Coping with Holiday Stress

Posted on Nov 22, 2017

The holidays are supposed to be a time of happiness and good cheer. While that often is the case, it’s also a time of year that can cause a lot of stress, depression, and anxiety. I read an article recently that describes a few of […]

Forest Bathing – Just What the Doctor Ordered

Posted on Sep 19, 2017

When is the last time you walked outside? Near trees? Without a phone or electronic device? If you can’t remember, you’re not alone. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends 93% of their life indoors (87% of this time is spent […]

Citywide Training Exercises

Posted on Apr 28, 2017

On April 28, 2017, the Appleton Fire Department will be conducting a variety of training scenarios throughout the City of Appleton. These scenarios are designed to test our newest group of firefighters who will be completing a two-week, internal department class which will qualify them […]

5 Things Christmas has in Common with Construction

Posted on Dec 10, 2013

Although the temperatures have turned cold and flurries have begun to fly, progress on our construction projects hasn’t slowed down and doesn’t show signs of doing so anytime in the near future. With the holidays just around the corner, I started thinking about all of […]

What does it take to become a contractor?

Posted on Sep 11, 2012

Every once in a while something happens at work that pulls you out of the day-to-day grind. Just that happened to me a few weeks ago. I received a letter from a curious 5th grader who was interested in what he would need to do […]

Social Media + Construction Firms

Posted on Jan 10, 2012

A recent report in Engineering News-Record (ENR) talked about the risks and rewards of social media in construction. Here at Miron Construction, we’ve been utilizing various social media channels to connect with our community, customers, sub-contractors and potential clients. Although we embraced the concept, we […]

Take a Child to Work Day!

Posted on May 3, 2011

Since sustainability is a core driver for Miron Construction, and being that we understand that today’s youth are current and future stewards of the environment, we decided to celebrate 2011 Take a Child to Work Day a little differently this year. In honor of Earth […]

“The harder you work, the luckier you get”

Posted on Apr 5, 2011

This month, during Miron Construction’s annual support staff summit, we were fortunate to have Kathi Seifert, the former Executive Vice President for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, attend as a guest speaker. As she talked about the journey through life a career can take you on, Kathi […]

‘Follow’ the leaders for construction news & resources

Posted on Feb 1, 2011

  Inc. magazine recently put together a comprehensive list of 30 Tips of Using Social Media in Your Business from which any business can learn. There are many companies in the construction industry that utilize social media to reach clients, perspective clients, employees and their […]