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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.

In an industry where reputation means everything, most start-up construction companies find it challenging to get their foot in the door simply because they are new and unknown. Experience goes a long way, so unless owners’ sole objective is to find the lowest bidder, they are skeptical to award bids to new builders.

If there is a single luxury that people de­pend on daily, it is electrical energy. The public needs electricity to maintain nearly all as­pects of their day-to-day lives, and New River Electrical Corporation helps its custo­mers maintain that steady source of electrical energy.

It’s not unusual for a 16 year old to start a small business to pick up some extra money, but for that small business to grow into a $40 million company is something else entirely. That’s essentially the story of California’s MARINA Landscape Inc., and it’s a testament not only to the resolve and business sense of its founders, but also its ability to change with the times. 

Las Vegas Paving Corp.’s history of performing major projects at McCarran International Airport is entering a new chapter. The company is roughly 92 percent complete on an infrastructure project supporting the ongoing construction of a third terminal at the airport. Las Vegas Paving’s $126 million contract includes paving asphalt roadways, installing new storm drain water and sewer facilities , a new jet fuel line and building 21 post tension box girder bridges as part of the roadway system, Project Manager Josh Mendenhall says.

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