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    Project Wins

    Granite JV chosen for $113M Michigan bridge project

    The California-based contractor will team up with Kraemer North America on the Lafayette Bascule crossing in Bay City.

    By July 17, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Flatiron names new CEO

    The Broomfield, Colorado-based civil construction company tapped its president, Javier Sevilla Roca, for the role.

    By June 24, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Construction Dive

    Construction Dive editors curate some of the industry’s top stories from this year.

    By Construction Dive staff
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    Q&A

    Adolfson & Peterson eyes Central Texas expansion

    New Vice President Eric Churchill talks with Construction Dive about market entry challenges and his vision for growth.

    By June 24, 2024
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    Swinerton revenue reaches 4-year high

    The California-based builder highlighted its financial performance and outlined steps toward technological innovation and green initiatives.

    By June 24, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Gilbane brings in new region lead out west

    The Providence, Rhode Island-based builder hired construction veteran Ryan Heeter to lead its operations in California, Arizona and Nevada.

    By June 21, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Swinerton taps 30-year veteran to lead subsidiaries

    Tim Kretzschmar, the former head of the company’s central region, will oversee businesses such as Timberlab and Swinerton Energy.

    By June 20, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Former Lendlease exec joins NYC advisory firm

    The Australian contractor’s operations director in the Big Apple, Scott Weisberg, is moving to PML.

    By June 18, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Clayco names chief information officer

    With experience that spans the military as well as global computing firms, Jeff Miller will oversee the contractor’s IT and security initiatives.

    By June 12, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Big-D taps construction law vet for chief legal officer

    Melissa Beutler Withy, who has written and edited two books on construction law, first represented the company as a partner at a private law firm.

    By June 7, 2024
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    The top commercial contractors of 2024

    Turner retained the No. 1 crown, but a different builder has worked its way up to the second-place slot in ENR’s annual ranking.

    By May 30, 2024
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    Swinerton-owned Timberlab acquires glulam manufacturer

    The mass timber subsidiary will take over operations of two factories in Oregon.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Contractors announce hirings, promotions this spring

    Some of the most noteworthy moves at top construction firms include several CFO changes and a new president for a Chicago-based contractor.

    By Construction Dive Staff • May 24, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Chicago-based McHugh taps Lendlease vet as president

    Kinjal Patel will take the reins at the 127-year-old firm after spending nearly two decades with the Australian contractor.

    By Matthew Thibault • May 23, 2024
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    Public-private jobs drive Gilbane’s revenue higher

    The Providence, Rhode Island-based construction giant saw sales jump 12% on the back of strong P3 activity and several billion-dollar projects.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Jacobs taps semiconductor vet as CFO in abrupt leadership change

    Venk Nathamuni will succeed interim Kevin Berryman, who stepped in after Claudia Jaramillo left the job just eight months into the role.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Granite CFO announces retirement

    Lisa Curtis, a steadying presence during the company’s turnaround, will step away in September, when Chief Accounting Officer Staci Woolsey will take over the role.

    By May 16, 2024
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    5 contech firms announce funding in 2024’s first half

    Drone-powered roof inspections, cloud-based estimating solutions and fungi-fueled recycling tech earned venture capital in recent months.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Earnings roundup: Data centers, water projects dominate public contractors’ focus

    On the latest round of earnings calls, some of the country’s largest commercial builders talked about the boom in computing facilities and the increased need for resilience in public works.

    By Construction Dive Staff • May 15, 2024
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    Executive Moves

    Balfour Beatty names leads for Carolinas, California divisions

    Jeff Sandeen took the reins in Charlotte this month, while Emily Kay will run the firm’s Golden State shop beginning in January 2025.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Skanska steps back from risky builds

    After costs from a U.K. project hurt the Swedish company’s Q1 earnings report, CEO Anders Danielsson said the company won’t be taking on similarly exposed projects.

    By May 10, 2024
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    WSP continues M&A streak, snatches up 4 more firms

    While signaling it plans to stay acquisitive, the firm also expects more PFAS work as a result of new EPA regulations, the Montreal-based contractor said in its Q1 earnings call.

    By May 10, 2024
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    AECOM leans into water, climate, project management

    The Dallas-based firm sees global shifts in infrastructure funding toward sustainability and resilience, CEO Troy Rudd said in a Q2 earnings call.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Jacobs bullish on transportation, water, energy work

    Bob Pragada, chief of the Dallas-based contractor, also hinted at more news in the semiconductor and data center space coming in the second half of 2024.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Granite Construction is on the hunt for more M&A

    The California-based roadbuilder has been able to increase prices for the materials it sells to other builders and wants to snap up more aggregate suppliers, it said on its latest earnings call.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Indiana snares $2B Google data center campus

    Following an $11 billion announcement from Amazon last week, the Hoosier State is quickly racking up a slew of new computing facility wins. 

    By April 30, 2024