• VIDEO: Watch Korte Deliver 818,000 SF in Two Minutes

    This video, recently completed,  compresses an 18-month  818,000 square foot project which Korte Built for the United States Postal Service in Portaland Oregon into two minutes. The project is situated on a 48-acre site with three entrances...

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  • Born on the Fourth of July

    PERSPECTIVE by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL  I’ve just spent a week in Ireland with my family. While there, I connected with distant relatives and developed a deeper understanding of the reasons that my family...

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  • VIDEO: Bon Voyage to “Uncle Fred” Waldrop

    PERSPECTIVE  by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Tuesday night (June 19) I briefly entertained concern about the viability of future industry events. I’ve been working at St. Louis construction events for 42 years. And for...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • VIDEO: Construction Forum STL Has Cameo in Refugee Documentary

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Construction Forum STL appears in a cameo role in a film documentary which had its St. Louis premier at the Missouri Historical Society last week. The film, titled “Day...

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  • Forum Speaker: STL Regional Success Demands Groundbreaking Approaches

    OPINION by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL What do preparing for the workforce disruption caused by artificial intelligence and educating young people in media literacy have to do with regional collaboration? Quite a bit actually...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Crossing the Regionalism River

    “Eventually all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.” — Norman Maclean: From a “A River Runs Through It” By Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL  Last Friday (June 8) we listened to...

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  • Recent Worker Deaths Raise Owner Responsibility Issues

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL One thing that is crystal clear is that all parties involved with a hotel renovation and construction project on Washington Avenue in which two workers were killed on Monday...

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  • Forum Education Foundation Video Wins “Telly” Award

    A recruitment video, “Yeah I Built That: Steamfitters,” has won national recognition in the “Telly” awards, a competition for video from all mediums.  The video won a bronze award in the non-broadcast, general-recruitment category. The video was...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • VIDEO: KAI Explores Putting Art in Architecture

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Artwork is often an afterthought in planning a project, Michael B. Kennedy, president of KAI-DB feels.  A project that was completed in just over seven months from beginning to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Thirteen is Lucky Number for BUD Program

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL The thirteenth cohort of the Building Union Diversity program graduated on Wednesday (May 30) in a ceremony at the AGC Training School. Sixty-five persons were in attendance, including graduates...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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