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MAY/JUNE 2018 | www.constructormagazine.com
7 EDITOR'S NOTE

12

By Jeanie J. Clapp

9 PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
By Eddie Stewart

11 CEO'S LETTER

By Stephen E. Sandherr

12 NAILED IT! CELEBRATING A CENTURY'S WORTH OF
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT

From horse-drawn levelers and steam shovels to cordless drills
and surveys by drone, the tools that make the trade happen
have undergone some serious evolution in the time since AGC
of America was founded.
By Amy Drew Thompson

19 SIMONSON SAYS
By Ken Simonson

20 A SUPER BOWL: FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND INNOVATION LEADS
TO AWARD-WINNING STADIUM

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium project, constructed by HolderHunt-Russell-Moody Joint Venture (HHRM JV), earned the
2018 Construction Risk Partners Build America grand award.
By Sheryl S. Jackson

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25 AGC IN ACTION
28 POSITIVE CHARGE: ROSENDIN ELECTRIC RECEIVES
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY EXCELLENCE AWARD

This employee-owned electrical contractor - and one of the
largest in the U.S. - was honored recently with both the Willis
Towers Watson CSEA Grand Award and First Place Award for
Specialty Contractor.
By Lisa Kopochinski

35 CHAPTER CONNECTION

How two AGC chapters are helping establish a more diverse
and inclusive construction industry.
By Doug McMurry and Don Greenwell

37

CREATING A CULTURE OF COACHING: HOW TO ENGAGE,
RETAIN AND GROW BETTER EMPLOYEES

In many industries, companies are struggling to recruit good
people and fighting even harder to retain them. What's harder
still is getting good people in, helping them grow to be even
better employees, and then being the type of company that
high-performing employees choose to stay at instead of
going elsewhere.
By Eric Marcoe, dream coach, Miron Construction Co., Inc.

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46 PRODUCTS & SERVICES MARKETPLACE
48 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
49 2018 EQUIPMENT GUIDE

MEMBER AND CHAPTER NEWS

43 CONSTRUCTION CORNER

An interview with Bill Noonan of Willis Towers Watson

45 TECHNOLOGY TOOLBOX

In today's world of expedited schedules and increased
emphasis on quality and safety, Prescient, a turnkey
prefabrication option, delivers for contractors.
By Debra Wood

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - May/June 2018

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
Nailed It! Celebrating a Century’s Worth of Tools & Equipment
Simonson Says
A Super Bowl: First-of-Its-Kind Innovation Leads to Award-Winning Stadium
AGC in Action
Positive Charge: Rosendin Electric Receives Construction Safety Excellence Award
Chapter Connection
Creating a Culture of Coaching: How to Engage, Retain and Grow Better Employees
Member and Chapter News
Construction Corner
Technology Toolbox
Products & Services Marketplace
Index to Advertisers
2018 Equipment Guide
Constructor - May/June 2018 - intro
Constructor - May/June 2018 - cover1
Constructor - May/June 2018 - cover2
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 3
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 4
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 5
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 6
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Editor’s Note
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 8
Constructor - May/June 2018 - President’s Message
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 10
Constructor - May/June 2018 - CEO’s Letter
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Nailed It! Celebrating a Century’s Worth of Tools & Equipment
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 13
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 14
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 15
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 16
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 17
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 18
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Simonson Says
Constructor - May/June 2018 - A Super Bowl: First-of-Its-Kind Innovation Leads to Award-Winning Stadium
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 21
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 22
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 23
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 24
Constructor - May/June 2018 - AGC in Action
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 26
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 27
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Positive Charge: Rosendin Electric Receives Construction Safety Excellence Award
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 29
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 30
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 31
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 32
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 33
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 34
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Chapter Connection
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 36
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Creating a Culture of Coaching: How to Engage, Retain and Grow Better Employees
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 38
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 39
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 40
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Member and Chapter News
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 42
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Construction Corner
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 44
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Technology Toolbox
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Products & Services Marketplace
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 47
Constructor - May/June 2018 - Index to Advertisers
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 2018 Equipment Guide
Constructor - May/June 2018 - 50
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Constructor - May/June 2018 - cover4
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