The Associated General Contractors Of Tennessee


Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville Donates Perimeter Fence Installation to Youth Encouragement Services for 9th Annual Good Friday Service Project
On April 7, 2023, Rio Grande Fence Co. of Nashville donated and installed a combined 707 total linear feet of ornamental, wood, and chain link fence to Youth Encouragement Services' Carpenter's Square location. The installation ensures an unobtrusive, permanent perimeter security for the property and peace of mind for Y.E.S. staff and the youth it serves. 
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JE Dunn to Lead Construction on $3.2 Billion Factory
South Korea-based LG Chem has selceted JE Dunn Construction to lead construction on a $3.2 billion factory in Clarksville, Tennessee that will make battery materials for electric vehicles.  Read the full story here!


CertaPro Painters of East Tennessee wins Certa Cup
On Friday, January 20th, in Carlsbad, California, CertaPro Painters of East Tennessee was presented with the Certa Cup.  The Certa Cup is the most prestigious award in the painting industry and CertaPro Painters of East Tennessee won against nearly 400 other CertaPro businesses across North America.  To be considered for this top honor, the franchisee and their team must practice the company's values, consistently deliver an extraordinary customer experience, and demonstrate growth in their residential and commercial painting business.  CertaPro would like to credit its incredible painters, loyal customers, and award winning team!  They are honored to represent the best of the best and look forward to continuing to serve East Tennessee to the highest standard.  Congratulations CertaPro of East Tennessee!

Smith Currie Named Construction Law Firm of the Year
Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP (Smith Currie), one of the nation’s most recognized construction and government contracts law firms, this week announced it has been named 2023 “Construction Law Firm of the Year” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as part of the publication’s esteemed "Best Law Firms" rankings. The award is a significant achievement because it indicates the highest level of respect and recognition in private legal practice and among leading lawyers. The national status is awarded to only one law firm per legal practice area. 
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TenHats Named Best IT Provider in Knoxville
TenHats is honored to announce winning both the KnoxNews Sentinel and CityView awards for Best IT provider in Knoxville! The team is thankful to their amazing customers for showing their appreciation.  TenHats serves as the only locally owned enterprise technology organization in the East Tennessee region. After opening in 2016, TenHats grew to include 30 highly experienced technical professionals whose skillsets include high level network infrastructure engineering, cloud architecture and management, helpdesk support, system administration, and applications engineering. While able to work with companies nationwide, the team has one office location in downtown Knoxville that includes a Tier III+ colocation data center—unmatched by anyone in the region.  Learn more about TenHats.


Southeastern Construction Concepts Wins Award

Congratulations to Southeastern Construction Concepts for winning Knoxville's Woman Owned Business of The Year Award! They completed the Claude Walker Park project with the city and had many design build changes under a very strict timeline. They were able to make those changes, keep the project moving, overcome obstacles, and complete the project on time. They also hold the OnCall Construction Services contract for the City. Penny Owens, the Procurement Director for the City, also commended Elizabeth Jackson on her personal perseverance for showing up to so many prebids and staying on top of them. 
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Delta Industries Announces Leadership Succession Plan
West Tennessee Region member, Delta Industries, Inc., a Mississippi-based construction materials and ready-mixed concrete supplier, is pleased to announce the progression of its leadership succession plan, naming of Lance A. Bonner as President and Chief Executive Officer, and Lester R. Howell, Jr. as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective as of October 18, 2022. J. Thomas Evans, Jr. has announced his retirement as President and CEO after a 28-year tenure with the company. Mr. Evans will remain on the Board of Directors for the company, and will assist with the leadership transition efforts through the end of the year. 
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Sunstate Equipment Rental Adds New Location
Congratulations to Sunstate Equipment for adding a new location in LaVergne, Tennessee.  This is their third location in the Nashville area.  Learn more!


Neyland Stadium Renovations
General contractor member The Christman Company and subcontractor member All Crane Rental of Tennessee have been hard at work on renovations at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville.  Renovations include a north videoboard and deck, as well as the west sideline seating and club.  Read more here!  
KNOXVILLE, TN – January 13, 2022 – Construction progress of West Sideline Club at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN.
Photo By Emma Corona/Tennessee Athletics






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