July 2023

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023What Happens When Buildings Go Up but Construction Elevators Don’t?McDonough Construction Rentals

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023

What Happens When Buildings Go Up but Construction Elevators Don’t?

McDonough Construction Rentals

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.

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023A Safety Record Like This Says It AllManhattan Mechanical Services

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023

A Safety Record Like This Says It All

Manhattan Mechanical Services

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.

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 202340 Years of Integrity, Safety, and ServiceSlayden Plumbing & Heating Inc.

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023

40 Years of Integrity, Safety, and Service

Slayden Plumbing & Heating Inc.

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.

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023Trust, Teamwork, and TalentOptimal Field Services

Health and Safety | In Focus | July 2023

Trust, Teamwork, and Talent

Optimal Field Services

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.

Construction Services | July 2023Changing the Industry and the WorldKEIM Mineral Coatings of America

Construction Services | July 2023

Changing the Industry and the World

KEIM Mineral Coatings of America

Dedicated to providing top-tier mineral paints, paint manufacturer KEIM Mineral Coatings of America operates from Charlotte, North Carolina and was incorporated in 2007. The American business is a wholly owned subsidiary of its main company, Keimfarben, a producer of mineral-based products and systems that was established in 1878 in Germany by chemist Adolph Keim. He invented and patented the first mineral silicate paint in the company’s initial year, and the company has continued to stand by its product for over a century.

July 2023New Visions for CitiesPlanning for Greener, Walkable Communities

July 2023

New Visions for Cities

Planning for Greener, Walkable Communities

For many urban dwellers and planners, the ideal state is to design, build and organize for people. In a dream world, that could mean having swaths of a city dedicated to pedestrians, with expanded café patios spilling out onto sidewalks, the streets transforming into walkways where community events take place and the parking lots becoming green spaces with trees, flowers and benches…


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