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Bill Treharne Honored with TAUC Spirit of Union Construction Award

KEY LARGO, FL - The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) honored industry veteran Bill Treharne with its prestigious Spirit of Union Construction Award, reserved for individuals who have dedicated their entire careers to the advancement of the industry.

Bill is the Director of Engineering and Administration for Midwest Steel in Detroit. He is also the former chair of the A10.13 standard subcommittee for steel erection. Throughout his career, he has held the positions of structural engineer, chief engineer, erection manager, general manager of the fabrication division, general manager of the construction division, chief estimator and vice president of operations. He also has experience in structural steel erection, steel and aluminum mill building, design and build projects, structural alterations to industrial plants, bridge erection and repairs, and material handling system installation, including extensive experience in crane runway repairs and alterations.

That's a very impressive list - evidence of a great career. But there's a lot more to Bill than his resume, and that's why he received the award. Watch the video above to learn more about who Bill is as a friend, colleague and industry champion.

The TAUC Spirit of Union Construction Award was created in 2007 to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on the union construction industry throughout their illustrious careers. It recognizes and celebrates a lifetime of achievements.But it's about more than just their career and the titles they've held. It's about the positive impact they've had on the people around them. The Spirit of Union Construction Award recognizes someone who has inspired others to do better, to achieve more than they thought possible; someone who has reached out and helped colleagues during times of trouble, and never asked for anything in return; someone whose passion for the industry was evident in everything they did.

 Bill Treharne (L) with TAUC President Jake Locklear

05/21/2018