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8 Cold-Weather Concreting Methods That Work

“Cold” Man Winter will soon be returning to the Northeast bringing seasonably cold, wet weather capped by a blizzard in February. At least, that’s what the Farmer’s Almanac says. If the prediction pans out, we’re facing a cold, icy winter. … Continue reading

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Remembering J. Russell Cullen, Jr.

Earlier this month, I was saddened to wake up to text messages from my brother regarding the death of J. Russell Cullen, Jr. I credit (blame?) my brother for helping me get into the construction industry. My college summers (late … Continue reading

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Staying safe (and cool) on the jobsite

Summer means many things to us here at Madison: more constructive activity, more fun and more employees exposed to the sun, heat and humidity. And about this time every year, we like to share a message with tips on how … Continue reading

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Madison’s safety approach to COVID-19 and the jobsite

Safety has always been a cornerstone of the Madison Concrete Construction culture, but we could have never imagined the need to add an infection and risk control plan to our safety program. However, given the impact that COVID-19 has had … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the benefits of association memberships

Although associations have always existed to help us advance our industry, teach us the latest trends and provide a network of colleagues, their role in current times may be more important than ever. In addition to opening doors and providing a … Continue reading

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Philly Institutions Use Virtual Tools To Stay Connected

With a stay-at-home order in effect in Greater Philadelphia since March 23 —and the federal government now extending social distancing guidelines through April 30—cultural and entertainment institutions have gotten creative in their efforts to reach homebound audiences and keep business … Continue reading

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Madison Turns 50!

1969 was a momentous year. It began on a high note in our region, with Penn State’s dramatic 15-14 win over Kansas in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 1. That summer, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon and the legendary … Continue reading

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Penn Medicine at Radnor

Working with general contractor IMC Construction, Madison is nearing substantial completion of our work on the site of this $200 million, 250,000-square-foot medical office building. Our work has consisted of excavation and construction of the foundations along with interior equipment … Continue reading

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Laborers’ District Council Training Center

In Dec., the Laborers’ District Council of Philadelphia and Vicinity broke ground on its new $24 million training and learning center. This new facility will train the next generation of construction craft laborers. Working with general contractor T.N. Ward Company … Continue reading

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University of Penn Wharton Academic Building

Madison has reached another substantial milestone on this new 80,000-square-foot building which includes four floors of classrooms, group study rooms, research and conference rooms. We have recently completed the structural concrete slab at the first level. This critical element will … Continue reading

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