January 1, 2011
Snapshot January 1, 2011
Our editors are everywhere—at all the industry events that matter most. When They're not speaking on panels, they're busy taking notes—and snapping photos—so they can inform their readers about what was said and who was there.
| Waterbury Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Opens The permanent replacement for the Waterbury Avenue pedestrian bridge segment, that was knocked down in a 2008 truck collision, opened in time for the new school year. The recently completed construction was funded entirely by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Pictured from left: Philip Eng, Deputy Regional Director of The New York State Department of Transportation, Paul Pomponio, Vice President of El Sol Contracting, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, New York State Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Stanley Gee, Denise Richardson, Managing Director of the General Contractors Association of New York and Congressman Joseph Crowley. (Photo courtesy of GCA) |
|The High Rise Symposium The High Rise Symposium, a special educational conference explaining the economic advantages of cast-in-place reinforced concrete for building New York City�s iconic skyscrapers recently took place at the New York Athletic Club. Building engineers who attended earned 2.5 Professional Development Hours toward their continuing educational requirements in New York State. Pictured from left: Michael Russillo, President of the HP CIPC; Carmine Attanasio, Executive Director of the NYC Promotional Council; Ed DePaola, President & CEO of Severud Associated Consulting Engineers; Borys Hayda, Managaing Principal of DeSimone Consulting Engineers; and Mike Mota, Atlantic Regional Manager of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute. (Photo courtesy of Herbet Margrill & Associates, Inc.)|
|The New York Building Congress The New York Building Congress recently held its 2010 Industry Recognition Dinner at the Grand Hyatt New York to pay tribute to two industry greats- Skanska USA Inc. Chairman Stuart E. Graham and STV Group President Milo E. Riverso. Graham was presented with an Industry Recognition Award and Riverso received the George A. Fox Public Service Award. Pictured from left: Port Authority Commissioner Jeffrey A. Moerdler, New York Building Congress President Richard T. Anderson, Governor David Paterson and Port Authority Director Chris Ward.|
|Stalco Holds CEO Roundtable and Networking Reception More than 250 real estate, architecture, and business executives attended Stalco Construction and Hauppauge Industrial Association�s �The Lion�s Den� CEO Roundtable and �Welcome to the Jungle� networking reception in Islandia, New York. Pictured from left: RobertWilkinson, Cameron Engineering; Robert V. Isbit, Stalco; William Robertson, BBS Architects & Engineers; Edward Gottlied, Schuckman Realty; Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA; Kevin G. Harney, Stalco; Alan Nahmias, Stalco; Lauren Mancuso, Stalco; Kevin E. Dunathan, Stalco; Joseph Deal, Bohler Engineering; Keith Brown, Brown & Altman; David Altman, Brown & Altman; and Peter Wilk, Wilk Marketing Communications. (Photo courtesy of Joe Lachat/Wilk Marketing Communications)|