Buzz Oates Taps Industry Veteran to Lead Buzz Oates Construction | Business & Finance

Andreas Milano

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 6, 2021–

Buzz Oates is pleased to announce Denny Boom will become President of Buzz Oates Construction, Inc. “Our partners are thrilled to have Denny join us to lead Buzz Oates Construction into its next generation of opportunity and growth,” said Larry Allbaugh, Buzz Oates CEO.

Denny Boom named President of Buzz Oates Construction (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Boom has over 30 years’ experience in design-build, design-assist, and hard bid commercial construction. He started his career in 1988 with Nathan Construction in Sacramento, California as a concrete laborer before becoming an Assistant Project Manager and then Project

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McCarthy Holdings Propels Construction Industry Forward with Integrated Approach to Mental Health Awareness

Andreas Milano

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McCarthy Holdings, Inc., a premier national builder and one of America’s 100 largest employee-owned companies, recently announced a new integrated approach to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health to better meet the needs of employees, the craft workforce and their families.

Designed to create more discussion around mental health awareness, acceptance and treatment options, the initiative establishes collaborative strategies and practices across McCarthy’s safety, human resources and operations teams — all under the umbrella of the firm’s award-winning Build for Life health and wellness program.

“Mental health has historically been a challenge across our industry

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Construction Industry Still Overcoming Pandemic’s Challenges

Andreas Milano

Just about every tool and piece of material inside Gregg Biché’s office is meant to help his customers imagine what their homes could one day look like.

“This is an actual rendering of a kitchen project,” Biché said, while projecting the image onto a large TV screen in his conference room. “I know that most people can’t envision it until it’s done, so this really does help a lot.”

Biché started his construction and renovation company, Quality PM, 18 years ago. Most of his job sites are within a short drive of his office in Albany County.

“It’s a house

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Wolverine Building Group acquires Brighton construction company

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Wolverine Building Group acquired the 21 team members of Contracting Resources Inc. Courtesy Wolverine Building Group

Wolverine Building Group announced it acquired Contracting Resources Inc., a construction firm based in Brighton.

Contracting Resources has 21 team members and offers construction management services to clients in health care, retail, religious, commercial and medical office markets. Founder Jim Barnas will continue to work at Contracting Resources until the end of 2021 to ensure a smooth transition before retiring from the company.

“Contracting Resources is a very impressive operation,” said Aaron Jonker, president and co-owner of Wolverine Building Group. “They have a solid

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High time for construction businesses to look for strong program management solutions: Prasoon Shrivastava

Andreas Milano
A digitised ecosystem of robotics, processes and workflows can help plug the loopholes in the projects while enabling enhanced transparency.

For construction businesses grappling with shrinking profit margins, unpredictable economy and uncertain times, it is time to look for strong program management solutions that can help them create a stronger baseline consistent across the teams and processes. It is also high time for the Indian construction industry to upscale its labour, equip them with skills and adopt tech awareness and implementation initiatives, says Prasoon Shrivastava, Founder & CEO of Zepth.

In an exclusive interview with Sanjeev Sinha, he shares his

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Construction Sector Looks Ahead with Optimism

Andreas Milano

Building Momentum

The past year has been an unusual time for the construction industry — one marked by project postponements, soaring prices for materials, and the establishment of strict COVID safety protocols on job sites. But for most builders, it wasn’t a devastating year, and, in many cases, it led to a surprisingly promising 2021. After all, the need for projects to be completed hasn’t gone away, and the backlog is actually creating a surplus of projects to bid on. The aforementioned challenges still remain, contractors say, but the work rolls on.

Laurie and John Raymaakers say there’s plenty of

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