Lyons Company Featured in Contractor Magazine
On the front page of the January 2010 edition of Contractor Magazine: The Newsmagazine of Mechanical Contracting, Lyons Company was featured for its unique work for River View Coal Mines.
Operated by River View Coal LLC, the River View Coal Mine is expected to produce 6.4 million tons of high-sulfur coal per year. Construction of the facility’s infrastructure has proceeded quickly. The mine is expected to employ as many as 600 workers by the end of 2010, according to company officials.
In summer 2008, when Lyons was preparing its bid, copper prices were at an all-time high. Tony Simmons, project superintendent for Lyons explained that the company had been investigating copper piping alternatives, including polypropylene.
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Lyons Service Company Receives International Award
The Solidyne Corporation of Rolling Meadows, Illinois has recently recognized Lyons Service Company with an International Top Dealer Award. In addition to providing mechanical service, Lyons Service Company, Inc. provides the design and installation of automated building controls for government, commercial, industrial, healthcare and institutional customers. As a Dealer for Solidyne Corporation, Lyons Service Company is a Top 10 International Dealer based on sales and their unique understanding and support of the Digital Control Systems engineered and manufactured by Solidyne Corporation.
"Lyons Service has a team of incredibly competent people with the experience and know how to provide excellent service to their customers, and we are proud to have them as part of our Solidyne team”, according to Erol Erturk who serves in Business Development of the Solidyne Corporation. “Lyons has proven itself to be a major asset to the Solidyne Team and we are very excited to have them as one of our Top 10 dealers internationally.
Solidyne, which began operations in 1969, is a design engineering, manufacturing and marketing corporation, specializing in browser-based Direct Digital Control systems.
Lyons Company Completes Landfill Gas Project
Lyons Company recently completed its second landfill gas project at Pearl Hollow Landfill in Hardin County, Kentucky. Owned and operated by East Kentucky Power, this facility uses methane, naturally produced by the decomposition of landfill waste, to drive three 800-kw generators. The electricity generated is placed on the EKP grid as a source of renewable, environmentally friendly power.