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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Clint just started working with KE&G last week as the newest Shop Equipment Manager in the Tucson office. Clint has a very extensive background in equipment and very familiar with the Tucson market; over a decade of direct experience. Clint is a native Tucsonan and was born at St. Josephs. He started working at a very young age…

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Meet Steve Meeks! Steve started with KE&G this past September coming from another construction firm here locally. Steve is Project Superintendent for the Broadway East project. He was born and raised, and still lives, in Benson, Arizona. Steve has served his entire career in construction from the age of 17-years old. His favorite sport is motocross and during the weekends…

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