April 7,2020—Triad Electric & Controls, a subsidiary of The Newtron Group, today announced work on the Shell Tiger AO4 Project in Geismar, LA has earned a national Excellence in Construction® Pyramid Award. Also, their work on the Valero Diamond Green Diesel Project Expansion Project in Norco, LA has earned a national Excellence in Construction® Eagle Award. These awards will be presented during ABC Convention 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, on Aug. 18. The EIC awards program is the industry’s leading competition that honors both general and specialty contractors for innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects.

The Shell Tiger AO4 Project was categorized as an “Electrical > More than $10 Million” project, and the Valero Diamond Green Diesel Project Expansion Project was categorized as an “Electrical: Industrial > $2 to $10 million” project.

“The craftmanship of Triad Electric & Controls and their hardworking employees continues to raise the bar when it comes to how we define excellence in construction,” said 2020 ABC National Chair Tim Keating, owner and president of R.C. Stevens Construction Co., Winter Garden, Florida. “It’s an honor to recognize these award winners for their respective commitments to building safely, on time and on budget, as well as contribute to the communities in which they work.”

The EIC award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries across the nation, were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.

This year’s panel included representatives from Building Owners and Managers Association International, Smithsonian Facilities Construction Division, Construction Management Association of America, Engineering News-Record, Design-Build Institute of America and various construction-related firms nationwide.

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is the presenting sponsor of the Excellence in Construction® Awards.

A full list of EIC winners is available on ABC’s website.