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A Celebration of Change & the History of Gaston School District

September 08, 2017 | by P&C Team

On June 7th, 2017, the entire student body of Gaston’s School District, along with its teachers, alumni, and nearly 100 community members joined together for the “Celebration of Change,” a groundbreaking ceremony that would mark another milestone in the district’s long history beginning in 1866, when the town’s first school opened its doors. ... Read More

The Continual Evolution of P&C's Safety Culture

August 24, 2017 | by P&C Team

As the construction industry continues to evolve, so have Contractors’ safety programs. When P&C’s Safety Director, Rick McMurry, was asked “Why is having a strong safety program important?” he replied, “A strong safety program and culture indicates the company cares about you as an individual. We want every employee to return home safely to their family.”  Unlike much of P&C’s leadership team, Rick didn’t earn a CEM degree from a university. Prior to working at P&C, Rick started out in the field, moving from Carpenter, to Foreman, to Superintendent, and eventually, Safety Director. “When I came up, safety was code... Read More

Oregon City Public Library Wins DJC TopProjects 2017 Award!

May 26, 2017 | by P&C Team

The Oregon City Public Library Historic Renovation and Expansion project was awarded Second Place in Public New Construction at the DJC TopProjects event! This is a great honor and testament to the project team's hard work.  Here's more information about the project:  One of only 1,689 Carnegie libraries built in the United States between the years 1886 and 1919, the Oregon City Public library was built in accordance with the “Carnegie formula,” which required a financial commitment from any city that received a donation. Andrew Carnegie himself, a businessman and philanthropist known as the “Steel King,” believed that “…a library outranks... Read More

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