Semo Appointed to American Red Cross of Western Massachusetts Board

Congratulations to Shawn Semo, Manager of the Building Construction Division at R.H. White on his recent appointment to the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Western, Massachusetts. The Western Massachusetts Chapter of the American Red Cross serves a population of more than 800,000 people in Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties. Founded […]

Millennial Mentors – Third Session Underway

In 2016 Vice President of Shared Services, Kim Dunn, began a journey to gain knowledge and understanding of our Millennial Generation by being mentored by current R.H. White and WhiteWater millennials. Kim is now working with her third round of courageous millennials who have taken on the challenge to provide her with knowledge on what […]

R.H. White Completes Cannabis Extraction Lab Construction Project

R.H. White recently completed the construction of a 1,400 square-foot extraction lab for a large multi-state cannabis cultivation, processing and dispensing company. Extraction – the stripping of cannabinoids and terpenes from the less desirable plant matter – requires a controlled environment that is built to exacting Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) […]

Jeff Towle Named Vice President of Operations at R.H. White

R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, announced the appointment of Jeff Towle as Vice President of Operations. In this role, Mr. Towle will manage the day-to-day operations of the company’s five business units – building construction, mechanical construction, utility construction, construction services and the company’s water utility management division, WhiteWater, Inc. […]

James McCarthy Named President & CEO at R.H. White

R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, announced the appointment of Jim McCarthy to President & CEO effective May 1, 2019.  McCarthy succeeds David H. White who will now serve as Chairman of the Board and Treasurer. The company was founded in 1923 by Ralph H. White and has also been led […]

R.H. White Receives the 2018 ABC Platinum Level STEP Award

Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts (ABC), the state’s largest commercial construction association, and the Gould Construction Institute (GCI), ABC’s training affiliate, congratulate R.H. White Construction Co., Inc. for recently being named a Platinum Safety, Training, and Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) award recipient at the 14th Annual ABC/GCI Safety & Education Dinner held May 17th at the […]

UCANE Shines Its Member Spotlight on R.H. White

The Utility Contractors’ Association of New England’s (UCANE), the voice of New England’s underground water and sewer industry, recently ran a story in its magazine, Construction Outlook, about R.H. White Construction.  The Member of the Month Profile, in the May edition of the publication, was written in recognition of R.H. White’s 95th Anniversary in business. […]

R.H. White Website Wins Award

R.H. White is proud to announce that its website received a 2018 Communicator Award from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) through its web partner Pagano Media ( of Worcester, MA. The Communicator Awards are the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for the best digital, mobile, audio, video and social marketing […]

Robert F. Dore, Jr. Joins R.H. White Companies Board of Directors

Fletcher Tilton PC Senior Counsel Continues Long History of the Firm’s Oversight of Company At a recent Board of Directors meeting, R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, announced the addition of Attorney Robert F. Dore, Jr. to its board of directors.  Attorney Dore continues the long affiliation that R.H. White has […]

Descoteaux Receives 2017 Kenneth O. Hodgson Distinguished Service Award

Thomas Descoteaux, Senior Vice President of the R.H. White Companies, received the 2017 Kenneth O. Hodgson Distinguished Service Award by the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), the region’s largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals. The Kenneth O. Hodgson Distinguished Service Award provides recognition for outstanding service to NEWWA and the waterworks […]