The Beavers, a national heavy-construction group based in Los Altos, Calif., has named four executives to receive 2013 Golden Beaver awards on Jan. 18 in Los Angeles. The management award recipient is Henry J. Massman, who has led Massman Construction Co. as CEO for 23 years. The supervision award winner is Michael D. Flowers, CEO of American Bridge Co. and project director of the joint venture building the San Francisco-Oakland Bay bridge, set to be the world's largest self-anchored suspension span. Cited for engineering is Edward J. Cording, civil engineering emeritus professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a 45-year geotechnical consultant on complex underground projects. Recognized for service and supply is Larry Bonine, founder of project management consultant Pinnacle Leadership Group Inc. and former Arizona Dept. of Transportation director. Go to www.thebeavers.org/news.php for more information.
The Moles, a Woodcliff Lake, N.J., national heavy-construction group, also has announced its 2013 outstanding achievement awards, set for Jan. 23 in New York City. Named as the non-member recipient is Bruce E. Grewcock, president and CEO of Kiewit Corp., which ranks third on ENR's list of the Top 400 Contractors. The member to be recognized, posthumously, is Stephen J. Barlow, the former president of J.F. White Contracting Co. who directed many of its large projects. Barlow, who died of cancer in August, was also the Moles' immediate past president. Accepting for him will be his son, Joshua Barlow. Go to www.themoles.info/calendar/ for more information.