June 18, 2010
SANTA ROSA and PETALUMA — Ghilotti Construction Co. and North Bay Construction, two of the largest locally based general engineering contractors, today said they will combine operations over the next 18 months.
North Bay Construction founder and Chief Executive Officer John Barella, 62, inked a deal to sell the assets to Ghilotti Construction by the end of 2012. Mr. Barella is ending his management of the company, and North Bay President Steven Geney, 52, is joining Ghilotti Construction management team.
June 22, 2009
State water-quality regulators are allowing storage of biodiesel blends up to 20 percent, or B20, in approved, compliant underground fuel tanks through Dec. 1 on an “emergency” basis as they work on permanent rules. The temporary rule went into effect June 1.