IMG_8691ABC National’s STEP Awards – Canyon Contracting has been awarded a Gold ABC STEP Award

Established in 1989, the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) is an organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs. The key component system forms a 20 point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program. It incorporates both OSHA required safety data with self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company’s safety program. This is Canyon Contracting’s second consecutive award.



VOLT.6Canyon Contracting Named One of SmartCEO’s Washington Future 50 Award Winners
Washington SmartCEO is pleased to announce the 2014 Future 50 award winners. The program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies, five small Emerging Growth companies and five large Blue Chip companies that have experienced outsized growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth.

“The companies we are honoring this year are growing in spite of the economic hardships we have all been facing. These companies are investing in themselves, investing in their people and rising above the rest. They deserve to be recognized and celebrated because they are moving the economy and the region forward,” says Craig Burris, founder and CEO of SmartCEO. “We are proud to recognize them for their achievements and growth.”

conc_aug_2013_coverWhat It Takes to Be the Ideal Subcontractor
In 2003, Keller pursued a lifelong dream to be a business owner and established Canyon Contracting, Mount Airy, Md. Today the company is a full-service concrete subcontracting firm specializing in commercial construction projects in the government, private and public sectors.

Keller’s experience as a GC gives him an insider perspective into what makes a good subcontractor. “I’ve been the customer — the GC. I know what a good sub looks and feels like,” Keller says. “I tried to emulate that with my business.” Read More…