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Associated General Contractors Name 2012 Award Winners


Top Construction Projects and Safety Recognition

Anchorage, AK.—The Associated General Contractors of Alaska (AGC), the state’s largest construction organization has named its top construction projects., safety program and individuals at the association’s annual conference in Anchorage, November 7 through 10.

The Hard Hat Award, given annually to an AGC member who has demonstrated exemplary service to the Association, the community and the industry was awarded to Anchorage contractor Robby Capps, owner of F & W Construction.

In the Alaska USA Insurance Brokers-sponsored Excellence in Construction Awards the following firms won awards in “Meeting the Challenge of a Job:”

  • Buildings over $15 million—Neeser Construction, Inc. Goose Creek Correctional Center;       
  • Buildings between $5 million and $15 million—Roger Hickel Contracting, Inc. APU Glenn Olds Hall expansion;
  • Buildings under $5 million—Davis Constructors & Engineers, Inc. for Lubavitch Jewish Center of Alaska Renovation, Anchorage;
  • Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving over $3 million—QAP for Chefornak Airport Relocation;
  • Transportation, Marine, Heavy, Earthmoving under $3 million—Granite Construction Company, Lake Hood Bank Stabilization Project;
  • Specialty Contractor Vertical Construction with contractor as sub-contractor—Superior Plumbing and Heating, Goose Creek Correctional Center;
  • Specialty Contractor Vertical Construction with contractor as prime contractor—Superior Plumbing and Heating, D/B Solution replacing heating system of AHFC;
  • Sustainability in Construction Award—STG, Inc., Kotzebue Wind Farm Expansion.

In the Marsh and McLennan Insurance-sponsored Excellence in Safety Awards the following won top honors:

  • Small Contractor: Alaska Sheet Metal
  • Medium Contractor: Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc.
  • Large Contractor: Granite Construction Company
  • Individual: Ian Langtry, Granite Construction Company

AGC also announced the following other winners:

  • Stan Smith Volunteer of the Year: Karl Gohlke, Frontier Supply Company, Fairbanks
  • Supplier of the Year: John B. Heafer, Spenard Builders Supply, Anchorage
  • Associate of the Year: Carlile Transportation, Anchorage

The Associated General Contractors of Alaska is a 650 member statewide association for companies in the construction/contracting business including buildings, highways/utilities, heavy industrial and specialty areas. Construction is the third largest industry in Alaska, contributing more than $7 billion to the Alaska economy, and paying the second highest wages with more than 21,000 in the workforce. AGC is headquartered in Anchorage with an office in Fairbanks.

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