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Posts by Melinda Dailey

NWUCA’s Insurance Dividend Program Pays Out Big!

I am pleased to announce that the calculation for the 2017 NWUCA Insurance Dividend Program is now done and  $768,173 will be returned to NWUCA and Bitco customers through our exclusive Dividend Program!  – $351,509 for the second calculation of 2016 and $416,664 for the first calculation of 2017! We have now returned over $4,200,000…

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2018 NWUCA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Dear Members- The scholarship committee met on September 7th to review the scholarshipapplications that we received and pick the award winners.  Many thanks toJoel Dietzman (Anchor Insurance), Jill Jones (Bitco Insurance), Carlie Moore(Iron Horse LLC) and Janelle Markovich (Propel Insurance) for volunteeringtheir time to select the winners. Our 1st place high school winner is Katherine…

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NWUCA’s Pipe Trainer

NWUCA’S PIPE TRAINER – CONFINED SPACE TRAINING PROJECT IS CLOSER TO BEING DONE!  THANKS TO KERR CONTRACTORS FOR THEIR DONATION OF LABOR, EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS!

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2017 Building Diversity Awards: Titan Utilities LLC

John Kalkhoven, Titan Utilities (Sam Tenney/DJC) John Kalkhoven literally came up through the ranks, from the ground up, to establish Titan Utilities LLC. “My Dad was in the business, and I started at 10 years old working with him on weekends and during the summer,” Kalkhoven said. He graduated from Aloha High School in 1972…

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Pipe dream becomes reality

(Jon Oldenburg, a pipe layer with Westech Construction, sets a manhole in place while building a pipe trainer at the Northwest College of Construction. (Sam Tenney/DJC)) Study hard in school, teachers would say to John Kalkhoven, or you’ll end up a ditchdigger. Kalkhoven is today head of Titan Utilities of Beaverton, and though his field…

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Top Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair Award

The APWA award was for “Top Disaster or Emergency Construction/Repair” less than 5 Million" Agency – City of GreshamConsultant – Murray Smith and Associates, Inc.Contractor – MEI Group Pictured from left to right Matt Posey, MEI Group, Jeremy Provenzola City of Gresham, and Kyle McTeague, Murray Smith and Associates, Inc.

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