BMWC has received the highest honor in national construction safety (Gold Star Award) and was recognized along with a confidential refinery client and the Will-Grundy Counties Building Trades for their outstanding performance at the Annual National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee (NMAPC) Zero Injury Safety (ZISA) awards. Commenting on this achievement, Clay West (BMWC Corporate Safety Director) said “The… Continue reading.
BMWC was challenged to perform the setting of (2) 15’ x 52’ cooling tower unit sections within an active, working refinery. The original plan to set the modules included a piece of equipment that had to be fabricated, which would have pushed back the completion date. Pushing back the schedule wasn’t an option because other projects couldn’t… Continue reading.
Three of BMWC’s core values are integrity, people and leadership. These values lead us to become partners with United Way to help thousands of people in need. The Lake and Porter County Indiana United Way organizations partnered with U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky to bring a new event to the area called “Canstruction.” BMWC proudly sponsored a team for the event and provided two engineer interns to coach our… Continue reading.
BMWC Vice President Greg Kroh received the 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA). This award is given to one individual a year who performs outstanding service to the association and/or the industry. For more information about the MCA, visit www.mca.org.
United Way presented BMWC Constructors with the Best Special Event award for raising $5,500 during Three Floyds Brewery’s “Dark Lord Festival.” All proceeds were donated to Lake Area United Way. For the past three years, BMWC Constructors has leveraged the company’s close proximity to the brewery by selling parking spaces in their employee lot to raise funds for… Continue reading.
The Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF) presented BMWC with the “Industrial Contractor of the Year” award for the work done at the BP Whiting Refinery. BMWC was recognized for the following BP projects: 12 Pipestill Transitional Outage, Firewater Renewal Project, DDU TROUT Project, and the CSMP Project. In addition, The Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT) awarded… Continue reading.
BMWC received several awards at the 2014 MICCS safety awards banquet, including the coveted Crystal Eagle Award. The Excellence in Safety Award is known as the “Crystal Eagle” and is the highest honor that MICCS can bestow upon a company. We have now won the Crystal Eagle four times individually as well as once with our… Continue reading.
Fall Prevention Approximately a third of all injuries reported happen in the home, and they tend to hit small children and elderly adults the most. Falls are the number one cause of home injuries and death in the US. The two groups most at risk for falls are children younger than 5 and adults over… Continue reading.
State Farm conducted an online survey and reported the following: 1 in 5 people admitted to surfing the Internet while driving. Most of them reported accessing the net when stopped at a stop light or in heavy traffic. They also said they commonly surf the web while driving alone, during the day, or on long… Continue reading.
Safety in the garage A common practice that takes place during this time of year is the dreaded task of spring cleaning of garages. As you are doing your spring cleaning, please take into consideration the storage of chemicals and poisons. Everyone has them, but are they stored properly? Some quick statistics. 838 children ages… Continue reading.