Meade is proud to work with the Chicago-Cook Workforce Partnership, a training and job resource network which works to place thousands of workers every year. This past February ABC Channel 7 highlighted Torian Anderson, an electrical apprentice at Meade and part of our RPM Project Team. Continue reading
Meade responded with clean-up efforts in early January 2021 from an ice storm which caused power outages and numerous road closures due to weighed down power lines or from damaged trees.
Meade is pleased to have been featured in the January 2021 edition of Engineering News Record or ENR. The Grayslake Station for North Shore Gas project moved forward during the pandemic and Meade responded with new safety procedures, mitigation efforts and still met the critical deadline. For the entire article please continue reading on the ENR website.
Over the past two years, Meade is proud to be associated with the CTA RPM Project with our partners Walsh Fluor and Lagrange Crane. The multi-phase Red Purple Modernization Program aims to increase efficiency, economics, and rider experience of Chicago’s most traveled track – The Red Line. A decade long study and outreach showed train capacity reaching a metaphorical tipping-point – an inability to add more trains to peak periods. Meade has been working safely day, nights and weekends to move this major project forward for the CTA and city of Chicago. Continue reading
Meade participated in the Planet Underground Roundtable Live event in August of 2019. Chris Mordus discusses and details cross bore mitigation. Chris sheds light on why sewer cameras inspections must be completed before installing gas mains, and how awareness to the cross-bore issue is impacting industry standards.
Meade has been participating in the Special Olympics plane pull at O’Hare every year since 2009. This year the event raised more than $225,000 for Special Olympics of Illinois to allow athletes across the state to compete in sports at cost, year in and year out. The Plane Pull features the ultimate tug-of-war competition as teams of up to 20 battle a UPS Airbus A300 or United Airlines 737, weighing more than 180,000 lbs.
This year the Meade team pulled twice! Winning both pulls!
In cooperation with I.B.E.W Local #9, Meade recently participated in the local television show, Built to Last, which is broadcast throughout the Midwest. The show showcases Meade’s Infrastructure, Maintenance and Construction capabilities and diversity in the workplace. Continue reading
Meade is pleased to announce we were recognized at ComEd’s third-annual Diverse Supplier Awards ceremony for Diversity Advocacy. Meade is proud of the recognition and will continue to be an inclusive and diverse environment with all our customers.