GLY, Nutter, Tucci, GHP Receive Corporations for Communities Awards

(See photos below) Secretary of State Sam Reed presented several AGC member firms with Corporations for Communities Awards which honor exceptional Washington businesses that make community a priority. The top award was presented to GLY. “Although we had many outstanding nominees GLY Constructi...
Posted on: 03/29/2011

Curtis King Profiled in Constructor Magazine

AGC member and Washington State Senator Curtis King was profiled in the national Constructor Magazine as part of a piece on AGC members that have been elected to public office. “I know what affects unemployment insurance and disability rates and I understand prevailing wage” said the former presi...
Posted on: 03/29/2011

Kudos for IMCO, PCL, Absher, Foushée, DWT

Puget Sound Business Journal announced the finalists for its “CFO of the Year” Award. Among the finalists are these AGC members: Lane Tanabe Absher Construction Co.; Lisa Koch Foushée & Associates Inc. and Keith Gorder Davis Wright Tremaine LLP…IMCO General Construction won the 2010 John D. ...
Posted on: 03/01/2011

Lease Crutcher Lewis Announces New Leaders - and Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Lease Crutcher Lewis yesterday announced that Bart Ricketts current general manager of Lewis’ Oregon operations will become the next chief executive officer effective May of next year (2012).Bill Lewis current president and CEO will remain active in the business as chairman of the Board of Direct...
Posted on: 02/15/2011

WPC Educates L&I Inspectors About Construction Processes

More than a dozen L&I inspectors got a better feel for construction challenges thanks to a jobsite walk hosted by Wade Perrow Construction on Feb. 2. “About once a year AGC works with a contractor member to provide jobsite walks as part of the inspectors’ training process” said AGC Safety Di...
Posted on: 02/15/2011

PCL's Hunter Collins among Excellence in Contract Administration Winners

AGC Future Leadership Forum Steering Committee member Hunter Collins was Project Manager for the I-5 to 12th Ave. S. Seismic Retrofit project which recently received an Excellence in Contract Administration Award from WSDOT and AGC. In total nine transportation construction projects were honored...
Posted on: 02/11/2011

Pete Paup, Manson Construction, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

AGC of Washington presented Pete Paup Chairman and former President of Manson Construction Co. with its Lifetime Achievement Award during the association’s Annual Convention on January 28. The award was presented by Pat McGarry 2011 AGC of Washington President and Manson Construction Vice Pres...
Posted on: 02/01/2011

AGC Honors Frank Imhof and Mike Ferring

Frank Imhof President of IMCO General Construction Inc. Mike Ferring Partner Ferring & DeLue LLP                         AGC of Washington honored Frank Imhof President of IMCO General Construction Inc. of Ferndale as Contractor of the Year and Mike Ferring P...
Posted on: 02/01/2011

Industry Mourns the Loss of Bill Scott

Bill Scott former Chairman of Sellen Construction passed away Jan 20. Bill was 1967 AGC Seattle Northwest President a life director of AGC of America and a UW Construction Hall of Fame inductee. Click Bill Scott for the Seattle Times obituary including information about the memorial service to ...
Posted on: 02/01/2011

PCL, Northwest Construction, Mowat, Kiewit among WSDOT/AGC Winners

Nine transportation construction projects were honored for administrative or environmental excellence by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Washington. Awards were presented by WSDOT Secretary Paula Hammond at the WSDOT/AGC a...
Posted on: 02/01/2011

Dawson Construction Named Safety Award Finalist

During AGC of America’s March 2011 Convention in Las Vegas Dawson Construction will compete for an AGC/WILLIS Construction Safety Excellence Award. Congratulations to Dawson which was recently notified that it is a finalist for the prestigious safety award!
Posted on: 02/01/2011

Walsh Construction Earns Environmental Award

Congratulations to Walsh Construction for receiving the Tahoma Business Environmental Award from the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce for its constructing of the Tacoma Housing Authority’s Salishan redevelopment the first federal Hope IV project to achieve a LEED Platinum rating in the co...
Posted on: 02/01/2011

Coast Crane Co. Helps Train Rescue Workers

Recently the Snohomish County Technical Rescue Team performed a Rope Rescue Training drill on Coast Crane Company’s Seattle Tower crane yard. Approximately 20 rescue workers from both Fire District 1 of Snohomish County and the Lynnwood Fire Department participated in the training...
Posted on: 01/19/2011

ENR Names AGC's Mike Kennedy a Top 25 Newsmaker

Engineering News Record magazine selected AGC of America’s general counsel Mike Kennedy as one of its top 25 Newsmakers for 2010. Click Mike Kennedy to read the ENR article about Mike’s successful two-year effort to get California’s Air Resources Board to delay and significantly ease its new off...
Posted on: 01/19/2011

Dexter + Cheney Recognized for Top New Product

AGC Member Dexter + Chaneys Spectrum™ Equipment Service System has been selected as one of the Top 100 New Products of 2010 by Construction Equipment Magazine. Products were evaluated using several criteria including advances in technology significant improvement in performance and increasing th...
Posted on: 01/04/2011

Joe Simmons' Son Created WSDOT Tolling Video

In a previous AGC Works we linked to a WSDOT video that discusses tolling on 520 and advice for creating a “Good to Go” account. Little did we know the AGC connection: The video was written produced and filmed by Nick Simmons son of AGC member Joe Simmons (Joseph S. Simmons Construction). Nick ...
Posted on: 01/04/2011

Manson Featured in Seattle Times \Built to Last\ Article

In an article titled Built to last: How 3 local companies have endured 100 years the Seattle Times profiled AGC-member Manson Construction which was started in 1905 to do pile-driving and waterfront construction in Puget Sound and now has 700 employees spread throughout its main office in Seattle...
Posted on: 12/15/2010

Pat and Carol McGarry's Dog Clooney Named Best in Show

Pat and Carol McGarry’s dog Clooney takes Best in Show honors at the National Dog Show (photo courtesy dogtime.com). An AGC contractor earned national honors on Thanksgiving Day – but it wasn’t for construction. Clooney a beautiful three-year old Irish setter won Best in Show at the National...
Posted on: 11/30/2010

John Korsmo Launches New Brand - Now Korsmo Construction

At its headquarters on the Thea Foss Waterway near Tacoma Korsmo Construction’s staff gather around a truck displaying the firm’s new name and logo (photo courtesy Korsmo Construction). AGC-member John Korsmo Construction announced the launch of a new corporate brand recently. The update inclu...
Posted on: 11/30/2010

Goldfinch Bros. Inc. Wins Washington Family Business Award

AGC-member Goldfinch Bros. of Everett received the award from Seattle Business magazine. The awards were created because “a business that can be passed down from generation to generation keeping its core values intact deserves to be celebrated.” Read about the fifth generation of owners in Seat...
Posted on: 11/30/2010

Have Company News to Share? Let AGC Know

Has your firm recently received an award? Experienced a transition in leadership? Completed a community service project? If you have news you want to share with 2200 readers of this newsletter contact Jerry VanderWood 206-284-0061 or 800-562-2868.
Posted on: 11/30/2010

Ferguson Construction Gives Students Reservoir Tour

Bob Maus Safety and Risk Manager for Ferguson Construction Inc. provided a job site safety and construction tour for students from the New Market Skills Center in Tumwater WA. Twenty eight students and four instructors took a two hour tour of the Maple Leaf Reservoir project being constructed ...
Posted on: 11/16/2010

Last Stimulus Highway Project Awarded to Central Washington Asphalt

WSDOT awarded the US 395/Lee Rd to I-90 Junction paving project in Spokane County to Central Washington Asphalt for about $4.7 million 23% below the engineer’s estimate. All 49 individual state highway projects have been awarded to contractors and 37 are complete. Meanwhile the state received $3...
Posted on: 11/16/2010

Memorial to Officer Brenton Unveiled With the Help of Ferguson Construction

Above and Below: The Leschi community dedicates the Officer Timothy Brenton Memorial on Oct. 31 2010 (Photos by Jon Reece General Manager Quiring Monuments Inc.). A year ago Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton was gunned down as he sat in his patrol car in the Leschi n...
Posted on: 11/02/2010

Lydig Construction Named One Of America's Safest Companies

Doug Lydig Lydig Construction has been named one of America’s Safest Companies for 2010 by EHS Today a leading publication for environment health and safety leaders. Doug Lydig Vice-President in charge of Safety for Lydig Construction was on hand in San Diego to accept the award on behalf of ...
Posted on: 11/02/2010