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Welcome Roy Smith

Roy Smith started with KE&G last month and the second person to join the Mining Division.  Roy is the Business Development Manager and is tasks are finding new mining projects, and create and continue relations with the mining industry.  Roy has an extensive background in the mining and brings his expertise to KE&G and is…

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Meet Kyle Fritz

Kyle Fritz joined the KE&G Team last month as a Project Engineer in the Mining Division.  He is currently estimating and bidding several projects.  Before joining us, Kyle was with Meridian Contracting.  Kyle is from Washington State originally before he moved to Tucson in 2012.  Kyle is married to wife Tiffany, and during the weekend,…

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Congrats KE&G!

KE&G was named a Finalist by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce 2019 Copper Cactus Awards for “Best Place to Work!”  Considering many factors like being local, employee-owned and much more, we will know in September the outcome of the award.  This acknowledgment is a big deal to all of us, and thank you for…

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APWA Awards

A big kudos to the KE&G Staff for those working on either the Southeast Interceptor (SEI) or the Lito Galindo projects. At last week’s annual APWA Southern Arizona Luncheon, KE&G was awarded the Small Cities/Rural Communities Project of the Year, Transportation Projects category and Project of the Year, Environment, $5M-$25M category. This is another great accomplishment for…

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Meet Jim Brockman

Meet Jim Brockman who is our newest Project Manager/Estimator in the Utility Division. Jim is originally from Whitefish, Montana and grew up in construction as his Father was in the industry. Jim moved to Tucson in 2007 and was working on the Number 6 Paper Machine project in Wauna, Oregon. The last 10-years, Jim has been chasing facilities…

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Benson Plane Barns

The Benson Plane Barns celebrated its grand opening recently with a full audience. The project was a design-build contract and began mid-July 2018 with construction. The project included; clearing and grubbing, over-excavation of the building, installation of foundations, slab on grade, cement treated base under the asphalt, construction of a pre-engineered building, full electrical hook up and…

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New Field Safety Manager Named

We are excited to announce a new position within KE&G. Sergio Gallego will be a Field Safety Manager. Sergio will be joining Chris Kuzyk-Barnett and Lauren Chapelle to provide additional support to our employees. “Transitioning to this new position as Field Safety Manager will be a big change in my construction career,” says Sergio. This position is…

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Outman Promoted to Project Engineer

Connor Outman has been with KE&G for one year and a half and started as a Field Engineer. Connor was promoted last week to Project Engineer. Connor came to the company directly from graduating from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. in 2017. Connor earned his degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Construction Management. He grew up in…

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Anderson Named ATB President

KE&G Vice President, Ed Anderson, was named the President of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association (ATB) last week at the annual Installation Dinner. Ed first served on the Executive Board back in 2016. Ed is named, among a few other KE&G employees to serve as President of ATB, the last being Chris Albright back in 2012. Ed faces…

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Albright Named Lifetime Member

KE&G President, Chris Albright, is named the newest Lifetime Member of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association (ATB). Chris had served on the board and member of ATB before he served as President of the Association in 2012. The Lifetime Member is recognized by individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement and purposes for which the…

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