Member Companies Update, June 29, 2020

News and updates from our member companies. The complete list of our members can be found here.

Kiewit: Turcot’s environmental win

Before the Turcot team broke ground, it had a comprehensive plan in place to help minimize the impact of construction on the environment. To track greenhouse gas emissions, a real-time telemetry system was put in place to collect exhaustive data throughout the project, according to Alexandre Cournoyer, Jr., environmental coordinator on the project. Hybrid equipment was prioritized to minimize tailpipe emissions and protocols were established to buy from local and regional suppliers.

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GROW (Granite Resources and Opportunities for Women), an employee resource group, holds an internal event

“Jobs don’t have genders” is a message Judaline believes needs to be shared with women of all ages. This is in alignment with Granite’s commitment to the advancement of women in construction, from participation in STEM programs in all levels of primary education, to the investment in secondary education programs. Most recently, Granite donated $3 million to California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo for the creation of a heavy civil engineering and construction management minor – of which half the students are women.

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Jacobs: Reinventing our Tomorrow

Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou details actions Jacobs is taking to speak up, speak out.

Throughout the weekend, people of every race, age, gender and nationality took to the streets by the thousands in their local communities around the world to engage in peaceful demonstrations to promote change.   Voices of hope could be heard on social media and television – all focused on reinventing our tomorrow together as a global community.

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Haydon Building Corp Leads The Nation In Providing Healthy Work Environments

A HealthyVerify Certification is the gold standard for businesses to demonstrate their commitment to reducing the risk of infectious disease transmission by implementing some of the world’s most in-depth procedures aimed at providing a healthier environment.

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Great Lakes Announces Shipyard Contract for 6,500 cubic yard Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge Hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis Island, which was delivered in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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