A round-up of news and latest developments from some of our member companies. For a full list of the organizations, please visit our Contractor Members webpage.
Skanska: The Kendeda Building at Georgia Tech Earns Living Building Certification
The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, built by Skanska USA, has earned Living Building Challenge certification, the world’s most ambitious and holistic green building achievement. The certification from the International Living Future Institute independently verifies that the Kendeda Building is among the greenest in the world.
Shimmick: OCSD Project Completed with Zero Recordables or Lost Time!
After five and a half years, the $50 million Orange County Sanitation District Sludge Dewatering and Odor Control Project has reached substantial completion with zero recordables and zero lost time. The project involved the transition of the plant’s sludge dewatering system from belt presses to centrifuges and included the construction of an electrical distribution center and demolition of the old belt press facility.
Rosendin Raises Awareness for Importance of Physical and Mental Safety
In the construction industry, safety extends beyond gloves, glasses, and harnesses. In fact, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, and financial concerns are behind a large number of workplace incidents. That’s why Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contractor, dedicated its activities to the importance of creating a safe work environment during this year’s annual Construction Safety Week, May 3-7.
PNR RailWorks and NARSTCO Join Forces on Award-Winning Project
PNR RailWorks and NARSTCO played key roles in an award-winning project in the Greater Toronto area.
Completed in 2018, the Whitby Rail Maintenance Facility (WRMF) project recently won the 2020 Canadian Design-Build Institute (CDBI) Design-Build Award of Excellence. Constructed and designed by Stantec, Kiewit and Bird Construction, the WRMF is a new $859 million facility built to accommodate Metrolinx/GO Transit’s ongoing expansion and future ridership due to population growth in the Greater Toronto area.