June 22, 2018

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 […]

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: […]

John Jenkins

October 1, 2015

JOHN JENKINS had the demeanor and rugged looks of a man cut from the same bedrock he worked with every day. He oversaw operations at Quarry 2 in Southbury for 34 years, coaxing maximum production […]

Enviro-Friendly GreenPatch®

October 1, 2015

The Asphalt Division has added GreenPatch to its offerings as a direct replacement for traditional cold asphalt patch but without petroleum- based solvents or cutbacks. This formulation makes GreenPatch a VOC-compliant material in all fifty states. […]

Greg Margaitis

July 1, 2015

38-year career at O&G began when his father thought he ought to be working between graduating from college and applying to medical school. Two days later he was learning how to dispatch concrete on Chase […]

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 […]