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Yates Receives Four Merit Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Yates Receives Four Merit Awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

We are proud to announce that Yates Construction received four Merit Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Mississippi Chapter. Project awards included: Dupont Bulk Handling Facility – Relocation Project, Biloxi Junior High School, Vista Del Mar, and Winston Medical Center Campus. The 2017 Merit Award winners will be honored tonight, November 16, 2017, at […]


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Yates Construction Ranks #39 on ENR’s Top 400 List

Yates Construction Ranks #39 on ENR’s Top 400 List

Yates Construction has been ranked 39th in Engineering News-Record’s 2017 Top 400 Contractors list. Engineering News-Record (ENR) is a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry, and for over a decade Yates Construction has been ranked in the top 50 contractors on this list. In addition, Yates Construction ranked in the top 25 in the […]


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Yates Construction Receives the Mississippi ABC 2017 Workforce Development Award of Excellence

Yates Construction Receives the Mississippi ABC 2017 Workforce Development Award of Excellence

Yates Construction is honored to receive the Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors 2017 Workforce Development Award of Excellence! This is the seventh consecutive year receiving this award. Yates was selected based on our commitment to continual training of our employees; partnering with local high schools and community colleges; and incorporating employee-specific training in an overall […]


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Viewpoint Honors Yates Construction at the Collaborate 2017 User Conference

Viewpoint Honors Yates Construction at the Collaborate 2017 User Conference

At Viewpoint’s Collaborate 2017 User Conference, Yates Construction was recognized as an innovative, tech-savvy construction organization with the Viewpoint Technology Award. Yates Construction received this award based on our efforts to improve the ease of visibility in the field of employee safety training certifications through the use of QR codes. When the code is scanned, […]


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Millsaps Chapel Project Has ‘Special Place in Our Heart’ for Contractor

Millsaps Chapel Project Has ‘Special Place in Our Heart’ for Contractor

W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company is not only the general contractor for a project to totally transform the interior of the Millsaps Christian Center but has also donated $2.2 million toward turning the historic building into a modern facility that will include at its center an inspiring light-filled cruciform chapel. “We have some great […]


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Bill Yates Named the Recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2017 Legacy Award

Bill Yates Named the Recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2017 Legacy Award

William “Bill” G. Yates, Jr., Chairman of The Yates Companies, Inc., has been named the recipient of ENR Texas & Louisiana’s fourth annual Legacy Award. This program recognizes industry veterans with many years of experience and contributions to their profession and community. The selection criteria include the nominee’s history of innovation, outstanding career highlights, and […]


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Yates Construction Tops out the Springhill Suites by Marriott Hotel Project in Downtown Atlanta

Yates Construction Tops out the Springhill Suites by Marriott Hotel Project in Downtown Atlanta

Yates Construction is celebrating the topping out of our Springhill Suites by Marriott Hotel project in the heart of downtown Atlanta. When this project completes, it will offer 170 guest rooms centrally located near all of the major Atlanta-area tourist attractions including The Georgia Aquarium, The World of Coca Cola, The College Football Hall of […]


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Yates Construction jumps to #7 in ENR’s Southeast Top Contractors Rankings

Yates Construction jumps to #7 in ENR’s Southeast Top Contractors Rankings

Yates Construction jumps to #7 in ENR’s Southeast Top Contractors Rankings. Other rankings by state and sector include: #1 in Tennessee #3 in South Carolina #5 in Alabama #12 in Industrial Process Click here to view the complete list of rankings.


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Yates Construction Set to Begin Renovations on the Christian Center and Construction of a New Visual Arts Center at Millsaps College

Yates Construction Set to Begin Renovations on the Christian Center and Construction of a New Visual Arts Center at Millsaps College

Yates Construction is set to begin renovations on the Christian Center and the construction of a new Visual Arts Center and West Gate entrance at Millsaps College. These capital projects will reinforce the college’s academic program and help advance multiple goals of its strategic plan. The Christian Center renovation will provide a new home for […]


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