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S. M. Wilson’s Skilled Construction Career Education Program Develops Virtual Learning Curriculum

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S. M. Wilson & Co. is rolling out a virtual learning curriculum via construction career education program, SKILLED. Due to education’s transition to virtual learning, S. M. Wilson’s SKILLED has developed online resources for teachers, parents, students and other organizations to continue to provide opportunities to integrate academic learning and focus on future employment in

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KAI Experts Say COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Major Shift in Traditional Office Design and Function

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Businesses encouraged to embrace the design changes or risk becoming irrelevant The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the reassessment of long- established criteria for office layouts, conferencing, group activity space and other areas where people interact, say the experts at KAI Design. Traditional building materials will also be replaced more consistently with products that actively promote

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Construction of Brett Hull’s Junction House Restaurant in Wentzville Nearing Completion

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St. Louis Blues hockey legend Brett Hull has added his name to a new upscale sports restaurant and bar called Brett Hull’s Junction House to be opened in October in Wentzville. Originally announced as Junction House in March, the multi-level eating and drinking establishment will occupy more than 9,400 square feet including the main restaurant

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St. Joseph’s Academy Completes $7.5 Million Campus Renovation & Enhancement Program

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St. Joseph’s Academy has completed and opened more than 23,000 square feet of campus enhancements at a cost of $7.5 million including the new Weidert Center for Integrated Science and the Sisters of St. Joseph Humanities Hall at the college prep all-girls high school. The new Weidert Center features 12,000 square feet of renovated and upgraded science, engineering and

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AGC Workforce Survey Reveals Accelerated, Increased Adoption of Virtual Construction Technologies

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By KERRY SMITH, EDITOR, ST. LOUIS CONSTRUCTION NEWS AND REVIEW MAGAZINE Not surprisingly, the pandemic has spurred widespread adoption of virtual communication platforms and resources by construction industry players. More than 20 percent of all Associated General Contractors of America firms surveyed say they have increased the use of a video “Zoom and Teams” component

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People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

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Spiegelglass Construction Welcomes Joe Sneed as Vice President, Construction Spiegelglass Construction Company announces the addition of Joe Sneed, LEED AP BD+C as Vice President, Construction. Joe brings more than 35 years of construction industry experience in carpentry, project management, estimating and much more. In this newly created role, Joe will be managing small to medium-sized commercial

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University Reaches Major Sustainable Building Milestone

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East end project buildings, January Hall awarded LEED Platinum recognition Five buildings on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis achieved the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) highest green building certification, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum. The five LEED Platinum certifications — all issued at the same time — are

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National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week program presented by McCarthy and Enterprise Bank

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McCarthy Building Companies and Enterprise Bank & Trust are co-hosting a virtual program in conjunction with National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week to help small construction firms better leverage St. Louis resources.  The program from 10 am until 11 am, Tuesday, September 15, is free but advance registration is required to receive the WebEx link.

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Is Your Company in Compliance with Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws?

Submitted by: Schmersahl Treloar & Co. Civil Rights Act The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the granddaddy of all the federal anti-discrimination laws. Building on prior civil right legislation, Title VII of this law expressly bans employers from discriminating against job applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or religion. Employers are

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Reinforce and Celebrate Our Shared Commitment to Safety During National Construction Safety Week

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Every year during Construction Safety Week, construction companies reinforce and celebrate their shared commitment to safety with safety meetings, equipment demonstrations, job tours and more. Members are invited to join the AGC next week and bring Safety Week 2020 to life at their company by planning events on your projects and in your offices. Click HERE to

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