2015 PROJECTS OF THE YEAR HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED BY THE CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS ASSOCIATION

Mount Vernon, Iowa—Following evaluation by the industry and general public during the World of Concrete and online at www.cfawalls.org, the Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) has announced the recipients for the 2015 Projects of the Year.  The awards will be presented publicly during CFA Convention 2015, to be held in Williamsburg, Va. July 23-25. Among the […]

A Day in the Life of a Leader

CFA Professional Awards CFA RECOGNIZES MARY WILSON OF MICHEL CONCRETE WITH M.V.P. AWARD Sonny Newman, president of contract manufacturer EE Technologies was quoted in Business News Daily in defining leadership as “influencing others by your character, humility, and example. It is recognizable when others follow in word and deed without obligation or coercion.” This quote is […]

The CFA Projects of the Year Competition

EACH YEAR, PROFESSIONALS IN THE CONCRETE INDUSTRY THAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE CFA SUBMIT PROJECTS OF VARYING SIZE, SCOPE AND CHALLENGE FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO BE CONSIDERED AS A PROJECT OF THE YEAR. MULTIPLE CATEGORIES OFFER RECOGNITION FOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF ANY SIZE AS WELL AS TYPE OF PROJECT. This year, ten projects […]

Setting A New Standard for Leadership

CFA Professional Awards CFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS BESTOWS THEIR HIGHEST HONOR ON DOUG STAEBLER OF CUSTOM CONCRETE, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. The Robert D. Sawyer Award is named for the CFA’s first Executive Director, whose commitment and diligence wove together a vital network of information, experience and togetherness that has perpetuated to shape the future of this industry. […]

Perseverance in the Face of Adversity

CFA Professional Awards CFA RECOGNIZES TIM PARRISH, FORMERLY OF CORNERSTONE FOUNDATIONS AND NOW CFI ENTERPRISES, AS CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR The most frequently awarded recognition for individuals from the CFA is the Contractor of the Year award. This recognizes the contributions of a poured wall contractor to the industry and often evidences the excessive efforts […]

2014 Projects of the Year: Private Single-Family Residence >5,000 sq.ft.

Private Single-Family Residence >5,000 sq.ft. Norman Home Basement Contractors of Edmond, Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma   The final project to receive recognition this year represents the large-scale single-family residences over 5,000 square feet category. Basement Contractors from Edmond, Oka. submitted this challenging project that consisted of complex footings, tall foundation wall heights, concrete floors throughout all levels […]

2014 Projects of the Year: Private Residence Foundation < 2000 sq.ft.

Private Residence Foundation <2000 Marietta Home Herbert Construction Marietta, Georgia The project award this year for foundations under 2,000 square feet goes to Herbert Construction of Marietta, Ga. for a very complex foundation system that accommodated severe elevation change and complex forming heights for such a relatively small footprint. Most projects of this size are […]

2014 Projects of the Year: Commercial/ Multi Family

Commercial/Multi-family Condominium Project Basement Contractors of Edmond, Oklahoma Oklahoma City, Oklahoma         Entered by Basement Contractors of Edmond, Okla., this year’s recipient of the Project of the Year for commercial and multi-family projects is a complex and impressive foundation system for condominiums in an urban setting in Oklahoma City. “The original plan called for […]

2014 Projects of the Year Overall Grand Prize: Private Residence Foundation (2,000 to 5,000 sq.ft.)

Private Residence Foundation 2000-5000 sq.ft. Private Residence Hottmann Construction Company, Inc Dane, Wisconsin     This year’s overall grand project was completed by Hottmann Construction Company, Inc. of Dane, Wis.  It is also the winning entry in the single-family residence category for 2,000 to 5,000 square foot projects. Peers viewing this project during the World […]

The 2014 CFA Grand Project of the Year: A Madison Gardenesque

Another great year of project submittals demonstrating some of the most incredible construction feats is in the books. A record number of votes recorded on the show floor at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas this past January and a strong online voting contingent evaluated the seven projects vying to be named a CFA Project of the Year. […]

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