March 23, 2009

KIRA awarded SHARP certification

KIRA has been awarded SHARP certification, from OSHA, for the company's Fort Carson, Colorado project site. The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) recognizes employers who operate an exemplary safety and health management system. Acceptance into SHARP by OSHA is an achievement of status that singles out businesses as models for worksite safety and health. KIRA's Fort Carson project site will be exempt from programmed inspections until recertification in March of 2010. KIRA

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March 12, 2009

For the fourth consecutive year, KIRA has been named as one of South Florida’s Top 100 Minority Businesses

The Top 100 Minority Businesses awards recognize companies that demonstrate “achievements in overall growth, as well as excellence in innovation, employee workplace initiatives, commitment to diversity, corporate citizenship and future expansion plans. On March 12th all of the companies that were selected were honored at a luncheon celebration held in Miami.  KIRA was named the Most Innovative Large Company in 2008 and the Top Company for Diversity in 2007. Please visit the Greater

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January 30, 2009

KIRA Owner/CEO Carlos Garcia named one of the Top Entrepreneurs of the Year

South Florida Business Leaders Magazine has announced that KIRA Owner/CEO is one of the Top Entrepreneurs of the Year. This award honors entrepreneurs who have made great impacts within the business community. Mr. Garcia has been featured in Business Leader magazine as an outstanding entrepreneur and recognized at an award reception in late March.

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October 27, 2008

KIRA Owner/CEO elected to the Board of Directors of the New America Alliance

The New America Alliance (NAA) has elected KIRA Owner/CEO Carlos Garcia to its Board of Directors. Founded in 1999 by Henry Cisneros and Raul Yzaguirre, the New America Alliance is a non-profit organization whose membership includes Hispanic business leaders from across the United States. "I am a strong supporter of NAA," said Carlos Garcia. "It's a real honor to be elected to their Board of Directors."


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October 26, 2008

KIRA has successfully finished the phase-in of the Keesler Air Force Base A-76 Big BOS

Thanks to the dedication of the outstanding crew at Keesler Air Force Base and support from all of KIRA's project sites, we were able to respond to 100% of the contract requirements on day one of each functional area. KIRA, as a major subcontractor to CSC, is responsible for grounds maintenance, paving and equipment, entomology and military family housing maintenance on the base for the next eight years.

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October 25, 2008

KIRA has been awarded the Silver Performance Level, Overall Safety Award by PLANET

The program reflects KIRA's dedication to creating and maintaining safe work environments for their employees and customers. Many of KIRA's project sites have also received recognition in this program as well; the list is as follows:

  • Naval Air Station Lemoore, CA - No Injuries or Illnesses and No Days Away From Work
  • Tinker Air Force Base, OK - No Days

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