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.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Oklahoma City

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Oklahoma City area

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Terex Begins Genie Production in Oklahoma City

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Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of Terex Corporation, is now manufacturing Genie products in Oklahoma City at Terex Corporation’s existing factory.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

Business Facilities

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base. Read: Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

New hotel part of Oklahoma City's $1B building boom

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Brasfield & Gorrie started a $241 million, 17-story Omni hotel next to the under-construction convention center, part of a wave of redevelopment of midsized cities across the country

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Oklahoma City

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Dodge offers data on 2017 starts in the greater Oklahoma City area

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Oklahoma City

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Dodge offers data on projected 2019 construction starts in the Oklahoma City area

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

Computer Glitch Forces Re-Bid of Oklahoma City Bridge Rebuild

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Cause of receiving incomplete information has yet to be determined

City of Oklahoma City Selected as ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2019 Owner of the Year

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For an incredible series of building programs, the goal of which are to improve the quality of life for its residents, culminating in the start of the largest project in city history last year, ENR Texas & Louisiana has named the city of Oklahoma City as its 2019 Owner of the Year

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills. Read: STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class at BusinessFacilities.com.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Oklahoma City

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Oklahoma City area

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

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

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.

Takeuchi Announces Kirby-Smith as New Dealer Supporting Kansas City Area

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Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kirby-Smith opened in 1983 and now has full-service branches in 11 cities across the U.S.

Investing to Create A Destination City

ENR Construction

Oklahoma City is expanding capital-improvement programs, boosting its project portfolio and establishing a stellar reputation among contractors

New Report Ranks Cities By Ease Of Doing Business

Business Facilities

The inaugural Doing Business North America report measures business regulations across 115 cities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. Read: New Report Ranks Cities By Ease Of Doing Business at BusinessFacilities.com.

Build a Hotel in a Week?

Construction Equipment

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

Genie Exec Assesses MEWP Industry

Construction Equipment

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

Tadano to Buy Demag Mobile Crane Business

Construction Equipment

Cranes will no longer be built in Oklahoma City, but the plant will Tadano will buy the Demag mobile crane business from Terex Corp. for approximately $215 million, according to Terex.

Terex Utilities Joins Genie

Construction Equipment

The company’s Oklahoma City facility also joins Terex AWP and will focus on telehandlers, lift re-manufacturing, and various products. Terex Utilities will join the Terex AWP business segment, which includes the Genie brand.

Terex to Relocate Demag Operations

Construction Equipment

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

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.

DEX Heavy Duty Parts to Open Second Site

Construction Equipment

DEX Heavy Duty Parts LLC will open a second facility in Oklahoma City in addition to its location in Advance, North Carolina. DEX, a Volvo Group subsidiary, supplies recycled, renovated, and surplus medium- and heavy-duty truck parts. “We’re

IMT Adds 2 Dealers to Distribution Network

Construction Equipment

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’s first modular hotel will begin construction next month

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NewcrestImage, a privately owned, Lewisville, Texas-based hotel development, construction, and management firm, plans to build the first hotel in Oklahoma to use modular construction technology. The 142-room AC Hotel Bricktown, in Oklahoma City, will also be NewcrestImage’s first modular hotel.

Bomag to Move Cedarapids, CMI Manufacturing in August 2015

Construction Equipment

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

Tulsa Developer Cited for Fall Hazards

Construction Equipment

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.,

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Another Lawsuit Filed Against OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting Rule

Construction Equipment

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.

Terex Divests Some Asphalt Products

Construction Equipment

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.

The Korte Company is Awarded $40.1 Million Tinker AFB Project

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million multi-aircraft hanger for the 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group at Tinker Air Force Base near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Korte Company has begun construction on a $40.1 The 164,443 square foot facility, when completed, will perform programmed depot maintenance for a variety of aircraft. The hangar includes open and private offices, administration areas, break room, latrine/shower areas, open bay work area, technical order library, and building utility rooms

Korte Awarded Armed Forces Reserve Centers

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The Korte Company was recently awarded Design-Build contracts for 2 Armed Forces Reserve Centers to be built in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. In doing so, Oklahoma became one of the first states in the nation to implement the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process. Additionally, this is the first time the State of Oklahoma has utilized the Design-Build process.

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?

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.).

How to deliver in the Northwestern U.S.

The Korte Company

Something we’ve learned over the years as we expanded our footprint into places like Oklahoma City and Las Vegas is that doing diligent groundwork pays off. While The Korte Company has delivered thousands of jobs in 43 U.S.

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?

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.