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Innovative Foundations Coming to New Homes in Irving

Tella Firma Foundations, a Dallas-based construction company, signed an agreement with Meritage Homes to provide its innovative foundations for all of Meritage’s homes being built in the Villas at Las Colinas and Enclave at Northgate in Irving. Tella Firma Foundations provides an elevated slab foundation that is helpful in areas with active soil, and Dallas… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving:  117V-17F – Temporary Personnel for Refuse Workers and 108M-17F – Police Physical Fitness Criterion Study.  For more information on either of these opportunities, please visit the City of Irving website by clicking here or call the City of Irving Purchasing Department at 972-721-2631.

140-Year-Old Irving Company is Transforming the Digital Age

Robert Pischke has been at Lehigh Hanson for six years, but the VP of information technology hardly has a grasp on when the evolution he started might be declared “complete.” “Are you ever done?” said Pischke, laughing. “There’s always more to do.” The accomplishments are nonetheless starting to add up. Last month, Pischke was named Global CIO of the… Keep Reading »

National Football Foundation Names Steve Hatchell 2017 Distinguished Texan

The National Football Foundation (NFF) Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter announced Steve Hatchell, the president & CEO of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame,will receive the chapter’s 2017 Distinguished Texan Award. Hatchell will accept the honor during the chapter’s Ninth Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 2, at 6 p.m. CT at the… Keep Reading »

LPGA Shootout qualifier set for Las Colinas Country Club

Some of the top high school and college female golfers will competed in a one-day shootout Wednesday at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving to earn a spot in the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout on April 26-30. The top two finishers in the high school and college divisions win an exemption into the LPGA event Tour… Keep Reading »

HMS Holdings acquires patient engagement company Eliza Health

Irving, Texas-based HMS Holdings, which owns a number of subsidiaries that offer software tools for payers, has acquired health engagement platform provider Eliza Corporation for a cash purchase price of $170 million. Eliza offers a SaaS engagement platform to employers, providers, health plans, hospitals, pharmacies and clinics to help them establish the best method and… Keep Reading »

Fluor Announces Executive Transition Plan

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that Peter Oosterveer, Fluor’s chief operating officer, will retire from the company effective March 31, 2017. In addition, the company announced that Biggs Porter, chief financial officer, has elected to retire by year-end. Oosterveer leaves the company after 28 years of service in a variety of roles. Prior to being named… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 113D-17 – Tower Services 106M-17 – Concession Services 114D-17F – Street Lighting & Conduit for Las Colinas Blvd. & Fuller Drive 115D-17F – Engineering Design Services for Nursery Road Paving and Utility Improvements and Hike/Bike Trail System. For additional information on any of these… Keep Reading »

Dent Zone’s Snowden Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 International Mobile Tech Expo

Jeff Snowden, one of the early advocates of paintless dent repair (PDR) and a longtime employee of Dent Zone, was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Mobile Tech Expo in Orlando recently. Snowden was recognized for his more than 25 years of service and leadership in the PDR industry. “The ability to start… Keep Reading »

Book Lovers Take over Irving for North Texas Teen Book Festival

In 2011, Kristin Treviño, who worked in teen services at the Irving Public Library, hosted the library’s first author visit for teenagers. Treviño didn’t know how many teens to expect, nor did she have her hopes set high. So when almost 80 teenagers arrived to hear Stephanie Perkins speak about her young adult novels, she… Keep Reading »