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Heroic O&G Industries Mixer Driver Wins National Concrete Safety Award

Thu November 08, 2018 - Northeast Edition #23
O&G Industries


Ilir Alibali, a concrete mixer driver with O&G Industries, recently was recognized by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) with its annual Safety Award.
Ilir Alibali, a concrete mixer driver with O&G Industries, recently was recognized by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) with its annual Safety Award.

Ilir Alibali, a concrete mixer driver with O&G Industries, recently was recognized by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) with its annual Safety Award.

Alibali received the award for saving a driver in 2017. The driver had driven his sedan through O&G's Davenport Street Concrete Plant in Stamford and into the harbor. Alibali dove into the water and pulled the despondent driver to safety.

"With one hand I held the tire on the barge and with other I grabbed onto the guy and then pulled the guy out. He was really lucky," said Alibali.

The award was presented at the 2018 NRMCA annual conference in National Harbor, Md.

About O&G Industries Inc.

O&G is general contractor, construction manager, design/builder and specialty sub-contractor with nearly a century of experience in commercial building, power plant, road and bridge and site construction. O&G serves clients in educational, healthcare, industrial manufacturing, transportation, power and municipal markets throughout the United States. O&G is headquartered in Torrington, Conn.