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: Oklahoma City

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Dive

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

Demolition, construction begin at $230M Oklahoma City redevelopment

Construction Dive

Both are underway simultaneously to revamp the First National Center, a historic, 33-floor art deco tower

Terex Begins Genie Production in Oklahoma City

Construction Equipment

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.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Oklahoma City

ENR Construction

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

Oklahoma City mandates safe rooms in new schools


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

Green Industry Professionals

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

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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

Contractor Magazine

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

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

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

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

Contractor Magazine

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.

Oklahoma’s first modular hotel will begin construction next month


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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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

The Korte Company

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

The Korte Company

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.

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

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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.

Employers may have more room to appeal willful violations

FDR Safety

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?

Factors driving cold storage warehouse construction costs

The Korte Company

We think the proof is in the pudding—so here’s a rundown of some of our most successful cold storage warehouse construction projects: A 3,500-square-foot addition to Anheuser-Busch’s Oklahoma City cooler facility.

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.

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

Construction Marketing Ideas

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

Workplace Tornado Planning

The Safety Blog

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.

Business Facilities LiveXchange To Kick Off This Weekend

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Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. Quad Cities First (IA).

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?

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.

The basics of Tilt-Up construction

The Korte Company

Tilt-Up construction was the answer when the Oklahoma Military Department needed a new Armed Services Reserve Center for its facility in Mustang near Oklahoma City.

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

Construction Marketing Ideas

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.

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

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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.

Seismic Side Effects

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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.

Jump Ball in Sacramento

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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.

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).