Construction Jobs Growing in Texas & Louisiana

ProCore

Texas and Louisiana both delivered strong construction job growth at the close of 2015. Texas recently ranked 2nd in the US in job creation, with construction jobs posting the biggest gain since 2005. construction jobs Louisiana construction texas construction

Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities Blog

Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott was presented with Business Facilities’ 2016 State of the Year Award by Senior Account Executive Joyce Wasserman, along with a proclamation from Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.

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State of the Year: Texas

Business Facilities Blog

Read State of the Year: Texas on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S.,

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Oil & Gas Dominates Texas & Louisiana Construction

ProCore

Construction in Texas and Louisiana includes all the typical sectors, but with today’s low cost natural gas, it’s the petrochemical sector that sets it off from other regions. Much of that manufacturing capacity is getting installed in Texas and Louisiana.

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Texas Tall

Business Facilities Blog

Our hearts go out to all of the people in Greater Houston and the Gulf Coast region of southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana who are coping with the worst flooding disaster in U.S. who rushed to join the legion of first responders in Texas. Texas Diaper Bank.

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries HQ Moving To Texas

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

headquarters from New York to Texas. Texas is home to around 1,200 MHI Group employees and we are honored that they have chosen Houston for their new U.S. Relocating or Expanding Your Business In Texas. Considering Texas for your company’s relocation or expansion project?

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Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Business Facilities Blog

Read Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Aerospace & Defense Asia-Pacific Business Report Capital Investment Europe Featured Foreign Direct Investment Magazine Highlights Taxes & Incentives Texas Workforce Development Belgium BF-Jan/Feb-2017 Business Incentives Employment Manufacturing San Marcos Site Selection Taiwan Texas Economic Development Corporation

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Location Focus: Texas – Big and Getting Bigger

Business Facilities Blog

Location Focus: Texas – Big and Getting Bigger appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Location Articles By Topic Back Office, IT, And Call Centers Featured Post Incentives Location Focus Magazine Quality Of Life Research And Development Texas Transportation Infrastructure U.S. Southwest Applied Optoelectronics BF-Sept/Oct-2014 Emerging Technology Fund Marble Falls Nalco Champion Sugar Land taxes TEF Texas Enterprise Fund

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Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

Business Facilities Blog

Read Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

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Texas Bullet Train on Track

Construction Equipment

After three years of predevelopment, Texas Central Partners announced Monday it has named Fluor Enterprises and Lane Construction to design-build a 240-mile high speed rail lane that will run between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.

Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: ACE Mentor Program

ENR Construction

Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to ENR.com/texas-louisiana/photos

ENR Texas & Louisiana Names 2017 Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana has selected Manhattan Construction Group as its 2017 Contractor of the Year

Sneak Peak at ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Top Contractors

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana's annual Top Contractors ranking will be published in the Aug. 7/14 issue

Texas Is Business Facilities’ 2012 State Of The Year

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Texas , a perennial front-runner for Business Facilities’ State of the Year designation, has reclaimed its position at the top of our annual list. Even alternative energy has been given a big “Howdy” in the home of Big Oil—Texas is a national leader in wind power.

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GlaxoSmithKline, Texas A&M To Establish Flu Vaccine Facility In Texas

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) and The Texas A&M University System have announced that the U.S. The post GlaxoSmithKline, Texas A&M To Establish Flu Vaccine Facility In Texas appeared first on Business Facilities.

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ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Excellence in Safety Winners

ENR Construction

This year, ENR Texas & Louisiana is singling out eight projects for their outstanding safety records and job-site procedures

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Restructured Texas Toll Road Emerges From Chapter 11

ENR Construction

A bankrupt Texas toll road has new financing and new management

Bill Yates Is ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Legacy Award Winner

ENR Construction

has been named the recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s fourth annual Legacy Award William “Bill” G. Yates, Jr., chairman of The Yates Cos.

OSHA Fines Texas Trenchers $121K

Construction Equipment

As part of the agency's aggresive emphasis on trench and excavation safety, two contractors working on a untility project on Colorado Street in Austin, Texas have been fined for willful and serious violations of OSHA's trench safety regulations

Grainger Expands In Texas

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

million capital investment in Texas. Grainger has been in Texas since 1934, so we know the state provides a talented workforce and vibrant business community,” said Grainger Chairman, President and CEO Jim Ryan. Grainger has more than 40 locations in Texas, including two in San Antonio.

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Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension (SOC-3)

ENR Construction

Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to ENR.com/texas-louisiana/photos

CH2M Settles Delayed Texas Road Project for Reduced Sum

ENR Construction

CH2M has reached a settlement with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority in a dispute that has delayed completion of an Austin, Texas, toll-lane project

Winners Announced in ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Best Projects Contest

ENR Construction

A jury of six industry experts has completed its review of 108 entries in ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Best Projects competition. Jurors have recognized 37 projects across 17 categories as the region's best

Texas Child Labor Law Poster Update

The Safety Blog

The Safety Services Company Texas Child Labor Law Poster was updated on July 18, 2014 to include an update to the 2013 version that adds two more prohibited occupations for 14- and 15-year-olds. General Industry Labor Law Posters Child Labor Law Texas

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$15-Billion Texas High-Speed Rail Plan Advances to Planning and Design

ENR Construction

A 240-mile high-speed-rail project that would connect North Texas and Houston in 90 minutes is advancing after an Aug. 14 agreement

ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Design Firm of the Year

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana has selected Kimley-Horn as its 2017 Design Firm of the Year

Amazon to Build 1 Million MWh Windfarm in Texas

Construction Equipment

Amazon today announced “Amazon Wind Farm Texas,” a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, that will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually – enough energy to power almost 90,000 U.S.

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Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories

Business Facilities Blog

Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Texas, Utah Top Flagship Business, Economic Categories appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Location Cover Story Featured Post In The News Magazine Magazine Highlights Recent Issues Texas U.S. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Announcing ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2016 Best Project Winners

ENR Construction

After weeks of review, judging has finally wrapped up for ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2016 Best Projects competition

Preview: Texas & Louisiana's Top Specialty Contractors

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana's December 12 print edition will feature the region's annual list of Top Specialty Contractors. You'll see these firms ranked by revenue, include rankings of these firms by state and sector

The University of Texas receives boutique-style student housing complex

BD+C

A new seven-story luxury apartment complex for students has recently been completed on the University of Texas Austin’s West Campus.

Out of Bankruptcy, Texas Toll Road Begins Reconstruction

ENR Construction

Jordan Foster Construction will break ground on a $60-million reconstruction project next month on SH 130, in central Texas, to fix cracking and heaving problems along the 41-mile roadway

Texas and Louisiana's 2017 Top Young Professionals Selected

ENR Construction

After weeks of review, an independent panel of judges has selected ENR Texas & Louisiana’s Top Young Professionals for 2017

Tax Break Clears Way for $10 Billion Texas Petrochemical Plant

Construction Equipment

SABIC) were given more than $460 million in tax breaks by the San Patricio County Commissioners on Monday, clearing the way for the two companies to begin construction on a $10 billion petrochemical complex north of Corpus Christi, Texas. Exxon Mobil and Saudi Basic Industries Corp.,

State Focus: Texas Diversity

Business Facilities Blog

Texas is a magnet for business and individuals for a reason—rather, for many reasons, one of which is the tax climate. State Focus: Texas Diversity appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Everything is bigger in Texas - Even Reductions in Carbon Emissions

Collaborative Construction

How can Texas reduce it''s carbon emissions more than Europe, California and others? So Texas, which produced over 50% of the jobs created during the recession, knocks the green task of reducing carbon emissions out of the park? Texas is doing its best to prove them wrong.

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How Badly Has Hurricane Harvey Damaged Texas Infrastructure?

ENR Construction

With roads, rail and airports down, and water still rising, assessing damage will prove difficult. Clearly, the situation. is dire," says one Houston subcontractor