Silica and safety: New OSHA standards for crystalline silica dust

By Thomas White, CSP, CHST, CET Chief Safety Officer The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently implemented a new silica standard that creates stricter permissible exposure limits for construction. While silica standards are nothing new, contractors must now meet a stricter standard. What is silica? Also known as silicon dioxide or SiO2, silica is a […]

The next evolution of public sector design-build: Progressive Design-Build and benefits to your project 

By Rob Young Senior Director of Business Development If you’re an owner interested in expanding or renovating your facility or building a new one, many project delivery options are available to take your facility through design and construction. From the first ever public design-build airport project in Indiana to numerous K-12 school engagements, Hagerman has successfully […]

Hagerman hires multiple team members

The Hagerman Group has hired multiple employees in its Fishers and Fort Wayne offices. Steve Meier has joined the company as senior estimator in the Fishers office.  Meier is responsible for overall project estimates as well as leadership and mentoring to entry-level estimators. In addition, he works closely with owners, architects and engineers during the […]

Three traits of effective leaders

By Brad Smith, Executive Vice President Over the past 17 years I’ve worked at The Hagerman Group, it has been fulfilling to watch the company grow and evolve, thanks to the efforts of our people and the entrepreneurial spirit they embody. In a company where everyone is thought of as a leader, employees are empowered, […]

Virtual reality: Benefits to the project process and beyond

By Ken Alexander, Vice President of Sales, and Greg Delagrange, Project Manager When it comes to evolving technology in design and construction, new software and hardware can improve outcomes on many levels. With each new development of three-dimensional tools, we’re advancing how we can communicate and how the building partners and future occupants can visualize—and […]

Hagerman masonry foreman creating memorial to honor fallen Southport police officer Lt. Aaron Allan 

Ricky Flake, masonry foreman for The Hagerman Group, is donating his time and talents to build a memorial honoring fallen police officer Lt. Aaron Allan, who was shot responding to an automobile accident. The structure—consisting of a seating area—will be located in Flake’s Perry Manor housing development. Situated near McFarland Road and Payne Road North […]