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2010-11-24 10:02:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Robert B. Daugherty, the man who pioneered center pivot irrigation and founded Valmont Industries in Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 24, after a short illness. Daugherty retired in 2004 from Valmont's Board of Directors after serving for 57 years. "We've lost much more than our founder," said Valmont's Chairman and CEO Mogens C. Bay. "We've lost a great leader, mentor, innovator and friend. His vision laid...

2009-10-14 07:30:00

GOLD HILL, Nev., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSPG) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Robert A. Reseigh to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Mr. Reseigh will oversee all activities of the company, focusing on the resumption of mine production for the Company's Comstock Mine project. Mr. Reseigh has served as a Director of GoldSpring since 2008, and is a recognized expert and independent consultant for...

2009-07-23 06:00:00

(OTCBB SYMBOL: CFTN) ALPINE, UT, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Clifton Mining Company (OTCBB: CFTN) has completed the buyout and consolidation of its property holdings. Clifton Mining has just consummated the buyout from Dumont Nickel of Dumont's share of the Clifton joint venture, including their part ownership in 82 claims that cover the Keiwit area, their part ownership in 10 patented mining claims that include the Cane Springs Claims and an additional 91 lode claims that have been...

2009-01-05 15:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md. and GILLETTE, Wyo., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- White Energy Coal North America, Inc. (WECNA), a subsidiary of White Energy Company Limited (ASX: WEC) (OTCQX: WECFY), today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Buckskin Mining Company (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation) relating to WECNA's development of a coal upgrading facility in the Powder River Basin near Gillette, Wyoming. Under the agreement, Buckskin proposes to lease to WECNA the...

2008-10-06 18:00:31

PEKIN, Ill., Oct. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR), a leading producer, marketer and end-to-end provider of clean renewable energy, today announced that its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, Aventine Renewable Energy - Aurora West, LLC, and Kiewit Energy Company ("Kiewit") have agreed to modify and extend the construction schedule and other terms of the Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract for the ethanol facility currently under...

2008-06-30 06:01:28

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron brings over 25 years of telecommunications, internet services, and infrastructure experience to MBS, having held leadership positions in new ventures, investor relations, mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, and government affairs/public policy at Level 3 Communications (LVLT), a NASDAQ-listed fiber optic telecommunications service provider, MFS Communications (MFST) and Kiewit Industrial Company. In his capacity as Group Vice President of...

2007-11-30 06:00:46

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Nov. 30--Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. of Omaha is changing its employee ownership status so that it would not have to file public financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. About 1,800 Kiewit employees own the company's stock. Although the shares are not publicly traded and can't be sold to outsiders, SEC rules state that companies with more than 500 stockholders must follow public reporting requirements. Last month, Kiewit...

2007-09-07 12:00:48

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Sep. 7--The 91-year-old Blackstone building at 36th and Farnam Streets is being purchased by a longtime neighbor: Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. The construction and mining company said Thursday it is in the process of buying the former luxury hotel, now an office building that has some Kiewit employees already. "It is an opportunity for us to own a significant amount of property adjacent to our headquarters building," said Kiewit spokesman Kent...

2006-12-07 12:01:09

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Plum Point Energy Associates, LLC ("Plum Point"), a member of the LS Power Group ("LS Power") of St. Louis, Missouri, announced today that it has signed a 30-year power purchase agreement with Southwestern Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("SWECI"), closing out subscription on the 665 MW facility. The Plum Point project, located in Osceola, Arkansas, is on schedule for a mid-2010 commercial operation date. "We searched the country for a source of long-term...


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