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AB Connections Fall 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • AMERICAN BRIDGE MANUFACTURING - Shut down does not affect the successful, ongoing efforts of American Bridge Company
  • SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE - New signature span opens after six years of construction
  • LAS VEGAS HIGH ROLLER - This monumental project is nearing completion with cabin erection beginning before the end of November
  • CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - Terry Poole's background and career highlights prior to AB
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILE - Questions for an expert in the erection and design of complex bridge structures
  • FLASHBACKS - AB built lift bridge still a main NJ artery after more than 70 years
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM/HUMAN RESOURCES - Updates and information for your health care, retirement plan and wellbeing
  • HURRICANE DECK BRIDGE - AB's delivery of this project enables a before-schedule opening

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AB Connections Summer 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • VIRGINIA DISTRICT PROJECTS - Updates on three unique projects of the AB Virginia District
  • U.S. MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE - AB innovations to rehabilitate structurally deficient bridge
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Topics for discussion - healthcare reform
  • SAFETY - New program focuses on one safety topic that is relevant to operations
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILES - Advice to those seeking employment at American Bridge
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - Sign up for past programs at any time during the year
  • RETIREMENTS 2013 - AB thanks these long-term employees for their many years of service
  • AB PUBLISHED - Years of violence and bloodshed until AB's involvement with the Ironworkers
  • FLASHBACKS - AB built lift bridge still a main NJ artery after more than 70 years
  • BEAVERS AWARD - AB CEO recognized for his exceptional leadership on SAS

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AB Connections Spring 2013

In this edition of Connections:

  • ANNOUNCEMENT - AB's involvement in the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction
  • HURRICANE DECK BRIDGE - AB fights the weather and high-pressure gas main bored to keep this ATC project on schedule
  • TAMPA PROJECTS - Updates on five current and unique projects of the AB Tampa District
  • COLUMBUS ROAD LIFT - AB innovations to rehabilitate structurally deficient bridge
  • LVHR - Installation of bearings and erection of hub and spindle - critical part of project
  • EMPLOYEE PROFILES - Advice to those seeking employment at American Bridge
  • ABM SAFETY - Top safety records in hazardous working environment
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - Receive incentives for minding your health
  • AB PUBLISHED - AB's major role in the U.S. space program since its inception in the early 1950s
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Necessary versus preventative medical care
  • FLASHBACKS - Three of four railroad tracks still in use after nearly 100 years
  • FRC MAIN CABLE - Walk the cable was this contest's winning prize

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AB Connections Fall 2012

In this edition of Connections:

  • SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE SELF-ANCHORED SUSPENSION SPAN - Six years into the project, the self-anchored suspension span of the new San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge is being put to the test
  • AB EQUIPMENT - AB innovations and "in it for the long run" investments
  • ANNUAL MEETING - The 2012 annual meeting welcomed new board members and congratulated an AB employee for her 25 years of service
  • HR/WELLNESS - Wellness program updates for the coming months and information on your open enrollment
  • FLASHBACKS - The completion of an AB-built bridge prompts the retirement of a 220-year-old historic ferry
  • AB PUBLISHED - AB's role on the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
  • PROJECT CEREMONY - FL governor boasts AB's Berth 12 project is expected to create over 775 jobs

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AB Connections Summer 2012

In this edition of Connections:

  • CURRENT CONTRACTS - Comments from the CEO on performance thus far in 2012
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE
  • HR/WELLNESS - Take advantage of health care provider changes and plan for healthy improvements with upcoming wellness activities
  • PROJECT UPDATE - Kansas City District Vice President explains how this project was won through AB innovation
  • AB PUBLISHED - The author describes AB's construction on the original Verrazano-Narrows to be the most complex, dangerous and romantic
  • FLASHBACKS - Pittsburgher's bid farewell to their Civic Arena; the first and largest structure with a retractable roof in the world when completed
  • SAFETY - With high employee participation and management support AB is even closer to the zero incident workplace goal

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AB Connections Spring 2012

In this edition of Connections:

  • AWARDS AND CURRENT CONTRACTS - Chincoteague Bridge Grand Award for Engineering Excellence
  • SAS - The main cable on this signature project has many firsts
  • HUMAN RESOURCES/WELLNESS - What to expect in coming months
  • TAMPA DISTRICT - 2012 targets already exceeded
  • PIER 31 RIBBON CUTTING - U.S. Navy pier opens
  • BULKHEAD AT NOAA MARINE OPERATIONS CENTER - $6.3M design/build marine project completes
  • KENTUCKY LAKES BRIDGES - Seven-year roadway and rail bridge project completes
  • SUNSHINE SKYWAY - AB's sixth anniversary stamp
  • TRAINING - Field engineer graduates/supervisor training
  • AB PUBLISHED - Commemoration of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, 1964
  • FLASHBACKS - Historic bridges built by AB in Washington and Oregon
  • FORTH REPLACEMENT CROSSING - Update on the new £790M ($1.3B) cable stay bridge, Scotland
  • LVHR UPDATE - World's largest observation wheel

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AB Connections Fall 2011

In this edition of Connections:

  • COMPANY INFO - Current Contracts/New Hires/Grand Prize Winner
  • HIGHLIGHT - Three Nations Bridge
  • KENTUCKY LAKES - Final update of six year project
  • PLATT STREET - Historical bascule bridge major refurbishment
  • TRAINING - First graduating class since the start of the program
  • WELLNESS PROGRAM - Activities to finish 2011
  • AB PUBLISHED - Tagus River Bridge, Portugal
  • HUMAN RESOURCES - Notifications
  • UPDATES - ABM benefits students/SAS cable works
  • FLASHBACKS - 10, 26, 51, 81, 89 years ago...
  • ANNUAL MEETING - Standing ovation for service to the military and AB

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AB Connections Summer 2011

In this edition of Connections:

  • GROW - New Hires
  • UPDATE - Human Resources
  • PRODUCE - Current Contracts
  • HIGHLIGHT - Pier 31 Replacement
  • PREVENT - Reduce 30% of work-related injuries
  • RESTORE - More than just bridges
  • SUSPEND - World's largest cable saddle placed and catwalks erected
  • CELEBRATE - SFOBB final sections delivered
  • REFRESH - Wellness Program
  • ACKNOWLEDGE - American Hero monument
  • TRAINING - New Operations
  • PARTICIPATE - AB Community Contributions
  • FLASHBACKS - 92 years of Navy projects, and counting
  • OPINION - Counterstatement in response to NY Times article
  • SPECIALIZE - SIP district wins contract for new special structure

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