PileDriver Magazine - Issue #6, 2023

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The largest public port project on the Texas Gulf Coast is no match for McCarthy Building Companies read about their work at Port Freeport Velasco Terminal Berth 8 in the latest issue of PileDriver magazine!
Looking for more marine projects?
We've got you covered.
Crane on beach
Desalination Plant Test
in Long Beach
Featuring: Forefront Deep Foundations

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Galveston Berth 10 Marine Improvements Project
Featuring: Russell Marine LLC

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Ocean Transport Barge Berth
Featuring: Kokosing

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Don't miss these articles, either:
Building a Safe Working Platform
PDCA Toolbox Talks:
Working Platforms Part II

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Dear Darling
What makes Buck Darling say, "My age, attitudes and crippling wishes for things to 'go back to normal' will now allow it ... I have become a fossil." Find out in his latest Dear Darling column, where he talks about recruiting and retaining employees.

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Brendan Fitzpatrick
Career Story
Learn more about Brendan Fitzpatrick, DuroTerra's new president, in this issue's Career Story.

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PDCA Contractor Member
This Texas company thrives on solving problems with a hands-on approach: Taylor Marine Construction, Inc. is PDCA's featured contractor member in this issue of PileDriver magazine.

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PileDriver Magazine - Issue #5, 2023

C.J. Mahan Construction Company, LLC handles the pile driving for Nucor's new Kentucky plate mill.
 
Don't miss these articles:
Toolbox Talk page
TOOLBOX TALK
Solid Ground
Safe working platforms for deep foundation construction

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DEAR DARLING
Succession Planning
Advice on considering the inevitable transfer of family businesses

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Steve Whitty
CAREER STORY
Steve Whitty
Now retired, but always an advocate for the driven pile industry

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PDCA CONTRACTOR MEMBER
D.A. Collins Family of Companies
A legacy of excellence and innovation

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Dow Eagleray project
PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Dow Eagleray Project
Challenge after challenge after challenge ... but GROUP Contractors come out on top

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PDCA Media Kit
ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
New Media Kit Launched
Discover ways to increase brand awareness in PDCA's printed and digital publications

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PileDriver Magazine - Issue #4, 2023

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We've kept you waiting, and it's finally time to find out who won a PDCA Project of the Year Award! Read about this year's winning projects in Issue 4 of PileDriver magazine, available NOW!

Keep scrolling in this newsletter to see the winning companies at a glance. Congratulations to all winners and thank you to everyone who took time to submit an entry. This year saw a record-breaking number of entries and competition was fierce.
 
The submission period for next year's Project of the Year Awards opens on Jan. 2, 2024, with all entries due to PDCA on April 5, 2024! Start planning now!
 
Congratulations to the following recipients of this year's PDCA Project of the Year Awards!
Forefront Deep Foundations
Land: Less than $1 Million
MexicoU.S. Port of Entry Bridge Widening over the All-American Canal

Winning PDCA member: Forefront Deep Foundations, Inc.

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Texas Pile, LLC
Land: $1 Million to $5 Million
Z Modular San Marcos

Winning PDCA member: Texas Pile, LLC

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Richard E. Pierson Construction Co., Inc.
Land: Over $5 Million
Tradepoint Atlantic Inner Berth Bulkhead Improvements East Berth

Winning PDCA member: Richard E. Pierson Construction Co., Inc.

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Cape Romain Contractors
Marine: Less than $5 Million
Noisette Creek Pedestrian Bridge

Winning PDCA member: Cape Romain Contractors, Inc.

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Pacific Pile & Marine
Marine: Over $5 Million
Port of Alaska Petroleum & Cement Terminal Phase 2

Winning PDCA member: Pacific Pile & Marine

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Richard Goettle, Inc.
Earth Retention: Less than
$5 Million
Montgomery County SMART Project

Winning PDCA member: Richard Goettle, Inc.

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ASAP Group
Earth Retention: Over $5 Million
Central Everglades Planning Project New Waters EA A-2 Stormwater Treatment Area

Winning PDCA member: ASAP Group

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Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering, PLLC
Associate/Engineering
Affiliate Category
Surfside Beach Pier Replacement

Winning PDCA member: Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering, PLLC

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Mike Elliott
REMEMBERING
MIKE ELLIOTT

"Fun is Good"
This issue of PileDriver magazine also includes a tribute to Mile Elliott, who passed on June 9, 2023. Elliott generously gave his time, expertise and friendship to PDCA throughout his career, and he will be missed by many in our industry.
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PileDriver Magazine - Issue #2, 2023

In Issue 2 2023 of PileDriver, Brandon Bicknell, president of Russell Marine LLC, talks about how the company has tackled a range of challenging projects along the Gulf Coast since the company's inception in 2010.
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Don't miss these articles:
PROJECT SPOTLIGHT:
Mission Rock Parcel B:
A tight urban site, a demanding schedule, logistical conflicts and underground obstructions but Foundation Constructors, Inc. makes it work

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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT:
It's Never One Job
In this project spotlight about an apartment complex in Charleston, S.C., John King with Pile Drivers, Inc. shares some history with an important lesson: pile driving contractors need to fight for their market share. Read this story about persistence and value engineering.

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STAFFING:
How to Hire: It's Similar to Dating
PDCA member Greg Belpomme with Heron Wolf walks us through the challenges of the modern hiring landscape here are some strategies to help you find your next employee.

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CONSTRUCTION LAW:
Differing Site Conditions
What you need to think about before signing a contract this is how to ensure you're protected

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TOOLBOX TALK:
Overhead Power Lines
The newest Toolbox Talk from PDCA reminds contractors how to stay safe when working around overhead power lines

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