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BMC Enterprises, Inc. Announces Three Aggregate Transactions in Missouri

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BMC Enterprises, Inc. (parent company of Breckenridge Material Company) is pleased to announce three additions to its Missouri aggregates business: the opening of a new BMC Stone quarry in High Hill, the acquisition of a strategic interest in Base Rock Minerals, LLC, a limestone quarry in Bonne Terre, and the subsequent acquisition of Strack Stone

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Western Specialty Contractors Receives ICRI-Chicago Chapter Award of Excellence for Outstanding Concrete Repair Project

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Unforeseen sub-structure work and continued operation of garage posed challenges Western Specialty Contractors – Chicago Concrete Restoration Branch was recently honored with a “2016 Award of Excellence” for Outstanding Concrete Repair Project from the International Concrete Restoration Institute (ICRI) Chicago Chapter for restoration of the aging Hilton Orrington Evanston Hotel parking garage. Constructed in the

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Missouri S&T Concrete Conference to be Held May 2-3

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Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference May 2-3 in the Havener Center on campus. Conference registration is $150 per person. Conference topics include slag cement concrete; colored concrete; steel fibers in building construction; impact of air quality control on fly ash properties; timing of slab sawing; compacted concrete

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A First for Design-Build and Treatment Plant Delivery in Missouri

This January, a first for wastewater treatment plants began operations in Liberty, Missouri.  This project is one of the first wastewater plants in Missouri utilizing Design-Build delivery, and the first Design-Build in Missouri to utilize State Revolving Funds (SRF).  SRF financing will save the City over $40 million in interest on this $74 million project

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Contractors Seek Accountability in MSD’s Bidding Process

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The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) unveiled its 2018 fiscal year capital improvement and replacement program on April 17, 2017, but some contractors questioned the accountability of MSD’s bidding process.   That after the MSD board of trustees refused to follow the recommendations of its professiona l staff and inexplicably killed a $145 million contract to the

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Tnemec Expands R&D Facility and Upgrades Capabilities

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Tnemec Company Inc., a leading manufacturer of protective coatings and linings, opened the doors of its new research and development (R&D) facility on March 30, 2017. This expansion of the company’s current manufacturing plant in North Kansas City, Missouri, includes an upgrade that doubles the size of its previous R&D laboratory and office space while

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HOK and RDG Complete Lauritzen Outpatient Center in Omaha

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New 170,000-sq.-ft. facility incorporates smart design and new technology to optimize the patient experience at Nebraska Medicine. A new one-stop shop for comprehensive outpatient services has begun serving patients at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha. HOK’s St. Louis practice teamed with Omaha-based RDG Planning & Design to design the $71 million Lauritzen Outpatient Center, which consolidates

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TROCO Custom Fabricators Creates Stylistic Roofing Structure for St. Louis Restaurant

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Installation in Schneithorst’s Restaurant & Bar Enhances Rooftop Experience for Customers Schneithorst’s Restaurant & Bar, a landmark in the St. Louis restaurant scene for nearly a century, replaced its deteriorating heavy timber rooftop structure with a European-inspired steel and glass structure. Constructed by TROCO Custom Fabricators<http://trocofab.com/>, a premiere custom fabricator in the Midwest, the new

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Electrical Connection Launches Boat Dock Safety Campaign

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In advance of the summer boating season, the Electrical Connection is offering tips to boat dock owners to ensure their docks are electrically safe.    Recently, the mother of two children electrocuted while swimming around a boat dock at the Lake of the Ozarks said more needs to be done to avoid fatal electrical shock from unsafe boat docks.   The Electrical

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