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June 16, 2020

June is Trench Safety Month

Working in a trench is one of the most hazardous jobs in construction. Hundreds of people die and thousands are seriously injured each year due to cave-ins. Soil weighs between 90 and 140 pounds per cubic foot. Therefore, one cubic yard (3 ft. by 3 ft. by 3 ft.) can weigh as much as a […]

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June 9, 2020

June is PTSD Awareness Month

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness month. Unfortunately, many of us will experience trauma in our lifetime. A traumatic event can be anything from assault, abuse, loss, illness or childhood neglect. Depending on the experience and the person, some may manage their symptoms or recover more easily. Long-lasting symptoms such as nightmares, trouble sleeping, anxiety, […]

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May 29, 2020

Zollinger Road Tank Altitude Valve

Righter mobilized to the Zollinger Road Tank Altitude Valve project earlier in the month.  The owner on this project is The City of Upper Arlington.  The project is being led by Marvin Kemmerer (Field Supervisor) in the field and Chris Thompson (Project Manager) in the office.  Vince Gaus and Brandon Lowery are members of Righter’s […]

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May 22, 2020

Remembering Those Who Sacrificed for America

Memorial Day, as Decoration Day gradually came to be known, originally honored only the lives lost while fighting in the Civil War. During World War I, the United States found itself embroiled in another major conflict, and the holiday evolved to commemorate American military personnel who died in all wars, including World War II, The […]

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May 20, 2020

Hayden Run Aerial Sewer Project Is Complete!

Work is complete at the Hayden Run Aerial Sewer project located on Riverside Drive in Columbus, Ohio.  The City of Columbus’ Department of Public Utilities awarded Righter the $600,000 project in late 2019 and crews mobilized in January.  Nick Miller was the Project Manager and Tom Ison was the Field Supervisor.  The crew was made […]

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May 15, 2020

May is Mental Health Month

“How are you feeling today?” This simple question opens up the conversation about mental health and the support we all need from time to time. During uncertain times – and even during the best of times – life can weigh heavily on each of us. If we talk openly about our mental health, we slowly […]

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May 11, 2020

Exciting News!

While we’ve certainly seen our share of changes in the last few months, some things have remained the same.  It is also true here at The Righter Company.  Michael D. Killilea, II, who had most recently been one of Righter’s Vice Presidents, is now President.  Mike joined The Righter Company in 2002 and is a […]

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May 4, 2020

Celebrating Jacobi Schmalenberger!

Last summer, Jacobi Schmalenberger came on board as an intern to assist with estimating and project managing.  Being no stranger to the construction industry, Jacobi used his prior experience as a Laborer and Operator to dive right in. Jacobi’s hard work and dedication to achieving his Bachelor of Science in Construction Systems Management at The […]

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April 29, 2020

It Runs In The Family

The Founders of The Righter Company were father and son, Donald and David Righter.  Over the years there have been numerous father and son teams whom have worked together at The Big R.  Currently, we have five — John and Dusty Fuller, Ben and Butch Sullivan, James Talbert and James Talbert, Jr., Jerry and Dwayne […]

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