In all, seven companies were recognized for effectively solving unique jobsite challenges while safely completing projects.The association opened a new category this year for Miscellaneous Metal, which includes bridges, decking, ornamental steel, reinforcing steel, and steel fabrication projects.
Winners will get the chance to participate in a peer panel discussion at AISC’s Steel Conference in 2023.Read more
Project of the Year Winners:
Miscellaneous Metals, Class II: Shelby Erectors
Structural, Class I: Steel Fab Enterprises, LLC
Structural, Class III: Williams Steel Erection Co., Inc.
Structural, Class IV: Deem Structural Services
Structural, Class I:Hodges Erectors, Inc.,
Structural, Class III: Flawless Steel Welding
Structural, Class IV: Mid Atlantic Erectors
2022 Safety and Craft Training Excellence Recipients
Eleven member companies were recognized for their outstanding safety records and comprehensive training program. “Good safety records, comprehensive training aligned with long-term career paths, and awards recognitions, are among the criteria that prospective employees consider when deciding where to apply," said Bryan McClure, Chairman, Safety & Education Committee. "Beyond the inherent value of being a safe company, it’s also a great marketing tool in a highly competitive market.”Read More
Bracken Construction Company
Derr & Gruenewald Construction
Gardner Watson Decking
Empire Steel Erectors
FM Steel Construction
L.R. Willson & Sons
Craft Training Excellence
Category 1: Derr & Gruenewald Construction
Category 2: Shelby Erectors
Category 3 = 1-60 employees
Category 2= 61-120 employees
Category 1=121+ employees
SEAA Celebrates 50 Years on the Historic USS Yorktown
The association kicked off its 50th Anniversary on April 8, 2022, at the conclusion of its 2022 Convention & Trade Show in Charleston, S.C., with a celebration on the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier. The association has released avideo presentation and historical timelinethat documents the last 50 years. Read More
New Officers, Members Named to SEAA Board of Directors
SEAA announced at its annual membership meeting on April 7, 2022 in Charleston, S.C., the slate of officers to serve from 2022 to 2024.“Ilook forward to leading a dedicated group of volunteers who have fresh ideas for increasing value for our members,” said David Deem, incoming President.Read More
How Contractors Can Mitigate Risks Tied to Price Increases
At the end of 2021, the inflation rate in the U.S. stood at 6.2 percent, about four times the market benchmark, and construction materials rose 23 percent over the course of one year. While many contractors are busier than ever, securing materials is a challenge and is creating uncertainty in project pricing and scheduling.Read More
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Several member companies participated in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction on May 2-6, 2022.
Participating members include, Shelby Erectors, Gardner-Watson Studs, and Gardner-Watson Decking. Trivent Safety Consulting presented its Dynamic Stretch & Flex program and demonstrated rescue training to High Plains Steel Services and Derr & Gruenewald Construction during the week-long event.
Ashley Sling Inc., Atlanta, Ga., a leading wire rope and rigging fabricator in the southeastern U.S., turned 30 in March. Owners and brothers Greg, David, and Mike Ashley opened the company’s doors in 1992, and have focused on providing the highest quality products and service ever since. Ashley Sling now has locations in Charlotte, N.C., Columbus, Miss., and Knoxville, Tenn.Read More
SDS2 2022 Solid Steel Award Application is Now Open
The SDS2 Solid Steel Award highlights the projects users are bringing to life in commercial and industrial sectors. SDS2's internal judging panel will select finalists in each category to be presented for open public voting. The winners will be announced at SDS2 Summit 2022, taking place October 19-20 in San Antonio, Texas.
Submissions are due August 12, 2022.To submit your applicationclick here.