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Building a pipeline in East Texas

Posted on July 21, 2020

This is what it looks like when Michels works in the Lone Star State. We mobilized 385 people and 350 pieces of equipment to East Texas to build 22 miles of 30-inch pipeline.

Protective Coatings Industry Interview: Structural Linings for Manhole Rehabilitation

Posted on July 13, 2020

In this interview, John Manijak, Director of Technical Training and Technical Support, discusses how we can help our customers save time and money with structural solutions. For the video version,[..]

Proud to show our military support

Posted on July 8, 2020

Military service and those who have served our country hold a special place in our past and our future. Our founder, Dale Michels, had a great love for this country and was very proud to[..]

Michels Scholarship Fund awards $52,500

Posted on June 17, 2020

Congratulations to the 16 students who received $52,500 in scholarships from the Michels Scholarship Fund on Monday, June 15. The scholarships were presented virtually for the first time in the[..]

ENR ranking highlights Michels' consistency

Posted on June 1, 2020

Michels is honored to maintain our ranking as the 27th largest contractor on Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors List. As a further testament to our consistent performance and emphasis[..]

Deep Foundation Drilling Shafts to Bridge the Mississippi

Posted on May 21, 2020

The Project Michels met the challenge of the Mighty Mississippi when called upon to install shafts for a new bridge carrying eight lanes of traffic over the river on Interstate-74 between Bettendorf,[..]

90 days to complete foundation construction in Chicago's West Loop

Posted on May 8, 2020

The new home to McDonald’s Corporation’s world headquarters, the 9-story commercial building located on the old Harpo Studios property at 110 N. Carpenter in Chicago’s West Loop,[..]

Virus affects send-off, but not sentiment

Posted on April 28, 2020

The send-off celebration may have been small due to COVID-19 restrictions, but our pride and well wishes are enormous for one of our people who was recently deployed with the Army Reserves 996th[..]

4 ways to build around and under an active bridge structure

Posted on April 24, 2020

In the heart of Chicago, the Wolf Point property in city of big shoulders’ posh River North neighborhood was the subject of many development proposals over the years. Finally in 2012, plans[..]

Celebrating Earth Day's Golden Anniversary

Posted on April 22, 2020

Fighting the spread of COVID-19 has forced many of us to spend more time indoors and away from large groups of people than we’d like. The 50th anniversary of Earth Day today is a time to[..]

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