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Tom Palmieri

April 1, 2016

TOM PALMIERI worked for O&G his entire adult life, except for the one month with another contractor who was building bridges alongside O&G on Route 84 in Waterbury in 1978. The day their contract was completed and Tom found himself without a job he […]

Ralph Gath

April 1, 2016

Nearly 40 years ago RALPH GATH hauled his first load of concrete out of O&G’s Waterbury plant, freshly hired by Bob Oneglia as a 24-year-old mixer driver. After a number of years on the road he was asked if he’d like to operate […]

Cathedral of St. Joseph

April 1, 2016

The new elevator entrance addition to the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Hartford is complete and will be dedicated in June. The Archdiocese of Hartford selected O&G’s Special Projects Group to build the addition. Construction […]

Building Stronger Communities

April 1, 2016

Brittney Gustafson was one of ten O&G volunteers who read to Torrington elementary school children as part of the Northwest Chamber of Commerce’s Read Aloud Day The volunteer spirit is alive and very well at […]

My Days at O&G: Lorel Purcell

April 1, 2016

“My Days at O&G”: profiles employees around the company working at unusual jobs every day You could say Lorel Purcell is a construction first responder. When the Building Division is selected to manage a construction […]

Don’t deviate from your plan

April 1, 2016

Adopted from a “Toolbox Talk” by Safety Manager Caswell Sewell In October of 2011, I was helping a friend cut a tree I could see would pose an issue with the way large branches hung over […]

2015 Safety Award Winners Recognized

April 1, 2016

More than 175 O&G employees met on April 5th for the 2016 Annual Safety Meeting at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Safety Director Mike Ferry and principals from all of O&G’s divisions spoke of […]

What’s your “safety perspective?”

April 1, 2016

FROM THE SAFETY DIRECTOR: MIKE FERRY Our perspective on life forms and changes based on the people we interact with and the experiences we have, both good and bad. Our perspective reflects who we are […]

Naugatuck High School

April 1, 2016

For Naugatuck High School Principal Janice Saam it was a first. “No one here had any idea of the impact building and renovating would have. If it hadn’t been for Lorel in pre-construction and then […]

Yes We Can!

April 1, 2016

The historically low participation of women in construction is slowly yielding to growth as stereotypes fade and awareness builds. Tracy Garofalo will tell you that working in construction was never on her radar growing up. […]

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