Get the Dirt: Construction Industry News

A blog from Gray & Son

A resource for the construction industry, dedicated to cutting through the noise to share the news, trends and stories affecting our industry.

The Importance of Sustainability in the Construction & Demolition Process

November 2, 2020 | DemolitionSafety

When it  comes to construction and demolition, there are many materials, as well as time and energy, that goes into completing a project. In recent years, there has been a mindset shift for many construction companies that has a stronger focus on environmental sustainability and recycling. At Gray & Son, we are keenly aware of […]

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Commercial Construction: How Gray & Son Creates a Full Service Experience

October 30, 2020 | Asphalt PavingDemolitionNew Commercial SiteTotal Site Package

When it comes to the commercial construction process, it can often feel overwhelming. Working with a variety of subcontractors and various companies to achieve a final product can be time consuming, confusing and if not handled properly, ultimately detrimental to the success of your commercial project. That is why, at Gray & Son, we have […]

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Soil Stabilization 101: Construction Tips with Gray & Son

October 20, 2020 | Soil Stabilization

At Gray & Son, we have been serving Maryland for over a century. With comprehensive service offerings, our team has been able to become experts in a variety of construction fields, including soil stabilization. If you haven’t heard of soil stabilization, we’re here to give you the low down. Soil stabilization is a vital part […]

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Why Gray Is the New Green: RAP in Asphalt Pavement

October 7, 2020 | Asphalt PavingIndustry TrendsPaving/Overlay

When it comes to the construction and paving industry, these sectors are not generally seen as the most environmentally friendly. As our country continues to move forward in an effort to promote environmentally conscious products and services, Gray & Son knows that it is important for us to do our part. As a company that […]

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How Gen Z Is Re-Inventing the Trade Industry

September 3, 2020 | Industry TrendsTechnology

With the COVID-19 pandemic, so many businesses have had to pivot and adjust to succeed during the current climate. The trade industry, although generally seen as traditional, has made incredible strides in technological advancement. Along with assistance from millennials and Gen Z, many businesses in the trade industry have been able to separate themselves from […]

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COVID-19 & the Construction Industry: How We Can Propel Growth

August 11, 2020 | Industry NewsIndustry Trends

In the midst of the novel coronavirus, many industries are suffering both physically and financially. As the American economy continues to fluctuate during this time, developing a proactive strategy to move forward as restrictions ease is vital. At Gray & Son, we understand the importance of coming together to support our community, now more than […]

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Gray & Son Expands to Include Demolition Services

July 13, 2020 | Demolition

At Gray & Son, we are highly focused on growth opportunities and strong relationships with our customers. That is why, in recent months, we have decided to expand our services to include demolition and material recycling (crushing/screening), making Gray & Son a one-stop shop for all of your redevelopment needs. Here, Maryland-based site development contractors […]

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Construction Recruitment in Today’s World

May 21, 2020 | EmployeesGeneralHiringSafety

We’ve already shared some of the changes we’ve made at Gray & Son due to COVID-19, and we’re continuing to take precautions to keep our teams safe and healthy. Since we’ve been fortunate to be deemed an essential business, we’ve also been in the rare position of continuing to hire new employees throughout the past […]

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Work Zone Safety Tips

April 24, 2020 | EmployeesGeneralSafety

Safety is a top priority here at Gray & Son, which is why we’ve written about it on our blog multiple times. This week is Work Zone Safety Week, so we wanted to highlight some of the ways we make sure our highway work zones are safe for our crews and the public. We frequently […]

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

April 16, 2020 | Demolition

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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