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Thank you KE&G

Thank you to all of us for supporting the School Supply Drive last month.  With your generous donations, we brought lots of school supplies to Carmichael Elementary School in Sierra Vista and Amphi School District in Tucson.  See below the photos from when we dropped off the supplies.

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Grey Major

A big congrats to Grey Major who was recently promoted to Project Manager!  Grey will oversee the Valencia East Extension project.  The project will realign Valencia Road east of Houghton.  This project will be constructing a new bridge over the Pantano Wash and tie into Old Spanish Trail.  This will be Grey’s first pioneer as…

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Congrats to Lauren Chapelle

Continuing on great news, we would like to acknowledge Lauren Chapelle, our Safety Assistant, for being a recipient of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association Foundation Scholarship (ATB).  She was awarded the 1-year Lucky Hurford Trade School Scholarship.  Currently, Lauren is studying at Waldorf University to earn a degree in Occupational Safety.  She is going to…

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Finalist for MPA Common Ground

The Metropolitan Pima Alliance (MPA) named the Valencia/Kolb Road Intersection as a Finalist for their annual Common Ground Awards.  This time last year, KE&G was recognized for the Southwest Interceptor project and won.  MPA recognized Neighborhood Plans, Public Policy efforts, both public and private Infrastructure, Revitalization, and the construction of significant regional projects. Along the…

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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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