December 16, 2011 - Fewer building conflicts, less downtime during construction and less paperwork are just a few of the reasons that project owners and their teams are hopping on the Building Information Modeling (BIM) bandwagon. BIM uses computer-assisted design to create 3-D virtual models of buildings. These models take into account the materials that will be used during construction and the systems that will go into the building, such as fire protection, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems. By creating a detailed representation of the building and its components, project teams can identify and resolve any building conflicts during the design phase instead of…
December 16, 2011 - Contractor Score awarded United States
Fire Protection (USAFP) with the highest
rankings for fiscal health and responsibility.
December 16, 2011 - - Without the fire hazards.
United States Fire Protection (USAFP) shares
fire safety tips to keep you and your guests safe
this holiday season.
December 16, 2011 - NYCO selects the Unit 33 Expansion as its
2011 Professional Craftsman Project of the Year.
October 26, 2011 - LeJeune Steel Co. has once again united with Hunzinger Construction to complete the Johnson Controls Power Solutions building expansion project in Glendale, Wis. LeJeune will add two new floors to the existing structure, built previously with LeJeune.Each new floor is about 42,500 square feet. A new 6,200-square-foot penthouse will be located on top of the new fourth floor. The existing first and second floors will require in-fill framing of the interior openings and skylights.LeJeune's sister company, Wisconsin Structural Steel Co. in Barronett, Wis., will help the expansion project seek LEED Platinum certification by fabricating 740 tons of recycled structural steel…
October 17, 2011 - The only construction contractor to receive
the 2011 ASTD international award for its training
and development program.
September 22, 2011 - Grunau wins Risk Control Pacesetter Award for
its outstanding risk control efforts.
September 21, 2011 - Fire breaks out a major food processing plant
in Pasadena, Texas. VFP's fire sprinklers extinguish
the fire before the fire trucks arrive.
August 01, 2011 - Employees and their families at International
Fire Protection helped build a home for a
July 27, 2011 - APi Group Inc. is proud to share our first video on YouTube. Don't forget to like our video by logging into your YouTube or Google account.
July 20, 2011 - Watch as Grunau's CAD Engineer Tim Kaebisch
demonstrates the retractable roof of the
Miller Park model he built out of Legos.
July 13, 2011 - Security Fire Protection wins safety award from the
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi plant
in Blue Springs, Miss.
July 01, 2011 - New client honors UPI's enhanced safety performance
with the highest award for phase II construction
companies in the U.S.
June 20, 2011 - TOPS Safety Award was presented to
Classic Industrial for an outstanding safety record.
June 13, 2011 - U.S. Alliance Fire Protection received the ASA Chicago
Safety Award for its continued efforts to maintain
an exemplary safety program.
June 01, 2011 - Multi-million-dollar Metropolitan Mechanical Contractors
(MMC) joins billion-dollar APi Group on June 1.
MMC will leverage APi's national reach
to expand market share.
May 25, 2011 - LeJeune Steel teams with Ryan Cos. to design
the structural steel for the Target Food Distribution
Center in Denton, Texas.
April 04, 2011 - APi Group is pleased to announce the merge of
USFP and Alliance Fire Protection, effective April 16.
March 31, 2011 - LeJeune begins work on the St. Alexius Medical
Center's East Pavilion Bed Tower in Hoffman
March 29, 2011 - The University of Minnesota and Mortenson
Construction selects LeJeune for phase II of the
Biomedical Discovery District in Minneapolis.
March 21, 2011 - Feb. 23, 11 - LeJeune Steel Co. added one of Chicago's leading independent hospitals, the Swedish Covenant, to its lengthy list of successful health care projects with Power Construction. The 238,000 square-foot hospital addition includes a state-of-the-art surgical center and medical office space. A five-level parking garage will consume the hospital's base and the next four levels of framing requires 750 tons of structural steel. Sister company, Wisconsin Structural Steel, will fabricate steel for the penthouse, cooling tower and sky bridge, which connects to the existing hospital. Typical framing will consist of 62-foot purlins with copes and cambers. LeJeune…
March 08, 2011 - LeJeune Steel Co. unites with Ryan Cos. to build the
Mercy Medical Hall-Perrine Cancer Center.
The center will provide advanced cancer services and
is expected to become the largest cancer healing
environment in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
March 02, 2011 - Doody congratulates Bob Wolf
for earning LEED Accreditation.
February 02, 2011 - APi Group and Jamar closed the deal with J. Koski
Co., a specialty contractor providing services to
the pipeline and power line industries.
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