homepage home
subscribe to Mountainstates Construction magazine subscribe
newsletters free e-newsletter
industry jobs industry jobs
Dodge Data & Analytics
Mountainstates Construction Logo
Order Your RISK FREE Subscription
ENR Mountain States Companies
USGBC Colorado Recognizes Denver's Most Energy-Efficient Multifamily Buildings
Multifamily buildings are paying to energy efficiency through their voluntary participation in the Denver City Energy Project.

Photo courtesy of USGBC Colorado

Staker Parson Cos. Selected 2015 Intermountain Contractor of the Year
Staker Parson grows from years of building on a solid foundation.

Photo courtesy of Staker Parson

More Companies
09/23/15 Building Activity Increases As Construction Backlogs Edge Higher
The CBI stands roughly where it did a year ago, indicative of an ongoing recovery in the nation’s nonresidential construction industry.
09/23/15 New Grant Allows AGC to Continue Highway Work Zone Safety Training Program
A 2015 AGC survey found that 50% of contractors had vehicles crash into their work zones during the past year.
09/22/15 New Study Says Green Construction Now a Major U.S. Economic Engine
The study found that green construction’s growth rate is rapidly outpacing that of conventional construction and will continue to rise.
09/03/15 RTD Workforce Initiative Wins an FTA Grant
RTD is among 17 public agencies awarded a combined $9.5 million in FTA grant funding.
08/26/15 RTD Will Add New Rail Station to East Rail Line to Serve Key Development
Pena Boulevard Station will serve mixed-use TOD and northeast metro commuters.
08/25/15 RTD Opens Boulder Junction at Depot Square Station
In addition to the RTD bus station, the development also includes a 150-room Hyatt, an apartment complex with 71 affordable housing units and plans for a future restaurant.
08/25/15 Westminster Names First Development Partners for New Downtown
he Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will be part of a mixed-use block of development on the western side of the 105-acre site.
08/25/15 Number of LEED-Certified Projects in Colorado Will Top Last Year's Record Total
The new report targets 73 LEED projects thus far in 2015, putting the state on track to outpace its 2014 numbers.
08/21/15 Adolfson and Peterson Chosen 2015 Colorado Contractor of the Year

A&P enhances its status as a community builder.
07/29/15 USGBC Colorado Convenes Coalition to Discuss Green Schools Initiatives
The USGBC Colorado Green Schools Initiative aims to establish a Colorado Green Schools Coalition.
07/01/15 McCarthy Building Cos. Opens Full-Service Colorado Office
McCarthy has already delivered more than $1.2-billlion worth of construction in Colorado.
06/18/15 Merrick & Co. Chosen as Colorado Design Firm of the Year for 2015

Denver-area consultants use cutting-edge sciene to find cheaper, more efficient processes to meet their clients’ needs.
06/18/15 AGC of Colorado Honors Annual Safety Award Winners
AGC of Colorado honored member firms for their safety programs at its May 20 Safety Awards Breakfast
06/18/15 Denver-Based Design Team Completes Abu Dhabi Park
A Denver-led team designed the recently completed $48.7-million, 35-acre Mushrif Central Park in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
06/03/15 ABC Rocky Mountain Presents Annual Safety Awards
More than 170 ABC members and guests attended the annual safety awards banquet.
05/04/15 Bryan Construction, Drahota to Merge
The new firm will do business as Drahota – A Bryan Construction Co., headquartered out of Fort Collins.
04/21/15 Salt Lake Airport Launches a New Era

SLC airport embarks on a transformative $1.8-billion project to replace its outdated main terminal and parking structure.
04/21/15 CDOT Rolls Out New Tools to Meet Growth Needs

Innovative funding mechanisms, private-sector partners and smart-roads technology are among the agency’s newest tools.
04/08/15 CDOT Honors Fallen Employees on Annual Remembrance Day
In 2013 there were 11 work-zone crashes, resulting in 14 work-zone fatalities in Colorado.; in 2014 there were nine crashes, resulting in 10 fatalities.
04/08/15 Two Colorado Firms Earn 2015 National AGC Safety Awards
The companies presented outstanding guidance in safety and safety program innovations.
04/08/15 2015 Rocky Mountain Green Conference Doubles Previous Attendance Records
The event was hosted the Colorado chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, which said attendance was up by more than 50% over the previous year.
04/08/15 SMPS Colorado Chapter Presents 2015 Marketing Excellence Awards
The Colorado Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services honored on March 5 the recipients of its 2015 Marketing Excellence Awards.
03/25/15 POWER Engineers Hosts 2015 Power Delivery Design Conference
PDDC features sessions on overhead and underground lines, substations, and electrical systems.
03/25/15 Architects West Selected to Design Idaho School Projects
The Post Falls School District’s $19.5-million bond will fund five school projects.
03/25/15 Denver Union Station Transit Project Earns Two National AGC Awards
AGC of America recently honored the DUS project with a first-place Alliant Build America Award as well as a Merit Award for its partnering efforts.
03/25/15 Denver's Pecos Bridge Replacement Project Wins National ACEC Award
Wilson & Company Inc. of Denver was honored during the 49th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards.
02/10/15 CCA Launches New Branding At Its 82nd Annual Conference
The three-day event was highlighted by the unveiling of the association’s new logo, branding and slogan.
02/06/15 USGBC Ranks Colorado 2nd in U.S. in 2014 for LEED Green Building Per Capita
Colorado certified 102 projects representing 15,816,498 sq ft of real estate, or 3.15 sq ft per resident in 2014.
01/29/15 AGC of Utah Members Greet 2015 With Optimism

Transportation funding and the $1-billion-plus construction of a new state prison loom large for the state's contractors.
01/27/15 ABC Rocky Mountain Honors Chapter Award Winners, Installs New Board of Directors
ABC's Chapter Awards are presented to leaders in the commercial construction industry who have shown outstanding commitment and dedication.
01/26/15 Fox Business Story Gets the Facts Wrong, AGC Says
A Fox Business News segment reported recently that federal gas taxes can be used to finance construction of museums and other non-transportation projects.
01/26/15 New AGC Survey Says 80% of Contractors Plan to Expand Their Payrolls This Year
A new AGC survey says that most contractors are optimistic about the year ahead and ready to expand in 2015.
01/15/15 New National Ops Center Launched to Support Transportation Safety, Mobility
NOCoE is a comprehensive technical services center that will help transportation professionals utilize state-of-the-art management techniques.
01/14/15 Dodge Momentum Index Increases in December
The index is currently at its highest reading since February 2009.
01/09/15 USGBC Colorado Previews 2015 Green Building Trends
Colorado will continue to grow as a center of green construction expertise and ownership, USGBC says.
12/29/14 The Alliance Center Will Launch LEED Dynamic Plaque
The LEED Dynamic Plaque empowers landlords, tenants and guests to view energy, water, waste, transportation and human experience on an ongoing basis.
12/18/14 Labor Issues Cloud An Otherwise Sunny Horizon for Many Regional Subcontractors

Most regional contractors say they have plenty of work but are concerned about the availability of labor to do it.
12/18/14 Douglass Colony Group Selected Mountain States Specialty Contractor of the Year

Colorado-based roofing company finds its niche in doing tough, creative work.
12/17/14 Idaho AGC Hosts Annual Convention in December
The event also commemorated the chapter's 80th anniversary.
12/16/14 ARTBA Forecasts Modest Growth for U.S. Transportation Infrastructure
The U.S. transportation construction market will grow 3.1% from $185.9 billion in 2014 to $191.7 billion in 2015.
12/04/14 USGBC Colorado Presents 2014 Commercial Green Building Achievement Awards  
The U.S. Green Building Council of Colorado recently named the winners of its first-annual Commercial Real Estate Green Awards.
11/18/14 U.S. 36 Project Provides Colorado With Nearly 250 Jobs
On the U.S. 36 project, the partnership helps train general craft field employees and professional service employees.
11/18/14 Swinerton Builders Makes the Lead Gift to Create a CM Cares Endowment at CSU
CM Cares instills students with leadership abilities beyond technical and managerial skills.
11/18/14 ABC Rocky Mountain Presents Excellence in Construction Awards
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of ABC honored its members’ efforts in merit shop construction on Oct. 24.
11/17/14 RTD FasTracks Continues to Transform the Region
Nov. 2 marked the 10-year anniversary of the start of the FasTracks initiative in Denver.
11/17/14 ACEC Colorado Presents Its Excellence in Engineering Awards
The American Council of Engineering Cos. of Colorado honored the winners of its 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards on Nov. 3.
11/17/14 AGC of Colorado Honors 2014 ACE Award Winners
AGC of Colorado presented its annual project awards on Nov. 14 in Denver.
10/15/14 AIA Colorado Sections Present 2014 Design Awards
AIA Colorado and its local sections recognized their 2014 Design Award winners on Oct. 9 in Silverrthorne, Colo.
10/09/14 Honnen Equipment Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Salt Lake City Facility
The new 60,000-sq-ft facility is located at 1380 S. Distribution Dr. in Salt Lake City.
10/09/14 GSA Helps Army Attain Its Net-Zero Energy Goals
GSA identified four breakthrough areas to help the Army meet its sustainability goals.
10/09/14 Owner Confidence Increases During First Half of 2014
The recovery of nonresidential construction, already robust, is positioned to continue into the year ahead.
----- Advertising -----
Dodge Lead Center
Search for local construction projects OR CALL 877-234-4246 and get a FREE Lead Now!
Search by Project Type & State

Reader Photos
Photos from ENR Mountain States Photo Showcase
News From Other Sources
Blog: From Multiple Bloggers
Our new blog delivers the latest project and people news, opinions and insights from the jobsite to the boardroom from the editors.
----- Advertising -----