ORONO, MAINE. 4/1/2024

Sargent Corporation, a 100 percent employee-owned general contractor with operations throughout the eastern US seaboard, is thrilled to announce its recent achievement at the distinguished Construction Risk Partners Build America Awards in San Diego, CA. The company was honored with the Construction Risk Partners Build America award in the Utility Infrastructure New category, recognizing its innovative work on the City of Portland, Maine – Back Cove West Storage Conduit project. This prestigious accolade underscores Sargent Corporation’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the construction industry.

The award was presented by Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America President Les Snyder, alongside representatives from Construction Risk Partners, marking a significant moment for Sargent Corporation and its employee-owners. The ceremony took place during the AGC’s Annual Convention at the Construction Risk Partners Build America Awards Breakfast, a gathering of industry leaders and professionals from across the United States, to celebrate the achievements that are moving the construction sector forward.

“This award is a testament to our team’s hard work, dedication, and innovative approach to tackling complex projects,” said Eric Ritchie, President and COO of Sargent Corporation. “We are proud to contribute to the development and improvement of the City of Portland’s infrastructure, and we are deeply honored to receive this recognition from our peers in the industry.”

The City of Portland, Maine – Back Cove West Storage Conduit, a 2 and a half year, $29 million project, represents Sargent Corporation’s expertise and commitment to enhancing community infrastructure through innovative and efficient solutions.

“We could not be prouder of the employee-owners who worked on this innovative project. The work done on the Back Cove West project by our team represents everything we value above all else as a company,” said Herb Sargent, CEO of Sargent Corporation.

Sargent Corporation extends its sincere thanks to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Construction Risk Partners, and everyone involved in the nomination and selection process. The company looks forward to continuing its pursuit of excellence and innovation in all its future projects.