Poe Construction, Skanska Help Grow WSU Construction Program

AGC Board member Max Kirk of WSU talks about the growth of the school’s construction management program through the help of Poe Construction Skanska and others. Click WSU Construction Management for the article in WSU Today.
Posted on: 11/02/2010

GLY Construction Announces Leadership Transition

Lee Kilcup Jim Karambelas GLY Construction Inc. began a new fiscal year on October 1st with a long-planned executive transition in keeping with the company’s legacy of systematic leadership passages. With the retirement of Lee Kilcup Jim Karambelas now serves as CEO in addit...
Posted on: 10/19/2010

John Huntley's New Opportunity Found on the Gulf Coast

Among John Huntley’s AGC activities is participation in government affairs. Here John is meeting with State Sen. Kelli Linville. “I don’t do gloom and doom I just look for opportunities.” That’s the sentiment of John Huntley third generation co-owner of family-owned PM Northwest Inc. in Mt. ...
Posted on: 09/21/2010

IMCO General Construction's New Home Keeps it Agile

IMCO General Construction’s new offices. (photo by Will Austin www.willaustin.com) Congratulations to IMCO General Construction on their move to their beautiful new facilities! IMCO President Frank Imhof and the rest of the IMCO crew moved to the new location in June and on Aug. 26 the compa...
Posted on: 09/08/2010

Don Moen Looks Back as his SunDome Project Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Michael and Don Moen Celebrating its 20th birthday this year the Yakima SunDome is the largest concrete sectional domed roof facility in the West and is the only building in the world featuring a sequentially poured concrete roof. Okay maybe the SunDome didn’t claim these titles until 2000 wh...
Posted on: 09/08/2010

Charlie Eglin to Turn Over the Reins of Tri-Ply Construction

Tri-Ply’s Casey Kitt Wes Morris Beth Klingele Brad Shuler and Charlie Eglin Thirty-three years ago Charlie Eglin founded Tri-Ply Construction in Yakima with two partners. Over the years he became majority owner leading a full-service firm with a broad portfolio of projects and two divisions ...
Posted on: 08/24/2010

AGC Members Among Best Workplaces

Congratulations to BNBuilders a silver medal winner in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Best Workplaces event. Other AGC members among the finalists were Absher Construction Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller Lane Powell Propel Insurance and Moss Adams.
Posted on: 08/24/2010

New Sellen Sustainability Grew Out of Sellen's Green Building Experience

How unusual is it for a construction firm to generate 90 percent of its revenues – half a billion dollars worth – from LEED projects? After all even though green construction is growing exponentially it’s still a small segment of the overall market: The green market was two percent of non-resid...
Posted on: 07/27/2010

AGC Members are A Cut Above: Selland Project Wins National Award

New AGC member Selland Construction of Wenatchee helped WSDOT mitigate 2009’s massive landslide that buried part of SR 410. Last week the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recognized the project with an “America’s Transportation Award” in the Innovative ...
Posted on: 07/27/2010

Steve Jouwsma Selected for NCCCO Task Force

Sicklesteel Cranes’ Steve Jouwsma has been named a member of the Crane Inspector Task Force (CITF) of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). The task force will develop the comprehensive written tests as part of the certification program for crane inspectors.
Posted on: 07/13/2010

Honors for Mountain Construction

Mountain Construction received a Spotlight! On Business Award from the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. Mountain received top honors in the Large Business Category. Click Chamber award for details and photo.
Posted on: 06/29/2010

Gene Colin Inducted into Construction Industry Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Inductee Gene Colin of Ferguson Construction UW Department of Construction Management Chair John Schaufelberger and Bob Vincent Hoffman Construction and Chair of the UW Construction Advisory Council. AGC’s Government Affairs Council Chair Gene Colin joined Jon Runstad and Ed Komme...
Posted on: 06/15/2010

Guess the Contractor: Only One Received Retro Refund Every Single Year

AGC Retro members met across the state to celebrate gross refunds to date of $121 million. At the Seattle area meeting Lease Crutcher Lewis received special recognition for being the one company in the AGC Retro plan that has received refunds every single year since the beginning. “The group no...
Posted on: 06/15/2010

AGC Members Win Ski to Sea Race

Congratulations to AGC members Boss Construction and Barron Heating for taking first and second in the Ski to Sea competition a 90-mile seven-leg race from Mt. Baker Ski Area to Bellingham Bay. To see the Bellingham Herald article with all the details click Ski to Sea.
Posted on: 06/15/2010

Top Ten Ranking for Dexter + Cheney

AGC member Dexter + Chaney placed in the top 10 in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s annual ranking of Puget Sound software developers based on 2009 gross revenues. Dexter + Chaney was the only construction software company to make the listing.
Posted on: 06/15/2010

AGC Members are GC's for Nine of the State's Largest Projects

Northwest Construction magazine recently ranked the Top 15 construction starts in Washington State during 2009 ranked by construction costs. AGC of Washington members are general contractors for nine of these projects. Guy F. Atkinson Construction appears on the list twice. The list of AGC of Wa...
Posted on: 06/02/2010

Pat McGarry Named Maritime Person of the Year

Pat McGarry Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani and Pete Paup at the Puget Sound Ports Council event honoring Pat as “Maritime Person of the Year.” The Puget Sound Ports Council honored Pat McGarry Vice President of Manson Construction Co. as Maritime Person of the Year. The award was presented...
Posted on: 05/25/2010

Absher Construction Acquires Vanguard Contractors

Absher Construction announced the acquisition of Paducah KY- based Vanguard Contractors. Absher purchased the company from Harper Industries one of Kentuckys most diverse construction organizations. The purchase of Vanguard further increases Abshers long-held presence in the federal contracting m...
Posted on: 05/25/2010

Nutter's Dozer Day Lets Kids Do the Driving

An estimated 20000 people attended Dozer Day sponsored by the Nutter Foundation the non-profit organization of AGC-member Nutter Corporation in Vancouver WA. Kids drove dozers dump trucks and other heavy equipment with a professional operator at their side. Not only was it a dream come true for ...
Posted on: 05/25/2010

AGC Members Among Top Corporate Philanthropists

AGC members are A Cut Above! These AGC firms were recently listed in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s lists of top corporate philanthropists: Berntson Porter & Co. PLLC; BNBuilders Inc.; Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; GLY Construction; Kibble & Prentice; McKinstry; Moss Adams LLP; Universi...
Posted on: 05/25/2010

AGC Members Win Concrete Construction Awards

Congratulations to these AGC members that recently received Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards from Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association (WACA): Fisher & Sons (Janicki Industries); Fousheé and Associates (Seattle BMW); Goodfellow Bros. (Chelan River project); Kiewit-General ...
Posted on: 05/11/2010

BNBuilders Opens Spokane Office

AGC member BNBuilders Inc. has opened an office in Spokane. Joe Bash a six-year BNB project executive is heading up the new office. In Eastern WA the firm is working on a new science building and a renovation of the Music/Performing Arts Building at Spokane Falls Community College.
Posted on: 05/11/2010

Snyder Roofing Wins CNA Safety Award

New AGC member Snyder Roofing won the 2010 CNA Leadership in Safety Award. Recognized for the development of a successful safety culture in their operations Snyder Roofing is the first CNA client in Oregon to receive this well deserved recognition. Separate awards for both Snyder Roofing of Orego...
Posted on: 05/11/2010

Got News to Share? Let Your Colleagues Know Via AGC Works

Opening a new office? Got changes in your upper management? Win an award? Let your AGC colleagues know these things and more. Send your news to Jerry VanderWood for publication in AGC Works. Put us on your press release distribution list or just drop Jerry an email or give him a call at 206-...
Posted on: 05/11/2010

Participate in Moss Adams Salary Survey, Get Free Copy

What does it take to acquire and keep talent? The right compensation plan is a good place to start. But how do you know whats right? For the eighth year Moss Adams LLP is conducting the Construction Industry Salary Survey in conjunction with Northwest AGC chapters. We encourage you to participat...
Posted on: 05/11/2010