OSHA and ANSI Approved Ear Buds

Many of our employees have been asking about using headphones while working. Normal headphones are not safe to use as most of our job sites require ear protection. Safety Director Chris Towle has found OSHA and ANSI approved ear bud headphones that are safe to use in a loud construction environment. Please talk with your foreman about when it is appropriate to use headphones on a job site.

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BRC Named Best Restoration Company by Finance and Commerce Reader Rankings

Building Restoration Corporation is excited to begin 2018 with recognition from the Finance and Commerce 2017 Reader Rankings. BRC was selected by readers as the “Best Restoration Company.” Thank you to the Finance and Commerce readers who voted. We will continue to strive towards offering the best masonry restoration services in the Midwest in 2018.

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Project Highlight: Lakewood Cemetery

Project Highlight: Lakewood Cemetery – Minneapolis, MN
Project Manager: Mark Bailey | Foreman: Dustin Thiel

The BRC crew at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis is hard at work on this exterior restoration. The project scope includes tuckpointing, acid washing, individual stone replacement, re-caulking, waterproofing, control joint installation, and sheet metal work.

The restoration at Lakewood Cemetery is not just a dead-end job. People are literally dying to see it and with thousands of people staying at the cemetery, we haven’t had one single complaint!

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Bonstone Material Awards Building Restoration Corporation with Certificate of Achievement

Bonstone Materials Certificate of Achievement

A team from BRC recently attended a construction fabrication and restoration product training by Bonstone Materials Corporation. Building Restoration Corporation is always pushing to improve and utilize cutting edge technology and techniques to best serve our clients. Building Restoration Corporation provides the Midwest a multitude of masonry restoration services including:

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99 Mile Classic Snowmobile Race Winner – Tony Selle

BRC employee Tony Selle recently won a 99 mile classic snowmobile race. The sleds competing in the race were all from 1976 or earlier and had to have stock 1 cylinder engines and suspensions. The course was 99 miles long with 33 -3 mile laps with a lot of turns. While many other sleds died along the course and had to be towed, Tony persevered and finished first.
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BRC Helps Provide Dodge Nature Center with Kiosks

BRC places a high value on our community and recently had the opportunity to help with renovations at the Dodge Nature Center. BRC Metal Shop Manager Dan McPhillips graciously donated his time to help build new eye-catching information kiosks for the center. These two new kiosks help welcome visitors to the Dodge Nature Center and provide information about the center.

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Project Feature: Churchill Hall Restoration, North Dakota State University for M.A. Mortenson Construction

School is out and the crew working on Churchill Hall at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is hard at work. The crew is installing 375 lineal feet of through-wall flashing, stone patching, and installing 80 pieces of new cast stone. In addition to Churchill Hall, Joel Vaughan’s crew is also completing three other projects on the NDSU campus. Their skilled craftsmanship will be a great addition to the NDSU campus.

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