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What is happening at A-Core? A-Core has important news, ataboys, and great events going on throughout the year for clients, employees, and the communities that A-Core serves. Come back often to keep up to date with A-Core news and events.
 

Restoration of McClure Reservoir in Albuquerque, New Mexico
April 28, 2015

A-Core's demolition crew worked alongside RMCI to restore two reservoirs in the Santa Fe Watershed, to continue providing the city with tap water...   


Albuquerque Journal News Article

Congratulations to A-Core's Operators of the Month for February 2015
April 10, 2015

Throughout the Company each month operators are recognized for their growth and performance. Individual operators who exemplify leadership, maintain an exceptional safety record, and execute at a high level of performance are selected as Operators of the Month. This month we congratulate the following people.

Highway/Grinding
Treshton Wayman - TJ Hubble - Tyson Porter - Tommy Ulibarri
Service
Doug Hanlon - Jose Rodriguez - Isaias Martinez - Thomas Carter
Demolition
Kyle Kingsbury  - Justin Mitchell

Post Falls South Channel Dam Reconstruction 
April 10, 2015

A-Core's Demolition crew went out to Washington to aid in the reconstruction of a deteriorating dam.  Click video below to view a time lapse of the upgrades A-Core completed.

Post Falls Dam video

Congratulations to A-Core's Operators of the Month for March 2014
April 10, 2014

Throughout the Company each month operators are recognized for their growth and performance. Individual operators who exemplify leadership, maintain an exceptional safety record, and execute at a high level of performance are selected as Operators of the Month. This month we congratulate the following people.

Highway/Grinding
Rulon Priet - Dustin Criddle - Lance Jenson - Tyson Porter
Service
Isaias Martinez - Walter Patterson - Doug Hanlon - Chris Praag
Demolition
John Pregler  - Bernardo Martinez

Congratulations to A-Core's Operators of the Month for February 2014
March 10, 2014

Throughout the Company each month operators are recognized for their growth and performance. Individual operators who exemplify leadership, maintain an exceptional safety record, and execute at a high level of performance are selected as Operators of the Month. This month we congratulate the following people.

Highway/Grinding
Rulon Priet - Tyler Hubble - Tyson Porter - Thomas Ulibarri - Lance Jenson
Service
Isaias Martinez - Russ Price - Travis Mcdade - Jose Rodriguez
Demolition
Roman Ponce  - Ryan Ferguson 

Demoliton begins to pave the way for sterile Hope Lodge healing resort
March 3 2014

A demolition crew knocked down an old LDS church in downtown Salt Lake City Tuesday to make way for what the American Cancer Society calls a Hope Lodge. It’s a place for people with cancer to stay during their treatment...
news story

Deseret News Article

Congratulations to A-Core's Operators of the Month for July 2013
August 21, 2013

Throughout the Company each month operators are recognized for their growth and performance. Individual operators who exemplify leadership, maintain an exceptional safety record, and execute at a high level of performance are selected as Operators of the Month. This month we congratulate the following people.

Highway/Grinding
Kory Lovell - Justin Allen - Matt Bruns - Thomas Ulibarri
Service
Russ Price  - Isaias Martinez - Jose Rodriguez - Jeff Williams
Demolition
Bernardo Martinez  - Israel Biancas

Utah company helps spaceport get runway ready for takeoff
July 11, 2013

A-Core Concrete Cutting Specialists grooves runways of Spacepot America near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. The work on all runways are designed to improve drainage and provide better wet weather traction for spaceshuttle landing.... read more

Congratulations to A-Core's Operators of the Month for September 2012
October 19, 2012

Throughout the Company each month operators are recognized for their growth and performance. Individual operators who exemplify leadership, maintain an exceptional safety record, and execute at a high level of performance are selected as Operators of the Month. This month we congratulate the following people.

Highway/Grinding
Steve Checkets - Dave Richards - Tyson Porter - Brock Hubble
Service
Bart Harris  - Ben Duke - Trade Barnett - Jeff Williams
Demolition
Ryan Ferguson  - Gonzalo Martinez

Congratulations to A-Core's Operator of the Year 
March 4, 2011

2010 was a great year filled with much growth both individually and as a company. Throughout the year employees are recognized for their growth and performance. At the end of each year in the Salt Lake City office an individual operator is selected who exemplifies leadership, maintains an exceptional safety record, and high level of performance to be awarded the A-Core Operator of the Year Award, named after the late Jesse Gainsforth (former A-Core employee). This year we congratulate Lawrence (Davey) Richards of the Highway Division as the recipient of this special award. Congratulations!!

The Challenge of a Lifetime
October 01, 2010

A quarter-mile downstream of the Hoover Dam, a 1060-foot bridge hovers 900 feet above the Colorado River. The seemingly weightless structure is North America's longest twin-rib concrete arch.It's also the centerpiece of a much larger project to connect Nevada and Arizona on U.S. 93, one of the Southwest's most congested stretches of highway. Opened in 1935, shortly after the dam's construction, the single-lane road has since been the major commercial route between Arizona, Nevada, and Utah, carrying 14,000 vehicles daily... read more

Construction Crews Work Through Night
October 25, 2010

At about 10 p.m. Friday, hundreds of workers wearing reflective jackets, hard hats, and protective glasses closed down interstate 84 between Meridian and Nampa to continue the widening and expansion work on the nearly seven-mile stretch of freeway. Large mobile lights illuminated the roadway while various contractors carried out their duties including a drainage repair and an installation of a large overhead sign near the Garrity Boulevard interchange...read more.

Night construction on I-84 video

Rainbow Te-ton closer to completion
July 20, 2010

The Rainbow Te-ton building resonates with the whirl of a 54-inch saw blade cutting through the stone basement wall, which separates the building.The cutting of new doors and windows is one of the last major interior projects before new walls can be built, floors laid and paint applied, Rawlins DDA/Main Street Director Pam Thayer said..... read more

Stemming the Tide - Mystery breah repairs continue on Montana's Hebgan Dam 
July 1, 2010

For nearly 100 years, Hebgen Dam has held back the water of Montana’s Madison River, forming Hebgen Lake, a 15-mile-long, 2.5-mile-wide popular vacation and fishing spot near Yellowstone National Park. But in the last couple of years, there have been some problems. David Hoffman, director of external affairs for Pennsylvania Power and Light Montana, says that something happened to intake bay No. 4 in 2008. The dam has four intake bays, and 17 stoplogs were lost at No. 4 in the middle of the bay...read more.

A New Panorama at an Old Marvel
June 19, 2010

Generations of photo albums are filled with images of children squinting in front of the enormous canyon here., one of the greatest engineering feats in America's history. Now, an architectural epilogue to the Hoover Dam is nearly complete: a 1,060-foot, twin-rib concrete bridge floating majestically over the Colorado River.... read more

Bikes for Kids Utah Draws Hundreds of Local Cyclists to Annual Fundraising Rides and 1,000 Utah Children to Bike Safety Expo
May 8, 2010

Today Bikes for Kids Utah hosted successful 5K, 50K and 100K fundraising bike rides for nearly 260 cyclists at the same time the students pre-selected to receive brand new bikes participated in the bike safety expo. The rides supported Bikes for Kids Utah's mission to annually provide 1,000 underprivileged Utah second graders with free, brand new bicycles....read more.

Highway 395 Roadwork Could Cause Delays
January 2010

A-Core Concrete Grinding & Grooving of Idaho grooves Monday morning on Highway 395 just off blue bridge in Kennewick. The work at the recently completed overpass is designed to improve drainage and provide bette wet weather traction for vehicles...read more.

A-Core Asists in Building the state-of-the-art AGC of Utah Headquarters
November 12, 2009

We apprecite your cooperation with other members of the AGC-Utah in contributing toward the construction of the AGC of Utah training and office facility. This new facility will greatly assist the AGC of Utah and its memebers in training and promoting the construction industry. It was especially gratifying to see the members of this organization come together, especially in this time of economic downturn, and work together to build this new facility.read more.

A-Core: A Cut Above
January 6, 2008

A-Core recently wrapped up work on a high-profile project: the $260 million renovation and seismic retrofit of the 90-year-old Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Seismic base isolators were placed under 290 supporting columns to absorb horizontal force from an earthquake and reduce stress on the structure. The loads were transferred to temporary columns while the main columns were cut and the isolators positioned....read more.

Rebuilt to Last - Concrete Patching and Maintenance I-84
September 2006

Box Elder County, located at the northwestern point in Utah, is home to 45,000 residents. The land is comprised of forested mountains and barren deserts and is 6,729 square miles. Totalling 19 miles, this Concrete Pavement Restoration (CPR) project took place on I-84 from SR-83 to SR-103 and involved four lanes and shoulders in each direction. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) carefully considered a variety of options to repair the 20-year-old concrete pavement, but selected CPR based on its proven longevity....
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