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Touch a Truck Raises $3,500 for United Way

Touch a Truck Raises $3,500 for United Way

| July 10, 2017

Torrington, CT– O&G Industries raised $3,500 to benefit the United Way of Northwest Connecticut through their 3rd Annual Touch a Truck event. The 2017 Touch a Truck event featured over 40 pieces of equipment and vehicles from O&G’s fleet, local businesses and first responders.  In addition, there were activities for kids including face painting, sand […]

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CI Announces Winners

CI Announces Winners

| June 28, 2017

Hartford, CT – The Construction Institute (CI) members celebrated its annual membership meeting and awards event in June. The CI was honored to recognize some of the industry’s most outstanding leaders as well as to honor its members for their ongoing commitment to each other and the mission of the CI. James Eacott III, of […]

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KBE Awards $17,000 in Scholarships

KBE Awards $17,000 in Scholarships

| June 27, 2017

Farmington, CT –  KBE Building Corporation has awarded $17,000 in scholarships to 34 seniors graduating from the Connecticut Technical High School System. KBE first awarded scholarships to students in 2014 as part of the firm’s 50 Ways to Make a Difference philanthropic initiative. To be eligible for scholarships, students must be pursuing building industry-related higher […]

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Construction Resources Hires Horton

Construction Resources Hires Horton

| June 21, 2017

Farmington, CT – Construction Resources, Inc. announced the hiring of Brian D. Horton as executive vice president of development. He has 40 years of experience in business development, construction management, and brand strategy in the architecture and construction industry. Prior to joining Construction Resources, Horton served as the executive director at MBH Architecture, where he […]

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O&G Builds Program Recognized with Innovation in Education Award

O&G Builds Program Recognized with Innovation in Education Award

| May 31, 2017

Meriden, CT– O&G Industries, Connecticut’s largest privately-held construction company, received the Midstate Chamber of Commerce’s Innovation in Education award for the O&G Builds program at Platt High School in Meriden. O&G Builds is a nine-month experiential learning program in which high school students earn credits, while learning hands-on about careers in construction.  As a part […]

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SMPS CT Announces 2017 Award Winners

SMPS CT Announces 2017 Award Winners

| May 31, 2017

  Hartford, CT – In the spirit of innovation, creativity, and dedication, SMPS CT presented its biannual Marketing Communications Awards & Blue Carpet Gala on May 17 at the Pond House Café in West Hartford. SMPS CT’s Marketing Communications Awards recognizes excellence in marketing communications by professional services firms and dedicated SMPS marketers in the AEC […]

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New Medical Office to Be Benchmark For Future Construction

New Medical Office to Be Benchmark For Future Construction

| May 17, 2017

Designed by Kenneth Boroson Architects East Lyme, CT – Construction of the first commercial structure within the town’s newly established Gateway Planned Development District (GPDD) is proceeding on schedule and on budget.  The 9,000sf building, designed by Kenneth Boroson Architects of New Haven, will house two practices under one roof: a pediatric dental group and […]

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Amenta Emma Personnel Announcements

Amenta Emma Personnel Announcements

| May 16, 2017

Hartford, CT – Amenta Emma Architects announced that Pawel L. Honc, LEED AP BD+C, has passed the Architectural Registration Examination and is now a licensed architect in the state of Connecticut. Honc joined the firm in January 2015. He is currently working on the firm’s largest project to date, the renovation of the State Office […]

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QSR Completes Steel Walkway

QSR Completes Steel Walkway

| April 27, 2017

Manchester, CT – A 27-ton steel walkway was recently put into place, connecting the campuses of a new fifth- and sixth-grade school at the Elisabeth M. Bennet Academy, located in Manchester. The 90-ft.-long walkway links Bennet Academy with the Cheney Building, a long-shuttered former vocational school that is being thoroughly renovated. This is the first project […]

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