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State and local officials and U.S. Steel executives break ground on the company's new mill in Osceola, Arkansas.
Energy / Manufacturing

Arkansas Steel, Past and Future (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Arkansas’ steel industry is a stunning success story, but challenges remain for what has become a crucial industry in Mississippi County. read more >
Prospect Steel in Blytheville, a Lexicon company, has “the most automated fit and weld fabrication facility in the world,” CEO Patrick Schueck says. Its double robotic line, seen here, consists of four welding robots and one fitting robot.
Construction / Energy / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Transportation

Mississippi County: Magnet for SteelLock Icon

A new economy built on steel lifts the northeast corner of Arkansas. read more >
Tom Schueck
Business Services / Construction / Manufacturing / Transportation

Lexicon Growth Continues Following Founder’s DeathLock Icon

Lexicon’s 2020 performance included the start of a $100 million job for Tesla in Austin, Texas, and continuing work for Nucor and Big River Steel. read more >
Marge Schueck (center) and her children, Patrick Schueck and Jennifer Schueck McCarty.
Education / Health Care

Schueck/McCarty Family Pledges $1M to UAMS Cancer Institute

The Schueck/McCarty family has pledged $1 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute to support its efforts in achieving the National Cancer Institute designation. read more >
Lorie Harris Tudor, director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation
Construction / Education / Government & Politics / Transportation

ArDOT Chief Lorie Harris Tudor Has Paid Her DuesLock Icon

Lorie Harris Tudor, the first woman to head the Arkansas Transportation Department, began work there 39 years ago as an entry-level clerk typist. read more >
Marie Holder
Construction / Government & Politics

Governor Appoints Marie Holder to State Highway Commission

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Marie Holder of Little Rock to the Arkansas State Highway Commission, filling a vacancy left by Tom Schueck, who died March 3. read more >
Robert Moore
Construction / Transportation

Robert Moore Elected Chairman of State Highway Commission

Robert S. Moore Jr. of Arkansas City was elected chairman of the Arkansas Highway Commission, and Commissioner Dalton A. "Alec" Farmer Jr. of Jonesboro was elected vice chairman. read more >

Remembering A Builder (Editorial)

Tom Schueck built many fruitful relationships, some forged in steel. read more >
Tom Schueck
Government & Politics / Transportation

Tom Schueck, Lexicon Founder and Arkansas’ ‘Titan’ of Steel, Dies at 78

Thomas B. Schueck, who founded steel company Lexicon and grew it into one of the state's largest private companies, died Tuesday morning. He was 78. read more >
Highway Department Director Scott Bennett speak to the Little Rock Rotary Club on Tuesday.

Arkansas Department of Transportation Director to Retire

The director of Arkansas' Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that he is retiring after nearly a decade managing the state's highway system. read more >
Thomas Schueck
Construction / Government & Politics / Transportation

Highway Commission Drops Plan for Road Funding Measure This Year

The Arkansas Highway Commission on Tuesday voted to drop an effort to put a road funding plan on the November ballot and instead will try again with a proposal it will advocate to lawmakers next year. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, after talking to reporters in his office on Tuesday.
Construction / Government & Politics / Transportation

Asa Hutchinson Leaves Few Options for Road Funding (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's declaration that he'll fight any effort to pay for the state's road needs by tapping into its general revenue leaves state highway officials with few alternatives for closing a widening gap in funding. read more >
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The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas. read more >
Tom Schueck
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The Influencers: Tom Schueck of Lexicon Inc.Lock Icon

After building Schueck Steel into a family of companies under the Lexicon corporate banner, Tom Schueck has developed a secondary career of sorts. read more >
Thomas B. Schueck • Chairman, Lexicon Inc. | Little Rock

UA Business Hall of Fame 2017: Thomas B. Schueck

Tom Schueck, a newly graduated civil engineer, moved to Little Rock in the 1960s to work on the Murray Lock and Dam. But it didn’t take him long to form Schueck Steel Products in his converted garage — a company with $800 to its name and one employee, Tom’s pregnant wife, Marge. read more >
Builders of El Dorado High School used wood throughout the building. According to Woodworks.org, wood lowers a building's cabon footprint through "avoided" greenhouse gas emissions.

5 of 9 Arkansas Companies See Greater Revenue in 2012 Construction

The scales tipped slightly in favor of 2012 revenue gainers among the nine construction/real estate firms on this year’s list of the 75 largest private companies in Arkansas. read more >
Bill Hannah, CEO of Nabholz Construction Corp. of Conway, right, talks to an employee at a job site.
Construction / Education / Energy / Real Estate

Construction-Related Firms Report Mixed Bag of Revenue Results

Revenue was up and down among construction-related firms in the list of the state's largest private companies. read more >