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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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AZZ fires energy segement leader, company president steps in
A. Lee Graham

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AZZ Inc. of Fort Worth has fired Ashok Kolady as senior vice president and chief operating officer of its energy segment effective immediately.

Assuming day-to-day operations of the segment through the rest of the current fiscal year will be Tom Ferguson, the company’s president and CEO. The company specified no reason for Kolady's termination.

AZZ’s management team and board of directors will evaluate appointing another individual to serve as senior vice president of the segment.

"I thank Ashok for the past seven years of service to the company, and I believe he has contributed significantly to what AZZ has become, and wish him well in his future endeavors," Ferguson said in a news release.

"My desire is to grow the energy segment and its platforms more aggressively," Ferguson said.

Ferguson said he plans to focus on accelerating international expansion programs and increasing the company’s emphasis on innovation and development. 

AZZ Inc. provides specialty electrical equipment and engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial markets, as well as providing hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.

lgraham@bizpress.net

 

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