma, City, OK. · skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Winners of 2012 Best A/E/C Employer Award Named in San Francisco. PSMJ Resources, Inc.

2012 Business Facilities Rankings Report

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However, recent developments have made it difficult to get an accurate fix on the metro pecking order in this critical employment sector, as jobs continue to shift between aerospace hubs in Wichita, Charleston, Seattle and Oklahoma City. By Business Facilities Staff.