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March 2016



Crest Industries Holds Annual State of the Business Meeting

Crest Industries, the holding company for Beta Engineering, hosted a gathering of more than 140 leaders of its operating companies to discuss the current state of the business. Operating companies represented included Beta Engineering, DIS-TRAN Steel, DIS-TRAN Overhead Solutions, DIS-TRAN Packaged Substations, Mid-State Supply, Millennium Galvanizing, Precision Cutting Specialties and Crest Natural Resources.

Beta Engineering reported extensive project activity throughout the country, focusing on the design and construction of FACTS and GIS projects in addition to traditional high voltage substations and transmission lines.  Read more

Beta Participates in Gulf Coast Power Association Conference

Beta Engineering attended the Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) MISO South Regional Conference in New Orleans in February. The Gulf Coast Power Association is a regional electric power trade organization that educates its members about issues impacting contemporary power markets. GCPA’s Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) South Regional Conference focused on the ongoing challenges to MISO South and the Louisiana and gulf coast regions.  Read more


SVC project in Chicago, Illinois
Beta recently energized an SVC project in Illinois. Beta was responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of two 138/15kV 300 MVAR static var compensators at Chicago’s Crawford Substation. The project is expected to improve dynamic voltage recovery and overall system reliability.

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Beta was a presenting sponsor for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk in San Diego.
Beta sponsored a team for the Central Louisiana Heart Walk in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Beta was proud to sponsor the American Lung Association's Lung Force Walk in San Diego.


EEI Transmission, Distribution & Metering Conference
April 10 - 13, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

Electric Power Conference & Expo
April 18 - 21, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

IEEE PES T&D Exposition
May 2 - 5, 2016
Dallas, Texas

LES Golf Tournament
May 6, 2016
Alexandria, Louisiana

Fluor Golf for Greenville
May 15 - 17, 2016
Greenville, South Carolina

RMEL Spring Management, Engineering & Operations Conference
May 15 - 17, 2016
Denver, Colorado

AWEA Windpower
May 23 - 26, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

EEI Annual Convention
June 12 - 15, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

Platts Transmission Planning & Development Conference
June 23 - 24, 2016
Arlington, Virginia

SEE Annual Conference & Tradeshow
June 29 - July 1, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
Find Beta at Booth #3530 at IEEE
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