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LECET Announces 2018 SAFETY DRIVEN Contractor Award Winners

MAY 24, 2019


The Minnesota Laborers – Employers Cooperation & Education Trust (LECET) announced that 49 union contractors were given the 2018 Minnesota LECET Safety Driven Contractor Award of Excellence recognition at their annual open house held in March at the Laborers Training Center Facility in Lino Lakes, MN.

To be considered for the award, signatory union contractors must meet the program requirements including meeting a minimum number of safety points and a willingness to share safety history and safety improvements for their company during the the calendar year. Some of the criteria reported on include: company safety improvements, safety training curriculum and events, specific safety procedural improvements, safety communication and worker outreach strategies, safety equipment improvements and more. “We are proud to honor these leading union contractors who are willing to share their successful strategies in making Minnesota’s construction industry much safer,” said Mike Bubalo, LIUNA Local 563 Financial Secretary and Chairman of Minnesota LECET.

The following contractors were awarded the 2018 Minnesota LECET Safety Driven Award of Excellence:
Adolfson & Peterson Construction Inc.- Minneapolis, Advanced Concrete Sawing – St. Paul, MN, Ames Construction – Burnsville, MN, Aptim Services – St. Paul, MN, Benike Construction- Rochester, Bituminous Roadways, Inc.- Mendota Heights, MN, Boldt Company – Cloquet, MN, Carl Bolander & Sons- St. Paul, MN, Casper Construction- Grand Rapids, MN, Corval Group- St. Paul,MN, Custom Drywall Inc. – St Paul, MN, Dirtworx – Rosemount, MN, Donlar Construction Co.- Waite Park, MN, Environmental Plant Services Inc- St. Paul,MN, Four Star Construction-Superior, WI, Fraser Construction Co. – Rochester, MN, Frattalone Companies Inc., – Little Canada, MN, Graham Construction Services – Eagan, MN, Hammerlund Construction – Grand Rapids, MN, JR Jensen Construction- Superior, WI, Kellington Construction – Minneapolis, MN, Kiffmeyer Inc. – Coon Rapids, MN, Knutson Construction- Minneapolis,MN, Kraus –Anderson Construction – Minneapolis, MN, Kuechle Underground – Kimball,MN, Lakehead Constructors Inc- Superior WI, Lloyd’s Construction – Savage, MN, M&M Constructors LLC – Becker, MN, Maverick Cutting & Breaking – Minneapolis, MN, Mavo Systems Inc – White Bear Lake, MN, McGough Construction – St.Paul,MN, McNamara Contracting Inc- Rosemount, MN, M.G. McGrath Inc Surfaces – Maplewood, MN, Minnesota Utilities & Excavating- Forest Lake,MN, Mortenson Construction – Golden Valley, MN, Northland Constructors-Duluth,MN, Opus Design Build LLC-Minnetonka,MN, PCiRoads, LLC –St. Michael, MN, PCL Construction Services- Burnsville,MN, Q3 Contracting Inc. – St. Paul,MN, Rachel Contracting- St. Michael,MN, Rice Lake Construction Group- Deerwood,MN, R.J.M. Construction LLC-Minneapolis,MN, Ryan Companies US, Inc. – Minneapolis,MN, Shannon’s Inc. – International Falls,MN, Shaw Lundquist Associates – Eagan, MN, Standard Contracting Inc- Hampton,MN, Veit & Company, Inc. – Rogers, MN and Xcel Energy, Special Construction – Minneapolis, MN.