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Mon, 2012-06-25
New Technologies Shape Project Management with Increased Efficiency and Accuracy

Innovative computer and mobile technologies are becoming powerful resources for MMC Contractors. While the construction industry has typically been slow to integrate emerging technologies, the last decade has seen a shift toward AEC companies adopting new technologies sooner and with greater effectiveness. MMC Contractors has been aggressively adopting new technologies to better serve our...

Fri, 2012-06-22
Water Efficient Fixtures Conserve Water and Grow Savings

The trend of increasingly efficient toilets started in the early 90s, when the United States Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 1992. This act mandated that manufacturers produce low-flow toilets by 1994. This first generation of efficiency toilets could use only 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf) versus the previous standard of 3.4 gpf. The initial versions of the low-flow toilets had...

Thu, 2012-06-21
MMC Contractors awarded Akron Children's Hospital project

MMC Contractors is proud to announce the award of the children’s tower addition project planned for the Akron Children’s Hospital. The addition, valued at approx. $30 million for the mechanical package, is going to be an IPD (integrated project delivery), Lean and LEED Silver project.   

A few more details on the project:

400,000+ SF addition

Located in the Akron...

Fri, 2012-06-15
MMC Contractors’ Paperless System Featured in Midlands Business Journal

Midlands Business Journal featured MMC Contractors in its article about construction companies going paperless. A paperless structure on the job site streamlines the entire project. MMC Contractors used to download and print documents prior to working on a project, but that has been replaced by a new online system. Necessary documents can now be accessed anytime online by all members of the...

Tue, 2012-06-12
MMC Contractors Featured in Midlands Business Journal's Olympic Swim Trials Article

Midlands Business Journal featured MMC Contractors' mechanical work on the Olympic Swim Trials pools. The core of the mechanical work was installing three 2,000,000 btu pool heaters to warm the water for the Olympic Time Trial Pools.

The project included two pools, the competition pool and the warm-up pool. Both pools are integral to the success of the event. The competition pool holds...

Wed, 2012-05-23
MMC Contractors is named one of Contractor Magazine’s Top 100

Contractor Magazine ranked MMC Contractors as No. 45 on its list of top 100 mechanical contractors in its Book of Giants article. As a top 50 company, MMC Contractors was featured in the Giants Breakdown section as well. The Book of Giants article generally covers the news from the previous year among mechanical contractors along with making predictions for the current year. To read the full...

Tue, 2012-05-08
MMC Contractors’ MaineGeneral Regional Hospital project featured in Construction Executive

Construction Executive featured the MaineGeneral Regional Hospital project because of the use of integrated project delivery throughout the planning and construction process. Integrated project delivery (IPD) centers on involving all contractors and subcontractors in the early stages of planning. This prevents subcontractors from feeling siloed and not seeing the bigger picture of the...

Fri, 2012-03-23
MMC Contractors will Help Renovate the Vivarium at UMDNJ

MMC Contractors is proud to announce the award of the Vivarium Renovation and Restoration at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) with Torcon.

The project, valued at approx. $3 million, is scheduled to begin immediately and be completed by September of 2013.

 

A few more details on the project:

28,000 SF

Two phase restoration on the...

Thu, 2012-03-22
MMC Contractors Awarded Merck Sharp & Dohme Building with Skanska

The MMC Contractors team is excited to announce the award of Merck Sharp & Dohme Building K15 DPS Remodeling Project in New Jersey.

 

This project — valued at $4.3 million — was awarded to MMC Contractors by Skanska USA Building. It is one of a series of renovations to the Merck K-15 Cell Culture Facility located in Kenilworth, New Jersey. The project consists of the...

Tue, 2012-03-20
MMC Contractors Awarded Solar Energy Pipe Rack Installation

MMC Contractors is fabricating the $10 million pipe rack project in two fabrication shops in Kansas City for the 280-megawatt parabolic trough solar power plant known as Solana. When fully operational it will include six hours of thermal storage and be the largest solar power plant in the world!

The owner, Abener/Tyema has also awarded MMC Contractors the $275,000 Phase 1 portion of the...

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