Jul 27, 2021
O&G Hosts Students from Meriden Public Schools
O&G Industries recently hosted high school students from Meriden Public Schools at their Southbury Quarry. The onsite visit and tour, which included students from Maloney High School and Platt High School, is a part of the Meriden Public School’s career outreach program.
Fifty students visited the quarry over a two-day span to learn about careers in construction. Quarry Manager Tom Alexon Jr. led the tours which included opportunities to learn first-hand about careers as equipment operators, commercial drivers, heavy equipment mechanics and in quarry operations.
O&G Industries is a nearly 100-year-old construction firm that has consistently ranked among the Top 400 Construction Firms in the United States by Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine. O&G is widely known for their high-profile road and bridge construction projects; materials division that supplies asphalt, concrete and aggregates to projects throughout the region; building construction services for commercial projects throughout the Northeast; and masonry products line of business that operates eight retail locations in Connecticut.