August, 2015

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Branco in top 100 in Midwest

After recently being recognized by a leading trade magazine as among the top metal builders in the country in 2014, a Neosho contractor has been honored by another national publication. The July 20 edition of ENR (Engineering News Record) magazine listed the 100 Midwest Top Contractors by annual revenue. BrancoRead More …

Apprenticeship program offers double benefit

Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training Certification A new apprenticeship program with a twist soon will be under way at Crowder College. During Monday’s board of trustees meeting at the college’s Neosho campus, Glenn Coltharp, Crowder’s vice president of academic affairs, gave a presentation on the Branco Carpentry Apprenticeship Program. “It is an apprenticeship program between CrowderRead More …

Redesigned Fremont saves millions in construction costs

Fremont Elementary School Springfield A controversial decision to delay and redesign the Fremont Elementary project, scrapping $620,000 worth of plans, appears to have paid off. The Springfield school board voted 6-0 Monday to accept a $9.8 million construction bid for the renovation and expansion of the elementary. That bid was $3.1 million less thanRead More …