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Callahan Construction Managers — By Dan Scanlon

Success Through Preparation

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” The Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca was purported to have coined that adage roughly 2000 years ago. (…)

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Construction for Community

KIRCO MANIX — By Aoife Chaney

“KIRCO is a national commercial real estate development, investment, construction and facilities management firm,” says Quinn Kiriluk, offering a worthy attempt at describing all (…)

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Paving the Future

Occhino Corp — By Aoife Chaney

Occhino Corp is a Buffalo-based asphalt paving and road construction company with deep roots in Western New York. To their community in Buffalo and (…)

Where Relationships Are Key

Rogers-O’Brien Construction — By David O'Neill

It may be a phrase that dates back over seventy years, but it still bears repeating. Everything is bigger in Texas. While it may (…)

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Working for the Local Community

Branch Civil — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Branch Civil is a general contractor that specializes in earthmoving, performing primarily in Virginia and North Carolina. The company is one of three business (…)

Wellbeing in Construction – Is The Industry Doing Eno...

By David O'Neill

According to recent studies, twelve of the 25 most dangerous jobs across North America are in the construction industry. The use of high-powered tools (…)

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The Height of Safety and Support

Indian Mill Plank — By Eric O'Callaghan

The world of scaffolding can be a scary one — unless of course you are an experienced worker. Even then, construction work is difficult (…)

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Family is First

Shelby Erectors — By Eric O'Callaghan

There is a strong sense of camaraderie within the construction industry that is essential to delivering results. This support system can be linked to (…)

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Taking Care of Business

Atlantic Coast Dismantling — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Atlantic Coast Dismantling (ACD) is a full-service demolition contractor specializing in heavy civil and plant demolition projects. With a rich and broad history, the (…)

Generations of Quality

Johnson Bros. — By David O'Neill

Building a brand that spans multiple generations is not something that is achieved easily. Development, innovation and determination are key components of any such (…)

Development Through Planning

FTBA — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

The Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) represents over 500 firms involved in the infrastructure space in Florida. Of its members, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers (…)

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Reputation is Everything

BCS Concrete Structures — By Martin Foran

Hugely respected concrete subcontractors in the Austin and Central Texas market, BCS Concrete Structures have come a long way in seventeen years. The company (…)

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Moving the Earth for You

Champion Site Prep — By Aoife Chaney

Any company that’s been around for the past three decades knows a thing or two about major industry shifts, from the economic crash of (…)

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Keeping it Real

AGC Austin — By Martin Foran

The evolution of AGC (Associated General Contractors of America) chapters was so often tied to the history of their local communities. To a greater (…)

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A Little Bit of Luck and A Lot of Hard Work

NSG Life Safety — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

NSG Life Safety caters to the multi-faceted needs of the construction industry pertaining to life safety systems, ranging from fire alarms to mass notification (…)

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Working Towards a Bright Future

LICA — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

The Long Island Contractors’ Association (LICA) represents the interests of Long Island’s premier heavy construction general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and industry supporters. Their industry (…)

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Building Relationships Through Education

National Demolition Association — By David O'Neill

‘Where Demolition Professionals Build Relationships.’ The National Demolition Association, the leading association representing businesses in the North American demolition industry, is certainly clear in (…)

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More People, More Power

HCCA — By Georgie Downes

Passion is an over-used word these days: job specs insist on it; we’re constantly urged to find it and every pageant contestant who ever (…)

ByBlocks – Building in a Circular Economy

ByFusion — By David O'Neill

While developments are being made across many sectors, heavy construction can sometimes seem like the odd one out. By its nature, it uses materials. (…)

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Brightmark – The Circular Plastic Revolution

By David O'Neill

Around the world, societies and industries are attempting to devise solutions to the great problem of our time, sustainability. By coupling a global economy (…)

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Self-Healing Concrete – Future-Proofing the Oldest of...

By David O'Neill

It goes without saying that concrete is big business. It is one of the oldest building materials known to man with a rich history (…)

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Women in Construction

By David O'Neill

As an industry, Construction has some work to do. Challenges are presenting themselves from multiple sources and those working within the sector are struggling (…)

Going Further for the Client, Always

Commercial Contracting Corporation — By Martin Foran

Commercial Contracting Corporation (CCC) not only builds facilities but installs production machinery, tooling and other equipment for automotive and other manufacturing markets. Solid, dependable and (…)

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Fifty Years of Pushing the Boulder Uphill

ABC Empire State Chapter — By David O'Neill

Since the founding of the nation, the United States has held one thing above all others, it is a place which has been built (…)

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Our Diversity Is Our Strength

Power and Construction Group — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Power and Construction Group (PCG) is a “vertically integrated” utility construction company according to Executive Vice President and Owner, Pete Wierzba. Pete explains how (…)

Innovation with Safety in Mind

Milwaukee Tool — By David O'Neill

With a track record that goes back almost one hundred years, Milwaukee Tool has rightly established itself as an industry leader when it comes (…)

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Excellence Through Experience

AISC — By David O'Neill

Had structural engineer Homer Balcom and his team began work on the Empire State Building a decade earlier, they would have had a problem. (…)

A Century of Partnerships

DiMarco Constructors — By David O'Neill

For many, the concept of a family-owned business is one of stability and quiet contentment; an entity that works to its strengths with collaboration (…)

Up and Down the East Coast with Villager Construction

Villager Construction — By Aoife Chaney

Growth, diversification, collaboration. This is the order of business for Villager Construction, the New York based and multi-faceted construction company working up and down (…)

Doing the Right Thing for Over Seventy Years

Wilson Lumber — By David O'Neill

The lumber industry is well known for its many virtues. Hard work, commitment and honesty being just a few. These are foundations that speak (…)

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Traditional Values Underpinning a Cutting Edge Approach

Luck Bros. Inc. — By Martin Foran

A long and proud history contributes to the solid foundation upon which Plattsburgh, NY’s Luck Bros Inc. has been built. What’s more, this fundamental (…)

The Canadian Dream

Central Precast — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

As President of Central Precast Inc. John Mion explains, the company started out as a “Canadian dream story” in which an Italian immigrant, with (…)

The Key to Our Success Is Our People

AT-PAC — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

AT-PAC is a family-owned and operated business that has become a leading provider of scaffolding rental and sales both in the US and globally. (…)

A Structural Steel Evolution

Concord Fabricators — By Dan Scanlon

Change is hard. There is a fundamental tension between progress and staying true to the principles that brought success in the first place. These, (…)

Evercast

Growth Without Neglecting Values

Evercast Concrete — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Evercast Concrete Inc. is a pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete focused manufacturer with a footprint that today services Washington DC, down to Florida, and all (…)

If You Dream It, We’ll Build It

LoDuca Associates — By Aoife Chaney

Collaboration, creativity, and integrity. These are the three core values of LoDuca Associates, an award-winning construction company operating out of Blue Point NY. LoDuca’s (…)

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Women Keeping the Show on the Road

IBC — By Georgie Downes

When voters in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, approved funding for a new transportation system involving Phase I, two-mile streetcar track ripping through the city, (…)

Stratospheric Scaffolding Growth

Prime Industrial Access — By Dan Scanlon

Starting a new business from scratch is always fraught with peril. Most businesses don’t survive the early years’ gauntlet of interconnected problems to ever (…)

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Northern Michigan and the ‘Easling Difference’

Easling Construction — By Aoife Chaney

It takes a village to raise a child is a phrase that has taken on many different meanings over the years. Used in the (…)

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Embracing Technology in North America’s Growing Steel...

Federal Steel & Erection Co. — By Aoife Chaney

Sometimes, like in the case of Illinois’s Federal Steel & Erection Co., the meaning of a family business goes much deeper than just a (…)

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Supporting Construction Inside and Out

Cleveland City Forge — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Cleveland City Forge (CCF) are an innovative manufacturing and engineering company that combines product development alongside production to produce standard and custom structural steel (…)

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Green Infrastructure

By David O'Neill

Growth across the construction industry has long been a balance between the habitation and infrastructure needs of an ever-growing population and the requirements of (…)

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Wellbeing Living – Building Smart in a Post Pandemic ...

By David O'Neill

As we now find ourselves two years into the pandemic, the onus is on us all to develop new and innovative ways of living (…)

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Bringing Longevity to the EV Market

By David O'Neill

The electric vehicle (EV) market is, despite the fanfare and encouragement, still very much in its infancy. While early adopters of the vehicles are (…)

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For Highbury, Safety is Concrete

Highbury Concrete — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Highbury Concrete is a concrete superstructure company based in New York City. They have worked on the skeletons of many buildings visible in the (…)