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Making Safety Personal

November 3, 2015

Safety at Brasfield & Gorrie isn’t a self-serving bureaucracy in search of more rules for everyone to follow. Safety matters because our people matter, so we believe that safety should happen with rather than at our team members.
In order to create this type of environment, we must make safety… Read more

Why Diversity is a Key to the Construction Industry’s Future

October 13, 2015

Increasingly, the construction industry is beginning to embrace the tenets of diversity and inclusion.  This shift is propelled by a business case that highlights projected shortcomings related to talent and skilled labor.
A recent industry report lays out the factors driving this trend. According … Read more

The Engineering Marvel behind College Football’s Largest Video Board

September 16, 2015

When the new video board was recently installed at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium, it became the largest in college football. While the size of the new video board has made headlines, the story behind the installation of the massive board is one of an incredible engineering feat.
At 10,83… Read more

Four Benefits of Having a Self-Performing General Contractor

August 27, 2015

Self-perform is a hot topic in the construction industry, but what is it exactly and why does it matter? When self-performing, the lead general contractor on a project completes certain construction activities, such as concrete, carpentry, or framing work, with its own skilled labor force.
Often, se… Read more

VDC

Revolutionizing Walk-Throughs with VDC and Virtual Reality Technology

August 3, 2015

Imagine being able to walk through your new facility—before it is constructed. At Piedmont Fayette Hospital, doctors, nurses, and key leaders recently did just that.
Brasfield & Gorrie virtual design and construction (VDC) professionals gave hospital leaders a virtual tour of the facility only… Read more

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