Nicholson Construction Co., Cuddy, Pa., recently was ranked as number 110 among Engineering News-Record’s top 600 specialty contractors. The ranking is a record high for Nicholson, which was listed at number 133 in 2010.

Engineering News Record, a construction-industry based publication, performs annual surveys, and ranks companies engaged in general contracting, specialty contracting, engineering, architecture, planning and studies. In the Excavation and Foundation subcategory, Nicholson remained at number four, with no change from last year’s rankings.

Nicholson has been in the geotechnical construction industry for more than 50 years, offering expertise in the design and installation of deep foundation elements, earth retention systems and ground treatment solutions.