Steel Erectors Honor Charlie Johnson with William Davis Service Award

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – In recognition for his service to the steel construction industry, the Steel Erectors Association of America has named Charlie Johnson the recipient of the William Davis Service Award. The association’s highest honor, it is given in memory of William Davis, who held board and committee positions with SEAA in the 1980s and 1990s. Johnson, retired vice president and general manager of Steel Performance Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina, has held officer and board member positions with the association, including president, vice president, treasurer and Long Range Planning Committee chairman. He joined Steel Performance in 1995 after a long … Read more

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A Chat with Mike King, Senior Project Superintendent at Kitchell

Strong leadership, communication keys to success By Chris Maday Schmidt Mike King, ASHE, CHC, senior project superintendent, has invested three decades of his professional life at Kitchell Contractors where he’s managed some of the Southwest’s most iconic projects, including many of Arizona’s most high-profile healthcare projects. From Tucson to Flagstaff and around Greater Phoenix, King’s footprint can be found at a patient tower for Phoenix Children’s Hospital and at an emergency department tower at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, as well as the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. In Southern California, King managed the University of California San Diego Jacobs … Read more

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Bethancourt Earns 2017 Safety Professional of the Year Award

The American Society of Safety Engineers announced that Jeremy Bethancourt, a professional member and government affairs chair of its Arizona chapter, has been selected as ASSE’s 2017 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year. He plays a leading role in getting billboards posted throughout Arizona to bring attention to the dangers of distracted driving, the hazards of heat stress and the annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. Bethancourt is director of safety, health and training for LeBlanc Building Co. Inc. According to the society, he “has developed a reputation as a tireless advocate for workplace safety, serving … 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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