Carolinas contractors receive national awards


The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced Waldrop Mechanical, Spartanburg, SC; KBR/Turner a Joint Venture; Starr Electric, Greensboro, NC and Hendrick Construction, Charlotte, NC received national acclaim at the National Excellence In Construction Awards last week in Phoenix.

“The Excellence in Construction Awards showcase the best of the best construction projects from all across the country,” said Doug Carlson,  ABC of the Carolinas President & CEO.”  “These projects are the pinnacle of our industry in the Carolinas.  The projects are judged on safety, performance, unique challenges and overall quality of construction.”

Waldrop Mechanical received the highest achievement, an Eagle Award for the Wofford College A.M. Shipp & A. Mason DuPre project in the Mechanical category.  KBR/Turner also received an Eagle Award for the Boeing 787 Assembly Building in the Mega-Projects category.  Starr Electric received a Pyramid Award for the Cisco Systems Data Center in the Electrical category.   Hendrick Construction received a National Safety Excellence Award for their commitment and programs to providing an excellent safety program.

National Excellence in Construction Award Winners are eligible after winning at the local chapter.  The Carolinas Chapter Excellence in Construction Awards were presented in November of 2011 at the Grandover Resort.  Read more about the 2011 ABC Excellence in Construction awards.


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