Posts in “Sitework”

Making Gray & Son a One-Stop Shop with the Addition of Demolition Services

April 16, 2020 | GeneralSitework

Many site development projects in today’s world begin with demolition. More and more projects have existing structures that need to be demolished before the next site preparation tasks, such as excavation, soil stabilization and utility construction. Because of this, Gray & Son is excited to be adding demolition to our list of services! We are […]

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Then vs. Now: Construction Industry Changes

December 12, 2019 | GeneralIndustry TrendsSafetySitework

As a company with more than 100 years of history behind us, Gray & Son has seen many changes in our industry and company. We wanted to share some of those changes, so we asked a couple of our team members, who have each been with us for more than 45 years, to chat with […]

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What Does a Construction Estimator Do?

September 18, 2019 | EstimatingGeneralSitework

A construction estimator fills an extremely important role for a construction company, and their job is not a simple one. We wanted to share everything that goes into an estimator’s job to help you better understand how things get done here at Gray & Son. We’ll also be writing about other roles and how they’re […]

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Construction Equipment Maintenance Tips that Save Time and Money

August 1, 2019 | GeneralMaintenanceSiteworkTechnology

Keeping our fleet in top condition is a big priority at Gray & Son, both to minimize downtime and get the most out of our investment. When construction equipment breaks down or malfunctions, it can bring a job to a halt. So we’ve built a maintenance shop that is dedicated to making sure that doesn’t […]

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Why We Build Great Relationships with Government Entities and Safety Organizations

July 8, 2019 | GeneralSafetySitework

There are numerous government entities and nonprofit organizations dedicated to safety in the construction industry, for good reason. These groups work to educate and regulate these companies whose jobs are inherently risky. We’ve made it a priority to build relationships – we’d even call them friendships! – with many such organizations. We even counted this […]

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Glossary of Sitework Common Terms and Jargon

June 24, 2019 | GeneralSitework

In the construction industry, like many other industries, we have a lot of jargon. There are some words that you’d really have no clue what they mean if you haven’t been working in our world for a while. Sitework in particular has even more specialized terms. Do you even know what the term sitework covers? It’s […]

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Estimating Sitework: What You Need to Know

May 23, 2019 | EstimatingGeneralSitework

An accurate estimate is one of the first steps to starting a construction project off right. It sets expectations for the customer, for us and for everyone else involved with the job. We should all be on the same page when it comes to costs and timeline for a project. This is particularly important for […]

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