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  • Fall 2016

    McCormick Place, RVC Health Sciences, O’Hare ConRAC, I-74 Project, I-88 Project, Perryville Road, HWY 40, University of Chicago LASR  (download)

     

  • Spring 2016

    CEO’s Message, 2015 People Building Value Awards, Orchard Hills Hoosier Energy, Morrison WTP, Mechanical IT Center Freeport, Great Wolf Lodge, Rock Island FarmAll Tank, Internship program (download)

  • Fall 2015

    I-88 Tollway Rehabilitation, Using Situational Awareness, Lake Forrest Hospital, Nelson Power Plant, Village of Lena, Pearl Valley Eggs, Photos: Year in Review, Cleveland Hotel, Crane Fleet update, Effingham update, NU Kellogg, Helm Group Buildings, Tech Update, United Way Donation, EEO policy. (download)

  • Spring 2015

    Strengths and Weaknesses, 2014 People Building Value Awards, I-90 Kishwaukee Bridge, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, John Deere Road, Update from Commercial Paving, New Kalahari Water Park, Industry Involvement. (download)

  • Fall 2014

    Reaching the Next Milestone, Choose the Behavior Choose the Consequence, Highway 20 Bridges, 2014 Helm Group Project Photos, Route 26 Paving,  New Mechanical Fab Shop, Chicago Athletic Association, Heavy Launches New Website, United Way Donation. (download)

  • Spring 2014

    People Building Value Award Announced, CEO Message, Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, Civil Structures 2014 Large Projects, 2014 Safety Performance and Goals, Biggsville 4 Lane Expressway, 2013 People Building Value Awards, BIM at Illinois Masonic, Woodward Expands in Rockford Area. (download)

  • Fall 2013

    Massive High School in Northwest Indiana, CEO Message, Galena Flood Prevention, Clinton Route 136 Pier Repair, Federal Aviation Administration, Lake Central high School Progress Photos, Fuller Creek Lift Station, Heavy and Capello – A Head Above the Rest, Award Winning Bridges, United Way. (download)

  • Spring 2013

    Spring-2013-Mechanical_CS5-to-printPeople Building Value Award Announced, Conmat Quarries, Rock River East Interceptor, Morgan Street Bridge Progress Photos, 2012 PBV Awards, NU School of Music, UWM Freshwater, EEO Policy. (download)

  • Fall 2012

    Hyatt High-Rise Starting Strong, Bypass Improvement Completed, Civil Expands to South with Acquisition, A Year in Review, Morgan Street Bridge Arch Erected, Mechanical Builds Big at CSL Behring, Mechanical Leads the Way, Heavy Celebrates Years of Service, Helm Group has Record EMR. (download)

  • Spring 2012

    Integrated Project Delivery, Route 40 Bridge Project, PBV Recognition and Awards, Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center, National Apprenticeship Program, Rock Island Wet Weather Treatment Plant, How to Handle an OSHA Inspection, Tracking the Savings at Heavy. (download)

News

  • Mechanical Inc Wins Great Lakes Safety Award

    Mechanical Inc recently won the Safety Achievement Award from the Great Lakes Construction Association for outstanding accomplishments in achieving an exemplary safety record during 2016. With Mechanical’s commitment to safety, a culture of safe work, and dedicated safety personnel,  awards like this are welcomed but are not surprising. Mechanical’s EMR is well below industry averages. Commitment to safety is everyone’s job. Thanks to all Mechanical workers for their ongoing commitment to safety.

  • Mechanical Inc Partnership with Freeport High School

    From the article:
    “Mechanical Inc. is one of the companies that is collaborating with FHS on career opportunities. FHS has a CAD class that closely aligns with the skillset needed for Mechanical. Mechanical appointed an employee to work with the FHS instructor and identify the students that would make good future employees. They then developed a contest for the students and awarded a cash prize to the winners. Mechanical was also able to provide student internships for the summer.”

    Read the entire article here:
    Freeport Principal’s View: Connecting the workforce with the classroom

  • Mechanical Inc Plans New IT Building

    This Summer, Mechanical Inc will break ground on new IT/ CAD center at its existing campus in Freeport, IL. The new building will be the center of operations for the CAD department. In addition to providing space for new jobs, the building will be used as a tech center for company. See the full story here:
    Helm Group plans new IT building in Freeport

  • Helm Group Wins Freeport Chamber Business of the Year

    This March, Helm Group was recognized by the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce as the 2016 Business of the Year. Congratulations to all Helm Group employees on a fantastic year. Please see the the full story here:
    Freeport Journal Standard: Helm Group earns Business of the Year at Freeport Chamber of Commerce dinner

  • Civil nominated for 2 AGC Awards

    Civil Constructors has been nominated for the AGC New Bridge Construction Award for the US 20 Bypass Bridges and the Bridge Rehabilitation Award for the US6 Coal Creek Bridge.  Both projects were recipients of 2015 Certificates of Merit.

  • Helm Group EMR at new record of 0.46

    The 2016 EMR for the Helm Group companies improved from 0.47 to 0.46, as a result of their proactive approach to safety and claim management.

  • Mechanical hosts MCAA Fabrication Conference.

    Over 200 contractors from the U.S. and Canada visited Mechanical’s Freeport pipe fabrication shop for a presentation on Best Practices in Fabrication. 15 separate stations were set up to showcase the company’s CAD and fabrication capabilities.

  • Mechanical hosts MCAA Fabrication Conference.

    Over 200 contractors from the U.S. and Canada visited Mechanical’s Freeport pipe fabrication shop for a presentation on Best Practices in Fabrication. 15 separate stations were set up to showcase the company’s CAD and fabrication capabilities.

  • Helm Group EMR at new record of 0.46

    The 2016 EMR for the Helm Group companies improved from 0.47 to 0.46, as a result of their proactive approach to safety and claim management.

  • Heavy contributes to AEMP Educational Foundation

    Heavy Construction Services made a donation to the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Educational Foundation, which focuses on attracting equipment mechanics to the construction industry and providing ongoing education opportunities for mechanics.