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Industrial | IRISH CONSTRUCTION CO. »Irish Construction recently completed Michigan’s first integrated biomass-toenergy wastewater treatment facility. Luck of the Irish ‘T radition” and “excellence” are two words Howell, Mich.-based Irish Construction Co. says hold deep meaning for it. Richard Irish founded the company in 1974 after accumulating 30 years of building experience, starting with his days of splitting fieldstone with his grandfather at the age of 12. In 1990, he passed the torch to his son, President and CEO Kevin Irish, who continues to uphold the company’s mission and values. “This legacy has been honored by a committed company of individuals and a third generation of Irish family dedicated to maintaining rare integrity in the industry, both in workmanship and in business relationships,” Irish Construction says. “Today, Irish Construction is a well-seasoned team of skilled tradesmen, field superintendents, project managers, estimators and support staff,” the company continues. “Marked by an exceptionally low turnover, our talented personnel provide a trusted and proven platform from which to offer consistent product value and an unhesitating commitment to our client’s needs. With this conviction, Irish Construction has continued to grow even stronger, larger and more widely versed.” IRISH CONSTRUCTION BRINGS SIGNIFICANCE TO THE WORD ‘GREEN’ IN TWO SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS. • Retail, restaurants and service stations • Worship facilities • Educational and institutional facilities • Public safety and municipal buildings • Parks and recreation • Historic preservation and renovation • Green building and adaptive reuse • Infrastructure and tunnels • Sewage and water treatment plants and pumping stations Full-Service Contractor Throughout the years, Irish Construction’s service scope has expanded to include general contracting, construction management, design/build and maintenance. “As a full-service company offering direct, hands-on performance and management, we have successfully completed a broad range of commercial types,” it says. These include: • Manufacturing and industrial • Healthcare and research laboratories • Corporate office remodels and new builds ‘Poo to Power’ In August, Irish Construction finished work on the Delhi Charter Township Wastewater Treatment Plant in Holt, Mich. It is the state’s first integrated biomass-to-energy digester project that incorporates heat recovery and electrical power generation. “Summarized aptly by those involved with the project, this ‘poo to power’ initiative will be the first facility in Michigan capable of creating CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM OCTOBER 2009
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - October 2009
Construction Today - October 2009
Regional Spotlight: Southwest
Ledcor Construction Hawaii LLC
C.H. GUERNSEY & Co.
First Gulf Development Corp.: Meadowvale Corporate Centre
Jacobsen Construction: Workers Compensation Fund Headquarters
Novak Construction Co.
Affordable Concepts Inc.
HBD Construction Inc.: Edwardsville Crossing
Ledcor Construction: Napa, Calif.
Mared Mechanical Contractors Corp.
Myers & Chapman Inc.
Summit Contractors Group Inc.
Wilcox Construction Inc.
Special Focus: Mergers & Acquisitions
Hensel Phelps: Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport Sky Train
Circle Construction LLC
Electrical Contractors Inc.
Everett, Wash., Department of Public Works
Imco General Construction Inc.: Arlington WWTP
New Prince Concrete Construction
R.N. Rouse & Co. Inc.
Stanek Constructors Inc.
Fort Lewis: New Barracks, Army Growth Complex and Support Battalion
Torcon Inc.: Brookhaven National Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bovis Lend Lease: FBI Denver HQ
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
Bird Construction Co.: Shearwater Helicopter Base
Carbon Constructors Inc.
Consultants & Builders Inc.
Emerick Construction Co.: Rock Creek Middle School
Broadmoor/Boh Brothers Construction Co.: U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command
Cahill Contractors Inc.: The Oakland Museum of California Phase 1
Flintco Inc.: Germantown Women & Children’s Pavilion
Gamma Construction Co.
Kreizenbeck Constructors: BSU Student Union
Pizzagalli Construction Co.: FAHC Radiation Oncology
Robins & Morton: Lincoln Hospital
Steele & Freeman Inc.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC)
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction: Armed Forces Retirement Village
BBL Construction Services LLC: The Glen at Sugar Hill Apartments
Chelsea Investment Corp.
Affirmed Housing Group
Westland Construction Inc.: Bridges at Citifront
Product Showcase: Plumbing Equipment
Hunzinger Construction Co.: Johnson Controls Headquarters
B.L. Harbert International LLC: S.O.F. 5th Special Forces Battalion Operations Complex
Duke Construction: Monarch Beverage Co. Headquarters
Irish Construction Co.
TMU LLC (Triune)
Last Look: Consultants & Builders Inc.
Construction Today - October 2009