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SEAA Recognizes MAS Building & Bridge for Outstanding Safety and Training Record

NORFOLK, MA — The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) announces the recipients of its 2024 Safety Excellence and Craft Training Excellence Awards. Member companies received recognition for maintaining good safety records and having a comprehensive training program aligned with long-term career paths.

“We are proud to introduce the winners …

VHB Wins Seven ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards

BOSTON, MA — VHB took home seven awards, including two Silver Awards, at the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala. Often called “the Academy Awards of the Engineering World,” the Engineering Excellence Awards celebrate the year’s most impactful engineering projects. Projects are evaluated …

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Boston Society for Architecture Celebrates 2023 Design Award Winners

BOSTON, MA — The Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) recently held its annual awards gala to celebrate the people and projects that advance excellence in architecture and design in and around Boston. The BSA and its juries bestowed 54 awards that recognize the power of the built environment to empower …

VHB Wins Top Honors at ACEC-NH Engineering Awards Ceremony

CONCORD, NH — For the second straight year, VHB was honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Hampshire (ACEC-NH) as the Overall Grand Winner of its Excellence in Engineering Awards, signifying 2024’s most outstanding engineering achievement for work on the Milford Route 101 Safety Improvements project. This …

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ABC Names Asselin the 2024 Craft Instructor of the Year

WOBURN, MA — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announces that Woburn, Massachusetts-based Paul Asselin, Gould Construction Institute Instructor, ABC Massachusetts chapter, is the 2024 Craft Instructor of the Year. Asselin was honored at ABC Convention 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

ABC presents the annual Craft Instructor of the Year Award …

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Connolly Brothers Receives Design-Build Award for New England Academy’s New Campus

BEVERLY, MA — Connolly Brothers, Inc., a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, recently won a Silver Award from the New England chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA-NE). At DBIA-NE’s annual awards gala, the Connolly team was honored for its design-build work on …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2024 PCI Design Awards Winners

LAWRENCE, MA — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announces the winners of the 2024 PCI Design Awards. There are 19 winners in the specials, buildings, and transportation categories and 15 honorable mentions.

In the New England Construction area, Dailey Precast LLC won a PCI Design Award in the buildings (all-precast …

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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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Keys to the Future: NAWIC Highlights Women’s Impact to the Construction Industry During WIC Week

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) recognizes and celebrates Women in Construction Week (WIC Week) this year from March 3 to 9. In September of 1960, the first WIC Week was proclaimed in honor of NAWIC by Mayor A.F. Madison of Amarillo, Texas. NAWIC leadership officially moved its …

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Attracting the Next Generation of Construction Workers: New Hampshire Construction Career Days Returns in September

New Hampshire Construction Career Days (NHCCD) will be taking place once again on Thursday, September 26th and Friday, September 27th at the Hillsborough County Youth Center in New Boston, New Hampshire. 2023’s event hosted nearly 1,500 students, pushing the total number of students served to over 14,000 since the 2009 …

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Connecticut DOT Commissioner Eucalitto Named Vice President of AASHTO

HARTFORD, CT — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) board of directors selected Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto as its 2023-2024 Vice President. The board also selected Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson as its 2023-2024 President.

“One of my top priorities is …

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ACEC/MA Announces Gold Engineering Excellence Award Winners for 2023

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the 2023 Gold Engineering Excellence Award winners.

The Engineering Excellence Awards are an annual celebration of engineering excellence, honoring projects worldwide that demonstrate innovation, creative problem-solving, and engineering's ability to improve the world. The competition provides …

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ACEC/MA Announces Bronze Excellence Award Winners for 2023

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the 2023 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award winners. The top winners at the state level proceed to the national competition administered by the American Council of Engineering Companies in Washington, D.C., where they will compete for, among …

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ACEC/MA Announces Silver Excellence Award Winners for 2023

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named the 2023 Silver Engineering Excellence Award winners. The top winners at the state level proceed to the national competition administered by the American Council of Engineering Companies in Washington, D.C., where they will compete for, among …

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Second Annual Maine Construction Career Days Set for October

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Maine Chapter 276 is excited to share that the second annual Maine Construction Career Days will take place on October 5th at Midcoast Excavation in West Bath, Maine. The event will be open to all public and private high school students accompanied by …

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SITECH Northeast
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Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic Recognized by American Institute of Architects

WORCESTER, MA — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has recognized the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Worcester Outpatient Clinic in Worcester, Massachusetts, in its 2023 Healthcare Design Awards program. The four-story medical office building, designed by SmithGroup, is located on the University …

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Projects in Vermont, Connecticut, and Maine Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Four state department of transportation (DOT) projects in Vermont, Connecticut, and Maine 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 …

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VHB Wins Two ACEC-Vermont Engineering Excellence Awards

BURLINGTON, VT — VHB was recently honored by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont (ACEC-VT) with the Grand Award for Transportation for the Burlington Amtrak projects at the 2023 Excellence in Engineering Awards. The project also received the Green Mountain Award, which is given each year to the …

Maine Contractors Applaud Governor Mills for Offshore Wind Port Decision

AUGUSTA, ME — Governor Mills’ decision to issue a veto for LD 1847, An Act to Modify the Visual Impact Standards for Offshore Wind Port Development and Establish Labor Standards for Wind Power Projects, supports existing and future skilled workers in Maine.

“Maine’s construction industry appreciates the governor’s decision to …

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Maine Drilling & Blasting's Riley Elected President of New Hampshire Good Roads Association

CONCORD, NH — Jason Riley, Northeast Division Manager for Maine Drilling & Blasting, Auburn, New Hampshire, has been elected President of the New Hampshire Good Roads Association. He was elected at the New Hampshire Good Roads Association’s Annual Meeting at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, New …

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PROCON Receives ABC National Excellence in Construction and Design-Build Awards for Tufts University Joyce Cummings Center

MEDFORD, MA — PROCON announces their design-build project, the Tufts University Joyce Cummings Center in Medford, Massachusetts, has earned the company a national Excellence in Construction Eagle Award and National Design-Build Award, presented during the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida. Through an ABC partnership with …

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Marlboro Music Reich Hall Wins National AIA Architecture Award

MARLBORO, VT — HGA has won the 2023 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture Award for the Marlboro Music Reich Hall Rehearsal Building & Music Library on a music campus in Vermont. The national award recognizes outstanding contemporary architecture and the “many ways buildings and spaces can improve our lives,” …

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Projects in Vermont and Massachusetts 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 …

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

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2023 Report Card for Vermont’s Infrastructure, with nine categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of C, the same grade issued in the state’s 2019 report card. That means Vermont’s infrastructure is in mediocre …

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SITECH Northeast
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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2023 PCI Design Awards Winners

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute announces the winners of the 2023 PCI Design Awards. Three panels of jurors honored 25 winners and eight honorable mentions for the specials, buildings, and transportation categories.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the PCI Design Awards program, which recognizes creative and …

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AIA President Grandstaff-Rice Joins Perkins&Will

BOSTON, MA — The President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the largest professional organization of architects in the U.S., has joined Perkins&Will. Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, will use her national platform to advance equity, decarbonization, research, and evidence-based design across the industry. She said she was drawn …

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New Report Gives Update on First Year of IIJA Transportation Projects in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island

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

"A …

O&G Industries Inc.’s Rizy Named Supervisor of the Year by AGCCT

TORRINGTON, CT — O&G Industries, Inc., a privately owned construction company, announces that Chris Rizy has received the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut’s (AGCCT) Industry Recognition Award for Supervisor of the Year. Rizy, Superintendent for O&G’s building group, was nominated for demonstrating exceptional leadership on some of the …

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

WATERBURY, CT — The Connecticut Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut's Infrastructure, with five categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of a C. That means Connecticut’s infrastructure is in mediocre condition, but an improvement over the C- grade …

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NAWIC - Maine to Host Construction Career Days

AUGUSTA, ME — National Association of Women in Construction, Maine Chapter (NAWIC - Maine) announces they are introducing the Maine Construction Career Days (MCCD) in October.

The Maine Construction Career Days will take place on October 6 at Midcoast Excavation in West Bath, Maine. The event will be open to …

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 …

Connecticut DOT Commissioner Giulietti Receives the Distinguished Service Award from APTA

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announces that Commissioner Joseph Giulietti received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for his 50-plus years of service in the transportation industry. Giulietti received the Distinguished Service Award for his vision, leadership, and commitment to …

VHB Wins Four ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) recently held its 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, celebrating the best engineering projects of the year. Awards are given to engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity.

VHB was recognized with three Silver Awards …

Two Projects in Maine Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Two Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) projects 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 community, with each …

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SLAM Wins Three Connecticut Building Congress Project Team Awards

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) has been recognized by the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) for three Project Team Awards, winning for building projects in the health care and education markets. The CBC Project Team Awards will be presented on June 14, 2022, at The Aqua Turf Club in …

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University of Connecticut Athletic Facility Wins Award

STORRS, CT — The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) announces the winners of this year’s Project Team Awards. The annual Project Team Awards recognize outstanding building projects that exemplify project team excellence and represent the best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, constructors, and trades. Each year the CBC …

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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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Rhode Island Public Works Association Hosts 2022 Ocean State Construction and Equipment Show

It’s been a rough two years for the construction industry. People are excited to once again venture out to attend the many construction and equipment shows offered throughout New England.

Each year, the Rhode Island Public Works Association (RIPWA) hosts the Ocean State Construction and Equipment Show where vendors come …

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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Barry Named Vermont’s 2022 Young Engineer of the Year

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — Vermont’s engineering societies presented Kelly Barry, PE, a Project Engineer in VHB’s South Burlington office, the 2022 Vermont Young Engineer of the Year award recently at the Annual Engineers Week celebration. This award honors a licensed Professional Engineer in Vermont who not only has …

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ABC Names Haywood the 2022 Craft Professional of the Year

TEWKSBURY, MA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces that Adam Haywood, Electrical Foreman and Safety Officer at Premier Power LLC of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was named the 2022 Craft Professional of the Year. Haywood was honored at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio.

ABC presents the annual Craft Professional of …

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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HDR’s French Named 2022 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year

CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Engineering Societies names HDR’s Thomas French, P.E. as the 2022 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year. The award recognizes French as an engineer who has made outstanding contributions to the engineering professions, the public welfare, and humankind. The honor and its companion Young …

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Middlebury Bridge and Rail Project Receives PCI Design Award

MIDDLEBURY, VT — Originally constructed in the 1840s, the Vermont Railway winds through the bustling downtown of Middlebury, Vermont, splitting the downtown and Town Green area in half. Two bridges that spanned the 20-foot-deep rail corridor, with a service life already exceeding 100 years, had deteriorated to the point where …

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Opportunity for Change

During the week of March 6-12, 2022, the industry recognizes and celebrates Women in Construction Week (WIC Week). The first WIC Week was proclaimed in honor of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in September 1960 by Amarillo, Texas, Mayor A.F. Madison. As an international association, NAWIC leadership …

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Speedy $16M Expansion of COVID-19 Test Kit Factory Wins ABC Award for JM Coull Inc.

JM Coull Inc. of Maynard, Massachusetts, has been recognized for its rapid expansion of a COVID-19 test kit manufacturing facility in Holliston, Massachusetts. The company received an Excellence in Construction Award (EIC) at the ABC Massachusetts annual EIC Awards evening, held November 17, 2021. EIC Awards recognize overall excellence in …

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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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KBE's Restoration of 100-Year-Old Community Theater Wins Award from ABC

FARMINGTON, CT — The newly restored Fairfield Community Theater — now known as the Sacred Heart University Community Theatre — has been racking up industry awards and accolades. The latest recognition was announced at the Associated Builders and Contractors - Connecticut Chapter’s annual Excellence in Construction awards event, where …

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PROCON Awarded Excellence in Construction Award

HOOKSETT, NH — PROCON, a family-owned and operated design-build firm, received the Associated Builders and Contractors New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter’s (ABC) Excellence in Construction (EIC) Award in the Commercial Over $10 Million category for the design and construction of Unitil’s new Exeter, New Hampshire-based Distribution and Operations Center at …

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Wood River Bridge Rehabilitation D/B Project Recognized with ACEC-RI Gold Award

HOPKINTON, RI — Rehabilitation of the Wood River Bridge was one of the first design-build (D/B) projects completed as part of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s (RIDOT) Statewide RhodeWorks Infrastructure Improvement Program. The rehabilitation fully restored a critical highway interstate bridge, improving the structural integrity to meet the …

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New Hampshire Construction Career Days Promotes the Industry to a Younger Generation

The New Hampshire Construction Career Days, Inc. (NH CCD) inaugural event occurred in 2009, but the conversation about such a program began in 1997 between then New London Road Agent Richard Lee and Catherine Schoenenberger – who ultimately founded NH CCD. These early conversations were sparked primarily because of the …

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Baumbach Awarded 2021 Young Professional Engineer Award

WATERTOWN, MA — Jill Baumbach, PE, was awarded the Young Professional Engineer Award for 2021 from the American Council of Engineering Companies. The Young Professional Award recognizes the accomplishments of young professionals who contribute to the engineering profession, with a resulting impact on society.

Baumbach joined VHB upon …

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VHB Awarded Engineering Excellence Awards

WORCESTER, MA — VHB was recently awarded two Gold and one Bronze Engineering Excellence Awards from the Massachusetts Section of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The Kelley Square Improvement project in Worcester, Massachusetts, the rehabilitation of the MBTA’s Franklin Line over the East Street Bridge in Westwood, Massachusetts, …

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VHB CEO Carragher Receives WTS-Boston Honorable Ray LaHood Award

BOSTON, MA — VHB’s Chief Executive Officer, Mike Carragher, has been named the winner of the 2021 Honorable Ray LaHood Award presented by the Boston chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS). This award recognizes a male in a leadership role with an outstanding commitment to the WTS’ …

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VHB Wins Three ACEC of Vermont Engineering Excellence Awards

MONTPELIER, VT — VHB was awarded three of the 10 awards given at the 2021 American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont’s (ACEC/VT’s) Engineering Excellence Awards Celebration. The annual awards honor engineering projects that demonstrate exceptional innovation, complexity, achievement, and value. Of the projects submitted, VHB was recognized with …

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USGBC Honors Projects in Massachusetts with 2021 Leadership Awards

BOSTON, MA — During the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Live virtual conference, USGBC Leadership Awards were given to leaders around the world who are creating the next generation of sustainable, healthy, equitable, and resilient buildings, cities, and communities. The following are recipients in the New England Construction area: …

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Robert Street Bridge Replacement Improves Safety and Efficiency while Planning for Future Expansion

ROSLINDALE, MA — The Robert Street Bridge located in Roslindale, Massachusetts, has undergone a comprehensive replacement effort following recent inspection reports confirming the structure was approaching the end of its useful life. Constructed in 1898 and having undergone a previous rehabilitation in 1985, the bridge has served the public well …

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Project in Connecticut Wins Project of the Year Award from SEAA

BRIDGEPORT, CT — A project in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has been named a recipient 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 awards …

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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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VHB’s Avery Joins MACC Board of Directors

WATERTOWN, MA — Meredith Avery, Director of Natural Sciences in VHB’s Watertown, Massachusetts, office, was recently appointed to the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) Board of Directors. MACC is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to protecting wetlands, open space, and biological diversity through education and advocacy.

Avery …

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, …

AIA Selects MASS Design Group to Receive 2021 Collaborative Achievement Award

BOSTON, MA — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing the MASS Design Group with its 2021 Collaborative Achievement Award. The Collaborative Achievement Award recognizes and encourages collaboration among design professionals, clients, organizations, knowledge communities, and others that have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession. …

SLAM Promotes Four to Associate Principal in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) announces the following team members have been promoted to Associate Principal: Tracy Caisse, AIA, NCARB, Amy Samuelson, AIA, LEEP AP, Todd Schaefer, and Robert Zygmunt, PE, SECB, LEED AP.

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Caisse, a resident of Glastonbury, Connecticut, joined SLAM …
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ACEC/MA Announces Finalists of 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Jacobs, Tighe & Bond, AKF, and Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) as finalists of their 2020 Engineering Excellence Award.

The 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards were recently announced and will be celebrated at the …

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Tighe & Bond Receives 2021 ACEC/CT Engineering Excellence Award

PLAINVILLE, CT — Tighe & Bond was recently recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC/CT) with an Engineering Excellence Award. The project team received the award for the design of phosphorous removal upgrades at the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) in Plainville, Connecticut.

The Connecticut Department …

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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 …

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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’ …

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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ACEC/MA Announces BSC Group, CDM Smith, GPI, and Michael Baker International as Winners of Bronze Engineering Excellence Award

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) names BSC Group, CDM Smith, GPI, and Michael Baker International as winners of their 2020 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award. BSC Group won for their work on EMD Serono’s Sagamore building expansion in Billerica, Massachusetts; CDM …

HNTB Group Director, O’Meara, Honored with ARTBA Lifetime Achievement Award

BOSTON, MA — The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) honored HNTB Group Director Mary Jane O’Meara with the Ethel S. Birchland Lifetime Achievement Award for her 40-plus year commitment to the transportation industry, including the advancement of female leadership. The presentation took place during the virtual ARTBA 2020 …

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ACEC/MA Announces Woodard & Curran as Bronze Winner in Engineering Excellence

QUINCY, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) names Woodard & Curran as a winner of their 2020 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award for their work on the Town Brook relocation in Quincy, Massachusetts.

The 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards were recently announced and will be celebrated at …

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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ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire, Denron Trade Scholarship Awarded

DURHAM, NH — The ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire (ACE NH) is an after-school program designed to engage, excite, and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, construction, and engineering. The Denron Plumbing and HVAC Trade Scholarship is awarded to one graduating senior who exhibits exceptional engagement …

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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, …

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Grove Honored as Fellow by ASLA

BOSTON, MA — Sasaki announces that Michael Grove, Principal and Chair of Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Ecology, will be elevated to Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Grove joins a total of just 1,289 Fellows elected since the founding of the ASLA in 1899. He …

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JM Coull Earns National Excellence in Construction Award from ABC

MAYNARD, MA — JM Coull (JMC) has been recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) with its recent national Excellence in Construction Award. The firm obtained a Pyramid Award in the pre-engineered building category for the Collings Foundation’s American Heritage Museum, located in Hudson, Massachusetts. Earlier this year, JMC …

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A.L. St. Onge Replaces Post-Flood Gilead Brook Bridge

One of Vermont’s oldest bridges is being replaced after comprehensive engineering studies concluded it could not be repaired and brought up to today’s standards. Built in 1928 during the presidential term of Vermont-native Calvin Coolidge, the historic structure carries VT 12 over Gilead Brook in Bethel. The contractor, A.L. St. …

CSDA Elects 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members. The election took place via email and mail-in ballots and results were announced at a recent board meeting, which took place through Zoom, as the association’s planned 48th Annual Convention was cancelled due …

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CDM Smith Presents 2019 Awards in Technical Excellence, Mentorship, and Innovation

BOSTON, MA — CDM Smith, based in Boston, Massachusetts, recently held its Annual Meeting remotely, virtually welcoming direct shareholders of the privately-owned firm to an online meeting as the company continues to practice physical distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to celebrating a strong performance in 2019, Chairman …

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Kaplan Construction Recognized with Two National Excellence in Construction Awards from ABC

BOSTON, MA — Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announces that the company has been recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) with two national Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards for its work on renovating the Revolution …

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ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire Awards Oyster River Student an Allen D. Berg CMiC Memorial Scholarship

DURHAM, NH — The ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire along with ACE National recently held a Zoom meeting to surprise Oyster River Student, Caleb Chinburg, with an Allen D. Berg CMiC Memorial Scholarship. Chinburg received a $20,000 scholarship over four years toward his post-secondary education and training in civil …

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BL Companies' President & CEO Receives Champions of Change Award

AMHERST, MA — Carolyn Stanworth, President and CEO of BL Companies was presented the Champions of Change Award at the Annual Construction Institute Women Who Build Summit. Stanworth was honored in recognition of her continued support, contributions, encouragement, and mentorship of women in the construction industry.

As a leader …

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Shawmut Celebrates Fifth Annual Women in Construction Week with Industry Events

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, recently celebrated Women in Construction Week nationwide and through various industry events hosted by its Boston office. To kick off the week, the firm held a Women Who Build networking event, welcoming more than 100 guests including …

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JM Coull Earns Excellence in Construction Award from ABC MA

MAYNARD, MA — JM Coull (JMC) has been recognized by the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC MA) with its recent Excellence in Construction Award. The firm obtained an Eagle Award, its 10th overall, for the Collings Foundation’s American Heritage Museum. The museum, located in Hudson, Massachusetts, was …

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Frisbie Invited to Join AGC America's Business Development Forum & Steering Committee

WELLESLEY, MA — Lisa Frisbie, Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) Director of Business Development and Marketing, has recently been invited to join the AGC of America Business Development Forum & Steering Committee.

The mission of the AGC Business Development Forum is to be a resource for AGC …

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Lloyd, Senior VP at Fuss & O'Neill, Wins Alfred E. Peloquin Award

MANCHESTER, CT — Virgil Lloyd, PE, a Senior Vice President at Fuss & O’Neill, is the recipient of the Alfred E. Peloquin Award. The Alfred E. Peloquin Award is an annual award given by the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) to honor individuals who have demonstrated a …

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Fuss & O’Neill Wins ACEC CT 2020 Engineering Excellence Award for Beehive Bridge

NEW BRITAIN, CT — Civil engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill and the City of New Britain were awarded an American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC CT) 2020 Engineering Excellence Award at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Connecticut, for their joint effort on the completion of the Beehive …

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Tighe & Bond Named Grand Award Winner for ACEC/CT Engineering Excellence Awards

NEW HAVEN, CT — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC/CT) named Tighe & Bond the Grand Award Winner during their recent 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony. Tighe & Bond received the award for their response to one of the largest and most critical emergency projects for South …

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Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy Launch Announced

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Connecticut) in coordination with Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA), Hartford County Bar Association, CFA Society Hartford, Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals and Connecticut Bar Association announces the launch of a Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy.

The …

Minority Architects Working Toward Forming a NOMA Chapter in Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Connecticut) is assisting architects and allied professionals in forming a National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) chapter in Connecticut.

José A Hernández, a Firm Principal at Newman Architects in New Haven, and a member of …

CTBUH Announces Safdie as Winner of Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award

SOMERVILLE, MA — The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announces the recipient of its Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020. This year, the CTBUH Board of Trustees gave the award to Moshe Safdie, Founder of Safdie Architects in Somerville, Massachusetts.

The Lynn S. Beedle …

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Erland Construction Recognized for Excellence in Construction by ABC MA

BURLINGTON, MA — Erland Construction is among the recipients of the 27th annual Excellence in Construction Awards given by the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC MA). Erland was recognized with an Eagle Award, representing the pinnacle of achievements, for its outstanding work on the Antiquarian Hall Addition …

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ABC of New Hampshire/Vermont Recognizes Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Project

PORTSMOUTH, NH — Cianbro recently received three awards from the New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors for the completed Sarah Mildred Long Bridge project. Kaven Philbrook and Mike Franck accepted these awards on behalf of Cianbro at the annual Excellence in Construction Awards Ceremony.

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Gilbane’s Conti Named Project Manager of the Year in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, CT — Gilbane Building Company announces that Nick Conti has been named Project Manager of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut (AGC/CT). This industry award recognizes individuals with demonstrable achievements in leadership and professionalism, as well as working practices that reflect skill, integrity and responsibility.

As …

The Connecticut Architecture Foundation Announces the 2020 Board of Directors

NEW HAVEN, CT — The Connecticut Architecture Foundation announces the appointment of new officers and members of its Board of Directors for 2020. Taking the helm as the 2020 Officers:

Stephanie Degen-Monroe, AIA, President of David Thompson Architects in New Haven

Degen-Monroe has practiced as an Architect in Connecticut, …

NNECA Announces 2019 Excellence in Concrete Construction Award Winners

SOUTH PORTLAND, ME — The members of Northern New England Concrete Association (NNECA) gathered at Church Landing in Meredith, New Hampshire, to celebrate the award winners of the 2019 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards.

Coleman Concrete, based in Conway, New Hampshire, won the infrastructure category for providing the ready-mix …

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Erland Construction Receives Build New England Award from AGC MA

BURLINGTON, MA — Erland Construction has received the Build New England Performance Award from the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA). The AGC MA recognized Erland and Phillips Academy Andover team at its annual Build New England Awards Gala for its work on the Snyder Center, a 100,000-square-foot athletic …

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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ACEC/MA Announces Odeh Engineers, Inc. as Bronze Award Winner in Engineering Excellence

PROVIDENCE, RI — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Odeh Engineers, Inc. as a 2019 bronze award winner for engineering excellence for their work on the South Street Landing in Providence, Rhode Island.

South Street Landing consisted of the renovation and adaptive reuse of 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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ACEC/MA Names Wala of Nitsch Engineering a Young Professional Award Winner

BOSTON, MA — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named Jessica Wala, PE, ENV, SP, LEED, AP, ND, a Project Engineer at Nitsch Engineering, as a Young Professional Award Winner.
Wala is a Land Development Engineer, working with architects and developers to resolve their …

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CSDA Elects 2019 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members, who were elected at the 47th Annual CSDA Convention & Tech Fair in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Newly elected Officers are President Matthew Finnigan, National Concrete Cutting, Milton, Washington; Vice President Mike …

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 …