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A well-timed backlog

City Line East in Jersey City. - DEL-SANO CONTRACTING

For No. 69 on the NJBIZ Top 250 Privately Held Companies list Del-Sano Contracting Corp. revenue from 2020 was, despite obvious challenges, better than most years due to the continuation of "essential" projects, said Angelo Del Russo, who started his construction company in 1975, including a building associated with New Jersey City University in Jersey City and another for Felician University in Rutherford.

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Peak demand (updated)

GAF Roofing Academy students take part in the program in February of 2020. Note: This photo was taken prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. GAF currently requires masks and social distancing in all of its classes.

Despite relatively high unemployment, workforce shortages abound in several industries nationwide. In the roofing industry, 90% of contractors have experienced some sort of labor shortage in the last year, according to the National Roofing Contractors Association. As the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, Parsippany-based GAF can’t ignore the problem. “If we don’t have labor to install our product, our product will not get installed,” said Brian Cornelius, program director at GAF Roofing Academy.

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‘A persistence of vision’

The Colts Neck traffice project included the replacement of a Route 537 bridge and the replacement of a Route 34 bridge and the installation of bio-retention basins. - T&M ASSOCIATES

In January, Monmouth County officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of a multi-year private and public project to widen, rebuild and significantly improve one of the county’s most frustrating and congested intersections.

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