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The fourth and final EV charging station planned as part of Chugach Electric’s EV charging research program has been installed at Rustic Goat by the Municipality of Anchorage.
In Alaska, construction for the Municipality of Anchorage’s $6 million 2020 Merrill Field Airport Improvements Rehabilitate Primary Access Road project is scheduled to begin in May 2021 and expected to be complete in October 2021.
Contractors working in the Last Frontier are well aware of Alaska’s short building season and familiar with projects with tight timelines—but they also know how to get the job done.
For almost fifty years, Gulkana has worked to have land that was taken returned to the village. Over many decades, people have trespassed through the village’s sacred burial grounds to gain access to the river, thereby desecrating grave sites.
The installation was completed with financial assistance from Chugach as part of a research project to gather information about the use of publicly available chargers in Anchorage.
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Alaska Occupational Safety and Health (AKOSH) is recognizing Dawson Construction, which has corporate offices in Juneau and Bellingham, Washington, for its acceptance into the Construction Health & Safety Excellence (CHASE) program at the gold level.
CHASE is a partnership program between licensed Alaska contractors and AKOSH to take a proactive approach to reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities within the construction industry. The partnership is tailored exclusively for the construction industry in Alaska and produces immediate positive effects within the safety and health program.
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Parker, Smith & Feek Vice President Kevin Sayler penned this HR Matters article that gives sound advice to help prevent builder’s risk claims.
Spotlight Business Profiles
BDO USA, LLP
Altman, Rogers & Co.
National Cooperative Bank
PIP Marketing, Signs, Print
Thomas Head & Greisen, PC
American Marketing Association Alaska Chapter
Somers Sotheby's International Realty
In This Issue
What’s Worked, What Hasn’t, and What’s Next
The novel coronavirus pandemic has required healthcare professional to take a long, hard look at our healthcare systems to determine what’s helping—and what’s hindering—their ability to deliver care. Alaska's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anne Zink, provides her insights on how Alaska needs to move forward.