Congratulations to Durotech interns Ubeid Dzanic, Hilario Morales, Cameron Gros, and Osama Shehadeh. Their team won the Capstone Course Competition at the University of Houston. Capstone is the required course for graduating from UH with a construction degree and it consists of a team being assigned to a project and planning, estimating and scheduling it. Then the team formally presenting the team solution to a panel of industry professionals. It is competitive and requires a demonstration and communication of knowledge and clear thinking in all construction disciplines.
A group of dignitaries from Goose Creek CISD as well as teachers and members of the district's technology staff held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday for the grand opening of the new Technology Center Building. The building serves as the technology center for the district and allows students and teachers to learn advanced computer techniques. It also houses the district's main servers in a secure fashion.
Durotech hosted a community celebration alongside Spring Independent School District for the New Stadium groundbreaking.
Despite numerous challenges, Durotech is nearing completion of the new Goose Creek ISD Technology Center. Learn more about this unique project via the link below.https://www.enr.com/articles/44954-stalwart-technology-center-rises-in-baytown
Durotech held a "topping out" ceremony at the location of the "yet-to-be-named" new Sheldon ISD high school to celebrate the last beam being placed atop the structure. The campus will feature a new comprehensive and professional high school that will house up to 3,500 students; a new 10,000-seat football stadium; and several athletic facilities, including a track, baseball and softball fields, and tennis courts. Plans for a new elementary school, and renovations to the existing middle and high schools are also underway.
Durotech was one of the Silver Star Sponsors at this years Lone Star College Foundation StarGala this past April, which raised more than $490,000. Pictured below are several of the winning bidders an exciting package which includes two foursomes enjoying a day of golf with Chancellor Steve Head, followed by a private dinner, where their spouses/significant others will be chauffeured to meet up with the entire group, including the Chancellor's wife, Linda Leto Head. The winning bidders are: Scott Brady, Joiner Architects; Joby Copley, Joiner Architects; Rahim Tazeh, Infrastructure Associates; Chancellor Steve Head, Lone Star College; Ian Powell, PBK; Fred Dally, Dally + Associates; and David Rowe, Durotech Construction.
On February 1, 2017, Durotech held a “topping out” ceremony at the Grand Oaks High School to celebrate the last beam being placed atop the structure. Set to open in the Fall of 2018, the new high school will support 9th and 10th grade students and serve the Grand Oaks and Oak Ridge communities. In attendance were several administrators from the Conroe Independent School district, including Dr. Chris Hines, Deputy Superintendent of Operations, and Dr. Don Stockton, Superintendent of Schools.
On January 24, 2017, Durotech was honored to be a part of the Urban Land Institute Houston 2017 Development of Distinction Awards.