R.H. White Presents Charity Golf Tournament Funds

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R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, recently presented proceeds from its charity golf tournament to two designated organizations that the tournament was held for – Easter Seals of Massachusetts and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). In total, the event raised $30,000 with each charity receiving $15,000. Easter Seals and JDRF are two charities that continuously strive to assist those affected by their disabilities. Easter Seals does so through its work finding new technologies to assist those affected, as well as through outreach programs, medical care, support and many other benefits. JDRF continues its march toward…

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R.H. White Announces Changes to Board of Directors

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Auburn Company Salutes a Retiring Member and Welcomes Three Appointees At its July Board of Directors meeting, R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, announced the retirement of long-time board member Joaquim (Joe) S.S. Ribeiro and the appointment of new members, Kenneth J. Richard, David G. Healey, and Kenneth M. Margossian. Joe Ribeiro Mr. Ribeiro has stepped down from the board after a notable tenure in which he helped shepherd the company to its current position as one of New England’s largest utility, mechanical, water/wastewater and general building contractors. He sat on the board during a period…

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Dan Saad Joins R.H. White Team

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R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, today announced the appointment of Dan Saad as Director, Special Projects and Strategic Initiatives. A utility industry veteran, Saad, brings more than 30 years of strategic leadership, operations and engineering management experience to his new role. His professional experience will play a critical role in conceiving, planning, developing and implementing strategic initiatives for the R.H. White Companies.  A major focus will be the continued enhancement of the company’s Quality Assurance and Compliance Programs. Working directly with senior management and the company’s four business unit leaders, Saad will execute actions that…

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R.H. White Partners with AECOM on Rockville Water Treatment Plant

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Connecticut Water’s oldest surface water treatment plant is undergoing a $28 million upgrade by AECOM, the nation’s second largest engineering and construction company, and RH White, one of New England’s oldest construction companies (established 1923). AECOM has a design-build contract with Connecticut Water to replace the outdated treatment process at Rockville Water Treatment Plant (RWTP) in Vernon with an advanced technology that promises greater efficiency and capacity. AECOM, formerly known as AECOM Technology Corp., had $18 billion of revenue during fiscal year 2015. To learn more please click on the link below. http://newenglandconstruction.acppubs.com/projects/aecom-upgrades-connecticut-waters-oldest-surface-plant/

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R.H. White Named 2016 S.T.E.P. Award Winner

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Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts (ABC), the leading voice for the merit shop construction industry, and the Gould Construction Institute (GCI), ABC’s training affiliate, congratulate R.H. White Construction Co., Inc. for recently being named a Gold Safety, Training, and Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) award recipient at the 12th Annual GCI Safety & Education Dinner held recently. The S.T.E.P. Awards is ABC/GCI’s premier event of the year. “A contractor’s most valuable resource is their workers. There is nothing more important than jobsite safety,” said Barbara Lagergren, President of the Gould Construction Institute. “Tonight’s award recipients deserve each and every accolade they received…

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R.H. White Receives Employer of Choice Award from Employers Association of the Northeast

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R.H. White Construction was awarded the Employer of Choice Award for demonstrating a culture of transforming and rewarding our employee’s overall performance.  Judging is based on company culture, training and development, communication, recognition and reward, and work-life balance. Meredith Wise, President of EANE, said “R.H. White has succeeded in creating an amazing workplace culture which maximizes employee engagement, creativity and organizational success. They are truly connected to their communities; contributing financially as well as with staff time and talent to various charities and events.”  We were also recognized for our 90th anniversary donation of $156,000 to three local charities and…

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Granville Gorge Water Main Replacement Using Pipe Bursting

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The project consisted of 5,400 ft of 14-in. cast iron pipe to be replaced with 16-in. DIPS HDPE pipe along the Granville Gorge in Granville, Mass. At one time, the pipe used to carry water from a reservoir in Granville to the City of Westfield. The pipe was eventually abandoned in favor of deep water wells in Westfield. Due to expense, an effort to re-establish the water draw from the reservoir is under way. The original pipe was installed in 1898 and the pipe path was cut out of rock sidewall of the gorge. The rugged terrain and difficult access…

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Tribute to Leonard White

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The R.H. White Newsletter – Tribute to Leonard White A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words, which is very appropriate for this month’s newsletter. There are so many memories from so many people whose lives he touched; there is just not enough space or time to do Leonard White the justice he deserves. How quickly things change from one moment being business as usual, then in a flash, a life changing moment. For me it is another lesson learned, with some regrets that I could have done some things differently through the years while he was here. This life lesson…

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R.H. White Receives 2014 Platinum Safety Award

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R.H. White received the STEP Platinum Award on May 15, 2014 at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, MA. R.H. White first began participating in the STEP program five years ago. STEP is the Safety Training Evaluation Process that Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) uses to measure a company’s safety program progress, identify ways to improve it, and to benchmark our performance with fellow ABC members. There are six levels of the STEP achievement: Participant, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond. To qualify for the Platinum Award companies must have a Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) 25% below NAICS code average,…

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