August 2017

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusQuality Fabrication for Over 60 YearsJPW Companies

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Quality Fabrication for Over 60 Years

JPW Companies

JPW Companies of Syracuse, New York is an all-encompassing steel construction and fabrication producer. It is in a highly competitive industry, but due to the diversity of services it offers, JPW has thrived since 1953. It is comprised of three divisions: JPW Riggers, JPW Erectors and JPW Structural Contracting. All work together to perform such projects as the Chautauqua Amphitheatre in New York and the JWS Telescope project for NASA. We spoke with President John Wozniczka III.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusThirty Years of GrowthD. R. Reynolds Company, Inc.

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Thirty Years of Growth

D. R. Reynolds Company, Inc.

Starting with two workers, a truck and plenty of determination, Danny Reynolds created the company bearing his name on September 14, 1987. For Reynolds and his team, the date is significant, since this September marks thirty successful years in business and the culmination of years of hard work, late nights, sweat and trust in Jesus it took to make D. R. Reynolds Company, Inc. what it is today.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusTrue to its Kentucky RootsStephens Manufacturing

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

True to its Kentucky Roots

Stephens Manufacturing

Stephens Manufacturing Company of Tompkinsville, Kentucky is celebrating its sixtieth anniversary making a range of stationary and portable concrete plants, mixers and environmental and material handling equipment. It takes on projects for customers across the United States, Canada, and even as far away as New Zealand, yet remains loyal to its local roots and commitment to quality.

2017 | Associations | August 2017 | In FocusStrength and SafetyThe National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

2017 | Associations | August 2017 | In Focus

Strength and Safety

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has a history going back almost ninety years and continues to build on its past as it advocates the many benefits of concrete in the building industry for today. This membership organization is the leading supporter of the concrete sector and works in conjunction with state associations on issues such as regulation.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusDoing it Right… All the TimePayne & Dolan

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Doing it Right… All the Time

Payne & Dolan

As a third generation, family-owned construction and engineering company, Payne & Dolan Incorporated, a Walbec Group Company, has been serving the needs of its customers for eighty-five years. The majority of the company’s clients are private and commercial customers requiring infrastructure solutions, but the Payne & Dolan name is synonymous with municipal, state and federal projects as well.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusFounded Over a Century Ago, the D.S. Brown Company Keeps Modern Infrastructure IntactThe D.S. Brown Company

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Founded Over a Century Ago, the D.S. Brown Company Keeps Modern Infrastructure Intact

The D.S. Brown Company

The D.S. Brown Company designs, supplies and manufactures engineered rubber, steel and concrete products for the transportation and infrastructure sector. The firm’s proprietary product line includes expansion joints, structural bearings, and waterproofing systems for constructing and rehabilitating highways and bridges.

Headquartered in North Baltimore, Ohio, D.S. Brown’s products have been used in several high profile projects such as San Francisco’s new Oakland Bay Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, and airport runway projects at Los Angeles International and John F. Kennedy International.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusFrom One Truck to a Key Construction Services ProviderW.L. French Excavating Corporation

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

From One Truck to a Key Construction Services Provider

W.L. French Excavating Corporation

It began with a single Mack truck, forty-five years ago.

Today, the W.L. French Excavating Corporation (WLF) is a leading site contractor and soil management company in New England. WLF offers a wide range of services including heavy utility construction and installation, soil and waste management, snow removal, mass excavation and site remediation. The firm has experienced explosive growth in recent years and is a well-regarded union site contractor.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusBuilding OpportunityLJM Developments

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Building Opportunity

LJM Developments

There are many property development companies operating in Southern Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe, and some would argue that it is an oversaturated market. If you want to make it in Toronto, you are competing with an established list of developers. But, we spoke with Liaquat Mian, the President of LJM Developments, of Burlington, Ontario, and he shed some light on how he blazed a trail within the industry by focusing on some neglected markets.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusPaying Respect to the PastHistoric Restoration

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Paying Respect to the Past

Historic Restoration

In construction, we often hear the terms “restoration,” “remodel,” and “renovation,” and while many use the words interchangeably, there are significant differences. Renovation and remodelling are essentially the same thing, and often apply to projects like bathrooms or kitchens, bringing them to a better state with new fixtures, cabinetry, tiles, and floors to improve functionality and appearance. Indeed, how many of us remember relatives with avocado green kitchens or pink sinks, toilets, and bathtubs?

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusNo Project too Large or too SmallBurdg, Dunham & Associates

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

No Project too Large or too Small

Burdg, Dunham & Associates

Missouri-based Burdg, Dunham & Associates is a general contracting company that is committed to completing projects on time and within budget. It is licensed to work in all fifty states, Puerto Rico and some provinces in Canada. It uses a team-based approach to construction and problem-solving. The versatile, in-house workforce at Burdg, Dunham & Associates allows it to maintain better control of projects than other construction companies that rely solely on subcontracted work.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusA Trustworthy Team Delivering High-Quality ProjectsW.T. Rich Company

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

A Trustworthy Team Delivering High-Quality Projects

W.T. Rich Company

W.T. Rich Company is a family owned and operated general contracting and construction management firm that Walter Rich started in 1968. Historically, the company has focused on renovation projects that are more complicated, challenging and intricate, and ones that other construction companies often avoid. At least eighty percent of its projects each year are for the Massachusetts public construction work market.


A Living Underwater Laboratory

Read Our Current Issue


Achieving Equity Through Sustainability

April 2024

Hands-On Learning for Future Success

March 2024

Cladding and Exteriors

February 2024

More Past Editions

Featured Articles