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Recognition & Service Awards – Latest Scoop 2024 Issue 2

We congratulate our team members celebrating 5 to 45 years of service this season and recognize them with awards for their long-term dedication to our company, our team, and our clients!
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Featured Department: Fleet- Driving Efficiency and Empowering Safe Operations Every Day

Learn more about how Brubacher's Fleet Department drives safety and operational efficiency with cutting-edge technology and strategic equipment management. Led by our dedicated Equipment Manager, Andy H., and Service Manager, Casey B., the team's innovative approach ensures seamless project execution and top-notch performance.
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Featured Service: Delivering True Value as an Approved COSTARS Supplier

Discover how Brubacher's participation in Pennsylvania's COSTARS program promotes project efficiencies and reduces costs for public entities. Our Special Projects team leads on providing tailored solutions for municipalities and schools across the Commonwealth, and we are honored to help our partners select the right contractor. READ MORE
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Featured Photos: Latest Scoop 2024 Issue 2

See our team in action as they work together on a range of projects, share decades of knowledge and experience with one another, celebrate their co-workers and more. These featured photos show behind-the-scenes moments of how the Brubacher team is living out our mission of Shaping The World We Live In!
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The Latest Scoop 2024- Issue 2

At Brubacher, we deeply value the trust our clients place in us, taking to heart our role as good stewards of their projects and resources. Read President Keith Brubacher’s message to discover more about how we prioritize client feedback, act on constructive insights, and continuously strive to build meaningful relationships while learning and growing as a team.
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Featured Project: Delivering Diverse Capabilities for Commercial, Warehouse, Special Projects, and More

Dig into all the details about three recent projects that show Brubacher's incredible range as a site preparation and full-service excavation contractor. Our team's dedication to excellence in diverse site development projects across Eastern PA is vividly demonstrated through our work on the Faulkner Subaru dealership expansion, Blackhorse Distribution Center, and Mary Yardley Pedestrian Bridge.
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President’s Message – Latest Scoop 2024 Issue 2

At Brubacher, we deeply value the trust our clients place in us, taking to heart our role as good stewards of their projects and resources. Read President Keith Brubacher’s message to discover more about how we prioritize client feedback, act on constructive insights, and continuously strive to build meaningful relationships while learning and growing as a team.
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The Latest Scoop 2024- Issue 1

A cord of three strands is not quickly broken" is a verse often heard at weddings, but it holds meaningful value in our perspective of teamwork in construction. Read President Keith Brubacher's message about our company's commitment to collaboration and steering clear of the combat-construction habit that others in the industry may hold. See how successful teamwork is built on trust, transparency, and common goals.
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Featured Service: Land Clearing & Demolition

Find out more about Brubacher’s Land Clearing and Demolition team and their comprehensive approach to setting the right pace and tone for site development projects from the outset. You can also check out the newest fleet upgrade, our 2024 Peterson Model 5710 E Grinder, in action!
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Recognition & Service Awards – Latest Scoop 2024 Issue 1

We congratulate our team members celebrating 5 to 20 years of service this season and recognize them with awards for their long-term dedication to our company, our team, and our clients!
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Featured Department: Human Resources, Stewarding Career Growth, Development, and Appreciation for All Team Members

Team members Carolyn, Hannah, Jordan, and Torey demonstrate an uncommonly refreshing approach to Human Resources that helps shape our people as they are Shaping The World We Live In. Learn more about their commitment to open communication and mutual respect and how they make a difference in the lives of their coworkers every day.
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Featured Photos: Latest Scoop 2024 Issue 1

See our team in action as they work together on a range of projects, share decades of knowledge and experience with one another, celebrate their co-workers and more. These featured photos show behind-the-scenes moments of how the Brubacher team is living out our mission of Shaping The World We Live In!
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President’s Message – Latest Scoop 2024 Issue 1

A cord of three strands is not quickly broken" is a verse often heard at weddings, but it holds meaningful value in our perspective of teamwork in construction. Read President Keith Brubacher's message about our company's commitment to collaboration and steering clear of the combat-construction habit that others in the industry may hold. See how successful teamwork is built on trust, transparency, and common goals.
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Featured Project: Utilities Group Water & Sewer Projects

Discover how our Utilities Group is expanding its reach with several new projects, including a large-scale sanitary sewer installation. Challenges present themselves around every corner in utilities infrastructure work, and our dedicated crews meet them head-on to achieve project success every time.
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The Latest Scoop 2023- Issue 4

President Keith Brubacher shares a real-life story about making mistakes in the workplace and encourages individuals who make mistakes to respond appropriately by accepting their part in the incident, addressing the contributing factors, and asking themselves if their responses, questions, and actions demonstrate a personal commitment to growth in excellence. You can also check out recent episodes of the Brubacher & Beyond podcast, and more.
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Featured Department: Small Tools – Powering Safety & Project Success with the Right Equipment

Team members Tyler C., Andy H., and Ted S., apply their firsthand field experience in a wide range of roles to help crew members anticipate the tools and equipment they will need for a specific job and ensure the right resources are available. From managing our safety gear inventory to rapidly responding to a jobsite when something needs repaired or an unexpected challenge arises that requires a special piece of equipment, dig deeper into how this critical department powers project efficiency and success.
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President’s Message – Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 4

The reality is that everyone makes mistakes and how a person reacts when a mistake happens can leave a lasting impression on those around them. President Keith Brubacher shares a real-life story about making mistakes in the workplace and encourages individuals who make mistakes to respond appropriately by accepting their part in the incident, addressing the contributing factors, and asking themselves if their responses, questions, and actions demonstrate a personal commitment to growth in excellence.
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Featured Photos: Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 4

See our team in action as they work together on a range of projects, share decades of knowledge and experience with one another, celebrate their co-workers and more. These featured photos show behind-the-scenes moments of how the Brubacher team is living out our mission of Shaping The World We Live In!
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Featured Service: Dedication & Special Projects

Learn how the Brubacher team helps clients navigate narrowly defined projects that often have the same level of complexity as projects on a broader scale. From lean budgets and tight schedules to stakeholders with varied goals and interests, the team’s approach to collaborative construction and ability to deliver solutions that drive value are the key to project success.
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Featured Project: McClennen Tract

See how our commitment to delivering Insight. On Site. is helping overcome unique challenges including a substantial amount of rock underground, an onsite creek, and complex utility work to successfully transform an old, wooded farmstead into a new subdivision for our partners at Select Properties.
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Recognition & Service Awards – Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 4

We congratulate our team members celebrating 5 to 35 years of service this season and recognize them with awards for their long-term dedication to our company, our team, and our clients!
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President’s Message – Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 3

We are guilty. As an industry…at Brubacher…and yes, I am too. We have the refrain well-memorized in several variations. Those of us who have been in the construction industry for years can certainly recognize differences in our experiences or approach and what we observe in some newcomers today. I am not going to debate or minimize those generational differences, but there are just as many about which to be excited as to be concerned. I do know one thing for sure: our opportunity to lead effectively and be a positive influence on those joining our industry and our company is reduced every time we recite general statements about any generation, veteran or newcomer.
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The Latest Scoop 2023- Issue 3

President Keith Brubacher shares an encouraging challenge to embrace our opportunities to lead effectively and be a positive influence on those joining our industry and our company. You can also check out recent episodes of the Brubacher & Beyond podcast, and more.
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Suicide Awareness and Prevention

“Taking a holistic approach to checking in on each other, whether at work or at home, is important. Life is tough and people experience all types of stress. Being present and being a non-judgmental listening ear can be very impactful for those who are facing personal struggles,” shared Larry W., Workplace Chaplain at Brubacher.
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Featured Department: Staying Secure & Improving Performance Through Technology

With nearly 25 years of service at Brubacher, Tracy has gained a deep understanding of how all departments and team members work together to achieve client goals and keep our core values – safety, integrity, initiative, and teamwork – at the forefront both internally and externally.
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Featured Service: Construction Surveying

If you were to use the phrase “construction surveying” 20 years ago, a near universal image of pounding wooden stakes with brightly colored ribbons into the ground would likely appear in the minds of many in the industry. Today, the phrase is commonly used to describe dramatically evolved and expanded processes, tools and technology that have revolutionized the way construction projects are executed to deliver increased accuracy, efficiency, and safety.
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Featured Project: Delaware National & Philmont Redevelopment Projects

Partnering with landowners, developers, and municipalities to establish solid foundations for their residential communities is an important piece of achieving our Brubacher mission of Shaping The World We Live In. We are honored to apply our depth of knowledge and experience in residential development and redevelopment construction to help build communities and steward resources in ways that serve others well. From value engineering, sequencing, and risk management to full site preparation services, our team considers the unique needs of our clients along with project constraints and digs deep (literally in these two situations – by probing to quantify rock and provide lump-sum pricing assurance to each client) to minimize surprises later on.
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Recognition & Service Awards – Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 3

We congratulate our team members celebrating 5 to 35 years of service this season and recognize them with awards for their long-term dedication to our company, our team, and our clients!
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Featured Photos: Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 3

See our team in action as they work together on a range of projects, share decades of knowledge and experience with one another, celebrate their co-workers and more. These featured photos show behind-the-scenes moments of how the Brubacher team is living out our mission of Shaping The World We Live In!
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The Brubacher & Beyond Podcast: New Episode

Check out this month’s episode of Brubacher & Beyond! In this new episode Brubacher team members Allan Day, Rob DeLong, and Maecy Landis sit down with guests John Smolnik and Dave Care from LB Water to discuss how the construction industry was impacted by pandemic-related disruptions to project schedules, material acquisition, relationships, and more. We hope that this discussion will help others view these events as a learning experience and gain insight to prepare for the future.
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The Brubacher & Beyond Podcast: New Episode

On this two-part episode of Brubacher and Beyond, we welcome Liz Grubb from Mental Health America of Lancaster County to discuss suicide prevention tips, resources, statistics, and more in honor of September 4-8 being construction suicide prevention week. September is nationally known as suicide prevention month, with construction getting its own week as it is one of the top industries to face this crisis. Tune in to find out what we are doing and what you can do to help prevent more lives from being lost!
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Featured Service: Overburden Removal and Contract mining

See how the Brubacher team is bringing Insight. On Site. to mining and quarry operations, adding value through every phase and increasing productivity. From high-production heavy equipment and MSHA-trained land clearing crews to our strategic alliance with an experienced drilling and blasting company, we stand ready to help our clients unearth opportunity.
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The Latest Scoop 2023- Issue 2

President Keith Brubacher shares a memory from his days as a young Loader Operator and the importance of team members offering a listening ear and encouragement, especially in the construction industry. You can also check out recent episodes of the Brubacher & Beyond podcast, and more.
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The Brubacher & Beyond Podcast: New Releases

Check out new Brubacher & Beyond Podcast episodes, most recently featuring the DiSC Workplace Profile Assessment. Team members Hannah and Carolyn, from our Human Resources Department, discuss how the DiSC assessment can help strengthen a workplace. Listen in as we dig deeper into the details of what the assessment is, who can benefit from it, and ways it can improve team interaction.
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Featured Project: LandStudies Collaboration

Brubacher and LandStudies collaborated for a valuable partnership that achieved our client's goals as well as environmental benefits at Painters Crossing in Delaware County, PA. From complex stormwater management, including stream channel realignment and naturalization, to a culvert replacement, this project included turnkey solutions for the condominium complex community. See why Brubacher and LandStudies look forward to adding value together for more clients on future collaborations.
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Recognition & Service Awards: Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 2

17 Team members received service awards this past season, ranging from 5 to 35 years of excelling in their careers at Brubacher! Join us in congratulating each of them on their hard work and many great achievements, as we also express our gratitude for the difference they make every day and for their long-term dedication to our company, team, and clients.
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Featured Photos: Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 2

See our team in action as they work together on a range of projects, take proper care of equipment, participate in a Safety Stand Up held at our shop, and more. These featured photos show behind-the-scenes moments of how the Brubacher team is living out our mission of Shaping The World We Live In!
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President’s Message – Latest Scoop 2023 Issue 2

We all experience life situations - both personal and in the workplace - that can add stress, distractions, difficulties, and more. President Keith Brubacher shares a memory from his days as a young Loader Operator and the importance of team members offering a listening ear and encouragement, especially in the construction industry. He also shares information on Brubacher's participation in Construction Suicide Prevention Week (coming up in September) to help bring further awareness to the roles we each play in strengthening Brubacher as a workplace where we are caring, honest, and helpful toward each other.
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Featured Department: Making a Difference for Our Clients & Vendors: Juliana- Maecy- Sally

We're recognizing three team members who each play a vital role in helping us deliver an exceptional experience for our clients, vendors, and communities. Learn more about Juliana, Estimating Coordinator; Maecy, Construction Administrative Assistant; and Sally, Utilities Project Assistant. Thank you to these three women in construction for all that they do at Brubacher!
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The Brubacher & Beyond Podcast: New Episode!

Check out this week’s new episode of Brubacher & Beyond! In this episode we discuss the DiSC Workplace Profile Assessment and examine how it can be used to benefit individuals, teams, and workplaces. With Carolyn Weaver and Hannah Lopez, guests from Brubacher’s Human Resources Department, we learn what the assessment is, who can benefit from it, and where it can be applied in the workplace to improve team interaction.
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The Brubacher & Beyond Podcast: New Episodes!

Check out these new episodes of Brubacher & Beyond where we discuss ConExpo, the world’s second-largest construction equipment show. Featuring special guests Jason Wasielevski from Komatsu, Brady Yingst from Groff Tractor & Equipment, and Pat Klose from Cleveland Brothers Equipment alongside Brubacher managers Allan Day, Andy Horning, and President Keith Brubacher.
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Featured Photos

See our team in action as they work together on a range of projects, speak to students at local trade schools about careers in construction, and give back to our community. We were also recently honored to receive excellence and merit awards at ABC Eastern Pennsylvania’s Excellence in Construction Awards Gala for the Heavy Construction & Sitework category. Check out this season's featured photos and see how we're Shaping The World We Live In!
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Recognition & Service Awards

We are honored to announce that Kris H. has been appointed as CFO. Learn more about his recent accomplishments and his career path at Brubacher that has led to fulfilling this key role. We are also grateful for our team members celebrating 5 to 25 years of service this season, who received awards for their long-term dedication to our company, our team, and our clients!
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Featured Project: CrossNet Ministries

Brubacher assisted this faith-based non-profit organization with interior demolition services to help complete a renovation community project in New Holland, PA. We are grateful for the ministry's commitment to providing youth, community, and food and nutrition programs, as well as social services to those in need in Eastern Lancaster County.
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President’s Message

How can some of the gifts least appreciated, when received, turn out to be the most valued and most useful in our lives? Keith shares insight on a gift he has come to value over the years and on gifts we can choose to give to others that can grow to be even more valuable over time. What will you give and receive within your sphere of influence this Christmas season?
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