More From COY 2013

South Dakota contractor’s work in his small town’s moment of crisis provides framework for growth

South Dakota contractor’s work in his small...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Each February, Gale Nitteberg, his wife Sandy and their grandchildren pack up and head south for about a month to ...

Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating into a successful company by managing its size

Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

Glendale Excavating’s three brothers—Tommy, Dany and Greg Giangiulio—take pride in their construction heritage. “We’re third generation operating engineers,” says Dany. “We ...

How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family business into concrete, sealcoating

How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 31, 2013

Operating the business started by his late father Dale, third-generation contractor Chris Fink knows a thing or two about paving. ...

How did Stalco Construction triple its project volume during the recession? Adaptability and marketing.

How did Stalco Construction triple its project volume...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2013

Kevin Harney started Islandia, New York-based Stalco Construction in 1992 with only $1,700. Fast forward to 2012 and the company ...

Loyalty a two-way street for successful Colorado contractor T-Bone Construction

Loyalty a two-way street for successful Colorado...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2013

With a company he built from the ground up starting in 1987, Michael Thibault's T-Bone Construction in Colorado Springs was ...

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to navigate worst recovery in modern history

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

In this era of partisan news both sides will spin any facts any way to make their side look better. ...

NASCAR driver Jeff Burton talks Gen-6 cars, answers contractors’ questions

NASCAR driver Jeff Burton talks Gen-6 cars, answers...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 18, 2013

At Equipment World’s annual Contractor of the Year event this year, we were able to spend an hour of quality ...

Charles D. Lowder Inc. wins Equipment World’s top safety award

Charles D. Lowder Inc. wins Equipment World’s top...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 14, 2013

When a firm is well established, there can be an attitude of not fixing what isn’t broken while old ideas ...

Scott Kelly of ETTI named Equipment World’s 2013 Contractor of the Year

Scott Kelly of ETTI named Equipment World’s 2013...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2013

Scott Kelly, President of Enterprise Trenchless Technologies Inc., has been named Equipment World's 2013 Contractor of the Year. ETTI serves the ...

Recession-proof decisions lead North Carolina contractor to the top

Recession-proof decisions lead North Carolina...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 04, 2013

Gene Lowder, owner of Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Charles D. Lowder, Inc., has a remarkable track record of good decision-making. The firm, ...

2013 Contractor of the Year finalists named

2013 Contractor of the Year finalists named

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 28, 2012

  Equipment World editors have named the 2013 Contractor of the Year finalists, a group of 12 contractors hailing from a ...

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