Penhall Invests in the Future of Concrete Construction
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penhall Company, the North American leader in concrete cutting services, was proud to sponsor a team of university students at this year's Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Concrete Solutions Student Competition in Reno, Nevada.
Every year the ASC holds a competition between the best and brightest students in construction management from universities across the United States. In the Concrete Solutions category, the teams act as concrete subcontracting firms that bid against each other on a project. The judges act as the general contractor for the project, reviewing the student's written proposal and conducting formal interviews with each subcontracting company.
"The competition provides cream-of-the-crop construction management students with real-world experience on what it's like to be a concrete subcontractor," explains Mike Meagan, HR Manager at Penhall Company. "The ASC competition offers an outstanding opportunity for the students to showcase their talents, learn leadership and teamwork, and network with potential employers and construction recruiters."
Adds Meagan, "Penhall has a history of sponsoring students participating in the ASC competition because we believe in investing in the leaders who will be the future of concrete construction."
This value system is also reflected in Penhall's alignment with local universities. Through an internship program, students work with Penhall on a variety of concrete-related projects including marketing, sales, and general management. For more information on Penhall's internship programs and visit http://www.penhall.com/penhall-company-career-opportunities.php.
About Penhall Company
Founded in 1957, Penhall Company is a market leader in concrete demolition, cutting, sawing, drilling, breaking and related concrete construction services. Penhall continually invests in emerging specialty technologies and capabilities that will add value to our clients' projects. Spanning 41 locations in 18 states and Canada, Penhall employs 1,400 professionals who are dedicated to meticulously maintaining equipment and upholding the safest working environment.
The Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) is the professional association for the development and advancement of construction education, where the sharing of ideas and knowledge inspires, guides and promotes excellence in curricula, teaching, research and service. http://www.ascweb.org.
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