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VEIT RANKS #94 IN ENR’S 2016 TOP 600 SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS
November 18, 2016

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

US Green Building Council Sustainable Showcase
November 18, 2016

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 Dredging Video
October 12, 2016

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 […]

Case Study Highlights Veit’s Innovation on Dredging Operations
July 22, 2016

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  

Veit Driver Named MTA’s Driver of the Month
June 30, 2016

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 Features Veit in New YouTube Videos
June 29, 2016

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 & […]

Veit Teams Up with Hearts & Hammers
June 13, 2016

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 Dredging Project in the News
June 13, 2016

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 featured in Kare 11’s Minnesota Bound
May 26, 2016

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  

VEIT Awarded CHASE Level 3 Award Through OSHA
May 13, 2016

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 named President of MBEX
March 21, 2016

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 […]

Trout Brook Interceptor Project Wins ACEC/MN Award
February 29, 2016

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 RANKS #87 IN ENR’S 2015 TOP 600 SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS
November 5, 2015

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 Featured in Duluth News Tribune for Chambers Grove Project
September 18, 2015

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.

Demolition of Star Tribune Building Begins
August 21, 2015

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’s Innovation Paves the Way for River Bay Restoration
July 9, 2015

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 WINS CONTRACT FOR HWY. 210 FLOOD REPAIR
March 25, 2015

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 DEMOLITION FEATURED IN DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE
February 27, 2015

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 Demolition Project Featured in Demolition Magazine
February 2, 2015

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 RANKS #100 IN ENR’S 2014 TOP 600 SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS
November 14, 2014

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 Featured in Atlas Copco Magazine Article
July 29, 2014

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 […]

New Minot Clinic Groundbreaking
June 26, 2014

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.

A Day in the Life of a Demolition Operator
June 24, 2014

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. […]

Veit Featured in Maurice’s Ceremonial Groundbreaking in Duluth
June 18, 2014

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 Featured in International Dredging Review Article
June 18, 2014

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 […]

Veit Volunteers Team Up Again with Hearts & Hammers
June 18, 2014

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 Schlitz Brewery Featured on Demolition News
November 25, 2013

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 Ranks #102 in ENR’s 2013 Top 600 Specialty Contractors
October 22, 2013

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.

Veit Featured in GM’s “Stories From the Road” Ad Campaign
October 9, 2013

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 Demolishing Former Schlitz Brewery
September 22, 2013

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.

Veit Teams Up with Hearts & Hammers
July 8, 2013

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 Awarded New Pioneer Rail Loop Project with Dakota Plains
March 15, 2013

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 […]