VEGAS INC: The List: Engineering firms, Feb. 18, 2018

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VEGAS INC: The List, February 11, 2018: Minority/women-owned businesses

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KTNV 13 Action News: Henderson approves Raiders practice facility

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The Villages of Sun City Anthem, Seven Hills Neighbors, and Inspirada Neighborhood Villages: Engage and Support Your Community, Councilman Dan Shaw

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Las Vegas Business Press: Giving Back, Tronox supports Henderson high school robotics club

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Tronox, a manufacturing plant in Henderson, recently donated $5,000 to benefit students in the robotics club at Basic Academy of International Studies.

The Basic Robotics Club hosted six competition teams this year, which is two more than the previous year. The club now has a record-breaking 22 members. Recently, Basic’s X Team dominated Faith Lutheran with a 12-1 record. The VEX Tournament hosted 58 teams from Nevada and California, and was the largest tournament ever held in the state. The X Team received the Excellence Award, which is the highest honor in VEX Robotics.

Basic Robotics Club has won two of the last three tournaments, which qualifies three teams to compete in the National Robotics Championship in April. “It is wonderful to see that our donation has allowed the students to thrive and make great strides in their robotics program,” said Rick Stater, Tronox’s Henderson plant manager. “We are proud of the work that the students and advisers continually accomplish together, and are happy to assist in any way to further their learning opportunities.”

Tronox is a global leader in the mining, production and marketing of inorganic minerals and chemicals, as well as producer of specialty chemicals including boron products and manganese oxide products. The Tronox electrolytic division is an emerging leader in manganese products, building on their position as one of the largest producers of electrolytic manganese dioxide in the United States.

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Las Vegas Business Press: Tronox donates to Pinecrest Academy Robotics Club

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Henderson manufacturing plant Tronox has donated $2,000 to benefit students in the coding and robotics program at Pinecrest Academy. The donation will go toward purchasing the necessary software and equipment for students to design and build robots. The robotics program is comprised of students ages 10 to 13. They first learn the components of robotics and how robots are built and controlled. After learning the key engineering elements, students are encouraged to build their own robots to complete specific tasks.

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Nevada Business Magazine: Hirschi Masonry Receives Awards from World Wide Safety

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Hirschi Masonry, a premier masonry contractor in southern Nevada, accepted six awards at the second annual World Wide Safety Awards that recognizes construction organizations who excel at safety performance.

“I am proud of our team and their unwavering commitment to safety,” said Chad Hirschi, president of Hirschi Masonry. “Our employees are the heart of our company and it is my duty to help ensure that they are provided with the best training to stay safe both on and off the jobsite.”

Hirschi’s commitment to safety, risk control and dedication from internal directors set the company a part from the rest. Hirschi Masonry received each of the following awards: Masonry Commercial; Masonry Residential; Office and Workplace Safety; Fleet Safety Division; and Subcontractor of the Year. Wesley Pettus, safety manager of Hirschi Masonry, was given the Safety Director Residential award for his exceptional work on various residential projects.

“I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work with Hirschi Masonry,” said Virginia Toalepai, founder and president of World Wide Safety. “Their level of commitment and passion for safety first shows in everything they do. We are honored to present them with numerous awards at this year’s annual Safety Awards.”

About Hirschi Masonry
Hirschi Masonry is a premier masonry contractor based in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Founded in 2009 by Chad Hirschi, a second generation mason, as a commercial and residential masonry company, Hirschi Masonry has grown to include more than 500 employees who are provided with the safest work environment, education and training to become the most motivated and ethical employees in the industry. Hirschi Masonry is a proud member of Masonry Contractors Association of America, Associated Builders & Contractors, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association and Nevada Subcontractors Association. For more information, visit www.hirschimasonry.com.

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Nevada Business Magazine: SR Construction Accepts Awards from World Wide Safety

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SR Construction received four awards at the second annual World Wide Safety Awards held on January 25. This event recognizes construction organizations who uphold the highest standards in safety performance.

“I am honored to accept these awards in recognition of our team’s hard work to create a safe work environment,” said Bret Loughridge, vice president of operations at SR Construction. “Safety is our top priority, and I am humbled to know that our employees share this with us.”

SR Construction received the following awards: General Contractor – Reno and General Contractor Commercial. Michelle Cates was given the Safety Director Commercial award and Fred Kravetz was given the Superintendent Commercial award.

“SR Construction’s commitment and excitement towards safety is shown in all the work they do,” said Virginia Toalepai, founder and president of World Wide Safety. “I enjoyed working with SR, and sharing with them the importance of safety in the workplace and ensuring that all employees make it home to their families at night.”

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