The “Peak Performance Award for Excellence in Construction, ” by Western Colorado Associated Builders & Contractors (WCOABC) for the Eagle Mine Site Reclamation in 1997 was awarded to us. We then went on to compete at a national level, where there were more than 400 entries in 76 different divisions. In the December of 1997, Reams Construction Co. had won the “Merit Award for National Excellence in Construction” in ABC’s competition in the Public Works/Environmental category.
According to ABC’s National Excellence in Construction Awards website, the program is “the premiere competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nation.” The Eagle Mine Site Reclamation was picked as the best among other outstanding project submissions: “The project…exemplified the very best in merit shop construction in America today,” proclaimed Robert P. Hepner, Vice President of ABC at the time of the award.
The following year, Reams Construction Co. received the Merit Award for Excellence in Construction” for the Aspen Water Treatment Plant Project at a local level and nationally received an honorable mention.
Reams Construction Co. has also received numerous first and second place “Excellence in Safety” awards as a member of ABC. The competition recognizes those companies who are actively working to create and maintain a safe work environment by making safety a way of doing business. “Excellence in Safety” is determined by a variety of parameters including but not limited to:
The challenges of various projects provide a unique opportunity to address a variety of unusual situations that require innovative solutions. Here are a few examples of creatively-addressed projects that we are particularly proud of: