ENR's Top 25 Newsmakers - The construction industry is filled with amazing leadership—people with the passion, drive and courage to tackle the most difficult challenges and make our world a better place. At the end of every year since 1964, Engineering News-Record editors look through the stories that have appeared in ENR and select individuals for special recognition.
Integrated Viral Protection reports it has sold $15 million worth of the standalone version of the patent-pending Biodefense Indoor Air Protection System since the virus-killing air filter’s launch last August.
Typically, ENR editors spend days shadowing an Award of Excellence winner to report the story. Nadine M. Post, a veteran of seven previous AOE profiles, would usually “traipse around with the AOE winner,” conduct video and print interviews in person, often at several locations, and observe the winner in action with others, she says.
Inventing new technologies. Dreaming up more efficient processes. Solving seemingly insurmountable project and business challenges. Challenging the status quo. These were among achievements last year for those selected for construction industry recognition on April 9 .
Jim White’s experience was critical to the innovative construction approach that shaved six months off the schedule of Oxford Group’s $1-billion effort to transform the former St. John’s rail freight terminal on Manhattan’s West Side into the 1.3-million-sq-ft corporate hub that tech giant Google plans to occupy next year.
Sitting with his wife, Maureen, in 2015 in a booth at the Space Needle’s former SkyCity restaurant celebrating their shared birthday, Bob Vincent had
just learned his longtime employer Hoffman Construction landed the contract of a lifetime: to renovate the iconic Seattle landmark. And he couldn’t say a word.
Our newest offering in the Top List webinar line-up will take place just as the 2020 Top 100 Green Contractors and Top 100 Green Design Firms rankings are unveiled. During this event, we’ll invite leaders from the top-ranked firms to talk about sustainability trends, the market for green construction and their strategy for the year ahead.
This popular annual webinar takes place just as the new rankings are unveiled. It invites leaders from top-ranked firms to talk about their takeaways from the year past and their strategy for the year ahead. ENR will moderate a panel of executives from the largest specialty contracting firms as they discuss the results of the 2020 Top 600 survey and opportunities for future business.