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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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CEO of Fort Worth-based AZZ dies

 

Betty Dillard

bdillard@bizpress.net

David H. Dingus, director, president and chief executive officer of Fort Worth-based AZZ incorporated, died unexpectedly on Oct. 27, 2013, from medical complications related to pancreatic cancer.


Dingus, 65, has served as the president and CEO of AZZ since 2001 and as a member of the company’s board of directors since 1999.
Chairman Kevern Joyce said, “The entire AZZ family is saddened by the news of David’s death. We grieve David’s passing and send our deepest condolences to his family.”


Dana Perry, 64, current senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, will assume the duties of the president and CEO on an interim basis until AZZ’s board of directors appoints a successor.


AZZ incorporated is a global provider of specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial markets as well as a leading provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market
 

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