UM G.G. Brown building named one of best projects of 2016

Granger adds to impressive portfolio with Build America Merit Award The renovation of the University of Michigan’s G.G. Brown Laboratory Building was named as one of the most significant construction projects of 2016, the Associated General Contractors of America announced …

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Granger Executive VP elected 2017 AGC Michigan Chairman

Darryl Massa, executive vice president of operations for Granger Construction, was recently elected the 2017 chairman of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Michigan, the state’s leading association for commercial construction firms. Read the full press release.

Three construction podcasts worth your time

Podcasts help professionals stay informed, make most of time Professionals in the construction industry utilize a variety of ways to stay up-do-date and abreast of the latest news and happenings. Today, in an industry and world that is busier and changing …

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3 takeaways from the 2016 AIA/AGC Mid Summer Conference

Owners, architects, construction managers collaborating more, improving delivery In early August, I attended the AIA/AGC 73rd Annual Mid Summer Conference on Mackinac Island. This conference brings together architects and contractors for three days of presentations and discussions about the latest …

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“Take a Stand” Day puts focus on worker safety

As of August 2, there have been 14 worker deaths in 2016, according to the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). Many of these deaths could have been prevented. Today, staff from MIOSHA will visit worksites in high-hazard industries …

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World Architecture Festival Shortlist

There’s a scene in the movie “Gladiator” when, upon seeing the Roman Colosseum for the first time, the characters stare in amazement at the grand edifice and marvel at the ability of humankind to create such structures. Perusing the list …

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Tri-State Sheriffs’ Forum: Top 5 Takeaways

Government and corrections officials from three Midwestern states gathered recently in Lansing, Michigan to discuss trends related to the funding, design and construction of corrections facilities. The first-ever Tri-State Sheriffs’ Forum, hosted by Granger Construction, welcomed officials from 15 counties …

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