CUSTER, S.D. – Seven contractors and subcontractors who built the new Monument Health Custer Hospital and Clinic were honored Saturday night for their craftsmanship. In addition, builders involved in the Monument Health Orthopedic & Specialty Hospital and the Monument Health Sturgis Hospital and Clinic addition received awards as well.
The builders were honored at the Construction Industry Center’s 64th Annual Meeting and Craftsmanship Awards. The CIC is the building industry organization for the Black Hills and areas of Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota and Nebraska.
In Custer, general contractor Scull Construction Services won awards for soffit panels, wall coverings and wood inlays at the new hospital, which opened in June 2018. Jorgensen Log Homes Inc. was honored for its work creating the distinctive log column inlays that flank the front entrance and the main lobby. Ceramic Designs Midwest Inc. won an award for tile work throughout the building.
Heil Mechanical Inc. won an award for plumbing and piping. Tessier’s Inc. won an award for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. Freeman’s Electric Service Inc. was honored for electrical work. And Moss Rock Inc. of Custer won an award for courtyard landscaping, including the healing garden and walking path.
“The builders really put their hearts and souls into this amazing new healing center, and it shows. They deserve to be honored for their craftsmanship and skill,” said Mark Schmidt, President of the Monument Health Custer and Lead-Deadwood markets. “And the community of Custer deserves credit as well. They partnered with Monument Health to make their hospital a showcase for rural health care.”
At the Monument Health Orthopedic & Specialty Hospital, WD Masonry and Concrete Inc. was honored for its stone, brick and other masonry work throughout the new facility, which opened Jan. 7. Hagen Glass, Windows & Siding won an award for wall panels, curtain walls, storefronts, glass canopies and vision control pieces. And Rangel Construction Co. was honored for its metal panel installation throughout the building.
In Sturgis, The Glass Shop was honored for its work on the curtain walls, storefronts and automatic entrances on the new addition to the Monument Health Sturgis Hospital and Clinic.
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