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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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AZZ hires new president and CEO

 

AZZ inc, announced Monday that the company has hired a new president and CEO.
Tom E. Ferguson will join AZZ as president and CEO and also been elected to serve on AZZ's Board of Directors.


Ferguson, 57, was previously CEO of FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies Inc., a provider of pipeline technology products and services. Ferguson spent 25 years serving in various executive capacities with Flowserve Corp., a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, and its affiliates. Ferguson began working in his new position effective Nov. 4.


Effective as of Oct. 27, Dana L. Perry assumed the duties of president and CEOI of AZZ on an interim basis following the unexpected death of David H. Dingus on that same day. Perry will relinquish those duties to Ferguson and will continue to serve AZZ in his capacity as senior vice president of finance and CFO.


Fort Worth-based AZZ is a provider of specialty electrical equipment and services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial markets as well as a provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.
 

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