October’s sustaining member firms:
- The Ross Group Construction Corporation
- The Shaw Group Inc./CB&I
- Tremco Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing
- Turner Construction Company
- US Cost
- URS Corporation
- VRX, Inc.
- WG Yates & Sons Construction Company
Founded in 1964, Yates Construction has been a proven leader in the building industry for nearly 50 years. With offices strategically located throughout the southern U.S., including three Texas offices in Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston, our success is based on a simple philosophy: deliver building excellence on every project – regardless of size or scope – on time, within budget and to your satisfaction, while staying true to our Core Values of Safety, Integrity, Passion and Commitment. With a $2.5 billion bonding capacity, Yates is financially sound and consistently ranked among the Top Building and Green Contractors in the nation by Engineering News Record. With access to over 10,000 employees nationwide, The Yates Companies offer turn-key solutions to many Federal clients, including the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Navy, U.S. Armed Forces, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wherein we are currently working with the Fort Worth, Savannah, Louisville, Tulsa, Little Rock, Vicksburg, New Orleans and Mobile Districts and are the proud recipients of numerous “Outstanding” CCASS ratings and multiple Safety awards for our performance on their projects throughout the U.S. Yates has experience with over $1 billion in Federal construction project volume, and is a proud Sustaining Member of multiple Posts of the Society of American Military Engineers, as well as the Association of the United States Army and other military organizations. Our commitment to our nation’s military forces is further reflected by our active participation in several ‘Adopt a Battalion’ and ‘Wounded Warrior’ outreach efforts at military installations throughout the south. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.wgyates.com.
Since 2006, VRX, Inc. (VRX) has been providing design and construction-phase services for the traditional and alternative delivery of public and private sector projects and programs. A privately-owned small woman-owned and disadvantaged business incorporated in Texas, VRX provides program management; construction management and inspection; civil engineering; structural engineering and inspection; environmental planning, permitting and compliance; and facilities and asset management. VRX and its talented staff are committed to excellence and focused on delivering an excellent technical product and project experience. Our highly-trained, accomplished staff has varied backgrounds and decades of experience in providing innovative, practical and cost-effective engineering and environmental solutions.
CB&I With its expansive capabilities and resources, including 50,000 talented employees, CB&I is the most complete energy infrastructure focused company in the world and a major provider of government services. We lead large, high-profile environmental and infrastructure programs and projects for the U.S. federal government. Our expertise includes environmental remediation and restoration, engineering and construction, emergency response and recovery, decommissioning and decontamination, energy efficiency and sustainability, and facilities operations and maintenance. CB&I provides base operations support at major military installations, including Fort Irwin, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. We also are involved in multi-billion dollar design-build projects such as the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Surge Barrier in New Orleans, La., and the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. As an emerging leader in energy efficiency services, CB&I performed site investigations and energy audits, and constructed and installed solar-thermal systems across 19 Navy installations, helping identify and achieve substantial energy savings. And with nearly 50 patented environmental technologies, CB&I is a premier environmental remediation contractor, capable of cleaning and restoring sites contaminated with hazardous, toxic and radiological waste. Whatever the challenge, CB&I offers the experience and technical expertise to help our nation achieve its objectives. Visit http://www.cbi.com for more information.
URS provides an excellent source of talent and expertise on which federal agencies and private organizations rely for engineering and architectural design, environmental studies and assessments, and program and construction management services. Our Dallas/Fort Worth/Oklahoma Operations (URS North Texas/Oklahoma) features vibrant practices in geotechnical and transportation engineering, including dams and levees, aviation, transit, highways, and bridges. We have been fortunate to complete site civil engineering on some of Dallas’ highest profile facility projects such as the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the Bush Presidential Center. Nationally, our California URS offices are involved in the largest dam removal project in California history. Internationally, our UK offices recently completed the design of a major University of Cambridge development and our German offices will deliver building assessment services on more than 80 school buildings in Berlin. As the economy improves, URS North Texas/Oklahoma continues to fine-tune our business model and grow our staff. Our geotechnical business continues to expand, as does our staff in Oklahoma. We’re getting ready for the opportunities ahead in 2014. To learn more about URS and its federal works initiatives, contact RT Murthy at 214.741.7777, or visit our web site at http://www.urscorp.com. URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies worldwide. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs.