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Archive for July 2009

Ranger Construction’s North Division Earns Two Asphalt Plant Quality Awards

Ranger North’s two asphalt plants, in Winter Garden and Debary, FL, have earned certificates of quality from the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). New this year, the Diamond Quality Commendation recognizes the many factors that go into producing high-quality asphalt products: Quality Management; RAP (Recycled Asphalt Pavement) and Aggregate Handling; Asphalt Storage; Drying and Mixing;…

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Company Fosters Environmental Safety Through NAPA Committee Involvement

The Environmental Director for Ranger Construction, a Vecellio Group company, is a representative on the Environmental Safety Plant Operations Committee (ESPOC) of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). Jo Moore recently attended the Association’s mid-year meeting at Hilton Head, SC, where presentations were given on various subjects the Association is reviewing for the benefit of…

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Ranger Central Upgrading Roads From Brevard To Palm Beach

Ranger Central’s recycling-plus-overlay project on SR-700 is not the only job it has underway in western Palm Beach County, (see article above). Just a few miles away is a more conventional project, milling and resurfacing a section of SR-15 in the city of Belle Glade under an FDOT contract worth $2.4 million. The project consists…

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Ranger South Provides Fast, Smooth Repaving On Route To Miami Airport

The last thing motorists needed on the busy eight-lane SR-836/Dolphin Expressway in South Florida were lane closures that dragged on and on during resurfacing. A short production schedule was critical, as the limited access highway is one of the routes feeding Miami International Airport just to the north. So when Ranger South won the contract…

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Ranger South Making Improvements To NW 72nd Avenue, Powerline Road

Ranger has a number of major road projects underway in South Florida. In Miami-Dade County, the South Division is making $6 million in improvements on the north end of NW 72nd Avenue. Crews are rebuilding the intersection at South River Drive and adding a bridge to extend the roadway across the Okeechobee Canal, adding a…

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Ranger’s Quality, Service Point To Solid Value On Paving Projects

Ranger Construction added to its long list of satisfied retail and school paving customers with two recent projects in the northeast section of its market area. With its Debary plant supplying the hot-mix asphalt, Ranger’s North Division provided cost-effective paving services for The Pavilion at Port Orange, a new 550,000-sq.-ft., open-air shopping destination located just…

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Crews Making Gold Star Progress On Silver Star Road

Ranger Construction’s efficient progress on a SR-438 resurfacing project in Orange County, FL, started with the very first stage — moving equipment onto the job site. That’s because crews had just finished the same type of job, on the same roadway, only a few miles to the west. The North Division is milling and resurfacing…

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Vecellio Group Operations Extend “No Lost Time” Safety Records

Vecenergy Safety Record Tops Five-Year Mark Vecenergy, the Vecellio Group’s energy division, continues its record of working with no “lost time” incidents since its first facility opened in 2004. The division operates bulk fuel terminals and provides offloading and additive services in South Florida and beyond. Vecenergy is also involved in alternative fuel production. Sharpe…

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Torgersen Gives 2009 Vecellio Lecture

Professor Paul E. Torgersen, an Industrial Engineer whose career at Virginia Tech spans 43 years, including 20 years as a Dean and seven as University President, is the presenter of this year’s Vecellio Lecture, held at the university in October. Torgersen is a Fellow of both the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the American Society…

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