Meet the Team: Scott Calamusa, Regional Safety Manager

At Ceco, we seek to send every employee home at the end of their workday safe and sound. As part of our commitment to safe processes, we make every effort to put the right people in place to ensure safe behavior and techniques exist at every level of our company. Our most recent hire, Scott…

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Ceco Receives Highest Contractor Score

Ceco Concrete is proud to announce we have received yet another Contractor Score of 2500—the highest possible score from the construction industry’s leading independent business financial assessment agency. The ranking places Ceco at the top of the “Excellent” category, identifying our company as financially stable with low risk of default on projects. While not a…

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Ceco is proud to be a certified Women’s Business Enterprise

Ceco Concrete is pleased to announce that we have once again been certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Every year since our original certification in 2016, Ceco has chosen to undergo WBENC’s stringent review process to recertify as a woman-owned business and demonstrate to the construction industry…

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Ovation Towers Help Reshape Seattle Skyline

Soaring 32 stories high in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle, the Ovation luxury high-rise community is one of the latest projects rising up to reshape the city’s skyline. Ovation features two sleek mixed-use residential towers and a terrace-designed public plaza. The high-rise project is bringing to the area 565 new apartments (including two-story penthouses),…

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Meet the Team: Brandon Kovarick, Senior Project Manager

At the heart of Ceco Concrete is our employees. Oftentimes, the men and women who choose to work for Ceco find they want to stay and build their careers with us. “The values and culture here aren’t just words on a wall, but rather goals that management strives to achieve on a daily basis,” says…

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Ceco’s Block 9 Wins Award for Excellence in Concrete

In January, the North Dakota Ready-Mix & Concrete Products Association presented a 2020 Gold Star “Excellence in Concrete” Award to the Block 9 project, for which Ceco Concrete provided formwork services. In all, 10 projects across North Dakota were honored for demonstrating the advantages of concrete—including safety, resiliency, durability, environmental stewardship and aesthetics. The Block…

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Meet the Team: Derrick Sorensen, Senior Regional Safety Manager

At Ceco, we are committed to sending our people home safe each day, and we do this with the help of our experienced safety supervisors and managers. When Derrick Sorensen began his career with Ceco in 2016, he brought with him more than 20 years of experience in construction safety and health. A military veteran,…

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Chicago’s 90-year-old Merchandise Mart still stands strong

Built nearly a century ago, Chicago’s Merchandise Mart is a testament to the long-lasting durability of concrete buildings—and of projects completed by Ceco Concrete! In 1930, Ceco completed most of the floor forming for the building. This was a huge undertaking, as the floor area was 4 million square feet, thus requiring 4 million cubic…

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5 Ways to Engage Workers About Safety

Ruthann Ellis, manager of Ceco’s Department of Field Training & Development recently discussed how to “Stop Toolbox Talk Burnout” in Modern Contractor Solutions, a trade publication for concrete and general contractors in the commercial construction sector. In the article, Ruthann sagely advises crew leaders who may feel fatigued by having to repeatedly cover safety issues…

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Concrete Cares: How a bus ride led to a life-changing career at Ceco

At Ceco, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer people opportunities to learn, grow and embark on a rewarding career in construction. But personal success is just as important as professional success. Andrew Brewer is a living example of how our employees support and benefit from each other—both personally and professionally. A few years…

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