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PMC Customer Solutions

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Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, rest stops and shower stations were  eliminated  at this year’s Pan Mass Challenge. David White was stumped and wanted to figure out a way to get his exhausted (and sweaty) team a shower before the long ride home. He approached the Rental Department with the challenge and they calmly and confidently replied. “We’ve got this!” After riding 112 miles in the 90-degree heat, David and the team greatly appreciated their problem solving in providing a portable shower system. “That’s what we do right? Solve customers’ problems –  and this past weekend I was the customer!”,…

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Partnerships Drive Strategic Initiatives for Nonprofits

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R.H. White has a long history of employee engagement with nonprofit organizations in the communities where its employees live and work. None is more prominent than the relationship between Community Harvest Project and the company. Community Harvest Project is a non-profit farm that engages volunteers to grow fresh fruits and vegetables to provide to those experiencing hunger. Through its volunteer farming programs, education initiatives, and community partnerships, the organization brings thousands of community members together each year to improve access to healthy foods for individuals and families in need across Worcester County in Massachusetts.  Many R.H. White employees have worked…

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R.H. White Construction Promotes Two Veteran Employees

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R.H. White Companies, a commercial construction company and water utility management firm, announced the promotion of Christopher Mayen from Manager of the Construction Services Division to Director of the company’s newly formed Employee Development and Training Department. Additionally, Tom White, fourth-generation family member and long-time employee has been named as the new Manager of the Construction Services Division – the 24-hour emergency services, renovations, and repairs arm of the company. Chris started his career at R.H. White as a carpenter, and was promoted over the years to Foreman, Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, Project Executive and Division Manager. His experiences,…

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R.H. White Receives Construction Award for Corporate Cafeteria Project

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R.H. White Construction, Inc, a construction services and solutions company, was honored by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Massachusetts with an Excellence in Construction Award (EICA) for a corporate cafeteria project. The project, which was completed for an industrial client on the North Shore of Massachusetts, received the Eagle Award, in the general contractor renovation category – the highest level of recognition that the ABC bestows in the competition. The Excellence in Construction Awards (EICA) Competition provides an opportunity to have construction projects from a distinguished roster highlighted as the “best of the best” in the construction industry….

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The R.H. White Companies Receives Sustainability Award

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The R.H. White Companies, a construction services and solutions organization, was honored as one of five businesses that received the 2020 Sustainability Award from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), the largest non-profit, nonpartisan association of employers in the state. The award recognizes excellence in environmental stewardship, promotion of social well-being and contributions to economic prosperity. R.H. White was named along with four other 2020 Sustainability Award winners including First Light Power, a New England-based, diversified clean energy provider headquartered in Burlington, MA, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a global biotechnology company based in the Seaport District in Boston; Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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Ralph’s Dedication to Auburn

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R.H. White Construction set up shop in Auburn, Massachusetts in 1923 by Ralph H. White. Ralph’s dedication to the town did not just start with the company. – He began his career with the Auburn Fire Department where he rose to the rank of Chief.  He served the department from 1922 to 1965. Ralph’s love for Auburn and the fire department was never questioned. He worked to improve the department and efficiency of relaying the emergency calls to the firefighters. Ralph had a steam whistle installed at Drury Square to alert the firefighters of an emergency. He further streamlined the…

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Repairing or Replacing Underground Utilities on Private Property

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Facilities managers and property managers often find themselves in the position of dealing with the replacement and repair of the vast underground infrastructure of pipes that service their buildings. Depending on the utility service –  electricity, natural gas, or water – the property owner may be responsible for the pipes that travel underground from the master meter at the edge of the property line to the building. So, who do you call to handle the repair or replacement of underground piping and conduit? You need to contact a qualified contractor to handle the work directly.   Avoid Damage with Appropriate Planning   According to the Common Ground Alliance, an underground utility line is damaged every six minutes because someone…

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PMC 2020 Reimagined & R.H. White

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The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) began in 1980, when Billy Starr started the bike-a-thon to raise money to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The PMC donates 100 percent of every rider’s donations, contributing over $717 million in its 40 year history. David White, Chairman and Treasurer of R.H. White, and his team, the Cyclosaurasses, have been riding since 2008 and still plan to ride and fundraise during the COVID-19 Pandemic … in their own way. This year, the PMC looks a little different, understandably. PMC 2020 Reimagined will take place on August 1 with riders doing their own independent ride to stay safe…

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Dunn Receives Certified Professional Coach Designation

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I have often thought of myself as a work in progress.   I never seem to be satisfied with my level of learning and I am constantly searching for what is next and what tools I can add to the “toolbox”. A few years back I was fortunate to work with an Executive Coach and became interested in the process of professional coaching. I have a strong belief in helping others learn from my experience and have mentored many future leaders over the years. To add to the practice of mentoring I really was drawn to a process where I could…

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