Related Links: VA Threatens to Terminate Brasfield & Gorrie From Hospital Project Brasfield & Gorrie: Southeast Contractor of the Year The past year was rewarding for general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie. After seeing revenue decline 20% in recent years, the Birmingham, Ala.-based firm has rebounded to exceed pre-recession levels, with $2.3 billion in revenue for 2013. The company also is marking its 50th anniversary this year while it works toward a sustained recovery.The recession hit B&G hard. In 2007, revenues surpassed $2 billion for the first time and then dropped to $1.7 billion in 2011 from $2.14 billion in 2008,
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.