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The Korte Company Named Contractor Of The Year, Las Vegas

During the 19th Annual Spotlight Awards, The Korte Company was named General Contracting Firm of the Year by the NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter. The Spotlight Awards honors distinguished companies in the local development community who positively impact the industry and increase awareness through their outstanding achievements. In addition to being named General Contractor of the

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Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

Yesterday, (March 16, 2016) the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) chose to delay an increase in the federal funds rate. This decision was based on uncertainties regarding growth in the global marketplace. Policymakers project that economic growth will be weaker than expected and inflation levels will remain low during 2016. Fed policymakers have adjusted their

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Kadean Construction Completes ‘Aviator 7’ As 21st Century Business Park Takes Shape In Hazelwood

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Kadean Finishes Its Third Building in Aviator Business Park on the Site of the Former Ford Motor Plant Nearly 10 years to the day, when the last Ford Explorer rolled off the assembly line in Hazelwood, Fenton-based Kadean Construction has completed Aviator 7, a 535,500 square foot light industrial facility for Panattoni Development. Aviator 7 is one of

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Business Executive Ravi Norman to Deliver Keynote Address at 2016 Business Diversity Forum

Friday, April 1, 2016 – Lambert Airport Terminal 1, Concourse B – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ravi Norman is a dynamic leader, inspiring speaker, and the perfect fit for this year’s Forum, “Diverse Opportunities to Create New Successes.” Norman is CEO of THOR Construction, a full-service commercial construction company with an extensive client list throughout the

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Total Value Of World’s Biggest Real Estate Firms Revealed

The world’s top 100 real estate companies own $3.6tn (£2.5tn) of property, according to the latest Estates Gazette ranking. The list, revealed on a new dedicated global property investment website www.globalrealestateinsight.com, shows that only the US, China, Japan and Germany have larger GDPs than the collective value of EG’s Top 100 global property owners. The total

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Kadean Construction Completes ‘Aviator 7’ As 21st Century Business Park Takes Shape In Hazelwood

Kadean Finishes Its Third Building in Aviator Business Park on the Site of the Former Ford Motor Plant Nearly 10 years to the day, when the last Ford Explorer rolled off the assembly line in Hazelwood, Fenton-based Kadean Construction has completed Aviator 7, a 535,500 square foot light industrial facility forPanattoni Development. Aviator 7 is

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Megan Banks Honored by St. Louis American Foundation at 6th Annual Salute to Young Leaders Awards

Megan Banks, a Project Engineer at S. M. Wilson & Co., was one of 20 African-American professionals under the age of 40 to be honored at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 6th Annual Salute to Young Leaders on February 25.  Megan was recognized for her excellence in work and in her commitment to community building

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Missouri S&T to Host Concrete Conference This Spring

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference May 3-4 in the Havener Center on campus. Conference registration is $140 per person. The conference will be of interest to contractors, public agencies, consulting engineers, testing labs, aggregate producers, equipment technical representatives, and ready mix, cement and admixture suppliers. Certificates to

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Missouri S&T Professor Aims To Improve Self-Consolidating Concrete

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is studying how to make concrete that can be placed without a lot of human intervention, and that can be poured in hard-to-reach places where people can’t easily manipulate it. Dr. Dimitri Feys, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, is working with

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