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2012-11-08 08:27:59

MAULDIN, S.C., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gordian Group, a leading construction pricing data, procurement software and services business for the construction industry, today announced the appointment of William L. Pollak as chief executive officer (CEO) and member of the board of directors. Mr. Pollak will lead the ongoing development of the company's Job Order Contracting construction-procurement systems, which it pioneered more than 20 years ago, as well as its expansion into data...

2012-10-25 07:34:27

MAULDIN, S.C., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations for the annual Harry H. Mellon Award of Excellence in Job Order Contracting are open now through Nov. 30, 2012. The industry honor recognizes outstanding principles and practices of the construction-procurement system while identifying unique and innovative ways of using Job Order Contracting methods to complete construction, repair and alteration projects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121025/DE99270LOGO ) Repair,...

2012-07-17 02:30:43

MAULDIN, S.C., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A paradigm shift to a new construction procurement system led to Lake County, Ill., receiving a 2012 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. County officials were honored at the association's annual convention July 15, 2012, in Pittsburgh, Penn. Lake County administrators implemented Gordian's JOC Solution(TM), three years ago to reduce a backlog of facility maintenance and infrastructure projects. The results for county...

2012-07-10 02:28:25

MAULDIN, S.C., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- The Gordian Group today unveiled eGordian®, the first online, current and free construction estimating tool for design, estimating and construction professionals. The website, www.eGordian.com, gives users access to the world's largest database of construction prices and tasks tailored to hundreds of U.S. localities. eGordian is accessible from any type of computer, tablet or smart phone connected to the Internet. Users can review local prices...

2012-05-31 23:02:35

Centennial averaged 80% utilization of small and disadvantaged businesses each year for the past five years Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 31, 2012 Reston, Virginia based Centennial Contractors Enterprises (Centennial) was recently awarded the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence in Construction by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The award recognizes large prime contractors who have excelled in their utilization of small businesses as suppliers and subcontractors....

2012-05-22 02:28:26

MAULDIN, S.C., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gordian Group, Inc. announced today that agreements with a network of competitively bid contractors are in place introducing government agencies throughout Utah to a new system for fast-tracking and controlling facility repair, maintenance and alteration projects. As a result of the state of Utah awards, on-call construction contractors are ready to begin work for the hundreds of state agencies, public school districts, colleges and...

2012-03-29 06:26:40

NEW YORK and MAULDIN, S.C., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced that it has acquired a majority ownership in The Gordian Group ("Gordian" or the "Company"), a leading construction pricing data and procurement software business servicing the construction industry, from The Wicks Group of Companies, a private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Gordian maintains a market-leading...

2012-03-08 06:55:00

MAULDIN, S.C., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight regional "Best of the Best" winners in the competition for the annual Harry H. Mellon Award of Excellence in Job Order Contracting were announced today, recognizing projects ranging from replacement of a boardwalk, to renovations of a subway station, to restoration of a mountain-side road. The annual award recognizes excellence using the system's principles and practices while identifying unique and innovative ways of using Job...

2012-02-16 06:55:00

MAULDIN, S.C., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just two days after fire destroyed the Healdsburg, Calif., Post Office north of San Francisco, a temporary counter was set up to serve customers and provisions were in place to expedite renovations, thanks to its Job Order Contracting process. A new, permanent space was completed five months later, and residents hailed the swift, extensive renovation. Today, industry experts recognized the rapid renovation as winner of the 2011...

2011-12-07 06:55:00

MAULDIN, S.C., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gordian Group announced today it has received its GSA Schedule 70 from the U.S. federal government, which allows federal, state and local government agencies to acquire the company's award-winning, Internet based construction procurement system. Federal, state, and local agency administrators who manage repair, alteration and small-construction projects for facilities and infrastructure can use The Gordian Group's Job Order Contracting...