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VISIT PC CONSTRUCTION ON YOUTUBE!

VISIT PC CONSTRUCTION ON YOUTUBE!

August 17, 2010

PC Construction is now live with a customized YouTube channel. The highlight of our channel includes three new videos created to showcase who we are as a constructor of water/wastewater treatment plants, buildings, and facilities,…

PC CONSTRUCTION PADDLERS IN ACTION

PC CONSTRUCTION PADDLERS IN ACTION

August 13, 2010

Paddles up! Ready, Ready, take it away! The Burlington, Vermont, Waterfront was buzzing with excitement on Sunday, August 8 as I participated in the 5th Annual Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival and races.  An enthusiastic…

A DAY IN THE LIFE IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY AT FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTH CARE

August 10, 2010

With PC Construction’s $9.5 million Radiation Oncology project at Fletcher Allen Health Care now undergoing the finishing touches, the hospital is anticipating treating their first patients in the new department within the next few weeks. The new facility houses dosimitry and treatment planning, patient exam room space, gendered changing areas, patient registration, and a comfortable waiting room, as well as three new linear accelerator vaults.  



NAWIC: SUPPORTING THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

NAWIC: SUPPORTING THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION

July 27, 2010

Why would you want to be a member of one of the greatest non-profit organizations in America? Being a member of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has been one of the most…

HEALTH & WELLNESS IN CONSTRUCTION PART 2: PERSPECTIVE

July 21, 2010

In 2006 we realized our system of providing health care to employees was broken. We weren’t providing “health” care; we were providing “sick” care.

Approximately 45% of PC Construction employees who paid health care premiums didn’t actually use the health care system during the year – not even once. They didn’t get a physical, a mammogram, a colonoscopy – nothing. With preventive care covered 100% simply by paying their premiums, these treatments were essentially already paid for, yet these employees had failed to cash in.


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: IT’S PERSONAL

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: IT’S PERSONAL

July 16, 2010

One thing I really like about PC Construction is their attitude about giving back to the community, especially that they encourage me to take a day away from my regular work to help out on a…


INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION METHODS SAVE TIME AND MONEY AT CLIFTON-FINE HOSPITAL

July 8, 2010

My objective on the Clifton-Fine Hospital Clinic Replacement and Addition project is clear: deliver the highest quality hospital building within budget and on schedule. One particular challenge we have faced is the project schedule with regard to the limited weather window in the North Country. This issue was addressed during the preconstruction process and, as a result, we researched several alternatives to conventional building systems that are typically constructed on-site. After exploring many options, we settled on a precast foundation and prefabricated wall panels since this approach works well for a building of this size and type. To date the results are very positive.  


PROJECT UPDATE: ABINGDON WATER TREATMENT PLANT

PROJECT UPDATE: ABINGDON WATER TREATMENT PLANT

July 6, 2010

PC Construction completed the construction of the original 10 MGD Abingdon Water Treatment Plant in Abingdon, Maryland, in the fall of 1994. Fifteen years later, we were awarded the $62 million expansion project at this…