Science & Technology
J. Craig Venter Institute on UCSD Campus Expected to be Only Net Zero Energy Biological Laboratory in the World
With completion of the new J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, later this year, San Diegans will have more reason to be proud of its reputation for being the nation’s leader in high-tech science and innovation and home of more Nobel Prize winning scientists than any other city.
Department of Homeland Security Awards Contract for Central Utility Plant to Support Future National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the joint venture team of McCarthy and Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction, the $80 million contract for the Central Utility Plant for the future National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Construction of the 87,000-square-foot, free-standing Central Utility Plant is expected to begin immediately and complete in October of 2015. The plant will house the primary heating and cooling systems for the adjacent laboratory as well as diesel generators for supplying emergency power to the facility.
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Honored among Top Ten Training Organizations in America on Training 125 list for Second Consecutive Year
McCarthy, one of the nation’s oldest and largest privately-held construction companies and a 100 percent employee-owned business, was honored Monday night with a 2013 Training Magazine Top 125 Award. This recognition represents the third year in a row McCarthy has received this award and the second consecutive year for the firm ranking in the top 10.