Company honored for work at SunCoke plant in Haverhill

Published 10:19 am Monday, December 29, 2008

An Ohio Construction company has been recognized by the state for its work at a local industrial site.

Kokosing Construction Company, of Fredricktown, received a Move Ohio Award from the Ohio Contractors Association, for its work at the Haverhill North Coke Company in Haverhill.

Kokosing won for best construction practices in the over $20 million category, in performing Phase 1 of the Haverhill North Coke project to successfully complete Phase 2 for Tennessee-based SunCoke Energy Inc. Phase 2 included 100 coke ovens, five heat recovery steam generators, a flue gas desulphurization system and a 64-megawatt steam turbine generator.

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Kokosing performed nearly 100 percent of the project, which included more than 500 personnel working on the 266-acre site. More than 1.4-million hours of trade labor was used on the project.

Kokosing was one of three recipients of the award, joining Dot Construction Corp., of Canfield, and and Union Industrial Contractors Inc., of Ashtabula.

In its ninth year, the Move Ohio Awards program is designed to honor the achievements of Ohio’s highway, bridge, utilities and specialty contractors for their timely completion and quality of work.