RECON Announces New Decommissioning & Demolition Business Unit

Houston, TX, March 20, 2017 – Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) announces the establishment of a new strategic business unit – Decommissioning & Demolition (D&D). The D&D unit expands RECON’s existing position as the preferred supplier of technology-based environmental and geotechnical construction services. With the creation of the Decommissioning & Demolition division, RECON welcomes Joe Vendetti, Business Unit Leader; Tony Burkhart, Project Director and Felix Spittler, PE, Senior Project Engineer.

Joseph Vendetti joins RECON as the Business Unit Leader for D&D with over 31 years of experience in D&D and is widely recognized as a subject matter expert in the field. With a full knowledge of construction and demolition techniques, Joe’s experience in the heavy industrial market will effectively build strategic relationships within the power and industrial sectors.

Tony Burkhart is well versed in the management, execution and coordination of complex facility closures with over 1,000 completed projects under his belt. Tony’s relationships and D&D knowledge will prove invaluable in driving market growth for RECON.

Felix Spittler, PE, also joins RECON as Project Engineer for the newly established D&D business unit. Felix is registered as a Professional Engineer in 10 states and has more than 26 years of experience in project and construction management for the environmental remediation and construction industries.

This new business expansion will provide a highly complementary addition to RECON’s very successful Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) marketplace offering, by providing a complete “turnkey” service to our utility customers.

RECON is excited to have Joe, Tony and Felix join the team as we continue to grow in 2017 and beyond.


Since 1989, RECON has successfully completed over 6,000 environmental remediation, geotechnical and civil construction projects across North America.  Our team of dedicated employees, financial strength, safety culture and large fleet of equipment empower our company to deliver world class solutions for the complex environmental problems our clients face.  RECON provides custom solutions to clients in the energy/power, oil and gas, mining, waste management and chemical industries.  Our value added services include stabilization and solidification, ash containment, decommissioning and demolition, groundwater containment, cap and cell construction, seismic stability, dewatering, surface impoundment water treatment, soil mixing and deep soil mixing.

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