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Southern Illinois Construction Advancement Program Donates To Southwestern Illinois College

The Southern Illinois Construction Advancement Program and Southern Illinois Builders Association recently donated $25,000 to the Construction Management Technology Program at Southwestern Illinois College. This donation will strengthen and advance educational offerings related to construction technology and integrate current scanning technology into SWIC’s Computer Applications and B.I.M. curriculum. Items that will be purchased with this… Keep Reading

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KWAME/HR Green Joint Venture Team Begins Airfield Improvement Project at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

A joint venture team of Kwame Building Group, Inc. and HR Green (KWAME/HR Green) has begun work on a $7 million taxiway reconstruction project at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The reconstruction of the taxiways known as Foxtrot and Juliet began this month and is scheduled for completion in July 2016. KWAME/HR Green is providing construction… Keep Reading

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Contractor and its Owners Liable for Damages and Attorney Fees

By James R. Keller The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern District has upheld a trial court’s judgment in favor of a homeowner and against a contractor and its owners for damages and attorney fees. The case is Rogers v. Superior Metal, Inc., SD 33696, 2016 WL 442773 (S.D. Mo. Feb. 4, 2016).  This… Keep Reading

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Planning ESOPS for Construction and Real Estate Firms

By Thomas H. Mug Maybe it’s the preservation of a legacy, perhaps it’s the conclusion of thoughtful succession planning, or it might be a desire to motivate employees and enhance corporate performance … for whatever reason, the construction and real estate industry is increasingly embracing employee stock ownership plans (ESOP). Indeed, this publication documented the… Keep Reading

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Korte Company Begins Construction On UNLV Student Housing Project

The Korte Company was selected as the General Contractor for a 377,000 square foot student housing apartment complex on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The 758-bed property, to be known as The Degree is the first phase of a three-phase $76 million redevelopment project called U District, headed by local developer, The… Keep Reading

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SITE Improvement Association Reaches 50 Year Milestone of Service to St. Louis Construction Industry

The SITE Improvement Association has reached its 50 year milestone of providing successful labor negotiation, safety training and government relations services to the St. Louis area construction industry.  Begun in 1966 when three construction contractor specialty associations came together on behalf of their members to negotiate labor agreements, today SITE has four full time employees… Keep Reading

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Breckenridge Material Company’s Parent Completes Aggregate Acquisition

Marking the ninth construction material acquisition completed in the last six years BMC Enterprises, Inc., the parent of St. Louis based Breckenridge Material Company, has completed the acquisition of Lincoln County Sand & Gravel. The acquired assets will immediately increase BMC Enterprises aggregate production and will strategically provide long term access to a significant natural… Keep Reading

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Professional Installers, Inc. Hires Steve Giacin as New President and Chief Operating Officer

Former President of Kaiser Electric and the American Subcontractors Association – Midwest Council, Steve Giacin has joined Professional Installers, Inc. (PI) as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. PI founder, Aubrey Kimberling, has assumed the position of Chairman of the Board and CEO. Located in Maryland Heights, MO, Professional Installers, was established in 1984… Keep Reading

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The Hicor Group To Renovate And Relocate Headquarters To Historic Washington Avenue Residence

The Hicor Group, a minority certified (MBE) General Contractor in St. Louis, today announced plans to renovate a historically significant 7000 square foot residence at 3201 Washington Avenue and relocate its headquarters to the building this Fall.  Renovation of the former Bronson Residence, a 131-year-old Late Victorian house listed on the National Historic Register, will… Keep Reading

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