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December 1, 2009 - Leonard Cherry elected to board of directors of Houston Contractors Association
HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 11, 2009)-Leonard Cherry, owner of Houston-based Cherry, has been elected to the board of directors of the Houston Contractors Association (HCA) for a two-year term.
is comprised of approximately 400 civil construction companies in the greater Houston area.
Cherry previously served on HCA's board of directors and is a long-time member [...]
November 19, 2009 - Cherry named finalist in international demolition awards competition
was named a finalist in the 2009 International Demolition Awards competition, sponsored by Demolition and Recycling International magazine
in conjunction with the European Demolition Association
July 22, 2009 - Cherry opens stabilized material plant in Northwest Houston
New, more efficient pug mill plant cuts transportation costs, provides cost savings to customers HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 22, 2009)-Cherry's Stabilized Materials Division has opened another stabilized material plant, giving the company a total of four stabilized facilities in the Greater Houston Area.
June 19, 2009 - Leonard Cherry of Cherry Companies Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award Winner in the Houston and Gulf Coast Area
Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Construction and Industrial Services Category HOUSTON (June 19, 2009) Cherry Companies today announced that Leonard Cherry, owner of Cherry Companies, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the Construction and Industrial Services category in the Houston and Gulf Coast Area.
According to Ernst & Young
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Press Release - NDA - National Demolition Association
"We have a great time exposing these students to the role that specialty contractors play in the construction industry," said Leonard Cherry, President of Cherry Companies and past president of the National Demolition Association.
specializes in removing a variety of structures - from highways and bridges to industrial plants and commercial buildings - and instead of dumping debris in landfills, the companies recycles the vast majority of what it demolishes.
"I really appreciate getting to learn more about how demolition specialty contractors like Cherry work, because it gives me better insight about bringing these types of companies on future jobs," said senior Blake Bell, who has already lined up a project manager job with Balfour Beatty, a global infrastructure services business.
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In 2009, Leonard Cherry, Carl ...
In 2009, Leonard Cherry, Carl and Barbara's son, helps guide a family of companies that demolishes buildings, recycles a large percentage of the materials gener- ated and crushes large volumes of concrete and asphalt for customers throughout the South.
Leonard is the president of Cherry Cos. while Rick is a vice president with the company in charge of the industrial demolition division and safety programs.
has grown to include several corporate divisions involved in a wide variety (though related) of sectors.
As of August 2009, the combined Cherry Cos.
employs more than 200 people and by one industry estimate is one of the 10 largest demolition companies in the United States and one of the 23 largest in the world.
The scope of the company has changed dramatically since 1952, but Leonard
says that a number of core philosophies have remained.
, a provider of demolition, deconstruction, dismantling and recycling services, says in a news release that it is now accepting "clean" residential composition asphalt shingles for recycling at its facility in Fresno, Texas.
accepts used and manufacturing scrap shingles at no charge, and says it plans to open additional shingle recycling locations in Houston.
Guidry says that Cherry
will use grinders to process the shingles into material for use in roadbeds and as dust suppressant to be applied to crushed concrete roads.
already recycles more than 1 million tons of concrete and 40,000 tons of steel each year, according to the company.
demolishes and removes commercial, industrial, interior and residential structures, as well as asphalt ... Continue reading
recycles residential composition shingles into new roads and alternative fuels.
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