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

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

We are pleased to announce that Yates Construction is the recipient of two ABC Merit Awards for the Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center and Bryce Adult Psychiatric Facility projects! Yates Construction also received honorable mention for our work on Puckett Machinery and the Outlets of Mississippi. Congratulations to all involved in this great accomplishment!

Yates Construction Achieves NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor and Accredited Assessment Center

Yates Construction Achieves NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor and Accredited Assessment Center

Yates Construction is pleased to announce it is now a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Accredited Training Sponsor and Accredited Assessment Center.  To achieve these designations, an organization must be one of eight acceptable organization types for accreditation and must meet accredited training sponsor requirements, some of which include: providing letters of […]

Yates Construction Receives the Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors 2014 Workforce Development Award of Excellence

Yates Construction Receives the Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors 2014 Workforce Development Award of Excellence

Jackson, Mississippi, December 19, 2014 – Yates Construction is honored to receive the Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors 2014 Workforce Development Award of Excellence!  This is the fifth consecutive year Yates Construction has received this award and was selected based on our commitment to continual training of our employees; partnering with local high schools and […]

Yates Construction Celebrates the Topping Out of MGM Park

Yates Construction Celebrates the Topping Out of MGM Park

Biloxi, MS, November 18, 2014 – Yates Construction recently celebrated the Topping Out of the MGM Park Baseball Stadium. The stadium is for the Biloxi Shuckers, a Double-A team in the Southern League, and will have 5,000 fixed seats with room for an additional 800 to 1,000 fans in berm seating. The stadium layout will […]

Yates Construction Enhances Its Relationship with Jackson State University

Yates Construction Enhances Its Relationship with Jackson State University

December 3, 2014, Jackson, MS – Bill Yates, chairman of The Yates Companies, Inc., and William Yates, president and CEO of Yates Construction, presented a gift to Jackson State University (JSU) President Dr. Carolyn W. Meyers to help establish an enduring partnership with the University.  One of Yates Construction’s objectives is to diversify the company […]

Yates Construction Tops Out the CenturyLink Technology Center of Excellence

Yates Construction Tops Out the CenturyLink Technology Center of Excellence

Monroe, LA, July 21, 2014 – Yates Construction recently celebrated the topping out of CenturyLink’s new Technology Center of Excellence in Monroe, Louisiana. The 250,000 SF project includes technology research and development labs; a network operations center and office; meeting space; a three-story mechanical plant; and a five-story, 1,050-car parking garage. The Technology Center of […]

Governor Phil Bryant and William Yates to Lead the State Delegation at the 37th Annual SEUS-Japan Meeting

Governor Phil Bryant and William Yates to Lead the State Delegation at the 37th Annual SEUS-Japan Meeting

September 12, 2014 – Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi, and William G. Yates III, President and CEO of Yates Construction,  will lead the state delegation at the 37th annual meeting of the Southeast U.S./Japan and the Japan-U.S. Southeast Associations, or SEUS-Japan. William Yates, co-chairman of the meeting, says the meeting allows officials and business people to form […]

W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company Named Certified Green Contractor by ABC

W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company Named Certified Green Contractor by ABC

Fort Worth, TX – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) named Yates Construction’s Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas office a Certified Green Contractor. This is the fourth Yates Construction office to receive this certification. ABC’s Green Contractor Certification program recognizes construction companies that implement green practices and principles in the workplace, including headquarters, branch offices, and jobsite office complexes. To […]

Yates Construction Ranks #27 on ENR’s Top 400 List

Yates Construction Ranks #27 on ENR’s Top 400 List

May 19th, 2013 – Yates Construction has been ranked 27th on Engineering News-Record’s 2014 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 2013 Yates Construction was ranked […]

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