With recycling and conservation being of such importance, the saying ‘Everything old is new again’ is very appropriate for the twenty-first century, and it is one fully embraced by Crossroads Construction Services.
The Consummate Consultant: 60 Years of Delivering on the Golder Promise
Across the globe, companies and governments are creating the world of tomorrow. They are building vital infrastructure, developing projects, restoring landscapes and renewing their economies with sustainable solutions in mind.
Taking Control of Waste, A Thousand Shredders at a Time
Shred-Tech Corporation is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of shredding and recycling systems. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, Shred-Tech has manufacturing and sales facilities located throughout the world including Raleigh, North Carolina, Bedford, England, Chonburi, Thailand, Melbourne, Australia and Okinawa, Japan.
Innovative Modular Utility Systems
Ohio-based Systecon is on the threshold of its golden anniversary. The company has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of custom-made modular central plants, modular pumping systems, and more. Unlike some of its competitors, Systecon provides one-stop services and solutions, handling everything from concept development and component selection to plant design, optimization, system factory testing, shipment, re-assembly, start-up, and commissioning.
Great Southwestern Construction
A People-First Mentality Leads to Generations of Success
Electrical construction service provider Great Southwestern Construction (GSWC) has locations across the United States but is based primarily in Colorado. The company began operations in 1977 as a sole proprietor looking to get into the general construction sector. Company President Brandon Lark recalls that, in the 1980s, there were opportunities to get involved with the United States government’s building of waterways and canal systems throughout Arizona. The young firm jumped at the prospect and succeeded by way of providing communications and power relay infrastructure needs required for the projects.
The Use of Heavy Equipment in Construction
Bigger, Better, Safer?
Brands like Caterpillar, Volvo, and John Deere are stars of the heavy equipment industry. But impressive as their products are, they pale in comparison to recent mammoths like Hitachi’s tunnel-boring ‘Big Bertha’, or the 400-ton loader made by Komatsu. Is this the future of construction?
Shedding Light on Solar-Powered Traffic Safety
Solar Technology, Inc., also known as SolarTech, manufactures solar-powered traffic control equipment for road construction and maintenance sites. After close to 30 years, this company is still pointing the world’s drivers in the right direction with ever-evolving technology.
American Equipment & Fabricating Corp.
A Winning Formula for Success
American Equipment & Fabricating Corp. (AE&F), a full-service foundation-equipment firm, marks its 35th anniversary this year. Based in East Providence, Rhode Island, with a branch in Wills Point, Texas, the company owes its success to a simple formula
Fluid System Components
Bigger than Ever
The focus at Fluid System Components (FSC) has not changed since Business in Focus profiled the company in late 2017. The De Pere, Wisconsin-based company continues to manufacture and distribute fluid power products and systems for clients in the mobile equipment and industrial sectors. And it still offers stellar customer service.
Disposal With a Personal Touch
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.
Revolutionizing Precleaner Products
When it comes to engine and HVAC precleaning systems, Sy-Klone International is a renowned, worldwide leader in both the production and design of products used in construction, mining, waste handling, agriculture and heavy equipment applications. The company has been leading the way since 1986, and its latest innovation, the patented XLR Powered Precleaner®, is the latest example.
Taylor Pump & Lift
Big machinery out in the field has more in common with regular passenger vehicles than one might think – including the need for lubrication and fuel. To solve the issue, oil, fuel, water, and lubrication support trucks are used to keep large vehicles and equipment fueled and running smoothly.
An Innovative Company’s Rapid Growth in Canada
Canadian construction company Pomerleau is a choice partner for a breadth of buildings, infrastructure, and civil projects nationwide. It specializes in a diverse range of contractual arrangements for construction including design-build, stipulated-sum, private-public partnership (P3) projects, and construction management.
Thriving Thanks to a Strong Reputation
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.
Southern California’s Go-To Landscape Construction Firm
Commercial landscape installation and maintenance business Pierre Landscape is based in Southern California with two offices in operation. The company was founded by Harold Young in 1988, performing irrigation installations on large estate homes in the more high-end areas of the Los Angeles market; from there, it progressed into landscaping services to meet growing client demand. The company would go on to move into both commercial projects and work for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and has expanded into further projects involving hospitals, architectural podium work, and anywhere else that landscape and irrigation work is required.
Pro-Can Construction Group
Bringing Small Business Values to Big Construction
Pro-Can Construction Group is a lean and agile general contractor serving metro Vancouver. The company punches above its weight, bringing home substantial commercial and institutional projects in the face of major competition.
Northland Constructors of Duluth
Serving the Northland for Fifty Years and Counting
Duluth, Minnesota is home to a construction company that for 50 years has proven its diverse capabilities for clients in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Today, Northland Constructors is thriving with approximately 40 full-time and 250 seasonal employees.
Skilled Professionals in Every Aspect of Property Management
Melchior Management 777 Corporation of Barrie, Ontario owns and manages a large portfolio of residential and commercial properties. These successful properties stand as clear confirmation that good property management doesn’t cost – it pays. And it has its perks.
What Does It Mean?
Affordable housing generally refers to the average cost of housing that can be maintained financially by a middle income earner. However, depending on the housing market you find yourself in, your income bracket, your desire to rent or own, the size of the dwelling required, and the age and condition of the structure, the meaning of the term ‘affordable’ varies.
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