Methuen Construction | August 25, 2021
MWH Constructors, Inc., a national water/wastewater construction firm, announced that it has acquired Methuen Construction Company, Inc. (Methuen Construction). Combining MWH's varied alternate project delivery experience with Methuen Construction's traditional and design-build-bid expertise will strengthen MWH's position as a leader in the water marketplace while providing bottom-line support and growth opportunities for Methuen Construction.
"Both MWH and Methuen Construction have similar values, company cultures and approach to project excellence. I could not be more excited to have this distinguished company join MWH as we continue to grow our presence across the Northeast and beyond." said Blair Lavoie, President & CEO of MWH.
"I am convinced that under MWH's expertise, infrastructure and financial strength, our company will expand, prosper and create more great career opportunities for our current and future teammates," said Joe Barbone, President of Methuen Construction. "These are exciting times and I very much look forward to a new chapter in Methuen Construction's storied and proud history."
Methuen Construction will remain a separate operating entity with MWH as its parent company. Methuen Construction will continue operations from its Plaistow, New Hampshire headquarters and its leadership team will remain in place to oversee and guide the company's growth initiatives.
MWH is a leading global project delivery company with a focus on water. With the goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH provides single-source, integrated construction services and a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, MWH's multi-disciplined team of construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services. With approximately 2,200 employees worldwide, including 650 based in the U.S., the MWH family includes Slayden in the northwestern U.S., Methuen Construction in New England and MWH Treatment in the United Kingdom.
About Methuen Construction
Founded in 1960, Methuen Construction Company, Inc. is one of the most successful self-performing general contractors in the industry. Methuen Construction employs highly skilled professionals including millwrights, ironworkers, pipefitters, carpenters, welders, heavy equipment operators, truck drivers and laborers. Methuen Construction performs complex construction projects in the private, federal and municipal sectors, continuously expanding its capabilities in the heavy industrial, renewable energy, power, modular, prefabrication, transportation, federal and municipal technologies.
Constructconnect | September 10, 2020
Existing technology designed to be worn by construction workers is teed up and ready to go but the usual barriers of cost and risk aversion is keeping it parked at the jobsite gate. While wearable monitors have been around for some time, they’re only being adopted at extreme high-risk jobs, such as petrochemical plants, oil rigs and remote wilderness locations where workers face hazards beyond slips and falls such as bears and wolves. The issue, says Keith Beckles, CEO of TechMarq, a Toronto company marketing the technology, is cost and the general reluctance to embrace anything new. “It’s probably easier in some people’s minds to lose one worker, or have one worker injured, than have to put out all this money for the technology,” he says. “I do see that changing one day, which is why we’re still pushing, but it will take some kind of legislative change similar to what we saw in the 1960s when much improved health and safety regulations came into effect following some pretty extreme disasters on construction sites.” Wearable technology meanwhile is being widely deployed in many other settings, he says, from providing first responders an instant read out of a patient’s medical history or in many cases a GPS co-ordinate if they’ve wandered off from a retirement home.
Hillmann | March 15, 2021
Hillmann Consulting, LLC, an all around perceived pioneer in giving Environmental Health and Safety, Due Diligence and Remediation Management, and Construction Services, as of late opened another office in Gresham, Oregon to meet the expanding need for development benefits here.
The new office extends Hillmann's cross country presence and supports the organization's essential development technique. This development is driven by a collective exertion of Western Regional Director, Kevin Smith and Western Regional Manager – Pacific Northwest, Sheri Cansler. They have collected a group of undertaking supervisors and care staff with above and beyond 80+ long stretches of consolidated insight inside the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (A/E/C) industry. The group's involvement with development the board and counseling, with explicit ability in plan/fabricate assessing and contracting, bothered task/exercises, land advancement, property condition reviews and seismic danger evaluations are centered around serving basic customer needs.
"The decision to expand our presence into the Portland and Seattle areas is an exciting development in our business growth strategy," said Chris Hillmann, President/CEO. "The area is rich with diverse talent and offers a rapidly increasing opportunity to provide unparalleled Construction Services."