Mark Golombek

2020 | General Contracting | In Focus | July 2020Community Comes First at this Award-Winning CompanySilver Star Construction Co.

2020 | General Contracting | In Focus | July 2020

Community Comes First at this Award-Winning Company

Silver Star Construction Co.

Hailing from Moore, Oklahoma, Silver Star Construction provides essential commercial services as one of the largest paving contractors in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. This company’s diverse range of skill sets has been recognized with multiple awards, and it continues to fine-tune operations to be even better. We spoke with its Executive Vice President Tim Caudle and President Craig Parker to learn more.

2020 | In Focus | March 2020Disposal With a Personal TouchRDM Disposal

2020 | In Focus | March 2020

Disposal With a Personal Touch

RDM Disposal

RDM Disposal of Brampton, Ontario is a family-owned-and-operated waste disposal company that proves a small fish can compete in a big pond. Despite its size, the company has garnered many repeat clients and thrives on customer referrals, since clients appreciate its service and personal touch. We spoke with Marketing Supervisor Brandon Burns to learn more.

2020 | In Focus | March 2020Thriving Thanks to a Strong ReputationMcDonald Excavating

2020 | In Focus | March 2020

Thriving Thanks to a Strong Reputation

McDonald Excavating

In February of 2018, I spoke with McDonald Excavating’s President, Ryan McDonald. We talked about the challenges that come with being a minority-owned business, a strong partnership with Hoffman Construction, and steady growth within the construction industry. On the cusp of the company’s fortieth anniversary, I once again had the privilege of talking with Ryan and learned how the company’s success is steering it to new ventures.

2019 | In Focus | October 2019Versatility In PracticeAmerican Electrical Contracting

2019 | In Focus | October 2019

Versatility In Practice

American Electrical Contracting

American Electrical Contracting Inc. is a unique entity that serves residential, industrial, and commercial customers in North Florida and Southeast Georgia with both new construction and service electrical work. Due to recent hurricane activity in the area, the fastest-growing part of the business involves installing residential generators. We spoke with Chief Operating Officer David Yencarelli to find out more.

2019 | In Focus | September 2019Above and BeyondNational Roofing Company

2019 | In Focus | September 2019

Above and Beyond

National Roofing Company

Since 1976, National Roofing Co. of Albuquerque, New Mexico has been setting the standard for how roofers should treat clients and staff. Now in its second generation, this recognized Master Contractor is constantly striving to be a positive part of the community it serves while diversifying into performing more envelope work and preparing to grow into new areas. We spoke with National Roofing President Jackson Johns.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019Opening Up the Work Space to New Visions of EfficiencyHLW International

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

Opening Up the Work Space to New Visions of Efficiency

HLW International

It’s an exciting time to be in workplace design and architecture: technology is rapidly advancing, and multi-generational clients are pushing the ideas of the traditional workplace. HLW International is working at the forefront of this dynamic shift. In May of 2019, Construction in Focus sat down with Managing Partner John Gering, catching up on the firm’s latest projects and to discuss how technology is changing the industry.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019A Unique Architectural Firm Incorporating New TechnologiesAltius Architecture

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

A Unique Architectural Firm Incorporating New Technologies

Altius Architecture

Sustainable, green housing is no longer just the domain of wealthy builders in cottage country. Builders in the city are starting to take notice of the benefits of going green. Altius Architecture, Inc. has always been at the forefront of new technologies in construction and is currently undertaking work with new performance standards, such as the ‘passive house’ building methods, developed in Germany. It is also incorporating speculative work and pre-fabricated structures into its repertoire. Once again, we spoke with Altius Principal Graham Smith.

2019 | In Focus | May 2019A Leader in Safety in Trade WorkMatcom

2019 | In Focus | May 2019

A Leader in Safety in Trade Work


We spoke with Matt Rix, President of Matcom, last year for July’s issue of Construction in Focus, where he outlined his role in the industrial machinery moving company. At the time, Matcom was upgrading its operation software, seeking a ‘red seal certified rigger,’ and in the midst of rebranding to focus on its core services.

2019 | In Focus | March 2019Bringing Peace of Mind to Every ProjectArsenal Constructors Inc.

2019 | In Focus | March 2019

Bringing Peace of Mind to Every Project

Arsenal Constructors Inc.

From Vaughan, Ontario comes Arsenal Constructors Inc. (Arsenal), a general contractor that caters to the retail and corporate sectors. This organization is an offshoot of International Fixture Installations Inc., which gives it a versatile outlook as a turnkey operator. We spoke with General Manager Steven Lanteigne about the company and some of the issues facing the construction industry.


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