Civil

Barnard Construction’s experience with many different facets of heavy civil construction is being put to good use during one of the company’s largest ongoing projects. The Bozeman, Mont.-based contractor’s work on the Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Redevelopment Project includes tunnel enlargement, deep shaft work, large-diameter pipeline placement, structural concrete, turbine/generator installation, and mechanical and electrical system replacement.

It works with high-powered industrial sprayers instead of fine-tipped brushes, and it works with paint mixed more for its durability than its expressive colors. However, when you consider the importance and difficulty of what Abhe & Svoboda Inc. does, the industrial coatings and restoration contractor’s work is no less a work of art than anything hanging in the Louvre. 

For WK Construction, laying a $740 million multi-product fuel pipeline from its headquarters city of Johannesburg, South Africa, to Durban – a distance of more than 300 miles – is challenging, but not beyond the company’s capabilities. 

Thalle Construction Company began as a road contractor in 1947. Since then, it has expanded its pool of construction services to include dams, landfills, sitework, communication technology, utility work and roller compacted concrete for private and public entities. The company also owns and operates quarries, portable asphalt plants and crushers that supply materials directly to the sites.

The Fremont Central Park Subway pro­ject in California’s Bay Area is exactly the sort of job Shimmick Construction Inc. thrives on performing. The $136.7 million project involves underground excavation, temporary relocation of parkland and retention ponds, extensive coordination of schedules and subcontractors and other complex elements that call for the kind of ex­perience the Oakland, Calif.-based civil construction and engineering firm brings to its jobs.

After nearly 90 years, Pennsy Supply Inc. has found success as the leader in providing quality construction materials and services to its customers. The company’s employees play a significant role in making this happen. “You can’t provide customer service without a great team,” President Barry Duffy says. “It’s an everyday commitment to the process.”

The Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) is a bold new project adjacent to Miami International Airport to create a central location where all airline passengers can disembark directly to any mode of ground transportation they might need. These include privately owned automobiles and bicycles, rental cars, taxis, buses and rail transportation.

Rarely does the general public think about how the excavation and drilling to support a structure affects its integrity and stability. However, excavation and drilling involve much more than just digging a hole. For more than 45 years, the experts at Malcolm Drilling have provided a firm foundation of expertise for deep foundation projects that require precision and accuracy.

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