Leadership changes at American Construction

American Construction Company Inc. of Tacoma has announced the following changes to the company leadership effective Sept. 1. Steve Brannon has been promoted to the position of chief executive officer focusing on strategic direction and expansion. Steve has led the company for the last twenty-th...
Posted on: 09/22/2014

Bayley achieves L&I's first START designation for construction

Bayley Construction is Washingtons first construction company to achieve the states START designation. “We are really proud of this recognition as we always want to be the best that we can be -- and safety goes right along with that” says Ron Bayley Chairman and CEO. Both Bayley’s corporate offic...
Posted on: 03/03/2014

Welcome, New Members!

The following firms have been approved as AGC of Washington members. Welcome all! Western Forest Products Inc. IMAGINiT Technologies American Pump and Electric Systems West LLC Accrete Construction LLC All Valley Sheet Metal Inc. MacDonald Miller Facility Solutions Salinas Construction...
Posted on: 09/25/2013

GLY Grizzlies First in 2013 Iron Horse Relay

The GLY Grizzlies rule! AGC congratulates GLY’s six-man team of principals who dominated the corporate competition in the 70-mile five-leg relay of paddling biking and running in Cascade country. They had already quaffed two well-deserved pitchers of beer before the second-place finishers in the ...
Posted on: 09/24/2013

AGC Names Sean Woerman Contractor of the Year

AGC of Washington honored Sean Woerman Senior Account Manager for Lydig Construction as Contractor of the Year; John Huntley President of Mills Electric Co. as Subcontractor of the Year; and Michael Grace Partner with Groff Murphy PLLC as Affiliate of the Year. The awards were presented during A...
Posted on: 01/30/2013

AGC of America Honors Lydig

During the first six months of 2012 Lydig employees spent over 6600 hours training and fund raising for The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Climb to Fight Breast Cancer. The company raised over $110000 toward life-saving research and was recognized for setting a new standard in corporate...
Posted on: 01/22/2013

Ram Construction, SSC Named \Businesses of the Year\ by Chamber

Congratulations to AGC-members Ram Construction honored as the Large Business of the Year and Sanitary Service Company named Green Business of the Year by the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce! Many entrepreneurs dream of taking their idea of a start-up business and growing it into a strong...
Posted on: 12/10/2012

Prestigious Safety Awards for DBM

DBM Contractors Inc. received two safety awards from The International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). DBM was one of only four contractors to receive the award in the U.S. for contractors who perform single projects in excess of $750k and one of only two contractors to receive the Ric...
Posted on: 10/15/2012

SSCC Expands Gene J. Colin Education Hall

Last week local dignitaries helped South Seattle Community College officials officially open a new building for expanded teaching and training programs. The facility at the Georgetown Campus expands technology and business development training at the Gene J. Colin Education Hall named for the Fe...
Posted on: 10/01/2012

Dawson's Safety Milestone: Million Hours and Counting

Multi-faceted Dawson Construction has much to be proud of these days starting with the reaching of a major safety milestone: One million man hours worked without a loss work day. That milestone means that for six years weve met our goal of everyone goes home safe says Dawson President Pete Daws...
Posted on: 08/07/2012

Lydig Employees Summit Mt Adams to Fight Cancer

Twenty-three Lydig Construction employees climbed a Mountain to save lives as part of The Climb to Fight Breast Cancer for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Lydig team raised more than $100000 of the $641000 raised to support the Hutch this year. Mountaineering was always something...
Posted on: 08/06/2012

Impressive AGC/McGraw Hill Project Search Tool Stats

Several AGC members are taking advantage of this new AGC benefit! The McGraw Hill Construction (MHC) active project news database contains individual project information in the pre-planning planning final planning negotiating bidding bid result and start stages. On-line plans and specs are avail...
Posted on: 07/31/2012

New Superintendents, Special Projects Director at Lydig

Lydig Construction Inc. a premier commercial contractor in the Northwest welcomes two experienced Superintendents and a Director of Special Projects: In March Tim Welch joined Lydig as a Superintendent for the Special Projects Group. Welch brings over 30 years of industry experience working on h...
Posted on: 06/18/2012

Ferguson Hires New Head of Biz Development

Ferguson Construction announces the hiring of Tom Whiteman as Director of Business Development. Whiteman joints Ferguson Construction after 25 years of service with Cadman Inc. Since 1997 he has served as General Sales Manager responsible for the sales and marketing of ready mix concrete aggreg...
Posted on: 06/05/2012

Lewis Celebrates Anniversary with Quarter Million Dollars of Philanthropy

2011 was a milestone year for Lease Crutcher Lewis as it celebrated the 125th anniversary of its founding by N.T. Lease in Montana. From humble beginnings building residential and small commercial projects the company is now one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest commercial construction firms wi...
Posted on: 05/29/2012

Centennial Contractors Wins Grand Award for Safety Excellence

Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc. believes that a well-educated workforce reduces accidents and fosters a culture of safety and it implements a comprehensive and robust training program for all of its employees. For its safety record and innovation Centennial received the 2012 AGC Build Wa...
Posted on: 05/29/2012

Advanced American Wins Grand Award for Construction Excellence

The 112 feet tall John Day Lock & Dam Gate stood as an icon of our nation’s economic capacity. But at 53-years old it was visibly fatigued putting the entire navigation industry at risk. But thanks to Advanced American Construction (AAC) the complex work of removing the gate and fabricating t...
Posted on: 05/29/2012

Korsmo-Built LOTT Service Center Receives Top National Awards

The LOTT Clean Water Alliance Regional Services Center in Olympia built by Korsmo Construction was awarded the Grand Prize from the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council’s Beyond Green High-Performance Building program recognizing initiatives that influence the high-performance building market a...
Posted on: 04/26/2011

Of Wind Tunnels, Laminates and Miss Elam: Sven Ellstrom

Life holds some interesting ironies for Sven Ellstrom CEO and Founder of Ellstrom Manufacturing Inc. “In 1960 I had $854 in my pocket and no bills” he says. Now even though he’s led the development of several of world-renowned companies Sven says “I have no money in my pocket and I have a lot...
Posted on: 04/13/2011

Thom Sicklesteel Honored by AGC Board

AGC’s Board of Trustees honored Thom Sicklesteel President of Sicklesteel Cranes with an Award of Appreciation at its April 11 meeting. Thom was acknowledged “for outstanding contribution and dedication to educating the construction industry on crane safety” said AGC President Pat McGarry. “T...
Posted on: 04/13/2011

Sellen's \Where's Waldo\ Game Delights Children's Patients

Sellen Construction and Children’s Hospital have been playing a real-life version of Wheres Waldo to the delight of patients and parents alike. Click Where’s Waldo for a Q-13 Fox News clip of this heartwarming story.
Posted on: 04/13/2011

Nielsen Receives Prestigious Civil Engineering Award

Congratulations to Kris R. Nielsen Ph.D. Chairman and President of AGC-member Pegasus Global Holdings Inc. who received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) award for construction. OPAL awards recognize outstanding civil engineering leaders whose lifeti...
Posted on: 04/13/2011

PSBJ and Seattle Foundation Honor GLY as Corporate Champion

GLY Construction was named a Health Community Corporate Champion Award winner by the Puget Sound Business Journal and The Seattle Foundation. The Corporate Champion Awards are presented to companies “who have made significant positive impact in specific areas vital to our community.” GLY receive...
Posted on: 04/13/2011

Life Was an Adventure for Hugh Ferguson

Industry legend and UW Construction Hall of Fame member Hugh Ferguson passed away on March 21. Philanthropist civic leader and proud Seattle native Hugh founded Ferguson Construction Co. in 1948 and pioneered the use of tilt-up concrete construction design. Click Hugh Ferguson to read more abou...
Posted on: 03/29/2011

Aon Awards: Advanced American, WPC, Kiewit, General, Flatiron, Turner, Watts

(For photos of all the award-winning projects click here.) Advanced American Construction Inc.’s Lake Oswego Interceptor Sewer project was the most significant construction project in the U.S. in 2010 the AGC of America announced at the national convention in Las Vegas. As a result Advanced Ame...
Posted on: 03/29/2011