2019 | In Focus | May 2019Building Brighter FuturesMRG Construction Management

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

Building Brighter Futures

MRG Construction Management

As markets become more demanding, bespoke services are evolving into specialized niche offerings that often didn’t exist a decade ago. Take what could easily be thought of as boutique construction, for instance. MRG Construction Management, Inc. is a general contractor and construction manager that prides itself on delivering a niche contracting service that is so owner-focused that one cannot help but refer to it as just that.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019A Legacy of ServiceAUCH Construction

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

A Legacy of Service

AUCH Construction

One can tell a lot about the amount of vision a company’s management team has by looking at its website. After 111 years in the industry, construction management has become AUCH Construction’s largest area of project delivery – and its web presence backs that up. So do its core values of integrity and hard work.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019Where Innovation Comes StandardHuesker

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

Where Innovation Comes Standard


Huesker is a worldwide company that prioritizes innovation as a means of growth. Huesker Inc. – the first of many Huesker subsidiaries – has been in operation since 1991. “We provide solutions and products for applications with geosynthetic materials, geogrids, geotextiles, membranes, and other materials that would fit into the geosynthetic category,” says Chief Executive Officer Sven Schroer.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019A Global Leader for Good ReasonBon Tool Company

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

A Global Leader for Good Reason

Bon Tool Company

Bon Tool Company is a third-generation family business founded in 1958 and a global leader in manufacturing quality trowel tools for professionals in the construction industry. Formerly known as Masonry Specialty Company, Bon Tool was renamed in 1987 to better represent the wide selection of tools made for multiple construction trades. Bon operates two facilities in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, has a distribution center in Henderson, Nevada, and another smaller distribution facility in Chennai, India.

2019 | Associations | In Focus | May 2019Promoting the Benefits of a Superior MaterialNew England Concrete Manufacturers Association (NECMA)

2019 | Associations | In Focus | May 2019

Promoting the Benefits of a Superior Material

New England Concrete Manufacturers Association (NECMA)

The New England Concrete Manufacturers Association (NECMA) was incorporated in 1966 as the New England Concrete Masonry Association and is based in Massachusetts. For over fifty years, NECMA has been promoting the value of concrete structural systems for their strength, durability, value, energy efficiency, low maintenance, water resistance, and ability to be formed into various shapes and sizes.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019Spanning the GapBridge Building, Past and Future

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

Spanning the Gap

Bridge Building, Past and Future

Every day, many of us walk, bike, or drive over bridges or skyways without paying a second thought to their importance in connecting us across roads and highways, rivers, lakes, mountains, or from one building to another. From wooden bridges in parks and forests to massive, magnificent structures like the recently-completed Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge, they are vital to our everyday lives.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusOne-Stop RecyclingUnited Material Management

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

One-Stop Recycling

United Material Management

United Material Management (UMM) of Millbury, Massachusetts, founded in 2018, is a privately owned waste management company with a focus on efficient material management solutions. The company provides construction and demolition (C&D) recycling facilities, roll-off and frontload dumpsters for businesses or homes, tractor and trailer services for construction sites and residential curbside trash and recycling, owns rail-serviced transfer stations.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusOffering Something Extra to the Home BuyerDiGreen Homes

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Offering Something Extra to the Home Buyer

DiGreen Homes

DiGreen Homes is a Markham, Ontario-based builder that specializes in high-end residential homes in the Toronto area. Construction in Focus last featured the family-owned company in the November 2017 piece “How This New Builder Is Striving to Be Green,” where we discussed the now six-year-old business’ dedication to creating only a small number of high-end, eco-friendly communities every year.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusStanding the Test of TimeGVW General Contractor

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Standing the Test of Time

GVW General Contractor

Starting as a restorer in 1986, Massachusetts-based GVW General Contractor, Inc. has grown into a multi-million-dollar general contractor and real estate empire in a relatively short time. Its main business traditionally has been in public sector construction, but the company is slowly incorporating private sector construction into its ever-growing portfolio, and its capabilities and diversification have earned it Boston’s attention – and rightly so.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusTaking on the Tough ProjectsEastern Construction Company

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Taking on the Tough Projects

Eastern Construction Company

Since 1951, Eastern Construction Company has earned a reputation in the field for never shying away from the tougher projects. Bryan Arnold, President and CEO at Eastern Construction, has built a career at the company, working his way up over 41 years. In January of this year, he was appointed as the new CEO. He was moved to stay with the company for so long due to its positive values.

2019 | April 2019 | Associations | In FocusDriving the Concrete Pavement Industry ForwardAmerican Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

2019 | April 2019 | Associations | In Focus

Driving the Concrete Pavement Industry Forward

American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

In the realm of surface transportation construction, the decision about which type of pavement material is used for highways, roads, airports and other facilities comes down to either concrete or asphalt pavement materials. Pavement surface type may be binary, but the choice is based on many subset decisions around many factors. Those factors may include initial cost, ownership or life-cycle cost, maintenance of traffic, network asset management, sustainability, and other considerations that tip the balance for the pavement type.


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