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Veit recently supported the Minnesota Steelheaders who participated in the MN DNR Adopt-A-River program and adopted the Sucker River, a tributary to Lake Superior, in 2011. This year they had 20 volunteers donate their time to help clean up the shoreline, river banks and highway drainage area along the lower stretches of the river that lead into Lake Superior. […]
Last week, Veit received a Minnesota Governor’s Safety Award for Outstanding Achievement at the Minnesota Safety & Health Conference in Minneapolis. Tom Peterson, Veit’s Safety Director, was on hand to receive the award at the ceremony. We thank the Minnesota Safety Council for their support and recognition. We also would like to thank our talented workforce […]
Veit is honored to be a key financial contributor to the new K9 program for the Rogers Police Department. Pictured is our President, Greg Boelke, and our Credit & Collections Manager, Jim Preusse, dropping off our contribution so that the Rogers Police Department could achieve their goal in implementing the K9 program to fight crime […]
Veit along with Barr Engineering, University of Minnesota Medical Center, and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board were presented with the ACEC Grand Award for the West River Parkway Landslide Repair Project. 400 were in attendance at the Marriott Minneapolis Northwest in Brooklyn Center as ACEC/MN celebrated its 50th Anniversary of the Engineering Excellence Awards. The […]
Recently, Veit was awarded a Safety Excellence Award from the Greater Milwaukee AGC. Tom Peterson, Veit’s Safety Director, proudly accepted the award at the ceremony. This is a great accomplishment for our company who emphasizes a Safe By Choice culture and strives for superior safety performance on every one of our job sites.
Veit participated in this year’s Touch A Truck kids event in Becker, MN. Touch A Truck offers a day where kids from the community can come and see real trucks in action. Veit brought one of our rolloff trucks and an excavator for the kids to sit in and enjoy. Thank you to the fine […]
Veit celebrated another great year of safety success at our Annual Safety Day in the Twin Cities. We cannot thank our talented workforce enough for their continued efforts in ensuring that our work is done safe and successful. We also thank those who traveled from all over the Upper Midwest to attend. Here’s to another […]
Milwaukee Business Journal recently published an article that featured aerial photography from high profile projects occurring in the Eastern Wisconsin construction boom. Veit is fortunate to have worked on over 1/3 of these unique projects. Click here to view the photos.
Veit was featured in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) recently published Top 600 Specialty Contractors for 2016. Veit’s rankings are as follows: #94 Overall Specialty Contractor #8 in Excavation/Foundation #18 in Demolition #20 in Utilities View the article here
VEIT was featured in the “Sustainable Showcase” at the US Green Building Council’s Annual Meeting last week for our role in waste reduction for the Wells Fargo Corporate Towers project in Downtown Minneapolis. Russ Reger (Vice President of Veit Disposal Systems) and Chuck Geisler (Executive Manager of Sales and Marketing) attended the meeting. With the […]
Veit has been working on a Minnesota DNR project to dredge three to four feet of sediment from eight acres of Goose Lake in Kellogg, MN. The removal of this material will improve fish habitat and boat access. WSN, who was hired to provide a pre-dredge survey and periodic quantity surveys to measure the progress […]
Veit is currently working on a challenging dredging project on Superior Bay in Duluth, Minnesota. For the first time ever, Veit is using 3D software visualization with a clamshell bucket in order to get a real-time viewing of the dredged surface under water as the work is being done. Read the full case study here
Congratulations to Eric Widman of Veit who has been selected as the Minnesota Trucking Association’s (MTA) Driver of the Month for July 2016. The honor is recognized for extraordinary safety record and dedication to positive public image. As Driver of the Month, Eric Widman will be honored at the annual Driver of the Year Awards […]
CAT has released two new YouTube videos that showcase how Veit uses high-tech Cat equipment solutions to make the most of every hour—generating 30-50% increases in production. Our operators, mechanics, back-office personnel and company leaders all agree: Cat® technology solutions make for a more productive, accurate, cost-effective and safe jobsite. Cat® Equipment Helps Veit & […]
Hearts & Hammers is a non-profit who provides exterior home improvement assistance for senior and disabled homeowners so that they may continue living independently. Since 2010, Veit has teamed up with Hearts & Hammers on 7 home improvement projects. This year we had 35 volunteers consisting of Veit employees, family, and friends. The project was […]
Veit’s dredging work at Dock C and D in the Superior Bay was featured in the Duluth News Tribune recently. Click here to view the article.
Veit was recently featured on Kare 11’s outdoor television show, Minnesota Bound. The episode covers the St. Louis restoration project in Duluth where Veit is playing a key role in helping with the cleanup. You can find us around the 6:20 mark of the video http://mnbound.com/watch-mn-bound/2016/5/15/minnesota-bound-781
In Downtown Minneapolis, the historic Westminster Church near the Convention Center is getting a new addition. The project, managed by Mortenson Construction, features the demolition of an existing office building in very close proximity to the Westminster Church. Veit is well into the demolition portion of the project and is partnered with Mortenson, Minnesota OSHA, […]
Russ Reger, Vice President of Veit Disposal Systems, has been named President of the Minnesota Builder’s Exchange (MBEX) in 2016. MBEX is a non-profit, member-based trade association serving the construction industry in the 5 state area of MN, WI, IA, ND, and SD. The organization provides useful services to companies involved in the construction industry […]
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN) celebrated its 49th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) in 2016. For nearly fifty years, ACEC/MN has showcased the top engineering projects entered by Minnesota consulting engineering firms. One of the Grand Award Winners this year was Barr Engineering Co. who teamed up with Veit for the […]
Veit was featured in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) recently published Top 600 Specialty Contractors for 2015. Veit’s rankings are as follows: #87 Overall Specialty Contractor (#100 in 2014) #6 in Excavation/Foundation (#7 in 2014) #15 in Demolition (#16 in 2014) #16 in Utilities (#20 in 2014) View the article here
VEIT Construction sponsored two free rides aboard the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad Wednesday, celebrating the completion of an environmental restoration project and spreading awareness about the West Duluth scenic railroad. Click the link below to view WDIO’s coverage of the afternoon. http://www.wdio.com/article/stories/S3915513.shtml
Veit was featured in the Duluth News Tribune for our work on the Chambers Grove Project in Duluth. The project is part of the massive Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Congress-funded cleanup and rehabilitation of the lakes, their harbors and tributaries. Read the article in its entirety here.
Veit’s demolition of the Star Tribune building in downtown Minneapolis is officially underway. A public park will be built on a portion of the site where the nearly 100-year-old Star Tribune building produced newspapers. The park is part of the Downtown East mixed-use development. Read more: Finance & Commerce
Veit is nearing completion on the cleanup of Radio Tower Bay in the St. Louis River to restore the habitat for fish, waterfowl and other species that dominated the estuary before it became industrialized. The bay cleanup has dug up nearly 41,000 tons of wood waste material that was dumped in the water when two sawmills operated here 125 […]
Veit has been awarded the contract for the Hwy. 210 Flood Repairs. The project through the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin soon to stabilize slopes and re-open a 2-mile road segment that has been closed after the June 2012 storm that flooded Jay Cooke State Park. Click on the PDF below and read the […]
Veit was featured in the Duluth News Tribune for a hospital parking ramp demolition project in downtown Duluth. The article gives insight on Veit’s demolition capabilities as it relates to recycling. Veit was ranked by Engineering News Record in 2014 as the #16 demolition contractor in the US. Our use of innovation and technology on […]
Veit’s Northwestern Mutual Demolition Project in Milwaukee was featured in Demolition Magazine this month. The article highlights the unique aspects of the project that included a 20-story floor-by-floor demolition starting from the top of the office tower working down to the ground. Click the link below to view the online edition and skip to page […]
Veit was featured in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) recently published Top 600 Specialty Contractors for 2014. Veit’s rankings are as follows: #100 Overall Specialty Contractor #7 in Excavation/Foundation #16 in Demolition #20 in Utilities 2014 ENR TOP 600 SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS
Veit was featured in an Atlas Copco magazine article for foundations work on the Warner Road Bridge project in St. Paul, MN. The project is located next to the busiest rail sorting yard in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area so Veit could not operate at grade due to the heavy rail activity. Instead Veit drilled foundations […]
Our address has changed for our North Dakota Headquarters. We are now located at 2801 Memorial Highway, Mandan, ND 58554
Veit will soon begin work on an expansion of a health clinic in Minot, North Dakota. The clinic just had their groundbreaking ceremony earlier this week where Veit equipment was showcased. You can watch the news story here.
Congratulations to Jeremiah Babolik who is one of many great Operators in Veit’s Demolition Group. Jeremiah was featured in an article by the Duluth News Tribune where the writer describes the finesse and care that Jeremiah takes to operate an excavator to sort through all of the debris on a demolition site in downtown Duluth. […]
More than 150 people gathered yesterday including Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Maurices store in downtown Duluth. Veit’s equipment was featured prominently as we gear up to provide demolition, earthwork, foundations, and site utilities to the project which will be managed out of our regional office in Duluth. View […]
Veit Dredging Group was featured in an article for the International Dredging Review. The article focuses on the performance that the Veit Dredging Group is getting from its DSC Moray Class Dredges on a channel excavation project in Bismarck, ND, a sewage lagoon remediation project in North Dakota, and a barge terminal channel project in […]
33 Veit employees teamed up with Hearts & Hammers to renovate another residential home in the Twin Cities. The volunteers, which included Veit President Greg Boelke, split into four teams: painters, landscapers, carpenters, and drivers. It was another successful project completed on schedule having its share of hard work and good fun. Check out some […]
Veit’s demolition of the iconic Schlitz Brewery in Milwaukee, WI has been featured on Demolition News’ website. The story of this massive 9-story demolition project features a video that details the recylcing and preservation measures that are being taken as part of the demolition of the historic landmark . Click here to see the video.
Veit was featured in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) recently published Top 600 Specialty Contractors for 2013. Veit’s ranking improved to #102 from #108 in 2012. Veit also ranked #8 in Excavation/Foundation, #16 in Demolition, and #18 in Utilities. You can visit ENR’s website here.
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 Chevrolet Silverado is a Fixture of Veit’s Fleet DETROIT – For more than 85 years Veit, a heavy industrial construction company, has relied on Chevrolet trucks to help it do the tough jobs that not many other companies can do. The company’s commitment to Chevrolet began with the owner’s grandfather […]
Veit is currently working on demolishing the former 9-story Schlitz Brewery building. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has posted some great photos of the demolition on their website. Click here to view the photos.
Hearts & Hammers is a Twin Cities non-profit organization that provides exterior home improvement assistance for senior and disabled homeowners so that they can continue living independently. Last month, Veit teamed up with Hearts & Hammers and painted a residential home in St. Paul, Minnesota. Twice a year Veit employees volunteer their time and participate in […]
Veit has been awarded site grading for the new Pioneer Project with Dakota Plains in New Town, North Dakota. The project consists of construction for two 120-car rail loops used for bulk loading Bakken crude oil for transportation to refineries. The Pioneer Project is slated for completion by the end of 2013. Click below to […]