AGC PINNACLE awards announced
The 16th Annual PINNACLE Awards recognized top contractors in 2014, sponsored by the Nevada Chapter of the Associated General Contractors. Winners were:
Specialty Contractor Over $500; Meeting The Challenges of a Difficult Job: RHP Mechanical Systems, Inc., for the Ardagh Metal Packaging, USA project.
Specialty Contractor Over $500,000; Meeting The Challenges of a Difficult Job: Granite Construction, for the LogistiCenter 395 project.
Building Construction Under $5 million; Meeting The Challenge of a Difficult Job: Clark & Sullivan Construction, for the remodel of Reno-Tahoe Airport Federal Inspection Services.
Building Construction Over $5 million; Meeting The Challenge of a Difficult Job: Core Construction Services of Nevada, Inc., for the demolition of University of Nevada, Reno’s Getchell Library and utility relocation.
Building Construction Over $5 million; Building Innovation: Q&D Construction for the Interstate 80 Carlin Tunnel project.
Building Construction Under $5 million; Contractors Innovation: Building Solutions, Inc., for the Mercury Mobile Transfer System.
General Engineering Construction Over $5 million; Meeting The Challenges of a Difficult Job: Granite Construction, for Mt. Rose Highway repavement and improvement project.
Also, a People Choice award was given; voted on by luncheon attendees:
Specialty Contractors Over $500,00; Meeting The Challenge of a Difficult Job: L.A. Perks Petroleum Specialists, Inc., for the demolition and rebuilding of the Bango Refinery.
Q-and-A with UNR President Sandoval: ‘We’re going to strengthen our relationships with private industry’
“Economic diversification is inextricably intertwined with higher education and the university,” former Gov. Brian Sandoval told the NNBW last week. Read more in a Q-and-A with the UNR president, in which he discusses the university’s role in the economy and what opportunities are on the horizon in 2021 and beyond.