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First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City Wins National Build America Award

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Manhattan Construction Company announces that Centennial Builders, a partnership between Manhattan Construction Company and Flintco, LLC, was awarded the Associated General Contractors of America’s Construction Risk Partners Build America Merit Award for Building New ($76-$125 Million) for the First Americans Museum (FAM) in …

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ACEC of Arkansas Honors Garver-Led Markham Street Jump Start Improvements Project

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Garver recently received the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Arkansas’ 2023 Engineering Excellence Award for the Markham Street Jump Start Improvements Project. The winners were announced at the ACEC’s Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The awards recognize Arkansas engineering projects that …

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Manhattan Construction Company Awarded Three AGCOK Build Oklahoma Awards and Best of the Best Top Honor

TULSA, OK — The Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) honors Manhattan Construction Company with three Build Oklahoma awards and the Best of the Best top honor for projects completed in 2022. The awards were presented to team members at the AGC of Oklahoma’s 83rd Annual Awards Banquet at the …

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Manhattan Construction Company Honored as Top Safety Leader by Associated Builders and Contractors

TULSA, OK — Manhattan Construction Company (Manhattan) announces it has earned a National Pinnacle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), presented at the 33rd annual Excellence in Construction Awards during ABC Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

Manhattan won the Pinnacle Award for its forward-looking safety program. This is the …

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Mississippi DOT Receives Three Engineering Excellence Awards

JACKSON, MS — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) received three Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Mississippi at their Annual Assembly in Madison. The Engineering Excellence Awards competition honors engineering firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of achievement, value, and ingenuity. …

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Lake Thunderbird IPR Pilot Program Honored by ACEC Oklahoma and WateReuse

NORMAN, OK — The Garver-led Lake Thunderbird Indirect Potable Reuse Pilot Program has recently been honored by two industry organizations. The collaborative effort between the City of Norman, Oklahoma, and Garver was named the top engineering project in the state by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of …

NAPA Announces Finalists for Top National Award for Quality in Asphalt Paving

TAMPA, FL — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently announced the finalists of the 2022 Sheldon G. Hayes Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement at a ceremony during NAPA’s 2023 Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Florida. The award, bestowed annually since 1971, recognizes the country’s highest …

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WTS Arkansas Names Garver Employer of the Year

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Garver was recently named Employer of the Year at the inaugural WTS Arkansas Chapter Gala. With nominations made by WTS Arkansas members, the award recognizes outstanding contributions and support of the advancement of women and minorities in the transportation field.

Garver is involved in WTS, an …

New Report Gives Update on First Year of IIJA Transportation Projects in Oklahoma, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a recent review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September 30, over 2,000 transportation projects in Oklahoma, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee 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 …

Tennessee Civil Engineers Give the State’s Infrastructure a C Grade

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases the 2022 Report Card for Tennessee's Infrastructure, with 13 categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of a C, the same grade given by the section in its 2016 report. That means Tennessee’s infrastructure is …

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WTS Mississippi Names Garver Employer of the Year

RIDGELAND, MS — Garver was recently named Employer of the Year by the Mississippi chapter of WTS, an international organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the transportation industry. With nominations made by WTS members, the award recognizes outstanding contributions and support of the advancement of women and …

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AWWA Southwest Section Honors Olsson’s Hammond

FAYETTEVILLE, AR — Olsson Fayetteville Office Leader Brad Hammond was honored by the Southwest Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for using his engineering skills to benefit the water supply field on a regional level.

The Southwest Section of the AWWA recently presented Hammond with the George Warren …

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Manhattan Construction Company Wins Two ABC of Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards and National Safety Honor

TULSA, OK — The Associated Builders & Contractors of Oklahoma (ABC) has honored Manhattan Construction Company with two Excellence in Construction (EIC) awards and the ABC Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Gold Award. This is Manhattan’s 24th consecutive year to be recognized by ABC’s STEP Awards program, a safety …

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Garver Named WTS Oklahoma Employer of the Year

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Garver was recently named Employer of the Year by the Oklahoma chapter of Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS), an international organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the transportation industry. With nominations made by WTS members, the award recognizes outstanding contributions and support of the advancement …

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Two Projects in Arkansas/Missouri and Tennessee Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Two state department of transportation projects in Arkansas/Missouri and Tennessee won regional awards in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes state DOTs for making a difference in their …

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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 …

ACEC Honors Garver-Led Pathway to Hope Project

TULSA, OK — A Garver-led project was recently awarded a National Honor Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) during the 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C.

The Pathway to Hope project marks the recent centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Garver worked alongside …

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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Louisiana DOTD Wins Environmental Leadership Award

BRIDGE CITY, LA — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) District 02 received the 2022 Environmental Leadership Award from the Jefferson Parish Department of Environmental Affairs for its efforts in pollution prevention. The award was given to Scott Boyle, DOTD District 02 Assistant District Administrator of Operations. …

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Tiner is First Woman to be Named President of AACE

FAYETTEVILLE, AR — Since its formation on July 1, 1980, the Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineering (Academy) has provided support for students and faculty in the University of Arkansas Civil Engineering (CVEG) department. In the intervening four decades, the Academy members have contributed nearly $1.1 million for student scholarships and …

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ACEC of Arkansas Honors Three Garver Projects

LITTLE ROCK, AR — At the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Arkansas Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, three Garver-led projects were honored for demonstrating a high degree of achievement, value, and ingenuity.

The Northwest Arkansas Conservation Authority (NACA) Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Conceptual Engineering Report won the …

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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OSU Institute of Technology WEDA Technician Program Achieves AED Foundation Accreditation

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The AED Foundation (AEDF) announces the accreditation of the Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) Technician program at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT). This program is one of AEDF’s flagship colleges and serves a wide region throughout the Southeast.

“We are pleased that OSU Institute …

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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 …

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US-90 Project Earns Grand and People’s Choice Awards from ACEC of Mississippi

PASCAGOULA, MS — The Garver-led safety and construction design for US-90 was recently honored with both the Grand Award and the People’s Choice Award during the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Mississippi Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA).

The Mississippi Department of Transportation selected Garver to conduct a comprehensive …

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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, …

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Haygood Named 2022 Mississippi Engineering Society Young Engineer of the Year

JACKSON, MS — Reid Haygood, PE, of Neel-Schaffer was announced as the 2022 Young Engineer of the Year by the Mississippi Engineering Society (MES).

Haygood received the award during the awards luncheon of the MES Winter Meetings at the Sheraton Flowood Refuge Hotel & Conference Center in Flowood, Mississippi. …

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HDR Earns 2022 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards for Project in Louisiana

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — An HDR project in Louisiana received a 2022 Engineering Excellence Award 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 …

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Neel-Schaffer Wins Grand Conceptor, ACEC Mississippi's Top Award

JACKSON, MS — Neel-Schaffer announces that a bridge and retaining walls project it completed last year has received the 2022 Grand Conceptor Award from the Mississippi chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/MS). The award was announced during the 2022 Annual ACEC/MS Assembly Engineering Excellence Awards dinner.

Neel-Schaffer …

Louisiana DOTD, SASHTO Award Louisiana Engineering Students with Scholarships

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), in conjunction with the Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) and the Southeastern Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (SASHTO) announce the recipients of 10 scholarships. These $1,000 scholarships were awarded to 10 students from four Louisiana universities who …

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Multiple Architects Honored with AIA Design Awards

TULSA, OK — Crossland Construction announces that multiple architects and projects have been honored with American Institute of Architects (AIA) design awards.

KKT Architects and The Discovery Lab in Tulsa, Oklahoma, received the AIA of Oklahoma Merit Award for Excellence in the Craft Category and the AIA of Eastern Oklahoma …

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OTC Meeting Celebrates Transportation Milestones, Recognizes Boise City Highway Project with National Award

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Highlights of the Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s recent meeting include reports on the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) major accomplishments and milestones in 2021, updates on the state budget outlook, and presentation of an industry award for quality highway construction in Boise City.

Secretary of …

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Tennessee Concrete Pavement Project Receives 2021 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Award

SAVANNAH, TN — The Southeast Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA-SE) announces that a Tennessee concrete project has been recognized as the winner of the American Concrete Pavement Association’s (ACPA) 2021 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards.

Taking home Gold in the Reliever & General Aviation Airports category …

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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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Durden, Maestri, Selected by ACEC Arkansas as Emerging Leaders

FAYETTEVILLE, AR — Northwest Arkansas-based Garver Project Engineers Brandon Durden, PE, and Chris Maestri, PE, were selected for this year’s class of the ACEC Arkansas Emerging Leaders Program.

“I look forward to the opportunities that this program will unlock,” Maestri said. “As an Arkansas native, I see it …

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EnSafe Receives Top Category Honor in ACEC of Tennessee Engineering Excellence Awards

KNOBEL, AR — EnSafe earned the top category honor in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Tennessee’s Engineering Excellence competition. Winners were announced at the ACEC annual awards banquet held in Nashville. The Grand Award presented to EnSafe was in the category of Water Resources for a …

Contractor from Louisiana Receives 2021 ARTBA National Contractor Safety Award

LIBERTYVILLE, IL — A transportation construction company from Louisiana was recognized for its outstanding employee safety program during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Annual Convention, held in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Barriere Construction Co. from Metairie, Louisiana, won in the 500,000 to 1 million personnel hours category. …

Manhattan Construction Company Named Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC

TULSA, OK — Manhattan Construction Company announces that it has been named an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) by Associated Builders and Contractors, the 18th year it has earned the credential for its commitment to corporate responsibility. Only 229 of the nation’s merit shop construction contractors earned the credential in …

XNA Reconstruction Named Grand Conceptor by ACEC of Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, AR — The Garver-led Taxiway B Reconstruction Project at Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) has been named the top engineering project in the state by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Arkansas. Also known as the Grand Conceptor Award, the honor was announced at …

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Folds Of Honor

Fourteen years ago, as Lieutenant Colonel Dan Rooney’s flight home from his second tour of Iraq was landing, he heard the pilot announce that the remains of a deceased military service member were on board. He watched as the twin brother of the fallen corporal escorted the flag-draped coffin to …

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HGA Earns National Engineering Award for Lithium Pilot Plant

SMACKOVER, AR — HGA’s engineering and design team collaborated with Standard Lithium and was named a national honor finalist in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards for 2021. The Smackover, Arkansas, lithium extraction pilot project won an Honor Award in the association’s overall category.

The …

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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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AGC of Oklahoma Honors Cantera Concrete Company and Manhattan Construction with Build Oklahoma Awards

TULSA, OK — The Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) has honored Cantera Construction Company with two Build Oklahoma awards and has honored Manhattan Construction Company with four Build Oklahoma awards and with the Best of the Best top honor. AGCOK’s awards program represents the best of the best commercial …

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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Thurman Recognized by AASHTO for 25 Years of Service

JACKSON, MS — The Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Environmental Director was recently recognized by a national organization for her service to the transportation industry. Kim Thurman received the 25-Year Award of Meritorious Service from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

“For over 25 years …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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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’ …

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Manhattan Construction Group Wins National Safety Honors and Seven ABC Excellence in Construction Awards

TULSA, OK — The Associated Builders & Contractors of Oklahoma (ABC) has honored Manhattan Construction Group companies, Manhattan Construction Company and Cantera Concrete Company, with safety honors and seven Excellence in Construction (EIC) awards for projects.

The awards were presented at the 2020 ABC Construction Awards Banquet at the …

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 …

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, …

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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 …

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Louisiana DOTD Secretary Wilson Receives Trailblazer of the Year Award from ARTBA

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. was recently honored with the 2020 Trailblazer of the Year award from the American Road & Transportation Builder’s Association (ARTBA) at the 32nd Annual P3s in Transportation Virtual Conference.

The award is …

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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 …

Manhattan Construction Company Earns National Safety Award from Associated Builders and Contractors

TULSA, OK — Tulsa-based Manhattan Construction Company announces it has received a National Safety Excellence Award from Associated Builders and Contractors, which will be presented at the 30th annual Excellence in Construction Award during ABC Convention 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 18.

“Safety is woven into every aspect …

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Cantrell Field Access Project Awarded Grand Conceptor from ACEC of Arkansas

CONWAY, AR — Because of the innovation and ingenuity displayed in the design of a four-lane I-40 overpass, a two-lane roundabout, and other enhancements in Conway, Arkansas, Garver was presented the Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arkansas. The Grand Conceptor is the organization’s …

ABC Pelican Graduates 156 Craft and Trade Professionals

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC Pelican) recently honored 156 craft students at a graduation ceremony for completing craft training programs in electrical (11), heavy equipment (4), millwright (13), mobile crane (19), instrumentation (11), pipefitting (7), project supervision (16), site safety (12) …

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Lambert-Novotny Named AGCOK 2019 Committee Member of the Year

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma-based Manhattan Construction Company Project Manager Lucy Lambert-Novotny has received the Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma (AGCOK) 2019 Committee Member of the Year award.

Lambert-Novotny is currently the Chairperson for the Workforce Development Committee at AGCOK. Under her leadership, the Workforce Development Committee, in partnership with …

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ICUEE Names Hughes New Chair for 2021

TULSA, OK — ICUEE, the demo expo, has named Dave Hughes, Vice President of Global Sales for McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as its 2021 show Chair.

Hughes will lead the ICUEE management committee, a volunteer group of utility construction industry executives for overall show planning. …

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Vetter Becomes President of ASPE, Piernicky Becomes President of ACEC

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Two Olsson employees are currently filling leadership roles with organizations that strengthen the engineering profession and industry.

Jim Vetter, Project Engineer on Olsson’s Water/Wastewater team, is serving as President of the Arkansas Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE), an affiliate of the National Society of Professional …

ABC of Oklahoma Presents Manhattan Construction with National Safety Honors, Seven Excellence in Construction Awards

TULSA, OK — Associated Builders & Contractors of Oklahoma (ABC) has honored Manhattan Construction Group companies with seven 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards and national safety honors. The awards were presented to Manhattan Construction Company and Cantera Concrete Company at the ABC Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet in the …

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ICRI Announces 2019 Project of the Year and Awards of Excellence Winners

SAINT PAUL, MN — The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announces the winners of its 2019 Project Awards. The Ile-aux-Tourtes Bridge Rehabilitation was chosen as the ICRI 2019 Project of the Year. This year, three finalists were chosen, and the winner was announced at an awards ceremony.

ICRI awarded seven …

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Cajun Industries Wins Five Awards at ABC New Orleans/Bayou Awards Gala

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Cajun Industries, LLC was recently recognized at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) New Orleans/Bayou Chapter Awards Gala held at The Terminal at New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

The Chapter Awards Gala highlighted the Excellence in Construction Awards along with other Chapter Awards. The evening began at …

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 …

Crossland Construction Receives ABC of Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards

TULSA, OK — Associated Builders and Contractors of Oklahoma (ABC) announces that Crossland Construction Company, Inc.’s work on three projects in Oklahoma received awards in ABC’s Excellence in Construction awards competition. Crossland Construction was recognized during the 33rd Annual ABC of Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards Gala in Tulsa, …

Midwest Block & Brick Earns Safety Awards

KANSAS CITY, MO — Nine Midwest Block & Brick facilities recently earned National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) / Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Safety Awards. The annual recognition goes to product manufacturing members of the NCMA and ICPI for exemplary safety performance based on incidents reported to OSHA 300 log …

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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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AAPA Attends the Transportation Construction Council Fly-In

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Arkansas Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) recently attended the Transportation Construction Council (TCC) Fly-In in Washington, D.C. The week was full of transportation causes from various associations and groups.

This year’s TCC Fly-In was focused on urging members of Congress to provide a solution for …

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ASLA Elevates Lanaux to the Council of Fellows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has elevated 22 members as ASLA Fellows for their contributions to the landscape architecture profession and society at large. Mike E. Lanaux, Jr., ASLA of CARBO Landscape Architecture in Alexandria, Louisiana, was one of those members elevated to the Council …

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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 …

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces 2018 Perpetual Pavement Award Winners

ORANGE PARK, FL — Six departments of transportation were named as winners of 2018 Perpetual Pavement Awards by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). The award celebrates long-life asphalt pavements that reflect the characteristics of a Perpetual Pavement design.
The award is presented to state transportation departments and local agency road …

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 …

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American Concrete Pumping Association Announces Elections Results

LEWIS CENTER, OH — The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) recently announced the election of its new executive board at the ACPA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation in Las Vegas. Elected to serve a one-year term, the newly elected Executive Board includes:

Executive Board
President: Gary Brown - R.L. McCoy, …