Those engaged in construction and other trades can affirm that the sector is a challenging one. The challenges are presented in numerous ways. Factors such as the physical demands of the work, jobsite safety, long or irregular hours, separation from family thanks to the industry’s scattered construction sites, and financial insecurity in downturns are just a few of the common stressors.
Greenferd ConstructionThese High-Performance Teams Win Client Loyalty
It is always exciting to discover construction companies that set the bar on quality in modern and sophisticated new ways. This is indeed the case with Greenferd Construction, an innovative office renovator in the city of Toronto, Canada, which has served some of the world’s most successful companies since 1994. The company’s robust roster of repeat business proves its commitment to quality and consistent customer care.
Seagate ConstructionServing Atlantic Canada
For almost 20 years, Seagate Construction Inc. has provided customers in Canada’s Atlantic provinces with a rare level of service on projects from spas to restaurant renovations, and breweries to historic clock restorations.
RussellThis Contractor with a Difference Makes Projects Happen
One of the most promising signs of a quality contractor is repeat business – and commercial contractor and developer Russell’s return customer metrics sit at well over sixty percent every year. With an eye on continuous improvement, respect, and trust, this is a commercial contractor and developer with a difference, serving a wide range of industries vertical construction projects.
The Building Union of CanadaState of the Smaller Union – Bringing Balance, Safety and Strength
Created to improve employee quality of life and work in the construction industry, the Building Union of Canada held its first meeting in March 2012, and celebrates a decade of success in 2022. With support from the team’s industry and union experience, leadership, and reputation, the BUC has worked tirelessly to protect its members and help them succeed.
Bassi ConstructionFrom a Small Family Firm to a Vertically-Integrated Enterprise
Next year, Bassi Construction Ltd. will mark its sixtieth anniversary in business. Since its founding in 1963, the Ottawa-based firm has become a vertically-integrated operation with a full range of construction-related services. Its continued success is a testament to hard work, dedication, and putting the customer first.
Champion Bridge Company150 Years and Counting
After profiling Champion Bridge Company in 2021, Construction in Focus is circling back to hear how the company is celebrating its 150th anniversary, find out more about notable projects, and learn what to expect for the future of this long-lived company.
ProPart ModularDurable, Fast and Flexible: A Modular Wall System That Embraces Change
Adapt, evolve, and innovate. The past three years have taught us that markets can change in the blink of an eye…
DinoflexA Better Floor for a Better Tomorrow – Sustainably Sourced, High-Quality Rubber Flooring
As our natural resources grow ever more precious, more companies are adopting new economic models to use resources as efficiently as possible. Dinoflex has been manufacturing high-quality rubber flooring made from recycled tires for over thirty years. All rubber comes from within five hundred miles of its factory in British Columbia, Canada, saving rubber from being relegated to landfills. With a global presence, Dinoflex is primed to lead the way in sustainable flooring manufacturing.
KASK AmericaA Closer Look at Performance Head Protection
In the head protection marketplace there are helmets, and then there are KASK helmets. This is particularly evident in the construction category, where the ubiquitous hard hat, developed more than 50 years ago, is still in use by many.
Asphalt Specialists, Inc.Asphalt Specialists Foresee Great Things for Paving Industry
Asphalt Specialists, Inc. of Pontiac, Michigan, is a paving contractor mainly serving the state’s southeast. This sizable operation was launched 35 years ago by brothers Bruce and Dan Israel. The Israels owned a pavement striping business in the late 1980s, and, looking for different ways to grow the business, bought an asphalt paver before selling the striping business and beginning ASI Paving in earnest.
Dual TempThe Future of Building Automation
For over half a century, Dual Temp has been at the forefront of automated building control systems, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). And it’s keeping things moving, bringing automation into every corner of a building’s capability.
Feller EngineeringFacing the Future the Feller Way
Specializing in high-rises, mixed-use projects, condominiums, apartment buildings and hospitality, Feller Engineering, the leading MEP/FP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection) engineering consulting firm in Florida, might be well-known for its impressive core projects, but it also takes great pride in its numerous other designs. These range from restaurants to high-end single-family homes and car dealerships, and the company welcomes not only large projects, but the smaller ones as well.
Axiom Equipment GroupGenerating Light, Power, and Innovation
When the team at Axiom Equipment Group saw a need they were sure they could meet – higher quality power-related equipment with more innovative features and functionality at an affordable price – they utilized decades of cumulative experience in the construction sector to provide its clients with unique and effective products.
Helmkamp Construction CompanyBuilding Relationships Since 1938
Why should the Helmkamp Construction Company of East Alton, Illinois, serving southern Illinois and the metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri area, be the builder of choice for the repeat professional buyer of construction? The answer comes easy with this company.
New Technology in Construction SafetyPlaying It Smart
Every year, construction-related accidents cost billions of dollars in lost wages and compensation, and thousands of lives worldwide. Fortunately, smart technologies and better materials are changing the safety game.
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