Banton Continues to Build on Quinnipiac Campus
Banton recently completed an interior renovation of existing classroom space to create a new Advising Commons for Quinnipiac's College of Arts and Sciences.
The space includes three private offices, advising suite, conference room and reception area. The Commons was finished with custom architectural millwork, flat screen televisions, projection equipment, and wireless card readers for access control.
The focal point of the project is the open ceiling in the advising suite with exposed structural steel, spiral ductwork and acoustic panels.
Banton Honors Women in Construction Week
Banton joined together with the Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors during the first week of March to celebrate "Women in Construction Week."
One of the primary goals of WIC Week is to challenge the stereotypes that women often face when it relates to the pursuit of a career in construction. The initiative also seeks to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry.
Banton was proud to honor this event in recognition of the many talented women that it has employed throughout its 40 year history.
Trending Toward Transportation
Banton recently completed an array of transportation oriented projects for Amtrak and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. These successfully completed endeavors include the following:
Plainfield DOT Maintenance Facility
Historical Train Station Renovation - Windsor
Southington DOT Maintenance Facility
CCIA Announces New Slate of Directors
Banton's Senior Project Manager Steve Ryan was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Road Builders Association. Steve will serve a term on the Board through the year 2022.
CRBA is a division of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association. CCIA provides an arena for the members of the state's commercial construction industry to collaborate in promoting a positive business climate.
Banton Employee Receives Beautification Award
Banton employee Chad Jansen was the recent recipient of a 2019 Beautification Award from the North Haven Garden Club. Chad maintains Banton's exterior grounds and had submitted photographs of the firm's North Haven headquarters to the garden club for their consideration. Each home and business was judged on the organization and design of their gardens, creativity and expression, and plant material in the garden. Each gardener was awarded with a framed Certificate of Achievement for their demonstration of excellence in gardening.
Banton Continues Commitment to Local Organizations
Banton Construction is pleased to announce its continued membership in the following organizations:
Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut, Inc.
Connecticut Construction Industries Association
Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce
Banton Featured in Local Magazine
Banton Construction was recently mentioned in the winter issue of North Haven Magazine. The article discussed the unique history behind the company's namesake, Banton Street.
Focusing on Employee Health & Safety
Banton hosted its fifth company-wide Safety Stand Down event at Eli's Restaurant on March 22. The program covered topics selected by Banton's Safety Committee; including fall prevention, respiratory protection and situational awareness on a project work site. The event concluded with a presentation highlighting the importance of recognizing and preventing drug and alcohol use/abuse in the workplace.
Banton sponsors a fundraising event for a different charitable cause every other year. This year we are hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Spina Bifida Association. The event will be held on Saturday, August 11 at the North Haven Fairgrounds.
Our planning committee is hard at work putting together an all-day festival that is jam-packed with live bands, inspiring guest speakers, freshly prepared comfort food, a beer garden, bocce tournament, a dunk tank, yoga & hooping circles, live entertainers and a chance to win prizes during the raffle and silent auction. There will also be a variety of children’s activities including games, bounce houses, face painting and a “make your own tie-dye” booth.
Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.physicalfreedomfestival.com/.
If you cannot attend and would like to make a donation, become a sponsor or donate a prize for the raffle or silent auction; please contact Holly at email@example.com.
Banton Continues Long-Time Collaboration with CCSU
03/19/2018Banton's Senior Project Manager Steve Ryan is currently serving a two-year term as Chairman of the Industrial Advisory Board for Construction Management at Central Connecticut State University. Mr. Ryan has been a member of the Board since its inception in 1998.The Board is comprised of an eclectic group of employers who routinely employ CCSU graduates. The group’s mission is to continually interact with students, review curriculums and provide feedback as to how to improve the quality of CCSU’s graduates.CCSU is the only Construction Management program in Connecticut that maintains an ACCE (American Counsel for Construction Education) accreditation. In 2016, CCSU was ranked second out of 50 in best value schools for Construction Management.
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