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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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On the rise: Kolache bakery stirs up Fort Worth breakfast scene

Investment bankers Wade Chappell and Greg Saltsman didn’t know anything about baking or how to make kolaches when they started their own kolache delivery business in Fort Worth. The two friends just loved eating the Czech pastries but couldn’t find a product they liked locally.

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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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Fort Worth denies three building permits amid TCU overlay debate

City Council members will consider appeals on the three single-family permits Tuesday.

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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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PMFG lands $10M energy contract, chief upbeat on natural gas’ future

A. Lee Graham

Reporter

PMFG Inc. of Dallas has been awarded a new contract with Peerless’ environmental systems unit valued at more than $10 million.

The contract is for multiple selective catalytic reduction systems to be installed as part of a new 2,600-megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Taiwan. The project is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2016.

"Although the global shift to natural gas by large utility customers has been slower than the market anticipated, we believe the transition is gaining momentum and we are very well positioned to leverage this opportunity around the world,” said CEO Peter J. Burlage in a news release.

“This new order is a great win for PMFG and we are proud to be part of a high efficiency, low emission power plant in the Asia Pacific region,” Burlage said.

Including the newly announced contract, Burlage said he expects net bookings for the fiscal year ending June 28, 2014 to increase more than 50 percent over the prior year.

“We expect the region will remain a key growth avenue for the company as power demand grows and emissions standards tighten," Burlage said.

PMFG provides custom-engineered systems and products designed to help ensure safe, efficient and clean energy delivery. It primarily serves power generation, natural gas infrastructure and petrochemical processing markets.

lgraham@bizpress.net

 

 

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