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 Members Tour Bilco’s Manufacturing Facility

Sixteen members of the Concrete Foundation Association (CFA) from around the county recently attended an open house tour of The Bilco Company’s Zanesville, Ohio manufacturing facility. The group learned more about the company’s history, technology and residential product line. The facility houses both blow-molding and injection-molding equipment used to manufacture Bilco’s line of polyethylene products for the residential market. These products […]

CFA Announces Availability of Alternate Fall Protection Plan for Members

Member companies now have access to a model or draft alternate fall protection plan conforming to the requirements of OSHA 1926.502(k). This document details the recommended plan for companies delivering concrete foundations for projects identified as “residential construction” by OSHA’s recently implemented STD 03-11-002. “The Alternate Fall Protection Plan is a collaborative effort of CFA staff and key CFA member contractors with a passion for providing solutions not […]

WELCOME YOUR 2011 BOARD MEMBERS

Each year at Annual Meeting, according to your by-laws, the assembled membership is presented a slate of candidates to the Board of Directors. Board members serve three-year terms under the present by-laws and may be re-elected to serve until such time that they feel it is in their best interest to step away and have new energy added to the Board. This year, we are pleased […]

CFA Announces Availability of Alternate Fall Protection Plan for Members

CFA Announces Availability of Alternate Fall Protection Plan for Members Alternate Fall Protection Plan is a collaborative effort of CFA staff and key CFA member contractors Mt. Vernon, Iowa — The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) announced today that member companies now have access to a model or draft alternate fall protection plan conforming to the requirements […]

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 […]

CFA Elects New Board Members

Parrish Assumes Presidency CFA has announced the newest terms for its Board of Directors as well as a new President to direct its next two-year period. During the CFA Annual Convention, held earlier this year at Chateau on the Lake in Branson, Missouri, the attending members elected Van Smith of Smith Brothers Concrete in Alden, New York to a one-year term to replace Jim Rowe […]

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