Volume 3 -- Issue 7 -- April 13, 2006
 
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AGC 87th Annual Convention
AGC’s 87th Annual Convention Finishes Strong with a Focus on Education, Economics, Entertainment, Energy and Enthusiasm
AGC Members Honored for Building Nation’s Premier Construction Projects
AGC Contractors Recognized as Nation’s Construction Safety Leaders
AGC Announces Winners of Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards
AGC Announces Chapter Awards
AGC Elects 2006-2007 Officers
AGC Releases 2005 Annual Report
AGC PAC Reaches Record Levels at Convention
AGC Launches Docubuilder®5.0 Contract Document Software
AGC Contractors Implement New Business Technology Solutions
AGC Convention Focuses on Construction Risk Management
Division Meetings
Young Constructors Forum (YCF)
Union Contractors Hear About New Basic Trades Group and Other Developments at AGC Convention
Open Shop Committee Learns the Latest on Salting
AGC’s Safety, Health and Environmental Management Track Explores Cross-Cutting Issues
Simonson Says
Labor Cost and Supply Survey Answers: (c) All of the Above
Building Issues
AGC to Host First-of-a-Kind Project Delivery Summit in May
Municipal & Utilities
AGC Assists Office of Pipeline Safety in Development of 811 for Nationwide One-Call
HR Professionals Networking Forum
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  AGC Members Honored for Building Nation’s Premier Construction Projects
AGC presented the 2006 Aon Build America Awards, the highest and most sought-after honor within the construction industry, during AGC’s 87th Annual Convention. Eighteen projects were selected as winners and three were selected for merit awards.

The Aon Build America Awards recognize the nation’s premiere projects, big and small, from across the country.  The Build America Award winners embody the industry at its best and truly illustrate how AGC contractors are building America’s quality of life.

The Build America Awards contribute directly to the AGC Education and Research Foundation.  Since 1993, The Build America Scholarship Program has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships to nearly 80 construction management and civil engineering students. 

Entries are submitted from every area of general contracting including: federal & heavy, municipal & utilities, highway, design–build, environmental, international and construction management projects in the categories of new and renovation. Winners are chosen by a contractor’s toughest critics, a group of peers and judged on: meeting the challenge of a difficult job; excellence in project management; contractor’s innovation in construction techniques; contractor’s state-of-the-art-advancement; contractor’s sensitivity to the environment and surroundings; excellence in client service and the contractor’s contribution to the community.  The awards are a long–standing AGC tradition, beginning in 1972.

The 2006 Build America Award Winners include:

Building New:
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Colorado Convention Center Expansion—Denver, Colo.

Building Renovation:
Shawmut Design and Construction
Trinity Church in the City of Boston, Restoration and Expansion Program—Boston, Mass.

Building (Less than $5 Million) New:
Artistic Builders, Inc.
Stor Self Storage—Austin, Texas

Building (Less than $5 Million) Renovation:
Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc.
Copley Symphony Hall Administrative Offices Remodel—San Diego, Calif.

Federal & Heavy New:
Caddell/Blaine Joint Venture Project
Target Building/Spallation Neutron Source Project/Oak Ridge National Laboratory—Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Federal & Heavy Renovation:
Soltek Pacific
Tecate Border Station Historic Renovation & Expansion Project—Tecate, Calif.

Highway New:
Palmetto Bridge Constructors (A Joint Venture of Tidewater Skanska, Inc. and Flatiron Constructors, Inc.)
Cooper River Bridge—Charleston, S.C.

Highway Renovation:
Boh Brothers Construction Co., LLC
I -10 Twin Span Bridges over Lake Pontchartrain—Orleans and St. Tammany Parishes, La.

Municipal & Utilities New:
Barnard Construction Company, Inc.
The Saluda Dam Remediation Project—Lexington, S.C.

Municipal & Utilities Renovation:
ASI/Cianbro Corporation (A Joint Venture)
Loch Raven Dam Rehabilitation—Baltimore, Md.

Construction Management New:
Rentenbach Constructors, Inc. and C.T. Wilson Construction Co., Inc.
Rams Head Center—Chapel Hill, N.C.

Construction Management Renovation:
Consigli Construction Co., Inc.
Bowdoin College, Chapel Towers Restoration—Brunswick, Maine

Design–Build New:
Caddell Construction Company, Inc.
Combat Aviation Brigade Barracks & Operations Complex—Fort Bragg, N.C.

Design–Build New:
T.N. Ward Company
John M. Perzel Education and Technology Building—Philadelphia, Pa.

Design–Build Renovation:
Kiewit Western Co. and JTL Group, Inc.
Beartooth Highway Emergency Repairs—Red Lodge, Mont.

Design–Build Renovation:
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Atlas V SLC 3E Activation—Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

Environmental New:
Alberici Constructors
8800 Page—Alberici Corporate Headquarters—St. Louis, Mo.

Environmental New:
FCI Constructors, Inc.
Benicia Wetlands Mitigation—Benicia, Calif.

The 2006 Merit Award Winners Include:

Building New: Merit Award
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Sue and Bill Gross Women’s Pavilion–Newport Beach, Calif.

Construction Management: Merit Award
Clark Construction Company
Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa and Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark—Boyne Falls, Mich.

Municipal & Utilities New: Merit Award
Independence Excavating, Inc.
Abram Creek Improvement Project, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport—Cleveland, Ohio

For more information on these awards, contact Carla Julian at julianc@agc.org or (703) 837-5348.

Click here for the 2007 entry brochure—your project could be a winner! [ return to top ]