Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

“Nobody Gets Hurt” succinctly defines the safety vision of utility contractor Henkels & McCoy and the ultimate goal of the company’s safety initiative programs.

Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor

Immediately following major disasters, utility crews are busy working to restore vital services.

Construction on TransCanada Corporation’s long-distance, large-diameter C$5.2 billion Keystone crude oil pipeline reaching from Canada’s Alberta oil fields to markets in the U.S. Midwest is grinding to completion after more than two years of intensive construction activity.

When Neal Jinkerson and Nick Walters began working for the pipeline construction division of Henkels & McCoy Inc. many years ago, there was a distinct time frame for what constituted the construction season.

Bob Johnston, outgoing president of the Pipe Line Contractors Association and a vice president at Henkels & McCoy, proclaimed 2008 to be a “very good year” to the 565 attendees at the association’s 61st annual convention.

When Sempra Energy’s Pipelines and Storage business unit needed to install a new pipeline from Sempra LNG’s new Cameron LNG receipt terminal to existing interstate pipelines north of the LNG facility, they were well aware that the project presented special challenges.

Paul M. Henkels, chairman of Henkels & McCoy Inc., an engineering and construction firm in Blue Bell, PA, died at his home Jan. 8, 2009.

Sidney R. Snider passed away on Sept. 27, in Clearwater, FL, at the age of 94. Snider served as president of the Distribution Contractors Association in 1968. He retired from the Hallen Construction Co. in 1977 as executive vice president. Snider is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rita; a son, Richard; a daughter, Barbara, and her husband Herb; and two grandsons, Robert and John. Condolences may be sent to Rita at: Summerville at Beckett Lake, 2155 Montclair Rd., Apt. #324, Clearwater, FL 33763.

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