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ABC Names Menke the 2024 Young Professional of the Year

GRAND JUNCTION, CO — Associated Builders and Contractors announces Mike Menke, Project Manager for FCI Constructors Inc., Grand Junction, Colorado, was named ABC 2024 Young Professional of the Year. The Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes industry professionals under the age of 40 employed by ABC member …

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Sundt-Constructed Appaloosa Solar I Project Wins 2023 Energy Project of the Year

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — The Associated General Contractors of America, Utah Chapter (AGC of Utah) has awarded the Appaloosa Solar I project in Cedar City, Utah, with the honorable distinction of 2023 Energy Project of the Year.

According to the AGC of Utah, “This project signifies a notable addition …

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Sundt Honored with Build Arizona AGC Award

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction recently won a Build Arizona award for its Zone 3D and 4A Improvements Program: Water Transmission Main Segment 2 project. The award is given each year by the Arizona Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

“We’re honored to receive the Build Arizona …

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AED Announces Shearer of 4 Rivers Equipment LLC as 2024 Chairman

GREELEY, CO — Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) announces the election of John Shearer, CEO of 4 Rivers Equipment, LLC, headquartered in Greeley, Colorado, as Chairman for the year 2024.

Shearer's official installation ceremony took place during the AED Summit, where he was joined by wife, Patricia Fox. Shearer …

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces Top 10 U.S. States for Green Building in 2023

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the leading authority on green building and the global developer of the LEED green building program, releases its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED. For the first time ever, New York ranked No. 1, based on LEED-certified gross square …

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ABC Rocky Mountain Announces Tate as New President and CEO

CENTENNIAL, CO — The board of directors of the Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain announce the appointment of its new President and CEO, Jack Tate, following a national search. Tate will provide strategic and operational leadership for the chapter, serving more than 100 merit shop chapter members in …

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SEAA Blazes a Trail to Glendale, Arizona, for 2024 Convention and Trade Show

GLENDALE, AZ — The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) will hold its Convention and Trade Show from April 2 to 5 in Glendale, Arizona at The Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. The Convention and Trade Show will feature a variety of education sessions, plenty of networking opportunities, the …

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance Names Ryan New Executive Director

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Reed Ryan, Executive Director of the Utah Asphalt Pavement Association (UAPA) and immediate past Chair of the State Asphalt Pavement Associations, Inc. (SAPAs) is taking the helm of the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA), effective February 7.

“Opportunities like this do not come around very …

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Arizona Builders Alliance Recognizes Three Leaders at Rosendin

TEMPE, AZ — Rosendin, an employee-owned electrical contracting company, had three of its employees — Chad Constance, Tom Hughes, and Carlie Cook — recognized as graduates of Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) professional development programs at the 30th annual ABA luncheon held at the Camelback Inn and Resort …

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DBIA Announces Projects in Arizona and Colorado as National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Award Winners

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) announces the winners of the 2023 National Design-Build Project/Team Merit Awards. A total of 62 projects from across the United States were submitted for consideration in 10 different categories. The submissions underwent evaluation by a panel of industry experts.

“With the continued growth of …

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Sundt Construction Receives the AGC of Utah's Diamond Safety Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Sundt Construction was recently awarded the 2023 Diamond Award for Achievement of Safety Excellence from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Utah. The award is based on more than a million man-hours worked at an incident rate that is 50% lower than the national …

AZ Water Association Names Ledbetter Construction Professional of the Year

PHOENIX, AZ — Archer Western Project Executive Kyle Ledbetter has been named the 2023 Construction Professional of the Year by the AZ Water Association. Ledbetter has 18 years of experience building water and wastewater projects with Archer Western across the state of Arizona, having completed water projects throughout metro …

AED Announces Stoltz as New Senior Regional Manager

SCHAUMBURG, IL — Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) announces the addition of Nichole Stoltz as Senior Regional Manager. Stoltz is replacing Jonathan Porter, who has been promoted to Manager of Government Affairs and is now joining the AED government affairs team headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Stoltz is a graduate of …

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Projects in Arizona and Utah Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Three state department of transportation (DOT) projects in Arizona and Utah won regional awards in the 2023 America’s Transportation Awards competition, created by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes DOTs for making a difference in their …

Far West Equipment Dealers Association Merges with Associated Equipment Distributors

DAVIS, CA — The Far West Equipment Dealers Association (FWEDA) Board of Directors met and ratified a membership vote to merge with Associated Equipment Distributors (AED). The merger is scheduled to be finalized by the end of August.

“We are pleased with the outcome of the vote and look forward …

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Hensel Phelps of Greeley, Colorado Named Nation’s Safest Construction Company in 2022 by AGC

GREELEY, CO — Hensel Phelps was recognized for having the nation’s top construction safety and health program in 2022 by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The association, which oversees the AGC-WTW Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction safety and health programs, noted that 47 other …

Las Vegas-Based Snyder of Brightline West to Serve as President of the Associated General Contractors of America

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announces that Lester C. Snyder, Executive Vice President of Las Vegas-based Brightline West, will serve as its new national President for the coming 12 months.

“The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) serves as the single forum …

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Projects in Utah and Arizona Receive Build America Awards from AGC and Construction Risk Partners

The Association of General Contractors (AGC) and Construction Risk Partners recently honored this year’s best new and renovation construction projects with Build America Awards at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Build America Merit Awards were also presented to construction companies at the convention.

“These awards are designed …

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Student Success District at the University of Arizona Receives an AIA National Honor Award for Interior Architecture

TUCSON, AZ — The Student Success District at the University of Arizona received the 2023 National American Institute of Architects (AIA) Interior Architecture Award, the institute’s awards program celebrating the most innovative interior spaces across the United States. This year’s AIA jury selected winning submissions that make their mark on …

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ME Engineers Wins Grand Conceptor Award from ACEC Colorado for Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC Colorado) recently honored engineering firms from across the state at the organization’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards program. The highest honor, the Grand Conceptor Award, was presented to ME Engineers of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, for the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington. …

Wyoming Civil Engineers Give the State's Infrastructure a C Grade

CHEYENNE, WY — The Wyoming section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases the first Report Card for Wyoming’s Infrastructure, with five categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of C. Civil engineers graded Wyoming’s aviation (B-), bridges (C-), drinking water (C), roads (C), and wastewater (D+). The …

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Jacobsen Receives Four Project of the Year Awards from Associated General Contractors of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Four Jacobsen Construction projects have been named best in their category by the Associated General Contractors of Utah. The four winning projects are:

  • Liberty Sky - 2022 Multi-Family/Residential High-Rise Project of the Year
  • Primary Children’s Hospital Inpatient Remodel & Expansion - 2022 Health Care …
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New Report Gives Update on First Year of IIJA Transportation Projects in New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a recent review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September 30, over 1,000 transportation projects in New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming have been jumpstarted by federal highway and bridge formula funds during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

"A key takeaway …

Construction Workforce Shortages Risk Undermining Infrastructure Projects As Most Contractors Struggle To Fill Open Positions

Construction workforce shortages are affecting nearly all construction firms, undermining the industry’s ability to complete projects on time and on schedule and threatening the success of new federal investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, according to the results of a workforce survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and …

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University of Utah Research Park Awarded APA Utah High Achievement in Master Planning

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Perkins&Will announces that the University of Utah Research Park (UURP) Strategic Vision has received a High Achievement Award for a Master Plan or Study from the American Planning Association (APA) Utah. This award celebrates projects that make an exceptional contribution to planning and that the …

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Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital Wins ASHE Vista Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — The American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association selected Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital as the 2022 Vista Award winner in the New Construction category. The Vista Awards aim to highlight professionals who are at the forefront of health care design and …

ASCE Student Symposium Draws Students from New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico for Civil Engineering Design and Construction Competitions

HOUSTON, TX — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 Region 6 Student Symposium recently took place at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. At the event, nearly 500 civil engineering students from 25 universities in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico put their academic and project management …

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Transportation Advocates Gather to Mark TRIP's 50 Years of Serving the Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Transportation advocates gathered in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 50th anniversary of TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. Delayed by a year due to COVID-19, TRIP is celebrating five decades as the only national organization devoted exclusively to generating news and social media coverage of …

APWA Board Selects Pugh as New President-Elect

KANSAS CITY, MO — With just a handful of months to go before a new president heads the American Public Works Association (APWA), the association board has selected a new President-Elect, long-time active member Keith Pugh, PE, PWLF. Previous President-Elect Dan Hartman had to step down from his role, …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards for Projects in Arizona and Colorado

TUCSON, AZ — Several HDR<> projects in Arizona and Colorado received 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The state-winning projects advanced to the national ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards competition, which culminates with the announcement of national award winners at the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala …

ABC and AFSP Announce Partnership to Address Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Associated Builders and Contractors and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announce a collaborative partnership to address mental health and suicide prevention throughout the U.S. construction industry.

The goals of the partnership are to improve the mental health of construction workers through effective suicide prevention education, intervention, …

Nevada's Safety Consultation and Training Section Awards Cashman Equipment with Top Safety Honor

WINNEMUCCA, NV — The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada's Division of Industrial Relations recognizes Cashman Equipment's dealership in Winnemucca, Nevada, for the successful renewal of the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). This is the third time the dealership has earned this …

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New Mexico Motorists Lose $3B Per Year on Roads; New Mexico DOT Identifies $5.1B in Needed Projects

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested, or lack some desirable safety features cost New Mexico motorists a total of $3 billion statewide annually — as much as $2,604 per driver in some urban areas — due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes, and congestion-related delays. …

World of Concrete 2022 Wraps a Productive and Well-Attended Event, Fueling Industry Connection and Advancement

LAS VEGAS, NV — World of Concrete, Informa Markets' exhibition serving the construction and masonry industries, concluded its 47th annual event at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). The event convened close to 37,000 registered professionals, had consistent foot traffic in the expo halls, and high engagement with the …

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O’Connor Elected to 2022 AEM Board of Directors, Construction Equipment Sector Board

LIVERMORE, CA — Topcon Positioning Systems President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray O’Connor, has been elected to the 2022 Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). O’Connor has also been elected to the Construction Equipment (CE) Sector Board, where he previously served from 2014 through 2018. …

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ASLA Nebraska/Dakotas Announces Wyoming Project as Recipient of 2021 Design Award

CASPER, WY — The Nebraska/Dakotas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA Nebraska/Dakotas Chapter) has recognized RDG Planning & Design with a 2021 ASLA Chapter Award for a the Casper Wayfinding Plan project in Wyoming. The project won a Merit Award in the Planning and Analysis category.

Held …

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Sunland Asphalt Awarded for its Community Work During the Holbrook Municipal Airport Reconstruction Project

ORLANDO, FL — Phoenix-based Sunland Asphalt was awarded for performing some of the construction industry’s best charitable work in 2020 for its community work during the Holbrook Municipal Airport reconstruction project. As a result, the group was named an AGC in the Community Award Member winner by the charitable arm …

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Koester Honored with AzAA Corporate Member of the Year Award

PHOENIX, AZ — The Arizona Airports Association (AzAA) held its 2021 Dutch Bertholf Spring Conference recently and awarded their Corporate Member of the Year award to Mark Koester, a Senior Principal and Airport Engineer with Stantec, at their virtual awards event. This Corporate Member of the Year award …

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Projects in Arizona and Colorado Receive Project of the Year Awards from SEAA

PHOENIX, AZ — Projects in Phoenix, Arizona, and Windsor, Colorado, have been named recipients in the annual Project of the Year awards by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA). One winner was selected in each of four categories based on the dollar amount of the erection contract. Honorable Mention …

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IEDA Welcomes Phelan as New Marketing Director

WESTCHESTER, IL — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) hires Kim Phelan as its new Marketing Director. An association publishing professional, Phelan has a history in the construction equipment industry and the rental business. For 15 years, she has created or curated written and live content on business subjects ranging …

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SmithGroup Awards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarship in Phoenix Office

PHOENIX, AZ — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, has named the recipients of the 2021 SmithGroup Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Scholarships. Now in its fourth year, this program was established to support and mentor students from historically underrepresented demographics in architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture, and engineering. …

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AIA Honors Arizona Project Design Addressing Climate Change

TEMPE, AZ — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) is awarding 10 design projects with its highest honor — the COTE Top Ten Awards — for their significant achievements in advancing climate action.

For the past 25 years, COTE has bestowed the award annually on …

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National Bridge Report Ranks Nevada Bridges as Nation's Best

CARSON CITY, NV — The Nevada Department of Transportation’s (NDOT) dedicated bridge inspection and rehabilitation program has helped Nevada bridges to once again be named the nation’s best.

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) recently-released analysis of 2020 U.S. Department of Transportation bridge inventory data shows …

Sundt Starts I-80 Cable Barrier Project in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Sundt Construction, Inc., recently started work on a cable barrier project for the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) along Interstate 80 (I-80) near Wendover, Utah, in Eastern Tooele County.

“Our team is looking forward to starting another project on I-80 for UDOT,” said Sundt …

A Snapshot of the Demolition Industry and Trends for 2021

The demolition process involves an unimaginable breadth of products and services to meet the needs of clients and communities. From structural demolition and dismantlement to industrial recovery and C&D recycling, from specialized rigging and landfilling to insurance services and equipment manufacturing, from general contracting and architectural salvage to facilities decontamination, …

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HDR Earns 2021 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Several HDR projects received 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards from multiple state chapters of the American Council of Engineering Companies. The state chapters each recognize the winning project teams and clients at local awards ceremonies throughout the fall, winter, and spring.

The state-winning projects advanced to …

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Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). The former two-term South Bend, Indiana, mayor (2012 to January 2020) was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination earlier this year. He withdrew from the race and endorsed Biden …

Arizona is the No. 1 Merit Shop Construction State, According to ABC’s 2020 Scorecard

PHOENIX, AZ — Associated Builders and Contractors recently released its 2020 Merit Shop Scorecard, an annual ranking based on state policies and programs that encourage workforce development, strengthen career and technical education, grow careers in construction, and promote fair and open competition for taxpayer-funded construction projects.

Arizona topped the rankings …

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ABC 2020 Review and 2021 Construction Economic Forecast

Despite chronic difficulties sustained by contractors and others with securing human capital in January 2020, the nation added 214,000 net new jobs. It followed that up with an even more blistering 251,000 jobs in February.

For 113 consecutive months, the nation had added jobs – an unprecedented winning streak in …

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USGBC Mountain Region Celebrates 2020 LEED Platinum Projects

LAS VEGAS, NV — USGBC's LEED Platinum certification is awarded to projects that achieve over 80 points in the LEED rating system. These project teams go above and beyond to ensure their projects are designed, constructed, and operated to the highest level of sustainability. Among the LEED Platinum projects …

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Lauer Returns to McCarthy as Vice President to Lead Aviation, Mission Critical, and Health Care Market Growth

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. announces that Jim Lauer has returned to the firm’s Southwest regional office as Vice President to lead the region’s aviation, mission critical, and health care market expansion initiatives.

An industry veteran, Lauer has more than 35 years of construction experience, beginning his career …

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How AGC of America is Making Sure Politicians Learn the Right Lessons from the Election

The 2020 elections appear to have delivered simultaneous rebukes to both President Trump and the liberal agenda. While he performed better than most polls predicted, as of writing, the President’s ongoing efforts to contest the election appear to have little chance of success. Yet enough down ballot elections broke Republicans’ …

ARA Announces Industry Contributor Award Recipients in Colorado and Arizona

ARVADA, CO — Each year, the American Rental Association (ARA) honors individuals for service to the association and the equipment and event rental industry. The following are recipients of this year’s industry contributor awards, which will be presented at The ARA Show 2021 in Las Vegas.

Rising Star Award: Andrew …
Sundt Wins AGC-Utah Diamond Safety Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — For the second consecutive year, Sundt Construction, Inc. was awarded the Diamond Safety Award by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Utah. The award, the highest safety award handed out annually by the AGC of Utah, evaluates comparable sized contractors’ total man hours worked to …

ARTBA 2021 US Transportation Construction Market Forecast

Transportation construction activity is forecast to decline 5.5 percent in 2021, as transportation authorities, state, city, county, and local governments face unprecedented revenue shortfalls, budget pressures and lower demand for travel and freight services, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) model shows. The 2021 market will reflect the …

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ABC Elects 2021 National Chair, Executive Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Steve Klessig, Keller Inc., to serve as the 2021 ABC National Chair during a meeting at the association’s annual Leadership Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Stephanie Schmidt, Poole Anderson Construction, was elected Chair-Elect, and Milton …

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McCarthy’s Gonzalez Awarded 2020 Design Build Institute of America Distinguished Leadership Award

PHOENIX, AZ — McCarthy Building Companies Inc. announces that Mike Gonzalez, Vice President with McCarthy Southwest region’s education building group, has been awarded a 2020 Distinguished Leadership Award by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).

“Mike has a very entrepreneurial leadership style, blended with a strong technical background,” said …

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Chowdhury to Chair AWWA's Aesthetic Quality and Perceptions Committee

PHOENIX, AZ — As one of Garver’s leading water quality process design and research experts, Water Practice Leader Zaid Chowdhury, PE, Ph.D., BCEE, promotes the development of safe and sustainable water supplies for communities across the country. Chowdhury’s expertise with regard to advanced methods and innovative solutions for water …

CII, CURT, and ECC Explore Formation of Official Alliance to Streamline Service and Support for the Capital Projects Industry

AUSTIN, TX — Leaders from the Construction Industry Institute (CII), the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT), and the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association (ECC) are exploring the establishment of a unified, industry alliance to capture benefits of increased content collaboration, better sharing of research, and benchmarking learnings to improve application, diversifying …

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SEAA Member Company Earns US DOL Approval of Ironworker Apprenticeship Program

WESTMINSTER, CO — Trivent Safety Consulting, of Westminster, Colorado, previously approved by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) as a SEAA/NCCER Ironworker Training Unit and Assessment Site, now also has a registered ironworker apprenticeship program.

The company utilized the SEAA Ironworker Apprenticeship program template, which meets the U.S. …

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Leadership Through Extreme Circumstances

When Robert “Bob” Lanham, Jr., P.E., started his tenure as 2020 President of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), he set three main goals: expand member engagement, increase federal investment in construction, and reduce and reform federal regulations on construction and development.

Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. …

The AED Foundation’s Construction Career Aptitude Test Soon to Launch

SCHAUMBURG, IL — As the AED Foundation (AEDF) continues to address the industry's skills gap through its Vision 2024 plan, the soon-to-launch Construction Career Aptitude Test aims to help address the workforce shortage starting at the high school level. More specifically, the Construction Career Aptitude Test is designed for students …

CII and AGC Bring Together a Panel of Industry Leaders for COVID-19 Webinar

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently held a webinar called “Roundtable on Perspectives and Best Practices in Owner-Contractor Collaboration During COVID-19” to provide updates on a variety of industry topics concerning the virus. The panel for the webinar featured two CII owners, …

Utah Ready-Mixed Concrete Association Announces Formation of Concrete Paving Committee

ALPINE, UT — Utah Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (URMCA), a resource for concrete technology in all construction segments and applications and a chapter of the National Ready-Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), announces that as of August 1, members of the former Utah Chapter ACPA (UCACPA) are invited to join the URMCA team …

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners of 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award

ORANGE PARK, FL — Twelve departments of transportation (DOTs) were named winners of the 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA) by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). This is a record number of PPAs awarded in a single year since the awards were first presented in 2001. The award celebrates long-life asphalt …

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Nevada Bridges Ranked Among Country’s Best by National Survey

LAS VEGAS, NV — Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) bridges were recently ranked the nation’s best. (The department had previously occupied the top spot during the past five consecutive years, narrowly missing out on repeating yet again by a fraction of a percent in 2019).

The American Road and Transportation …

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Arizona Highway Bridges Rated Among Best in Nation

PHOENIX, AZ — Bridges in Arizona have again been ranked among the best in the nation in an annual survey conducted by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

The group’s report found that only 1.6 percent of bridges across Arizona were listed in poor condition, which means the …

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Martinovich Joins HNTB as Transportation Practice Consultant

LAS VEGAS, NV — Susan Martinovich, PE, joins HNTB Corporation as Transportation Practice Consultant for the West Region and Vice President. She is based in HNTB’s new Las Vegas office. Martinovich’s career in transportation spans more than 35 years, including serving six years as Director for the Nevada Department …

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AEM Co-Hosts Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) recently co-hosted the first-ever presidential candidate forum on infrastructure on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The Moving America Forward: A 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on Infrastructure featured former Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Former …

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Sundt/Kiewit Win AGC Build Arizona Award

TUCSON, AZ — Sundt Construction, Inc. and its joint venture partner Kiewit were recently awarded the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Arizona Chapter’s Build Arizona award for its work on the Ina Road Traffic Interchange.

“Sundt is extremely grateful to receive such a prestigious award,” said Ryan Cannon, …

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Ryan Awarded CAHED’s Committee Chair of the Year

DENVER, CO — Industry veteran, Conor Ryan, was recently awarded Committee Chair of the Year by the Colorado Association of Healthcare Engineers and Directors (CAHED). Ryan currently serves as Business Development Manager for Ross & Baruzzini. He has served on various volunteer boards for over five years, primarily …

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CONEXPO-CON/AGG Partners with Women in Construction Groups to Highlight Role Women Play in Industry

LAS VEGAS, NV — To help highlight women as a viable force of the construction industry, CONEXPO-CON/AGG announces a partnership with two women in construction-focused associations; the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Women of Asphalt (WOFA).

“As the largest construction industry-focused trade show in North America, CONEXPO-CON/AGG …

CEMEX Materials to Help Ease Traffic Congestion with Innovative Arizona Interchange

PHOENIX, AZ — Drivers in a growing part of northern Phoenix, Arizona, are soon expected to experience reduced traffic congestion after the construction of an innovative diverging diamond interchange created with high-quality aggregates supplied by CEMEX.

More than 100,000 tons of aggregates from CEMEX, including 75,000 tons of Class …

Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2 percent year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices fell 0.1 percent for the month and are …

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Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire

ARLINGTON, VA — Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the …

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IEDA Announces Launch of Revamped Website, Hosted by Sandhills Global

VICTOR, NY — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) is a self-regulating organization dedicated to advancing the goals of independent used equipment dealers and related businesses worldwide. The IEDA's website is a vital part of its mission to help equipment dealers build more profitable relationships, and to provide its members …

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CTL|Thompson Engineer Lujan Named ACEC of Colorado Young Professional of the Year

DENVER, CO — CTL|Thompson, a full-service geotechnical, structural, environmental and materials engineering firm, announces that its Geotechnical Engineer and Project Manager, Benny Lujan, was named the Young Professional of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC-CO).
Lujan was recognized for his achievements at …

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Jacobsen Construction Wins Diamond Safety Award from AGC of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Jacobsen Construction recently received Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Utah’s 2018 Diamond Award for Achievement of Safety Excellence. The award recognizes Jacobsen as a Utah safety leader and celebrates more than one million man hours worked at an incident rate 50 percent below the national …

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Sundt Wins 23rd Build America Award

TEMPE, AZ — Sundt Construction, Inc., was recently awarded its 23rd Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Build America Award for its work on the APS Four Corners Selective Catalytic Reduction Retrofits. The project won the 2019 JLT Build America in the Environmental Enhancement category. Sundt has won more …

Seventeen HDR Projects Receive National Recognition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council of Engineering Companies has recognized 17 HDR projects with national awards. The projects represent a wide range of disciplines and regions across the United States.
Three HDR projects received Grand Awards at the ceremony of ACEC’s 52nd Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. …

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Hensel Phelps Awarded 2018 National Diversity Excellence Award

GREELEY, CO — For the seventh year, Hensel Phelps has been awarded the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) National Diversity Excellence Award in the General Contractor – Over $33 Million category. The award recognizes Hensel Phelps’ dedication to small business outreach and achieving the highest possible level of diverse business …

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Encore Electric Named 2019 National Construction Safety Excellence Awards Grand Award Winner

LAKEWOOD, CO — Encore Electric was recently named the 2019 Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) Grand Award Winner by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. AGC holds the safety awards program every year to recognize the safest contractors in the United States in multiple divisions, including building, specialty, highway …

ABC Honors Contractors Leading the Industry in Safety Performance

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces the winners of the 2018 National Safety Excellence Awards during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. A total of 42 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance.
The National Safety …