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Fall Ideal Time to Prepare Structures for Winter From Roof to Foundation

Routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future Submitted by Western Specialty Contractors Winter is right around the corner. With the changing seasons comes freeze and thaw cycles, falling pine needles and leaves, organic growth and harsh weather conditions that can wreak havoc on a building or structure’s exterior if not… Keep Reading


Protecting our Water Infrastructure

At River Event, Officials Underscore the Need for Massive Upgrades  Recent events such as multiple hurricanes and even the water crisis in Flint, Michigan have underscored the importance of access to clean, safe drinking water.   The message seems to be getting through, as a packed crowd of government officials, engineers, public safety officials and concerned… Keep Reading

NECA Electrical Contractors Dominate Annual Ranking of St. Louis’ Largest Electrical Contractors

The strength of St. Louis National Electrical Contractor Association (NECA) members is again on display in the annual ranking of the largest electrical contractors by the St. Louis Business Journal.   Eighteen of the 22 electrical contractors ranked are NECA contractors and members of the Electrical Connection – the partnership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1 and NECA.  The… Keep Reading

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People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community. S. M. Wilson Promotes Lisa Green to Assistant Controller S. M. Wilson & Co. has promoted Lisa Green to Assistant Controller. She will be responsible for company payroll, daily bank reconciliations, tax filings… Keep Reading


Welcome to the new HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

In less than 30 days, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s will be making one of the largest moves in its history – from Belleville to the new facility in O’Fallon. This is the next chapter in fulfilling the health care Mission through advanced technologies, professional, skilled and compassionate caregivers, and the highest level of quality service. It… Keep Reading


TriStar Begins $26 Million, 593,940SF Spec Warehouse at Gateway Commerce Center, Edwardsville, Ill.

Project Emerging on 54-Acre Site TriStar Properties has begun speculative development of a new 593,940-square-foot mega-cube distribution center at Gateway Commerce Center, a 2,300-acre logistics and bulk distribution park outside Edwardsville, Ill. Teaming with TriStar to fund the $26 million venture is PCCP, LLC a national real estate finance and investment management company. The new… Keep Reading


KWK Architects Principal Dick Kirschner to Speak at InterFaceOn-Campus Housing Conference in Philadelphia

KWK Architects principal and a leading expert in higher education design Dick Kirschner, AIA, has been invited to speak at the 5th annual InterFace On-Campus Housing Conference, Oct. 24-26, in Philadelphia, PA. The conference features workshops, roundtables and panel sessions that focus on collaboration, sustainable success and best practices for on-campus housing. A variety of… Keep Reading


Tarlton Announces New Website Launch

Newly redesigned website offers visitors insight into client-driven culture and capabilities across a wide range of sectors St. Louis-based Tarlton Corp., a leader in general contracting and construction management throughout the Midwest, announces the launch of its new website. The launch coincides with an important milestone in Tarlton’s history—Founders Day, a day of companywide celebration each… Keep Reading


Missouri’s Contractors Celebrate BuildMO Week Oct. 2-6

Contractors Grapple with Critical Worker Shortage Today, the AGC of Missouri, government and civic leaders gathered at North Technical High School in Florissant to celebrate BuildMO Week, Oct. 2-6, a week-long celebration of the construction industry in Missouri.  Part of the Special School District, North Technical High School provides Career and Technical Education (CTE) that… Keep Reading


St. Louis Regional Ports and Terminals Ranked Most Efficient

Capture One-Third of the Upper Mississippi River Barge Freight Traffic Vital role in nation’s freight network reinforces need for infrastructure investment along the Ag Coast of America St. Louis regional ports were ranked by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) as the most efficient inland port district in terms of tons moved per river… Keep Reading

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