Member Companies Update: Sep 6, 2017

A round up of news and achievements from some of our member companies. The complete list of companies is available here

Webber Recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America for an “Excellent Safety Record” for 2016

Certificate was presented to Webber on July 10 in Austin, TX at the 27th Annual National AGC Safety Awards. 2016 marks Webber’s 4th year in a row for winning this award.
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Archer Western part of joint venture to build new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – South Capitol Bridgebuilders, a joint venture team comprised of Archer Western and Granite Construction Company has been awarded the South Capitol Street Corridor Phase 1 design-build contract by the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT). Archer Western holds a 50% share of the joint venture that will be responsible for constructing the $441 million project, with AECOM serving as lead designer. 

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Traylor Bros., Inc. Summer 2017 Newsletter
Traylor Bros., Inc.’s newsletter is created and published by the staff to celebrate people, projects and accomplishments within the company.

Aecon confirms it has engaged financial advisors to explore a potential sale of the company

Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) has been requested by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) to comment on the recent increase in the trading volume and price of the Company's common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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Bechtel Recognized for Innovative Use of Information Technology
“The CIO100 award recognizes the extraordinary achievements of our people who build on Bechtel’s history of innovation as we continue to transform the industry,” said Carol Zierhoffer, Bechtel’s senior vice president and chief information officer. “At Bechtel, we are leveraging big data platforms and data science techniques to address some of the most pressing industry challenges, like productivity and efficiency, as well as fundamentally transform the way we deliver complex projects to our customers and communities around the world.”

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Granite Construction Joint Venture Team Awarded $165 Million Military Infrastructure Project in Guam

Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced today that the joint venture team comprised of Granite and Obayashi Corporation has been awarded a $165 million contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific for the Finegayan Utilities and Site Improvements Phase I project in Finegayan, Guam. Granite’s portion of the contract is 55 percent. As consolidating partner, the total contract award of $165 million will be booked into Granite’s backlog in the third quarter of 2017.

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