Archive | News RSS feed for this section

Goal Zero is Not Just a Slogan – It’s Our Journey to Safety Excellence

Goal Zero is our Journey to Safety Excellence. During June 15 thru June 19, 2015, R.B. Baker Construction celebrated Colas Safety Week. Our president, Robert Ponton, along with Jarrod Crum, Corporate Safety Manager, toured job sites and facilities to talk with our employees about the importance of safety and our safety culture. Goal Zero is not […]

Comments Off on Goal Zero is Not Just a Slogan – It’s Our Journey to Safety Excellence Continue Reading →

R.B. Baker Kicks Off Colas Safety Week – Goal Zero Campaign

As we celebrate National Safety Month in June, R.B. Baker Construction embraces the Colas GOAL ZERO Campaign. This is a Symbolic Reminder of our commitment to Zero Injuries and Zero Incidents. There are no other core values or beliefs more important as the Goal Zero and the principle that all accidents are preventable with proper preparation, […]

Comments Off on R.B. Baker Kicks Off Colas Safety Week – Goal Zero Campaign Continue Reading →

National Safety Month in June – Working Near Traffic

Working on a jobsite can be a dangerous area but we can make it as safe as possible if we follow the proper steps to ensuring a job site is properly secured. First we develop and use a site plan that provides traffic flow details that is safest for our employees and the traveling public. […]

Comments Off on National Safety Month in June – Working Near Traffic Continue Reading →

ARTBA Launching Next Wave of Digital Grassroots Campaign on Highway Trust Fund

Congress has returned to Washington, D.C. this week, having passed another short-term transportation spending authorization at the 11th hour before leaving town for the Memorial Day recess. That means it’s time for ARTBA members and other industry professionals to rededicate their efforts to keeping the pressure on lawmakers to fix the Highway Trust Fund’s (HTF) […]

Comments Off on ARTBA Launching Next Wave of Digital Grassroots Campaign on Highway Trust Fund Continue Reading →

Safety First, Check!

June is National Safety Month. This month, we are kicking it off with our Art Contest Winner, Brett Peavy, son of Michael Peavy with R.B. Baker Construction. Brett nailed it with his outline of PPE! We are proud to showcase Brett’s fine artistic abilities as we kick off National Safety Month in June! Since PPE […]

Comments Off on Safety First, Check! Continue Reading →

Georgia Southern Students Tour Statesboro Plant

On Thursday, April, 9, 2015, Georgia Southern Students from the Construction Management  and Civil Engineering Program toured our RB Baker Construction Statesboro Asphalt Plant. The tour consisted of education on mix design, materials, manufacturing, process and testing. RB Baker Construction and Reeves Construction were proud to host this event and be able to contribute to […]

Comments Off on Georgia Southern Students Tour Statesboro Plant Continue Reading →

It’s A Wrap!

Below is a letter from GA Highway Contractor’s Association that outlines Transportation Funding Act of 2015. We would like to thank them for all their hard and tireless work!       April 3, 2015 Members, That’s a wrap! The 2015 Legislative Session came to a close at midnight on April 2. Legislators were able to […]

Comments Off on It’s A Wrap! Continue Reading →

Transportation Bill for GA Passed House and Senate!

A sweeping effort to raise almost $1 billion for transportation needs across Georgia passed both the House and Senate just before midnight Tuesday, sending the measure to Gov. Nathan Deal with just a day left in the legislative session. The final version of House Bill 170 could represent a solution to lawmakers’ most pressing issue this legislative […]

Comments Off on Transportation Bill for GA Passed House and Senate! Continue Reading →

Contact Your Senator Today – Support Transportation Funding

Please contact your Senator TODAY and ask them to support transportation funding and to VOTE “YES” to accept the CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT on HB 170. Click HERE to Contact your Senator Another way to find your Senator is to type your address into the page linked below: Find Your Senator 

Comments Off on Contact Your Senator Today – Support Transportation Funding Continue Reading →

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of workplace death. With one in four crashes estimated to involve cell phone use, we need to be concerned. Calls kill – it doesn’t matter if a driver is talking on a handheld or hands-free device. More than 30 studies show hands-free doesn’t […]

Comments Off on April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Continue Reading →