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Fund set up for MasTec construction manager’s family after he died in weekend tower collapse

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On Saturday morning, Ken Mitchell Waddell, 30, of Crossville, Tenn. kissed his wife, Cadie, and their five children goodbye and drove 45 minutes to Cookeville to help erect a 70-foot guyed tower for a ham radio operator on private property. Late in the afternoon, expecting him to be home shortly for dinner with their five children, she  received  the horrific news that her …

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B+T Group has Roshek heading up field services as its Vice President

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B+T Group Inc. announced today that Sonya Roshek has joined the company as Vice President of Field Services. The Tulsa, Okla.-based company is continuing its push to grow nationally, providing services to major telecommunications carriers, tower owners and asset managers with a wide variety of engineering, construction and technical needs. Roshek is a results-driven telecommunications and technology executive with 20+ years …

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Houston: We’ve got a problem with Chairman Pai; MasTec takes its firings to the Supremes

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The mayor of the City of Houston has taken FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai to task for statements that he made that they state are inaccurate and they want his fellow commissioners to publicly make a correction. City Mayor Sylvester Turner said that Pai’s statement that the city subjected wireless network companies to onerous reviews for purposes of meeting historic preservation …

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Tower techs’ lives are miraculously spared – literally by inches

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Although a Saint James City, Fla. wireless contractor lost a crew cab and utility trailer yesterday, and a Pompano Beach, Fla. crane company suffered considerable damage to their 120-ton crane when it crashed to the ground in North Port, Fla., thankfully no injuries were reported in an incident that could have easily resulted in being the most horrific multiple fatality accident …