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2011-06-22 05:00:00

HOUSTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that its board of directors approved an increase in the company's common stock repurchase program. Under the amended plan, the board authorized Quanta to purchase, from time to time, up to $150 million of its outstanding common stock. As announced on May 4, 2011, the board previously approved a common stock repurchase program of up to $100 million of its outstanding common stock. Since the program...

2011-05-06 15:03:00

HOUSTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that company executives will present at the Deutsche Bank Securities 2011 Alternative Energy, Utilities & Power Conference to be held May 11-12, 2011 in New York City. James F. O'Neil, president and chief operating officer, and James H. Haddox, chief financial officer, will present on Wed., May 11, 2011, starting at 9:10 a.m. Eastern time. Quanta's presentation for the Deutsche Bank Securities...

2011-01-24 13:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) announced today that Washington state based Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has awarded a five-year contract to InfraSource LLC, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, to provide construction and maintenance services across the utility's six-county natural gas service area. The contract is expected to produce approximately $400 million in revenues for Quanta during its five-year term. "Quanta Services shares PSE's vision of...

2010-12-15 13:46:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that John R. Wilson, president of the company's Electric Power Division, will retire from his current position at the end of 2010. In the future, Wilson will serve in an advisory capacity to PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc., a subsidiary of Quanta Services. "Working with Quanta has been an honor and a pleasure," Wilson stated. "It has been exciting to be part of Quanta's growth since...

2010-10-25 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that on Oct. 22, 2010, it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Valard Construction, one of Canada's largest electric power line contractors. The transaction, which is expected to close today, is valued at approximately US$219 million, which is inclusive of any debt repaid at closing. The acquisition strategically expands Quanta's Canadian service offering and provides Valard's diverse...

2010-05-11 10:14:00

HOUSTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that the company will present at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Alternative Energy, Utilities & Power Conference to be held on Tuesday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. John R. Colson, chairman and chief executive officer, and James H. Haddox, chief financial officer, will present on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 starting at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Time....

2009-11-10 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is working with Virginia Tech to make the "smart grid" smarter by developing and testing innovative technology that will improve the electric grid's efficiency and reliability. This technology, known as "synchrophasors," does this by providing dynamic real-time information about conditions on the transmission grid. The research project, funded by a $1.5 million grant from the Department of Energy, also involves Quanta...


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