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Marnie Phelps joins Manhattan Construction Company as Tulsa-area Director of Community Relations

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Marnie Phelps joins Manhattan Construction Company as Tulsa-area Director of Community Relations

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Manhattan Construction Company, a top nationally ranked general building company, has announced Marnie Phelps as director of community relations for the company’s Tulsa-area office. In this role, Phelps will assist with advancing Manhattan’s team member engagement within the community through civic, community, business and charitable organizations.

Phelps has led and directed numerous community, marketing, and business development activities during her 20-year career in the architecture, engineering construction industry. 

“Marnie is a life-long Tulsan and brings a unique blend of technical expertise and community leadership,” said Ryan Haynie, Manhattan Construction Company vice president.  “As a Tulsa-based, fifth generation family owned company, Manhattan’s involvement in the community is a fundamental part of our operations, and we are fortunate to have Marnie join our team to coordinate our efforts.”

Phelps is a board member and past president of the Child Abuse Network (CAN). She is also a member of Leadership Tulsa Class 49 and an Oklahoma government relations chair appointee for International Council for Shopping Centers (ICSC). She has a bachelor’s degree in interior design, from the University of Arkansas.

Tulsa Business and Legal News selected Phelps as a 2016 “Women of Distinction” honoree and a 2014 “Tulsa 40” honoree. Also, Tulsa People recognized her in the 2015 as the “Volunteer Spotlight.”

About Manhattan Construction Company:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction Company provides preconstruction, construction management, program management, general building, and design-build services throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Manhattan’s award-winning portfolio of work includes sports, healthcare, government, education, laboratory, aviation, transportation, convention, casino, and hospitality facilities. Manhattan is a 15-time Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC), an eight-time STEP Diamond Safety Award Winner, and a 2017 Pinnacle Safety Award winner − ABC’s top national safety honor. www.manhattanconstruction.com

Manhattan Construction Company is a subsidiary of Manhattan Construction Group, which has operations in the building, civil, pipeline, and specialty construction segments. Manhattan Construction Group was named 2017 “Contractor of the Year” in a five-state region by ENR Texas & Louisiana. Its operations include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC. www.manhattanconstructiongroup.com

ABC of Oklahoma presents Manhattan Construction Group with 2018 national safety honors and eight “Excellence In Construction” awards

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Oklahoma has honored Manhattan Construction Group companies with eight 2018 Excellence in Construction Awards and national safety honors. The accolades were presented to Manhattan Construction Company and Cantera Concrete Company at the ABC Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 25, 2018, in the Cox Business Center Grand Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Manhattan Construction Company received the ABC STEP Diamond Safety Award – the highest honor in the ABC Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Awards program. According to the ABC 2018 Safety Performance Report, STEP Diamond Achievers are 670% safer than the industry average. This is the eighth consecutive year that Manhattan Construction Co. has earned this honor.

Manhattan Construction Company won 2018 ABC Oklahoma “Excellence in Construction” awards for construction of the following projects:

Choctaw Nation | Tribal Complex
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Choctaw Nation | Tribal Complex in Durant, Oklahoma in the “Mega-Projects Over $100 million” category.

Manhattan Construction Company served as construction manager for the campus, which is home to five buildings including a 500,000-square-foot Tribal Headquarters Building, 9,700-square-foot Data Center, 11,000-square-foot Public Safety Building, 45,000-square-foot Wellness Center, and a 48,000-square-foot Facility Maintenance Building.

Frankfurt Short Bruza designed the data center, headquarters building, and site infrastructure. JCJ Architecture designed the wellness center, public safety building, and warehouse/storage building.

 

KFOR-TV Tribute Media
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KFOR-TV Tribute Media in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the “Commercial $10 – $25 million” category.

Built by Manhattan Construction Company and designed by REES Associates, Inc., this project included a new 42,880-square-foot multimedia broadcast and communications facility, including a redesigned 4 Warn Storm Center.

The glass skin of the building has hurricane rated exterior curtainwall throughout.  The thick walls of concrete and steel reinforcing are designed to be tornado-resistant during Oklahoma’s toughest weather.   

 

Norman Regional Healthplex Flexmove and Cath Lab
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Norman Regional Healthplex Flexmove and Cath Lab in Norman, Oklahoma in the “Healthcare under $2 million” category.

Built by Manhattan Construction Company and designed by JHBR Architecture, the HealthPlex is a 152-bed, state-of-the-art specialty hospital with cardiology and cardiovascular services, orthopedic and spine services, and women’s and children’s services.  

The new Cath Lab project has epoxy flooring throughout the space that provides a hard surface that is easily cleaned and maintained. The LED lighting system includes adjustable light levels for comfort and function. The Cath Lab includes lead-lined windows and lead-lined drywall throughout the space for staff viewing during specific equipment use and procedures.

 

OSU Spears School of Business
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Oklahoma State University New Business Building in Stillwater, Oklahoma in the “Institutional $25 to $100 million” category.

Built by Manhattan Construction Company and designed by Elliott and Associates, OSU’s new 140,000-square-foot business building includes 13 classrooms, 16 team/breakout rooms, nine conference rooms, four labs, seven academic department offices, 150 offices, and 55 digital displays.

 

McAlester Regional Health Center | Emergency Center Addition / Remodel
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McAlester Regional Health Center | Emergency Center Addition / Remodel in McAlester, Oklahoma in the “Healthcare $5 to $15 million” category.

Built by Manhattan Construction Company and designed by Health Facilities Group, the new two-story addition provides four dedicated trauma rooms and 14 treatment rooms, including two heart specialists, cardiac interventionists and 24-hour laboratory services for heart tests.

 

Broken Arrow Public Schools Freshman Academy
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Broken Arrow Public Schools Freshman Academy in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in the “Institutional $5 to $10 million” category.

Built by Manhattan Construction Company and designed by Selser Schaefer Architects, the expansion of the Freshman Academy creates an additional 24,000 square feet of space within two stories with four science labs on the second floor.

Cantera Concrete Company received the ABC STEP Platinum Safety Award and won the 2018 ABC Oklahoma “Excellence in Construction” award for the following projects:

OSU CEAT Undergraduate Lab
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Oklahoma State University College of Engineering, Architecture, & Technology (CEAT) Undergraduate Lab Building in Stillwater, Oklahoma in the “Other Specialty Construction – Concrete category.

The new CEAT Lab Building, designed by Frankfurt Short Bruza, is a three-story steel frame structure with a penthouse. Cantera Concrete Company was honored for the concrete work.

The 26,000-square-foot building footprint included approximately 2,800 cubic yards of concrete for piers, foundations, slab on grade, and slabs on metal deck. Cantera installed stainless steel inlays in the floors, which were set precisely and to exact grade. Designed and engineered by OSU, Cantera advised in the manufacturing of the inlays.

 

OSU Remember the Four
Image Credit: Cantera Concrete Company

OSU Remember the Four Memorial in Stillwater, Oklahoma in the “Specialty Construction” category.

Designed by Beck Design, this project was a memorial to commemorate the loss of four members of the Oklahoma State University’s athletics family, who perished in a plane crash while on a recruiting visit in 2011. Cantera Concrete Company was honored for its quality concrete work for this project.

About Manhattan Construction Group

 Manhattan Construction Group, a top-nationally ranked construction services firm, has operations in the building, civil, pipeline, and specialty construction segments. The company provides preconstruction, construction management, program management, general building, and design-build services throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Manhattan was named 2017 “Contractor of the Year” in a five-state region by ENR Texas & Louisiana. Its operations include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC. www.manhattanconstructiongroup.com

Manhattan Construction announces Oklahoma City-area leadership promotions

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – Oklahoma-based Manhattan Construction Company, a top nationally ranked general building company, has announced the promotion of Craig Abbott to vice president and Brent Collins to operations manager for Manhattan’s Oklahoma City office, which serves the central Oklahoma region.

“Craig and Brent have been working together for several years in Oklahoma City and the greater central Oklahoma region,” said John Reyhan, president of Manhattan Construction Company. “Their transition into these leadership roles is a natural one that continues our commitment to continuity of quality service for our clients.”

Craig Abbott, Manhattan Construction Company Vice President – Oklahoma City.

Craig Abbott, Manhattan Construction Company Vice President – Oklahoma City.

During Abbott’s 17-year career, he has served on Manhattan project teams in Dallas and most recently in Oklahoma City, where he has served as project director. With more than $1.3 billion of construction projects in his portfolio of work, Manhattan’s clients will benefit from his diverse expertise in multiple market sectors. He has worked on projects for Oklahoma State University, The Dallas Cowboys, Pier 1, the Federal Aviation Administration and work for local municipalities.

Abbott graduated with a construction management degree from Oklahoma State University. He was nationally recognized by Building Design + Construction magazine as a “40 Under 40 Class of 2015” honoree.

Brent Collins, Manhattan Construction Company Operations Manager – Oklahoma City.

Brent Collins, Manhattan Construction Company Operations Manager – Oklahoma City.

Before his promotion to operations manager, Collins served as senior superintendent. With 22 years of construction experience in central Oklahoma, he has led field teams on more than half a billion in construction. A few of his projects include the Chesapeake Energy Arena Addition, Osler Hotel Renovation, First Council Casino, and several projects for The University of Oklahoma. Collins’s community involvement includes volunteering for WildCare Oklahoma and Rebuilding Together OKC, an organization that works to improve the homes and lives of low-income, elderly homeowners in the Oklahoma City metro area.

Collins graduated with a construction science degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2001. He is ASHE Certified, an esteemed credential bestowed by The American College of Healthcare Executives. He was named a “40 Under 40 Class of 2015” honoree by Oklahoma Magazine.

Abbott and Collins hold the LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) designation, a certification earned through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

About Manhattan Construction Company:

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction Company provides preconstruction, construction management, program management, general building, and design-build services throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Manhattan’s award-winning portfolio of work includes sports, healthcare, government, education, laboratory, aviation, transportation, convention, casino and hospitality facilities. Manhattan is a 15-time Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC), an eight-time STEP Diamond Safety Award Winner, and a 2017 Pinnacle Safety Award winner − ABC’s top national safety honor. www.manhattanconstruction.com

Manhattan Construction Company is a subsidiary of Manhattan Construction Group, which has operations in the building, civil, pipeline, and specialty construction segments. Manhattan Construction Group was named 2017 “Contractor of the Year” in a five-state region by ENR Texas & Louisiana. Its operations include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC. www.manhattanconstructiongroup.com

Manhattan Construction’s Brandon Batt receives National Safety Council Award

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Manhattan Construction's Brandon Batt receives National Safety Council Award

On October 22, the National Safety Council (NSC) will present its prestigious “Rising Star of Safety Award” to Manhattan Construction Company Safety Manager Brandon Batt at the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo in Houston, Texas.

The National Safety Council developed the “Rising Stars of Safety” to help shine a light on up-and-coming safety stars. Nominees are recognized at the NSC Congress & Expo and are highlighted in Safety+ Health® magazine.

“Brandon’s compassion for others drives his personal belief in the value of safety to business operations and, more importantly, to his commitment to accident prevention,” said Brian Killion, vice president of operations for Manhattan Construction Company.

Batt honorably served in the United States Army from 1998-2006. He was a notification trainer and mission leader to the Wounded in Action (WIA) and Killed in Action (KIA) notification branch, and then served as Head Liaison for Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Bethesda National Navy Medical Center.

Killion said, “Through his military experience, Brandon understands the direct impact that injury or death can have on an individual and their family. We are fortunate to have this caring leader at the helm of our safety programs in the Washington, DC area.”

Batt joined Manhattan Construction Co. in 2012. In 2016, Construction Equipment Magazine honored him as a 40 under 40 honoree.

Visit nsc.org/awards for additional information about the National Safety Council Awards.

About Manhattan Construction Company

Manhattan Construction Company, the general building arm of Manhattan Construction Group, is among the largest privately-held construction services firms in the U.S. Manhattan provides preconstruction, construction management, program management, general building, and design-build services throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Manhattan is a 14-time Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC), an eight-time STEP Diamond Safety Award winner and a 2017 Pinnacle Safety Award winner, which is ABC’s top national safety honor. www.manhattanconstruction.com  

About the National Safety Council

The National Safety Council (nsc.org) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education, and advocacy. Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact. www.nsc.org/home

Manhattan Construction promotes Ryan Haynie to lead Tulsa Division

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Manhattan Construction promotes Ryan Haynie to lead Tulsa Division

TULSA, OKLAHOMA – Tulsa-based Manhattan Construction Company, a top nationally ranked general building company, announced the promotion of Ryan Haynie to vice president of the Tulsa division, which is responsible for operations in Eastern Oklahoma and Arkansas.

During Haynie’s 18-year career with the company, he has taken on increased responsibilities. He most recently served as operations manager for Manhattan’s Tulsa office. Haynie has taken a leadership role in the development and launch of company initiatives related to quality control and client engagement.

“We are extremely excited to promote Ryan into the leadership role for the Tulsa region,” said Manhattan Construction Group President Larry Rooney. “His passion for Tulsa and the surrounding area will be a great benefit to all our customers and the community.”

“Ryan is a life-long Oklahoman who has spent his career building projects that enrich the City of Tulsa’s landscape and livability,” said John Reyhan, president of Manhattan Construction Company. “Ryan is highly respected by our Manhattan family and clientele and has served as a positive role model, leader, and technical expert throughout his career.”

In 2018, Haynie was named a “Top Young Professional” in a five-state region by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Texas & Louisiana. The honor recognized him as among the best of the region’s next generation who are motivated to be better builders while maintaining a work-life balance that harmonizes family and community. In 2013, Haynie was recognized as a “40 under 40” honoree by both the Oklahoma Magazine and the Tulsa Business & Legal News.

U.S. Department of Labor and Manhattan Construction Company Sign Partnership To Enhance Safety and Health at Globe Life Field

Friday, August 24th, 2018
U.S. Department of Labor and Manhattan Construction Company Sign Partnership To Enhance Safety and Health at Globe Life Field
Caption: Eric Harbin, OSHA Acting Regional Administrator, and Josh Flesher,
OSHA Assistant Regional Director, and Manhattan Construction Company’s
Globe Life Field project team on OSHA partnership signing day, July 26, 2018.

ARLINGTON, TX – On Thursday, July 26, Manhattan Construction Company, along with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), signed a partnership to help protect approximately 1,000 workers during construction of Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The 1.7 million-square-foot project will be the new home of the Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball organization.

The unique partnership will focus on reducing and preventing exposure to hazards in the construction industry, as well as promote open lines of communication between contractors and subcontractors to improve safety and health management systems and to provide for a comprehensive mentorship and training program that would benefit all contractors working on the job site. Through its Strategic Partnership Program, OSHA works with employers, employees, professional and trade associations, labor organizations, and other interested stakeholders to establish specific goals, strategies, and performance measures to improve worker safety and health.

“Putting proactive safety measures in place is crucial for highly-successful safety programs and achieving zero incidents,” said Manhattan Construction Company Vice President of Operations Jim Cuddihee. “Our partnership with OSHA will help us achieve that goal by providing advanced evaluation and hazard prevention reviews to ensure the health and well-being of every worker on our site.”

Tulsa-based Manhattan Construction Company is construction manager for the Globe Life Field project, which is a ground-up construction of a new baseball park, multi-purpose entertainment, and sports facility for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and the City of Arlington. The new 40,000-seat, retractable-roof stadium is planned to be completed by the March 2020 opening day.

Globe Life Field is the fifth project in which Manhattan Construction Company has participated in a partnership with OSHA.

 

Brett Harrison honored as ASA-OK “Superintendent of the Year.”

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Brett Harrison receives 'Superintendent of the Year'

OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Subcontractors Association of Oklahoma (ASA-OK) has named Manhattan Construction Company Superintendent Brett Harrison “Superintendent of the Year.”

Harrison received the honor at ASA-OK’s 2018 Annual Awards Gala held Friday, June 15 at the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

The subcontracting community nominated Harrison for exhibiting expert supervision and direction of the projects he oversees, open and professional communication, understanding of processes and workforce scheduling of subcontractors, building relationships on the project site, safety, and knowledge of contract documents, including state and local policies.

“During his career, Brett has established an excellent reputation among his peers for his hard work and dedication to project success,” said Kyle Nelson, Manhattan Construction Company vice president. “It is a pleasure to congratulate Brett on this esteemed honor.”

After working in the subcontractor trades, Harrison joined Manhattan in 2010 where he has been involved in more than $140 million in construction projects. He specializes in healthcare construction and is currently serving on the INTEGRIS Council Emergency Hospital and Medical Office Building project team in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

ASA-OK is an organization dedicated to addressing the issues and concerns affecting Oklahoma subcontractors.

First structural steel column installed at Globe Life Field

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The first structural steel column was installed at the new Globe Life Field project Friday, June 15. The occasion marks the start of vertical construction on the future new home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club.

Officials from the Texas Rangers and Manhattan Construction Company joined with several Texas Rangers players at the event. In all, approximately 35,000 tons of steel (16,000 in the seating bowl; 19,000 for the roof) will be used in the construction of Globe Life Field.

The official groundbreaking for Globe Life Field took place on September 28, 2017, with construction beginning the following week. The new 1.7 million square foot ballpark, located on 13 acres just south of the current Globe Life Park in Arlington, will include a retractable roof for climate control and shelter for fans during the hot summer months. Seating capacity is approximately 40,000 for Globe Life Field, which will open in March 2020. HKS is the design architect for the project, and Manhattan Construction Company is the Construction Manager.

Tyler McManaman Selected as an Oklahoma Magazine 2018 “40 Under 40” Honoree

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Tyler McManamanWe are pleased to announce that Manhattan Construction Company Project Manager Tyler McManaman has been selected as an Oklahoma Magazine 2018 “40 Under 40” honoree. Each year Oklahoma Magazine chooses 40 individuals who represent the best the state has to offer in all fields of business, with the common goal of putting Oklahoma on the map as a state of the future.

Tyler started his Manhattan career as a project manager in 2016 where he quickly earned a reputation of service and dedication among his colleagues and clients. Tyler specializes in construction of healthcare and higher education projects. His most recent project management work includes projects for the University of Oklahoma (OU), Norman Regional Hospital, and Moore Norman Technology Center. Tyler holds the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate credential and has a degree in construction science from OU.

Tyler is invested in industry and civic responsibility. He is active in the community and participates on various boards and organizations including the Association of General Contractors (AGC) of Oklahoma, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Oklahoma, Construction Leadership Council (CLC), United States Green Building Council (USGBC), American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), Design Build Institute of America (DBIA), Infant Crisis Center and Rebuilding Together OKC.

Tyler has strong roots in Oklahoma. He holds a strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty, inclusiveness and setting high standards.

“We are extremely proud to have Tyler represent Manhattan’s culture of uncompromising dedication. Quite simply, Tyler is an integral part of transforming Oklahoma’s landscape. He is a solid role model in the construction industry,” said Kyle Nelson, Manhattan Construction Company vice president.

Read Tyler’s “40 Under 40” Oklahoma Magazine profile:

http://www.okmag.com/2018/03/22/40-under-40-2018/6/

Manhattan Construction Company wins top national safety award from Associated Builders and Contractors

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Pinnacle Award logo

On behalf of Manhattan Construction Company, Safety Managers Trista Shomo and Scott March accepted the National Safety Pinnacle Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) on March 21 during the 28th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, Calif.
Caption: On behalf of Manhattan Construction Company, Safety Managers Trista Shomo and Scott Marsh accepted the National Safety Pinnacle Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) on March 21 during the 28th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, Calif.

TULSA, OKLAHOMATulsa-based Manhattan Construction Company has been named the winner of the 2017 National Safety Pinnacle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Manhattan Construction Company received the award March 21 during the 28th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at the ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, California.

There are three levels of achievement for the National Safety Excellence Award (NSEA) competition: Excellence, Merit and the Pinnacle Award. While Excellence and Merit represent exceptional and outstanding safety programs, respectively, Pinnacle recipients can truly be considered world-class. The Pinnacle Award reflects exceptional long-term safety performance and processes; only previous year’s recipients of the Excellence Award were eligible for consideration for the Pinnacle honor. Prior to winning the Pinnacle Award, Manhattan won the 2016 Excellence Award.

“Associated Builders and Contractors is thrilled to honor Manhattan Construction Company, whose world-class safety processes and safety culture has created an environment where every employee understands that the wellbeing of those around them is everyone’s responsibility,” said 2018 ABC National Chair George R. Nash Jr., director of preconstruction at Branch & Associates, Herndon, Va. “Manhattan’s impressive safety record shows the clear difference that an uncompromising, top-down commitment to safety makes in a contractor’s performance and we are proud to call them an ABC member.”

National Safety Excellence Award winners were selected from ABC member firms that achieved Diamond, Platinum and Gold status in ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP). Manhattan Construction Company is a seven-time winner of the STEP Diamond level, which is the STEP program’s highest honor.

During the selection process, national safety winners were judged on self-evaluation scores, lost workday case rates, total recordable incident rates, leading indicator use, process and program innovations and video interviews conducted by members of ABC’s National Environment, Health and Safety Committee.

“With a goal of zero incidents, Manhattan’s Operation Zero safety awareness program fosters a caring connection among everyone who works on our jobsites,” said John Reyhan, president of Manhattan Construction Company. “Since the program’s launch in 2016, our Experience Modification Rate (EMR) has reached an all-time company best of 0.50, which is half the national average.”

Operation Zero Sign

Caption: Manhattan Construction workers prepare to install Operations Zero safety awareness sign on a construction site in Naples, Florida.

STEP is the standard for developing world-class safety programs in construction and is designed to help both large and small contractors evaluate every aspect of their corporate safety and health program and identify opportunities for improvement. According to ABC’s latest Safety Performance Report, the best-performing ABC members STEP participants can reduce recordable incidents by up to 85 percent, making the best-performing companies 670 percent safer than the industry average.

“As a family-owned company with the fifth generation of the founding family, Larry Rooney, serving in leadership, we are dedicated to the health and safety of every team member,” said Reyhan. “We are a family of builders who cares about making sure every worker makes it home safely to their family every day.”

The National Safety Awards are presented in three major North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code categories: NAICS 236 – Construction of Buildings; NAICS 237 – Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction; and NAICS 238 – Specialty Trade Contractors.

Founded in 1896, Manhattan Construction Company is among the nation’s largest family-owned construction companies. Its services include construction management, general building, preconstruction, design-build and program management.

Manhattan Construction Company is a subsidiary of Naples, Florida-based Manhattan Construction Group, which is recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as a top 50 contractor, and serves building, civil, pipeline and specialty construction segments in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The Group’s operations include Manhattan Construction Company, Manhattan Road & Bridge Company, Manhattan Pipeline, LLC, Manhattan International Construction Company, Ltd, Cantera Concrete Company, Spectrum Contracting, Inc. and Safezone, LLC. Manhattan is ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2017 “Contractor of the Year,” and in the last three years, its operations have received more than 40 industry honors for quality and safety.  Learn more at www.manhattanconstructiongroup.com.

 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.