Fourth Annual ELEVATE Award Ceremony to Celebrate Individual and Company-Wide Industry Excellence
Birmingham, AL – October, 8, 2020 – Command Alkon, provider of the leading supplier collaboration platform for construction's heavy work, is pleased to announce the finalists for Command Alkon’s ELEVATE Awards, recognizing both individual and corporate performance. The Excellence Awards and Trendetter Awards celebrate companies that drive success in their organization through the use of technology, and Best of the Year awards recognize individuals for their extraordinary performance. Multiple finalists are selected for the awards, and the winners will be announced during a virtual ELEVATE Awards Ceremony on October 28.
"While we'll miss celebrating our winners in a traditional venue, Command Alkon is proud, through its virtual ceremony later this month, to support our customers and celebrate the challenges that they have had to overcome this year,” said Karli Langner, Organizer of the ELEVATE Awards. "The quality of entries this year was stellar considering the unique times we are facing, and I congratulate all of the 2020 ELEVATE Awards finalists.”
Excellence Awards Finalists:
Excellence in Apex: Vulcan Materials, Knife River Corporation, Great Lakes Aggregates, Tomlinson Group
Excellence in CONNEX Jobsite: Austin Bridge & Road, Kiewit Corporation, BOND Civil & Utility
Excellence in COMMANDassurance: Wayne Davis Concrete, Permian Basin Materials, Troy Vines Concrete
Excellence in COMMANDbatch: Associated RM, Supermix, G&W Ready Mix Pte Ltd
Excellence in COMMANDqc: Ascension Quality Concrete, Lauren Concrete, Western Suburbs Concrete
Excellence in COMMANDseries: Rudus, Cemstone, Maschmeyer Concrete
Excellence in HaulIt: JM Materials, Butte Sand & Gravel, Heritage Trucking
Excellence in Integra: Blalock Companies, Oremus Materials Inc., Charley’s Concrete
Excellence in MOBILEsales: Colas, Granite Construction, Maschmeyer Concrete, Hilltop Basic
Excellence in MOBILEticket: Maschmeyer Concrete, Rudus, Lehigh Hanson/Vancouver RM
Excellence in COMMANDoptimize: Lauren Concrete, Demix Beton, Hanson Aggregates Arizona
Excellence in supplyCONNECT: Sagamore, Lauren Concrete, Rockville Fuel & Feed Co.
Excellence in TrackIt: Irving Materials Inc., Dufferin, Martin Marietta Dallas, Buzzi Unicem
Excellence in TrackIt 3P: AJAX Paving, MN Paving & Materials, New Enterprise Stone & Lime
Excellence in MOBILEjobsite: Anderson Concrete, ULTRACEM, Glenn O Hawbaker
Trendsetter Awards Finalists
Innovation in Digitization: Capital Ready Mix, Lauren Concrete, Doan Companies
Sustainability: LaFarge Holcim, Summit Materials, Thomas Concrete
Safety: Great Lakes Aggregates, Sensible Concrete, Iowa DOT
Business Continuity: Wheeler Rock Products, NEBCO, Lauren Concrete
CONNEX Community: Lauren Concrete, Benevento Companies, Doan Companies
CONNEX Partnerships: Info Tech/Iowa DOT, Tread/Tomlinson Group, HCSS/BOND Civil & Utility
Best of the Year Awards Finalists:
Back Office of the Year: Candy Lohiser - Greer Industries, Bernard Perry - New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co., Inc, Edna Vasquez - Oremus Materials Inc.
Batch Operator of the Year: Bill Jackson - Orville Trucking & Grading, Matthew Sutherland - Hamilton Redi Mix, Rick Rebillard - Lafarge/Northland Ready Mix
Contracted Hauler of the Year: Kevin Vierkant - Rocks On Trucks, Inc., Krystal Vierkant - Rocks On Trucks, Inc.
Dispatcher of the Year: Wendy Richards - Central Supply Company, Fabian Morales – Graniterock, Latoya Brown - Aggregate Industries
Megaproject of the Year: Titan with SAP integration, A&A Ready Mix (Danny Kane) with Gerald Desmond Bridge, Iowa DOT with I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Project
Outstanding Woman in Heavy Construction: Jan Holt - Chaney Enterprises, Julie Schmid - Martin Marietta, Kathy Freeman - HEI Civil
Weighmaster of the Year: Bobbi Green – The Shelly Company, Rheta McClain – The Shelly Company, Matt Born - Greer Industries
The Ken Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award was first presented at the 2019 ELEVATE Awards in honor of Command Alkon’s late founder, Kenneth G. Robinson. This is the most prestigious of the ELEVATE Awards. Be sure to tune in to the virtual awards ceremony for the recipient of this achievement.
Congratulations to all of the finalists. We are proud to recognize excellence in construction’s heavy work community and honor companies and individuals for their achievements in business.
Registration for the virtual awards ceremony will open up on the week of October 12th. Visit www.theheavyworkconference.com/awards and click on the link to register!