Seeking Bids from MBE and WBE Contractors

Branco Enterprises, Inc. is seeking bids from MBE, and WBE, contractors for work on the New Joplin Public Library (bids due 11/23 at 2:00 pm) There are many trades needed for these projects including earthwork, utilities storm drainage, concrete, site improvements, fencing, structural steel, doors and frames, finishes, painting, plumbing,Read More …

Crowder College – Branco Enterprises Partnership

Crowder College President Dr. Jennifer Methvin and John Branham, president of Branco Enterprises, sign a carpentry apprenticeship partnership Thursday in the Technical Education Center at the college. A crowd of students and others learned about the program between the local construction company and the college’s carpentry program. Branham spoke ofRead More …

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 CertificationA 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 SpringfieldA 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 …