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Progress on the Loudoun County Landfill Project in Virginia

Last week, Sargent crews were busy installing the storm drain pipe and leachate transfer pipe outside of the cell limits, while Chesapeake Containment Systems was on-site deploying liner. Sargent crews stayed ahead of the fine grading, inside the cell. Everyone worked diligently as a team with executional spirit to achieve the goal of getting the […]

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Meet our Intern, Duncan Graham!

Duncan is working at the Portsmouth, NH – Maplewood Avenue Reconstruction project. Duncan just finished his 2nd year at the University of Maine in the Construction Engineering Technology program. This is his first internship in the Heavy Civil Construction field. He grew up in Franklin, MA where he attended Tricounty Vocational School and currently resides […]

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Thank you, Jim.

Thank you, Jim, for all that you have done. You were not only our former president and owner, but you were an all-around great guy. There are not enough words to express how much you, and your legacy means to Sargent, the construction industry, and your family. Jim’s Obituary  

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Meet our Intern, Josh Reed!

Josh grew up in Dover-Foxcroft and is currently a Junior attending the University of Maine in the Construction Engineering Technology program. This is Josh’s 2nd season interning at Sargent. Last year he worked on the East Millinocket Wastewater Treatment Plant project. This year, he is currently working at the Juniper Ridge Landfill project in Old […]

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Meet our Intern, Liam King!

Liam just finished his 3rd year at the University of Maine in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. This is Liam’s first internship in the construction industry. He is learning a great deal about utility work having worked with Garnet Antkowiak raising frames and covers for surface paving – as well as working on Steve Randall’s […]

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Progress at the R-Board Landfill in Stafford, Virginia

Timmy Cole is operating the Cat 326 while Josh Louk assists him with a shovel at the R-Board Landfill in Stafford, Virginia. Together they are working on cleaning off the existing liner system from the previous cell to expose it in preparation to tie-on to it with our new liner system. Through the unpleasant smells […]

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Sargent start solar projects in Milo & Fairfield, Maine

At Sargent, we are no strangers to renewable energy projects – having worked on countless hydroelectric power and wind farm projects throughout the northeast – but last week we began work on our very first solar energy projects. The projects, in Fairfield, ME, and Milo, ME, are being overseen by site supervisor Brent Williams. Brent […]

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New addition to our equipment in the Mid-Atlantic for the Charlottesville Airport project in Virginia

Managing every resource with the respect it deserves… We have a new addition to our equipment in the Mid-Atlantic – we have purchased a new DoMor spreader box to replace our older, well-used model. We’re using our new DoMor spreader box on the Charlottesville Airport project in Charlottesville, Virginia for spreading the P-209 gravel for […]

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Sargent Corporation crews have started work on a Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Project in Caribou, Maine

Sargent Corporation crews have begun work on a wastewater treatment facility upgrade project in Caribou, Maine. The project team has been installing aeration piping and concrete “deadmen” which will anchor the diffusers in the lagoons. Veteran Superintendent Peter Broberg just celebrated his 27th anniversary with the company and is overseeing the project in the field. […]

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The Future of Sargent Corporation….and our Legacy

The Sargent Legacy…. Kevin Gordon, WorkForce Advancement Director with 39 years of experience with Sargent Corporation – training, mentoring, and spending the entire week in the field, and at the Rumford-Downtown Improvements project with New Hire Foreman, Curtis Breau who just graduated with a Construction Engineering Technology Degree from the University of Maine. Another example […]

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Sargent Corporation crews breaking ground on the Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade project in Eastport, Maine

Earlier this month Sargent Corporation crews began work on a Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade project in Eastport, Maine. Once erosion and sedimentation control measures were put in place – the first order of business was to begin a large excavation for a 20’ x 20’ x 22’ tall concrete sludge storage tank. Safety planning is […]

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Field Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Mechanic Opportunity in the Mid-Atlantic Region

If you’re a Field Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Mechanic, check out this opportunity to work with a well-respected, award winning Contractor that puts their employees first with safety initiatives, great benefits and perks, wellness programs, and an Employee Ownership program where you become part-owner in the company. Come see why employees spend their entire careers with Sargent […]

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Sargent crews compressed 38-hour runway shutdown at the Portland Jetport through inclement weather

Over the past weekend Sargent Corporation geared up with multiple crews to tackle an intricate and extensive scope in a compressed 38-hour runway shutdown at the Portland Jetport. Crews completed the required work on time and incident-free despite the inclement weather they faced. Congratulations to all personnel involved. A big “Win” all around! 👊

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Thank you, W.S. Emerson Company for helping us stay safe!

This is the mock-up of the Gaiter-Banas that will be distributed to our job-sites as soon as they arrive early this week. This is an essential step we’ve taken to provide a safer environment for our employee-owners in the field. Working together is what will help stop the spread, and we are thankful for working […]

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New handwashing stations for jobsites

Shout out to Art Morin, Gene Trojano, and Bobby Leland who work in the shop for their creativity and hard work building the handwashing stations for the job sites! The handwashing stations are being used on our job sites such as this one on the ORT Toll Plaza Exit 103 project in West Gardiner, Maine. […]

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Goochland Tech Heavy Equipment Operator Skills USA competition!

Last week, Justin Embrey and Nick Rosswog participated as judges at Goochland Tech for the Heavy Equipment Operator Skills USA competition. Sargent Corporation has been working with the Goochland County Schools and Goochland Tech to help educate and employ the students that have completed a two-year program geared to prepare them for a career as […]

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Sargent Corporation completed the partial replacement of penstock # 3 at the Grand Falls Dam in Baileyville, Maine

Last week Sargent Corporation completed the partial replacement of penstock # 3 at the Grand Falls Dam in Baileyville, Maine. The project consisted of replacing 220 LF of 15′ diameter penstock pipe and rehabilitating 13 concrete saddles that hold the penstock in place. Sargent Corporation crews self-performed all the earthwork, welding, and concrete work on […]

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Winter training for 2018 and 2019 Sargent Corporation Academy employees

This week is our Winter training session for the 2018 and 2019 SCA (Sargent Corp Academy) employees! Our emphasis is on safety, hard skills training, sharing of experiences, and teaching each other various skills learned. We have various personnel from the Safety Department, Human Resources, Wellness, Operations (including a Superintendent), and an experienced Operator working […]

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Tim Folster awarded the Maine Better Transportation Association Lifetime Achievement Award!

Investing in people. The Sargent Culture is steeped in commitment to the well-being and prosperity of our family of employee-owners, and meaningful relationships with our business partners and our communities. Last Friday, our Chief Operating Officer, Tim Folster was one of four who was awarded the Maine Better Transportation Association Lifetime Achievement Award! Tim, we […]

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Sargent Corporation Receives Gold Award from United Way of Eastern Maine

Last night, the United Way of Eastern Maine hosted its 80th Birthday and Annual Campaign Celebration, where we were honored to once again be presented a Gold Award!  It was also announced that the organization reached last year’s fundraising goal of $1.8 million.  Each year, our employees give graciously to this incredible organization that does […]

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Time Lapse Video of Sargent Crews on Forest Ave – Portland, Maine

Over the weekend of November 11th, 2017, Sargent Corporation employees worked day and night installing new storm drainage on Forest Ave in Portland – one of Maine’s busiest streets. Our team worked hard and had a successful outcome despite having to redirect traffic, work through unexpected waterline conflicts and deal with the bitter cold temperatures!

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Sargent Employees Support United Way of Eastern Maine!

It has been a long standing tradition at Sargent Corporation to support the United Way of Eastern Maine.  Each fall, our employees are given the opportunity to support local charities by contributing to the United Way campaign on a weekly basis through payroll deduction.  We are proud to announce that this year Sargent Corporation employees […]

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Sargent Corporation Receives AGC National Safety Award

On November 8, 2017, Sargent Corporation was presented the AGC 2016 National Safety Award for Excellent Safety Record – Zero Incidence Rate – 10,000 to 50,000 Work Hours.  Sargent Corporation believes in providing the highest level of safety to our team and this shows through our numerous safety awards.  Most important is safety and preparedness to […]

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2017 – Best Places to Work in Maine Awards Celebration

Last night, several Sargent Corporation employee/owners attended the Best Places to Work in Maine Awards Celebration in Augusta.  It was a great honor to be ranked the 14th Best Place to Work in Maine in the Large Employer Category (250 or more U.S. Employees).  It is exciting to be recognized, as this was the first […]

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Sargent Corporation named one of the “Best Places to Work in Maine”

We are happy to announce Sargent Corporation was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine!   The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management – Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group.  This list aims to identify, recognize and […]

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Sargent Construction Academy Class of 2017 Graduates

Last week, Sargent Construction Academy successfully completed its second season with 13 students going to projects throughout New England on Monday, July 31st.  During their six weeks of training we used a combination of classroom, hands-on activities, field trips, outside presenters and several small projects at the Stillwater Shop and Old Town Rec Center to […]

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Sargent Crews have Completed a New Exit on Interstate 95

There’s a new exit on Interstate 95 at mile 125.  Sargent crews completed this $5.3 million dollar half cloverleaf interchange in Waterville near the Sidney town line.  A grand opening was held on July 14th.  By allowing a new point of access to the city of Waterville and surrounding communities, this interchange should help foster […]

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Sargent Construction Academy goes to Bethlehem, NH

Last Friday evening, the 15 students/employees attending Sargent Construction Academy made the trip from the training facility in Stillwater to the North Country Environmental Landfill project in Bethlehem, New Hampshire.  They were asked to help remove a significant amount of silt, gravel and debris in the cell currently under construction.  The material washed into the […]

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Sargent Corporation Crews Have Completed 3 Airport Projects In 2017

Sargent crews have completed 3 Airport Projects.  The first project was the Greenville Airport 14-32 Parallel Taxiway, where crews constructed a 4,700 foot taxiway parallel to the main runway.  The second project was the Knox County Regional Airport Runway 13-31 Extension, where crews constructed a 400 foot runway extension and 850 linear feet of new […]

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Sargent Corporation Awarded Achievement in Safety

Sargent Corporation has received the Maine Aggregate Association Achievement in Safety Award for its pit and quarry operations in 2016.   Sargent Corporation had zero accidents as reported on the Quarterly Mine and Coal Production Reports for the year.  This award recognizes the company’s commitment to the safety of its employees for operations reported to […]

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Sargent Corporation Wins 2017 Build Maine Award for Oxford Area C

Sargent Corporation of Stillwater has won it’s second 2017 Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine.  This award was in the Utility Division for the completion of the Oxford Area C project along a 1.2 mile long section of Route 26 in Oxford, Maine. View Project Profile          

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Certificate of Achievement in Safety

Sargent Corporation has been presented with a Certificate of Achievement in Safety from the United Sates Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, for 4,158 Employee Hours Worked Without a Lost Workday Injury in 2015.

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Sargent Corporation Wins Build Maine Award From AGC of Maine

For the third year in a row, Sargent Corporation of Stillwater has won a Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors of Maine.  This year’s award was in the Specialty Environmental Category for removal of the Veazie Dam during the summer and fall of 2013.  The project, which resulted in a free-flowing river from […]

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Sargent Crews Repair 6 Arch Bridges in Acadia National Park

Sargent Corporation crews repaired six arch bridges in Acadia National Park in a project for the National Park Service that began in the fall of 2014 and was completed in the summer of 2015. Sargent was a subcontractor to the general contractor, E. L. Shea of Ellsworth. The bridges were arch bridges with stonework that […]

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Sargent Completes Phase 1 of Plan to Reconfigure Maine Turnpike Exit 63

On Track Magazine, Winter 2016 Sargent Corporation has completed phase 1 of a plan by the Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA) to reconfigure Exit 63 (Gray-New Gloucester) and eliminate the southbound on- and off-ramp bridge and the maintenance associated with it. The $1.2 million project included construction of a new Park and Ride facility on Route […]

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Sargent Constructing 9-Acre Landfill Cell In Bethlehem, NH

Sargent Corporation is about halfway through a project to construct a 9-acre cell at Casella Waste Management’s North Country Environmental Services landfill in Bethleham, NH. The project, called NCES Landfill Stage V, was split into two pieces.  Phase 1, a little under five acres, was completed in 2015.  Phase 2, about four acres, will be […]

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Sargent Crews Complete Rebuilds of 8 Streets in Lebanon, NH, Along With Installation of New Storm Drain, Sewer, and Water Lines

On Track Magazine, Winter 2016 Sargent Corporation has substantially completed a $4.3 million project to rebuild all or parts of eight streets and install new storm drain, sewer, and water lines in a residential neighborhood in West Lebanon, NH. The project, called “Combined Sewer Separation Contract No. 10,” was part of a long-term plan by […]

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