Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Tulsa

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Dodge offers data on projected 2018 construction starts in the Tulsa area

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Hilti Announces HQ Move From Tulsa, OK To Plano, TX

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Tulsa-based test lab, Repair Service and Distribution Centers will also be relocated to Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Hilti Announces HQ Move From Tulsa, OK To Plano, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Tulsa, Okla.

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Dodge offers data on 2017 starts in the greater Tulsa area

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Tulsa Zoo opens radiantly-heated exhibits

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Lions and Tigers and Chinese Alligators, Oh My

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Whirlpool Investing $55M In New Factory Distribution Center

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To be built next to the company's existing Tulsa, OK plant, the FDC is expected to create 150 new manufacturing jobs. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Oklahoma Workforce Development ARCO Design/Build corporate expansion Factory Distribution Center Site Selection The Pizzuti Companies Tulsa WhirlpoolRead: Whirlpool Investing $55M In New Factory Distribution Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Oklahoma Will Seek Investors On $240M Tulsa Road Section

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Oklahoma transportation officials will seek private-sector assistance to close the last gap in the Gilcrease Expressway, a highway that loops around downtown Tulsa

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Sofidel Investing $360M In Oklahoma

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Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Manufacturing Oklahoma Workforce Development corporate expansion greenfield paper manufacturing Site Selection Sofidel TulsaThe global tissue production group will employ 300 full-time workers at its new greenfield plant in Inola, OK when it is fully operational in 2020. Read: Sofidel Investing $360M In Oklahoma at BusinessFacilities.com.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

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After a search of multiple sites in the south-central United States, Greenheck Group has selected Tulsa, OK for the development of a new campus that will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands.

Tulsa, Okla. mulls code change to require storm shelters in new schools


City councilors in Tulsa, Okla. are considering a proposed change to the city''s building code that would require storm shelters in new school construction.

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Linde Process Plants Invests In Expansion At Port Of Catoosa

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Southwest Blog-Nov-2014 Port of Catoosa Tulsa Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Company eyes growth opportunity, increased productivity and enhanced safety; projected completion date for the new structure is June 2015.

Ditch Witch & Vacuworx Partner on Vacuum Lifting Systems

Construction Equipment

Ditch Witch has partnered with Tulsa-based Vacuworx to make two Vacuworx vacuum lifting systems compatible with Ditch Witch mini skid steers

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Sustainability is key at Guthrie Green

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The Guthrie Green park and arts complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma is using innovative geothermal systems for heating and cooling. read more. Geothermal

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JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects selected for Sheppard Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic design-build contract


The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District has selected JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects to design and build the new Sheppard Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic in Wichita Falls, Texas

Newer structural standards mitigating earthquake impacts in Oklahoma


Buildings designed within the last 20 years have largely held up well to a spike in the number of earthquakes in recent years in Oklahoma, according to a report in Tulsa World

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New $1.4 Billion Natural Gas Pipeline Planned

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Tulsa-based ONEOK has announced it plans to build a 900-mile natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline with a 240,000 barrel per day capacity from its Riverview terminal in eastern Montana to its existing facilities in Bushton, Kansas.

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ODOT Adds $80 Million I-44 Widening Project to Eight-Year Plan

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The Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) 8-year construction plan will now incorporate widening I-44 in West Tulsa. This $80 million project is set to go out for bid in federal fiscal year 2021, and was awarded a $45 million dollar federal infrastructure grant. The plan right now for I

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Cherokee CRC Achieves Premier Mark of Achievement in Green Building at Riverside Indian School

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TULSA, Okla. -- Cherokee CRC, a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, has been recognized for its efforts in green building. The company recently completed construction of two new dormitories at Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Oklahoma, which received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. frontpage

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Senate Committee Chairman to Focus On Transportation

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Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, the new chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, plans to prioritize transportation and infrastructure over environmental regulations, according to Tulsa World. Republican Sen.

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Pawnee Nation Sues to Stop Drilling Permits

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District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma based in Tulsa The Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit Friday against the Interior Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs and U.S. Bureau of Land Management, asking a judge to void recently approved drilling permits on tribal land and halt the issuance of new ones. The lawsuit was filed by the tribe’s Attorney General Don Mason on behalf of the tribe and Pawnee Nation member Walter R. Echo-Hawk in the U.S.

Navistar to Increase Production

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Navistar International Corporation will increase production rates at its heavy truck assembly plant in Escobedo, Mexico, as well as its bus assembly plant in Tulsa, Okla., in the second half of 2014. Clearly, we''re seeing some positive trends in the industry, but more importantly, we''re seeing good customer response to our product offerings in the market," said Jack Allen, Navistar COO. "As

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A thoroughly modern, very traditional church


Their architect, Shelby Navarro of 1Architecture, Tulsa, Okla., The Church of St. Francis Xavier, in Sallisaw, Okla., wanted a new church building with a traditional look and feel. discussed a range of styles with them. “We We wanted to know the personality of the church,” explains Navarro. They were a little more traditional, and they wanted the strength of that traditional look. It garners respect a little more.”

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Retail Home Center Marketing Best Practices – Webcast

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He earned a BA-Business Administration from Notre Dame, and an MBA from University of Tulsa. A webcast on retail home center marketing and merchandising best practices for construction products is now open for registration on the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) website. The free webcast for members and non-members is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 1 pm CST. Click Here To Register! Learn how to market to The Home Depot, Lowe’s, hardware co-ops and related channels.

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Hilti teams up with Mike Holmes

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TULSA, Okla. Providing tools for new Holmes Makes it Right series. . September 21, 2012) - Hilti is teaming up with Mike Holmes on his new series Holmes Makes it Right by providing Mike and his crew with a full line of Hilti cordless tools as well as drills, breakers, measuring tools and consumables. Mike will use Hilti tools in his new series, Holmes Makes it Right , to help desperate homeowners whose homes, lives and finances have been compromised by disastrous events and renovations

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

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Last night, I reconnected with an old friend who can legitimately claim to be the smartest person in Tulsa. Your powerful (and potentially one-in-a-million) marketing solution is probably right under your nose, even if you are not in Tulsa.

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Children of the Sun

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The Tulsa World reports that the grant money was awarded to the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town to support a partnership between the tribe and the Euchee Butterfly Farm called the Raising Natives project.

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Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce

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The Tulsa Career Production Technician (CPT) High School program teaches students skills such as workplace safety, quality practices, manufacturing production and maintenance awareness. The program was offered at Tulsa Public Schools and most recently, Charles Page High School in Sand Springs.

Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations

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Meanwhile, jobs in the oil and gas industry took a hit, which had a major impact on the cities like Tulsa and Lafayette, which ranked at the bottom of our list. Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The U.S.

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EPA Provides Technical Assistance Towards Sustainability Goals

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Tulsa, OK. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that 43 communities—rural, urban and suburban—will receive technical assistance to pursue sustainable growth that encourages local economic development while safeguarding people’s health and the environment.

Verizon Opens New Finance Center Building In Lake Mary, FL

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The Lake Mary hub, together with its counterpart hub in Tulsa, will help Verizon improve processes, enhance service to both internal and external customers, and improve career and networking opportunities for employees. State and local officials — including Florida Gov.

When beliefs go over the line: The real world of hate

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A Chinese peasant is highly unlikely to purchase renovation services in Tulsa, OK, so a Tulsa renovation contractor would, obviously, not direct his marketing to rural China. Marketing is all about either changing or capturing beliefs.

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Hertz Announces Worldwide Headquarters Campus Design

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In May, Hertz announced its decision to relocate its headquarters to Estero following its November 2012 acquisition of the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, headquartered in Tulsa, OK. Posted by Heidi Schwartz .

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Direct Energy To Open New Call Center In Tempe, AZ

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“Direct Energy’s investment in Greater Phoenix is testament to our success as we’ve built a robust business landscape and a strong, capable workforce – both of which were a major factor in the company’s choice of Tempe over other competitive markets like Dallas and Tulsa.”

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Home Builders Applaud Congress on Extending Home Buyer Tax Credit

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30 deadline and expand it to a wider group of home buyers,” said NAHB Chairman Joe Robson, a home builder from Tulsa, Okla.


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

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BF: Macy’s is putting a national distribution center in Tulsa, creating 1,500 new jobs. Larry V. Parman Secretary Oklahoma Department of Commerce. By the Business Facilities Staff. From the January/February 2014 issue.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

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AT&T recently launched its 1-gigabit-per-second GigaPower network in Oklahoma City and is preparing to launch GigaPower in Tulsa soon. By Jack Rogers From the May/June 2016 Issue.

LOCATION FOCUS: Sooner or Later You’ll Choose Oklahoma

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just 40 miles east of Tulsa, near the intersection of I-35, I-40 and I-44 intersect, allowing next-day delivery to 23 percent of the U.S. MidAmerica Industrial Park Airport. By Shana Daley . From the September/October 2013 issue.

Industry Focus: MidAmerica’s World-Class Flow Chart

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Located in Pryor, OK, just 40 minutes from downtown Tulsa, MidAmerica is a giant of an industrial park. By Robert Tilton. From the March/April 2014 issue. Water: It’s a vital resource for global industry. In fact, five percent of the global water supply is used to make the world work.

Hertz Announces Corporate Headquarters Relocation To Florida

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Dollar Thrifty is currently headquartered in Tulsa, OK. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. The Hertz Corporation has announced that the company will relocate its worldwide headquarters to Estero, FL (Lee County, near Bonita Springs and Fort Myers) from Park Ridge, NJ.

SMPS Announces 2009-2010 National Board of Directors

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Tulsa, OK President-Elect Carolyn Ferguson, FSMPS, CPSM, WinMore Marketing Advisors, Kingwood, TX Secretary/Treasurer Barbara D. The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) has announced its 2009–2010 National Board of Directors, composed of senior marketing and business development leaders representing the architectural, engineering/planning, and construction industry. The new board takes office on September 1, 2009.

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Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

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By Julianne Feaver. From the May/June 2014 issue. Consumers often remain ignorant of the process that it takes for products to reach their final state. This, however, does not take away its importance.