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W&W/AFCO Steel Building Bridges at Little Rock Port

In a 138,846-SF building originally devoted to wind turbine blades, production has shifted to structural steel fabrication. read more >
Grady Harvell,  president of  W&W/AFCO Steel in Little Rock
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W&W/AFCO Steel Feeds U.S. ConstructionLock Icon

The foundation of W&W/AFCO Steel’s Arkansas division is a 112-year track record of pre-engineered and custom fabrication. read more >
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DOE Drops Its Deal With Clean Line; Wind Project Won’t Cross Arkansas

Two months after planners gave up hopes of crossing Arkansas with a $2.5 billion wind-energy transmission line as doomed, the U.S. Department of Energy hammered a nail in the project's coffin Friday by ending its participation in the Plains & Eastern Clean Line. read more >
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No Changes Planned After AFCO Steel SaleLock Icon

AFCO Steel, which has plants in Little Rock and Van Buren, said last week it is continuing with “no changes,” even though it sold its majority interest last month to a New York firm. read more >
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7 Companies Support Clean Line in Letter to Hutchinson

Corporations employing 4,000 Arkansans hope to get cheap renewable electricity from a controversial power line project. read more >
Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin speaks against proposals to legalize marijuana for medical use during a press conference Wednesday at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce in Little Rock. From left are Butch Rice of Stallion Transportation Group and the Arkansas Trucking Association, Joe Carter of Snyder Environmental, Doug Wasson of Kinco Constructors, Grady Harvell of AFCO Steel and Gov. Asa Hutchinson. 
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Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away Jobs

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and four business leaders speak against two proposals that would legalize marijuana use by those with certain medical conditions. read more >
Senior project manager Art Hunkele: “We’re going to look back and recall that there was a problem, but we solved it.”
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6-Inch Error in Laying Concrete Puts Alltel Arena Project Behind Schedule

Construction on Alltel Arena is more than a month behind schedule because of an error in geometric calculations by the concrete contractor, the senior project manager for the $53 million construction job says. read more >