2010 News Archives

  • Wagman Completes Girard Point and Broad Street Projects

    In 2010, Wagman teamed with Buckley & Company to complete two projects on I-95 in downtown Philadelphia, PA. On the heavily-travelled Broad Street project, 1,676 CY of Rapid Set Latex Modified Concrete was poured. On the Girard Street Bridge, Wagman and Buckley placed 3,339 CY of Latex Modified Concrete in one full season- a job that was scheduled to take two construction seasons.

  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman Voted Best Places to Work in PA for 6th Time

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. was named among the Best Places to Work in PA in the large-sized company category for 2010. Ten Wagman employees attended the Best Places to Work dinner event on December 1st to celebrate. G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. was ranked #21 of the top 50 Best Places to Work in PA in their category. This is the sixth time in which G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. made the list.

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  • Rich Wagman Receives Hall of Leadership Award from MTBMA

    The Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association held their Annual Awards dinner on November 4th to honor current and past leaders. Over one hundred and fifty contractors, aggregate producers, suppliers, family and Maryland Department of Transportation leaders came to honor those who have and are continuing to provide dedication and leadership at both the state and national level of their industries.

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  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. Received National Safety Award from ARTBA/CNA

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. received a national safety award for their outstanding worker safety programs during the 2010 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention in held in New York City. Wagman was among the top honorees of the ARTBA-Transportation Development Foundation/CNA “Contractor Safety Awards.”

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  • Wagman Companies Hosts “Take Your Child to Work Day” – Summer Program

    The Wagman Companies (G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. & Wagman Construction, Inc.) hosted a summer version of “Take Your Child to Work Day” on July 30, 2010. Wagman coordinated a day in the summer while children are out of school and planned age appropriate activities.

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  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. Announces New Website and New Tagline

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. announces new website and tagline. Wagman created a new website which better represents the company’s range of services and qualifications. G.A. & F.C. Wagman’s new website features expanded content and photos showcasing its experience, while also emphasizing their people.

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  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.’s Joint Venture Partnership Receives Safety Award from Associated General Contractors of New Jersey

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.’s joint venture partnership, Route 52 Constructors, was recently recognized by the Associated General Contractors of New Jersey for their outstanding safety record for the year 2009.

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  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.’s Joint Venture Partnership Receives “Excellence in Concrete Award” for Maryland Project

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.’s Joint Venture Partnership received the “Excellence in Concrete Award” from the Maryland Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) in recognition of creative use of concrete for the I-95/I-695 Interchange, Contract 1 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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  • U.S. Senator George Voinovich & Pennsylvania Contractor Rich Wagman Receive ARTBA’s Highest Honor

    U.S. Senator George Voinovich (R-Ohio) and Rich Wagman, chairman and chief executive officer of highway and bridge contractor G.A. & F.C. Wagman, located in York, Pa., are the recipients of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) highest honor – the 2009 “ARTBA Award.”

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  • Wagman Invests in Two New Mixer Units to Upgrade Fleet

    With the increased demands on equipment, Wagman replaced two older mixer units with new Zimmerman mixer units. The two new units upgrade the fleet so that Wagman now has nine mixer trucks equipped with the latest technology in mobile mixers.

  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. Celebrates Successes with Employees

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. hosted a celebration event for all of their employees on May 8, 2010 at the Marriott Hunt Valley in Maryland. The red carpet themed event included feature presentations of the company’s projects and the “stars” – the employees.

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  • Rich Wagman Receives “Transportation Advocate of the Year Award” from PHIA

    Rich Wagman, Chairman & CEO of G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. received the “Transportation Advocate of the Year Award” from the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA) for his exemplary lifelong leadership in the highway construction industry.

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  • Wagman Adds Low Emission Mixer Truck to Concrete Fleet

    The newest latex truck in the fleet, a 2010 Kenworth, with a Zimmerman mixer unit is equipped with the latest in green emissions technology and meets the EPA’s 2010 Emission Regulations. At the heart of this technology is the engine which treats the exhaust and converts it into Nitrogen gas and water vapor. The truck also features an automatic transmission that will increase fuel efficiency and reduce driver fatigue.

  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. is featured in ARTBA’s Green & Clean Transportation Design and Construction

    “Green & Clean Transportation & Construction” highlights the top environmental projects in the nation, including the Intercounty Connector project in Maryland, and G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.’s role in the high profile project.

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  • Wagman Concrete Group Completes Route 40 Emergency Repair in North Carolina

    In late October 2009, a rockslide near Waynesville, North Carolina shut down portions of Route 40. Under an emergency contract, Wagman quickly responded during the off season to supply Rapid Set Latex Modified Concrete to the local construction company, Taylor and Murphy Construction Company, Inc. Additional steps were taken by both the general contractor and Wagman to produce RSLMC during the winter months.

  • G.A. & F.C. Wagman Receives “Award of Excellence” at MDQI

    G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. received an Award for Excellence from the Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) at their annual Conference on January 28, 2010 in Baltimore. Wagman was recognized in the category of major roadway (over $10 million) for the project located at the I-95/I-495/MD 210 Interchange, Mainline & Ramp B.

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  • Dave Baker Promoted to Superintendent of Wagman Concrete Group

    Dave Baker, who has been with Wagman for 29 years, has been promoted to Superintendent. Dave now handles the scheduling of the mixer drivers, ordering of materials, and equipment maintenance as well as job representation for Wagman.