Business Briefs for the Week of April 2, 2007

Shaw, EMCOR, Coleman Cable

  • Richmond, Va.-based Dominion recently awarded Baton Rouge, La.-based Shaw Group, Inc. an engineering, procurement, and construction contract for a new 585MW electricity generating plant in southwest Virginia. The plant will incorporate clean coal technologies and two circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers supplying steam to a single steam turbine generator.

  • Fortune Magazine recently named EMCOR Group, Inc., Norwalk, Conn., as one of the most admired companies in the engineering and construction industry. The company was also named to the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' (IAOP) Global Outsourcing 100 list for the second year in a row.

  • Waukegan, Ill.-based Coleman Cable, Inc. has agreed to acquire all of the equity interests in Bremen, Ind.-based wire and cable manufacturer Copperfield for $213 million. "Copperfield is an excellent strategic fit and a logical step in the continued growth and development of our business," says Gary.
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