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Civil | MALCOLM DRILLING NORTHWEST DISTRICT Drilling for Growth I www.malcolmdrilling.com • Annual revenue: $80 million • Location: Kent, Wash. • Employees: 200 MALCOLM DRILLING IS ONE OF THE PREMIER SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY. BY LUKE GILLESPIE lm Malcowest Drillingt North Distric l techn “We utilized alanthevirtualology ly d that we have, that we had in every technique this project.” our arsenal for district manager –Alan Rasband, vice president and says John Malcolm studies techniques »Malcolm Drilling As a founderthe company has beenthe worldwideonconstruction industry to learn about newjobs. and equipment. result, able to take some of the industry’s most difficult n 1962, John Malcolm founded Malcolm Drilling Co. Inc. with a single rubber-tired drill rig. The company has grown from that one rig to an entire fleet, including limitedaccess and large capacity drills, jet grouting, deep soil mixing and Omega displacement pile rigs. In addition, the company says it has the largest fleet of rotators, oscillators and topdrive drill rigs in North America. Headquartered in San Francisco, Malcolm Drilling was recently ranked the third-largest company in foundation drilling and excavation by Engineering News-Record, which also ranked the company No. 84 for the top 600 specialty contractors across the country. Alan Rasband, vice president and district manager for the Northwest district, credits John Malcolm’s continued involvement for the growth of the company. “Mr. Malcolm has been on the leading-edge of technology and adopting new technology throughout his career,” Rasband says. “Consider how in ’62, he had only a small truck drill and has now grown to more than $100 million worth of foundation equipment. It’s quite a story.” The company says Malcolm focuses on studying the industry for insight into new techniques and equipment. “In developing this insight, Malcolm has been on the leading-edge of designing new equipment and in adopting different techniques of drilling that have enabled his company to complete some of the most difficult foundation and earth support projects undertaken in the industry,” it says. The company adds that Malcolm stays up to date on the techniques and equipment employed in the European and Asian markets, and often brings these ideas and equipment to the United States. “Malcolm Drilling will soon have a 12-foot diameter oscillator and a Bauer drill rig that will represent the two largest pieces of equipment in their category in the world,” Rasband notes. Shoring City Creek The office for Malcolm Drilling’s Northwest district is located 10 miles outside of Seattle in Kent, Wash., and was established in 1986. Rasband says the office continues to have suc- CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM DECEMBER 2009
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Construction Today - December 2009
2010 Construction Forecast
Product Showcase: Hand Tools
F&R Construction Group Inc.
Suffolk Construction: Met 2
Weitz Co.: Solaris at Crossroads
Chance Construction Co.
Allied Building Products Corp.
Bird Construction Co. Inc.: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Broccolini Construction Inc.: EDC Headquarters
CJ Pink Ltd.
Cobra Corporate Management Inc.
DDRM: The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
T.N. Ward Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
Blumenfeld Development Group & Forrest City Ratner – East River Plaza
Clark Construction: Michigan International Speedway
Morton Buildings Inc.
Triangle Associates Inc.: The Gallery on Fulton
Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Walsh Construction: Mercy Corps.
Wasatch Advantage Group: San Tropez
John W. Danforth Co.
Shore Environmental LLC
American Civil Constructors Inc.
Archer Western: I-75/I-475 Reconstruction
Cleland Site Prep Inc.
Delaware DOT: Indian River Inlet Bridge
Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
International Construction Equipment Inc.
Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 – Seattle Intermodal Access Project
Plaza Construction Corp.
B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.
Bergmann Associates: Walkway Over The Hudson
Craig Olden Inc.
G.M. Sipes Construction Inc.
Idaho Sand & Gravel Co.: Ten- Mile Interchange
Malcom Drilling Co. Inc.
Mid Eastern Buildings Inc.: Southampton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minnesota Department of Transportation: I35W Crosstown/ Urban Partnership
Nicholson Construction Co.
Papich Construction Co. Inc.: Route 46 Expansion Project
Tilcon New York Inc.: Interstate
Tyam Excavation and Shoring Ltd.
W.C. English Inc.: U.S. 321
West Electric Corp.
Turner Construction Co.: Eastern High School
Gafcon Inc.: Carlsbad High School Modernization Project
DASNY: Gouverneur Healthcare Services
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
University of Houston Student Housing
HDR Architecture Inc.
Marshall-Lee Construction Corp.
RA-LIN & Associates
Suffolk Construction: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Suffolk Construction: FIU School of International and Public Affairs
Tower Construction: Huntington Memorial Hospital expansion
Absher Construction Co.: Chief Sealth High School and Denny International Middle School
Casey Middle School
Cedar Ridge High School
Clark: Lowell Reception Center
Gilbane/Banks Joint Venture: Coppin State University
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: FORSCOM/USARC New Headquarters
Shaw Construction: Mesa State College Student Center
Shiel Sexton: Butler University
SpawGlass Contractors Inc.: Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage
Stuart Olson: New Edmonton Remand Centre
The Christman Co.
Turner Construction Co
Weddle Construction Ltd.
Kite Realty Group Trust: Eddy Street Commons at NotreDame
Last Look: DANSY
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