2012 Projects of the Year Overall Grand Project: Single Family Residence

Overall Grand Project, Single Family Residence La Jolla Ekedal Concrete, Inc La Jolla, California   Ekedal Concrete, Inc. from Newport Beach, California is the winner of the overall grand prize for a massive single-family home foundation they completed in La Jolla, California. The foundation for the 8,700 square foot home looked more like a commercial […]

CFA Projects of the Year

Each year the Concrete Foundation Association of North America (CFA) calls for entries to its Project of the Year contest. The entries are voted on and chosen by CFA members through an online ballot that runs for several weeks. This year’s entries were all very large residential projects worthy of multiple awards. The winners will be recognized at […]

CFA Summer Convention 2011 – If You Weren’t There, Boy Did You Miss It!

Okay, so it is now the end of summer and the start of the fall construction season rush to winter. Somewhere along the way, there are two types of companies in the CFA that may be looking at this transition differently. What defines the difference may very well be whether or not you were able to make it to Virginia this summer to network, learn and […]

2011 Projects of the Year: Commercial/Multi-Family

Commercial/ Multi-Family Structure 11 River MPW Construction Services Rocky River, Ohio       Seeming precariously-perched on the banks of the the Rocky River in Rocky River, Ohio, the 11 River project by MPW is your selection for this category in 2011.  From start to finish the project posed challenges begi ning with the fact […]

2011 Projects of the Year: Above-Grade Concrete Home

Above-Grade Concrete Home Lytle Residence Basement Contractors and Herbert Construction Company Bush, Louisiana   Often times, the most successful projects are those where collaboration and high-quality construction overcomes the challenges of design and location.  The CFA has long been built on the concept of networking and collaboration and this year’s winning entry to the above-grade […]

2011 Projects of the Year: Single Family Residence >5,000 sq.ft

Single Family Residence >5000 sq.ft. Balboa Blvd Project Ekedal Concrete Newport Beach, California   A staple in our awards program these past few years has been Ekedal Concrete and some of the masterpiece challenges that they have landed up and down the West Coast.  Truly amazing foundations perched or built into the cliffs in communities […]

2011 Projects of the Year Overall Grand Project: Single Family Residence >5,000 sq.ft.

Single Family Residence >5,000 sq.ft. Private Residence River City Foundations Louisville, Kentucky   They say that everything is bigger in Texas but not to be outdone, this year’s number one project as voted online by visitors to our website, is from the great state of Kentucky.  River City Foundations, a CFA member since 2005, submitted […]


Summer Convention is just around the corner and with it comes our focus on many of the best CFA features in all regards. One of the most significant and underutilized opportunities is the CFA Projects of the Year program. Each year, as a member of the CFA, you have the opportunity to look back at projects you’ve completed that offered the biggest challenges or were the […]

CFA Presents Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Barry Herbert

The Concrete Foundations Association recently presented its highest honor, the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Barry Herbert at the CFA Annual Summer Convention held July 30-August 1. Barry was introduced by Jim Bartley of Bartley Corporation, and described as a significant example of great leadership; innovation; spirit and faith in our industry and both a person and businessman that he has […]

CFA Presents Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Barry Herbert

Herbert has been member of the CFA since 1992 Mount Vernon, Iowa (September 18, 2009) — The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) – an international association dedicated to improving the quality and acceptance of cast-in-place concrete foundations and creating better businesses that construct those foundations – recently presented its highest honor, the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service […]

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