Holiday trees account for hundreds of fires annually. Typically, shorts in electrical lights or open flames from candles, lighters or matches start tree fires. Well-watered trees are not a problem.
November 25, 2013
ENR Midwest Overall Project of the Year: The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
Barton Malow is thrilled to announce that The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum has been awarded Project of the Year by ENR Midwest for 2013.
The Michigan State museum challenged the project team to resolve difficult constructibility issues. Click here to read ENR's feature article about the project.
November 02, 2013
Consumers Energy, Barton Malow, Tuscola County-area Landowners and Local Government Break Ground on Cross Winds Energy Park
Consumers Energy, its contractors, Tuscola County-area landowners and local government officials held a groundbreaking event on Friday, November 1 to officially start construction of the company’s second wind park, the Cross Winds® Energy Park.
“Renewable energy will continue to be a vital part of our Balanced Energy Initiative, providing Michigan residents with the energy they need, whenever they need it,” said Jack Hanson, Consumers Energy’s senior vice president of energy resources. “We are drawing on our state’s natural resources to power our state’s future.”
October 30, 2013
Steel Installation Begins on Daytona Rising
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The “rising” in DAYTONA Rising has officially begun.
On Friday, October 25, steel installation began on DAYTONA Rising, the $400 million frontstretch renovation project at Daytona International Speedway.
The first piece of steel was placed into the ground on the west end behind the current grandstand as the new structure begins to take shape.
October 18, 2013
Barton Malow's Use of 3D Modeling Software Improves Concrete Construction Efficiency
Barton Malow used 2D drawings to design its projects until 2008, when it began embracing BIM. Fast-forward four years to 2012, when a few experienced Barton Malow BIM users in the reinforcing steel department decided to investigate whether Tekla Structures—long used as a construction management tool at Barton Malow—would offer the team more capabilities, especially for reinforcing steel and concrete detailing. After a month-long trial, the group adopted Tekla Structures.
October 09, 2013
DTE Energy, Barton Malow, Building Trades and MIOSHA Sign Partnership to Protect Workers
October 9, 2013 – DTE Energy Company, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA), the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, and the Partnering Contractors, signed a formal partnership on Monday, October 7, 2013 to protect workers during construction activities. The partnership goal is enhanced safety and health protection and zero injuries for workers on this facility project.
October 01, 2013
Barton Malow Named One of Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
Top talent in Michigan is becoming a limited resource. Companies that want to succeed in this economy are dedicated to their employees and best practices in human resources. Only 101 companies that have demonstrated exceptional commitment will be honored by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) and named “Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™.” Barton Malow has been named to the list of this year's winners.
October 01, 2013
Steve Laurila Joins Barton Malow Company as Senior Project Manager
Orlando, FL – September 23, 2013 — Barton Malow is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Laurila as Senior Project Manager in our Orlando, Florida office.
September 24, 2013
Barton Malow Breaks Ground on University of Maryland Health Sciences Facility Phase III
Baltimore, MD — September 24, 2013 — Barton Malow is pleased to announce the groundbreaking for the University of Maryland Health Sciences Facility Phase III (HSF III). A groundbreaking ceremony was held on September 17 for the new facility, which is scheduled to open in Fall 2017. Barton Malow Company will serve as the construction manager, and HOK/DCI will serve as Project Architect.
September 19, 2013
Barton Malow Announces New Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Southfield, MI — September 19, 2013 — Barton Malow Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Lars Luedeman to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for company finance and strategy as well as project financial control. Lars joined Barton Malow in 2012 as Director of Finance & Strategy.