June 29, 2017

Building On The Echoes

May 11, 2017

The F4U Corsair fighter plane flew off aircraft carriers with a 1-foot-tall aluminum propeller manufactured at the site. When a developer set out to convert a historic factory complex into luxury apartments, they insisted on […]

Stronger, Faster, Greener: CONCRETE

January 1, 2016

It’s an ongoing focus at O&G: improving the performance of commonly ordered “ordinary” concretes and high-performance mixes required for demanding applications. Bill Stanley, O&G Materials Division Vice President, heads the corporate effort to research and […]

Concrete: Pouring Across the Decades

January 1, 2016

1. Towers at Merritt River: Completed 2005 for $111M; 47,000CY of concrete 2. Contract E: Scheduled to complete August 2016, at a cost of $358M, 2,510 concrete piles and 72,400CY of concrete 3. Torrington Towers: […]

Pouring Steady

January 1, 2016

O&G has undertaken numerous concrete-heavy construction projects but the new Waterbury Bus Project ranks among the largest in site preparation and materials used, including 18,000 cubic yards of concrete furnished by the company’s own batch […]

Sand For A Manhattan Equestrian Renaissance

July 1, 2015

In September of 2014, riders and their mounts were back in The Big Apple, competing in the inaugural Central Park City  Horse  Show,  sponsored  by  Rolex. It was the improbable but gratifying end  to a […]

Porous Asphalt Enters the Mix

April 1, 2015

It sounds impossible: pavement tough enough to drive on that lets water drain right through it (picture a parking lot in a downpour without any standing water anywhere). But such pavement does exist and it’s […]