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Brennan Makes List of Top Contractors in America, 5 in Hazardous Waste

Posted by Kimberly Walters on June 15, 2022

LA CROSSE, Wis., June 14, 2022 ― Engineering News-Record (ENR) published its annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based general contractors, with specialty contractor J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan) making the list with an overall ranking of 351. Brennan is listed as the 5th largest contractor in the hazardous waste sector.

The demand for Brennan’s environmental remediation services has increased year over year on a national scale. Landing at the 5th spot among all hazardous waste contractors, Brennan is in an echelon of its own, as all its projects take place on, under, or alongside bodies of water.

Hydraulic-Dredge-Fox-River-Green-BayPhoto of Brennan hydraulic dredge operating on the Fox River Cleanup Project.

"As a marine-based environmental contractor, clean-up and remediation work has become increasingly demanding. It’s an important service that we provide and is more than half of the work we do for our clients,” says Brennan Vice President of Environmental Services Greg Smith.

Brennan attributes the growth in its environmental services division to its team of dedicated marine professionals.

"Concerns related to water and impacted sediment in the U.S. are on the rise,” says Director of Environmental Business Development Andrew Timmis. “We continue to execute environmental solutions to new challenges through new innovations, applying past experiences, and our great people.”

2016-2018 MGP Remedial Dredging ProjectBrennan team members in protective gear remediating the site of a former manufactured gas plant.

Every marine construction project is unique; when hazardous materials are involved the project becomes even more complex. From large-scale, multi-year projects like the Fox River Cleanup Project to private operations that last just a few months, the Brennan team adapts, to surpass client and environmental requirements.

To learn more about Brennan, visit jfbrennan.com/about-us.


About J.F. Brennan Company
J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) is a fourth-generation, family-owned, marine construction firm that specializes in environmental remediationdam construction, commercial dive, harbor management, and submarine cable services. Working closely with public and private owners of water-based infrastructure since 1919, Brennan operates throughout coastal and inland waterways nationwide, maintaining a large fleet of marine equipment backed by more than 600 maritime professionals.

Topics: Marine Construction, Amphibious Equipment, Hazardous Conditions, J.F. Brennan Company, Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement, Great Place to Work, Environmental Remediation, Community Engagement, habitat restoration

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