Housley Group is a full-service utility construction company that got its start as Housley Communications in 1980 when one man, the late Robert (Bob) D. Housley, took a vision, one employee, and a solitary piece of equipment and set out to provide a single service exceptionally well.
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Brink ConstructorsAn Asset to the Industry and the Community
Electrical contractor Brink Constructors, Inc., a Quanta Services company, boasts more than 75 years of experience in high-voltage transmission line and substation erection. Headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota, the business has expanded from its Midwest roots to include regional offices in Princeton, Minnesota and Leesburg, Florida.
McDonough Construction RentalsWhat Happens When Buildings Go Up but Construction Elevators Don’t?
In the construction sector, it’s vital to have everything in order, from permits to enough skilled workers and materials to handle the project from start to completion. However, despite good planning, it can be easy for builders to underestimate the number of cranes and elevators required for the most efficient, safe, and cost-effective construction.
Manhattan Mechanical ServicesA Safety Record Like This Says It All
It comes as no surprise that Manhattan Mechanical Services recently won the Three Rivers Manufacturing Association (TRMA) Platinum Safety Award from its local safety council for exceeding excellence in the required job site safety protocols and performance. Observing the company, it’s clear that its stellar safety record exemplifies the way Manhattan tackles all the extraordinarily demanding protocols and skill creation that its chosen field requires.
Slayden Plumbing & Heating Inc.40 Years of Integrity, Safety, and Service
From its head office in North Pole and a branch in Wasilla, Alaska, Slayden Plumbing & Heating Inc. (SPHI), incorporated in 1983, has completed public and private projects in more than 75 cities and villages, as well as in remote areas of the state. With an employee base of 100, SPHI is among the largest mechanical contractors in Alaska—but it didn’t begin that way, says company President Jeremiah Raby, who told us how the company started by William (Bill) Slayden in 1979 found its beginnings in the garage at Mr. Slayden’s home.
Optimal Field ServicesTrust, Teamwork, and Talent
Understanding that every project comes with risk, Optimal Services strives to help minimize those risks by implementing unique solutions across the nation, helping clients stay on schedule and within budget. With its commitment to honesty and reliability, and with the expertise of highly skilled and knowledgeable artisans in numerous locations, Optimal’s impressive experience and commitment to success have helped shape the company into what it is today.
Building Trades Recovery Week (BTEA Northeast)Building Change through Connection
In light of the numbers of annual opiate-related deaths of people working in construction, Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) Northeast’s Executive Director Emeritus Thomas J. Gunning saw the need for the next generation to find solutions to the problem. That is how Recovery Week was conceived. Today, his son, Executive Director Thomas S. Gunning, and his team are helping to save and change lives and educate leaders and employees among the over 74,000 construction professionals the union building trades represent in Massachusetts—and their approach is working.
Homestar Inc.From Mowing Lawns to Full-Service Construction
Homestar Inc., a full-service construction company based in Quispamsis, New Brunswick, continues to push itself to “make it happen for our customers,” says owner and CEO Mark Hatfield.
G.R. Noto Electrical Construction, Inc.Lighting the Future
Choosing an electrical contractor for any construction project can be risky. However, G.R. Noto Electrical Construction is steeped in generational knowledge with a reputation for excellence, and that is why its clients keep coming back. This unionized electrical contractor has over half a century’s industry expertise, spanning three generations.
Alpha Iron Committed to Quality, Safety, and Growth
Alpha Iron, part of the Alliance Industrial Group, Inc., specializes in steel erection, fabrication, steel painting, and coatings for a variety of industries including high-tech, commercial, marine, bulk handling, primary metals, energy, and chemical.
Danard ElectricPeople-Focused Service for Four Generations
Electrical services provider Danard Electric is based in Tacoma, Washington and has a diverse clientele across the state. The company was formed in 1947 when Ben Danard wanted to start a company for electric home heating; he didn’t like what he saw in the industry at the time, and knew he could provide better quality and customer service.
ACI Asphalt & ConcreteBuilding a Blueprint for Safety
Thousands of clients each year will tell you that ACI Asphalt & Concrete Inc. is their first choice when it comes to all things asphalt and concrete pavement, a reputation backed by thirty seasons of delivering on projects of all sizes. Now, the focus goes beyond project quality to include a heightened level of safety as the company grows its capacity and footprint.
Bassi ConstructionReflecting on 60 Successful Years
Bassi Construction Ltd. marked its sixtieth anniversary this year with a new focus on converting buildings to residential use and a renewed commitment to technology and health and safety. Profiled in June 2022 in Construction in Focus magazine, this vertically integrated firm, based in Ottawa, Ontario, offers start-to-finish construction services.
Handel ArchitectsBeautiful, Innovative, Sustainable
With the goal of designing buildings that act as engines for societal and urban improvement—in addition to beautiful structures—Handel Architects strives to improve urban living conditions and change the world for the better.
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