Construction Association Unveils Steps to Improve Worker Safety

The Associated General Contractors of America unveiled a new study designed to improve the safety of construction workers as it announced that two-thirds of metro areas added construction jobs during the past 12 months. Association officials said the new safety study is designed to help construction firms prevent workplace fatalities and injuries. “We all share a common goal: getting to zero construction fatalities,” said Stephen E. Sandherr, the association’s CEO. “This report offers the kind of data and recommendations needed to help construction firms achieve that goal.” The association unveiled the safety report at a time when construction employment is … Read more

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Gilbane Expands Team in Arizona with Strategic New Hires

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Gilbane Building Company welcomes  Fred Lindenmuth, Jonathan Lien and Brad Murawsky to its Phoenix, Arizona team. Lindenmuth has joined in the role of project executive. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the team with a strong background in the healthcare sector. He is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Lien has joined the team as senior project manager. He brings more than 17 years of experience ranging from estimating to project management, and has worked in various international locations. Lien has extensive experience … Read more

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McCarthy Completes Construction of New Solar Facility in Southeast Georgia

ATLANTA and Hazlehurst, Ga. – McCarthy Building Companies Inc., along with Silicon Ranch and Green Power EMC, have completed one of the largest solar energy projects in Georgia. The new 52 megawatt solar facility in Hazlehurst, Georgia will provide clean power at cost-competitive rates to Green Power EMC for the next 30 years. Silicon Ranch Corporation selected McCarthy’s Renewable Energy Team as the Engineer Procure Construction contractor. The construction firm was responsible for the design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover of the solar project to developer Silicon Ranch, which will own and operate the facility. Construction began in April 2016 on the … Read more

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Structure Tone Southwest Earns National Excellence in Construction Award

Structure Tone Southwest’s work on Vitol’s new Houston, Texas headquarters has earned the company a National Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award from Associated Builders and Contractors in the “Commercial” project category. Designed by PDR, Vitol’s sophisticated new 60,000-square-foot Houston, Texas office included challenging custom features from a construction point of view, ranging from raised flooring to house data infrastructure and fluted columns, to a double-height, custom ceiling and a specially commissioned architectural sculpture built onsite during construction. ABC’s Excellence in Construction awards program is the industry’s leading competition, developed to honor innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects, with an … Read more

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