Duro Electric named to 2022 Top Performers list by Associated Builders and Contractors

Duro Electric, part of the MDU Resources family of companies, was named to the 2022 Top Performers list compiled by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

This annual list highlights contractors that have earned ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credentials for their commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management — including inclusion, diversity and equity — education and community relations.

For 2022, Duro Electric was listed:

  • No. 114 on Top 200 Performers list;
  • No. 54 on ABC’s top Trade Contractors list;
  • No. 24 on ABC’s Top Electrical Contractors list; and
  • No. 14 on ABC’s Top Religious Contractors list.

Home sweet home: Knife River — Texas Division supports Habitat for Humanity, presents keys to homeowners

A family in Bryan, Texas, now has a place to call their own, thanks in part to Knife River — Texas Division and its employees.

As part of the Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity’s annual Corporate Challenge build, Knife River — Texas joined other local businesses in funding the home. Through the MDU Resources Foundation, Knife River — Texas contributed $10,000 for this year’s build. In addition, Knife River employees volunteered during the home build.

Since 2014, the MDU Resources Foundation has given $75,000 to the Habitat for Humanity in Bryan, Texas.

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Crystal Mejia, administrative assistant at Knife River — Texas, presented the keys to the new homeowners at the home dedication.

Crystal Mejia, administrative assistant at Knife River — Texas, presented the keys to the new owners at the home dedication.

“It was an honor to be asked to present the keys to this hardworking family,” Mejia said. “Handing those keys over to the family makes me proud to work for such a giving and caring organization that wants to help its community.”

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A Knife River employee (left) signs best wishes onto the sheetrock during the build of the Habitat for Humanity home.