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Council recognizes safety performance

The North Dakota Safety Council recognized companies and individuals for safety performance in 2017 during its Safety & Health Awards Ceremony April 11.

Area recipients include the following:

Advanced Safety Certificate — Jerome Ralph, Miller Insulation, Williston.

Workplace Safety Merit Award — Baranko Brothers Inc., Dickinson; Barr Engineering Co., Bismarck; Bilfinger Westcon Inc., Bismarck; Farstad Oil Inc., Minot; Home On The Range, Sentinel Butte; Kanyon Specialty Contractors, Watford City; KLJ, Bismarck; LT Environmental Inc., Williston; Savage Services, Pipe Yard, Savage Water Solutions, Trenton EMI & Threading, Trenton Railport and Williston Transportation, Williston; The Coteau Properties Co., Beulah; Trihydro Corp., Bismarck; Whiting Petroleum Corp., Northern Rockies Asset Group, New Town; and Winn Construction Inc., Dickinson.

Outstanding Safety Instructor — Duane Bergeson, Bismarck; Cheri Bonebrake, Federal Railroad Administration, Minot; Troy Clark, KLJ, Bismarck; Ben Dahl, Canadian Pacific Police Service, Minot; Scott Frost, Ray; Victoria Kreger, Triangle Electric Inc., Williston; Kelly Leben, Bismarck; Dale Ludwig, Minot High School, Minot; Justin Maus, Canadian Pacific Police Service, Minot; Dan Nelson, Steel Energy Services, Williston; Rich Simmons, FBS Consulting LLC, Killdeer; Robin Stephens, NDDOT state fleet, Bismarck; and Robert Tubbs, KLJ, Bismarck.

Safety Improvement Award — Bob's Oil Field Service Inc., Belfield; Interstate Power Systems Inc.

Safety Management Excellence Award — Bilfinger Westcon Inc., Bismarck.

Auto purchases aid Backpack Program

The Backpack Program of the Missouri Slope Areawide United Way has received $18,002 through the 2017 Subaru Share the Love promotion.

People who leased or bought new Subarus at Kupper Subaru chose from a Subaru of America list of national charities plus Kupper’s “hometown” charity, which was the Backpack Program, to receive a donation of $250.

J & K Construction earns sales award

J & K Construction, Bismarck, has been recognized by Sukup Manufacturing Co., Sheffield, Iowa, for sales and customer service for 2018.

The company received the Bronze Sales Award.

Dealers were recognized for high-volume sales of Sukup grain handling and storage equipment and/or Sukup Steel Buildings.