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  • Video: NGA West ‘Construction Industry Opportunity Expo’

    On Monday (May 22), the construction industry came together at the future NGA West site to tell residents of the Northside area about opportunities in construction. Organized by AGC of Missouri (AGCMO) the “Construction Industry Opportunity Expo”...

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  • Preservation Group Says No Hope Left for Saving the Landmark Goldenrod Showboat

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Illinois River floodwater has drained from the hull of the Goldenrod Showboat, along with any lingering optimism that the century-old vessel can be saved, according to the preservation group that owns it....

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  • Video: Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe Says ‘Don’t Follow Your Passion’

    In an online “commencement speech” for “Prager University” ( a conservative, non-profit digital media outlet) Mike Rowe, host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” told all recent grads: “Don’t follow your passion.” Rowe revealed what he called the “dirty...

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  • Aldi Spending $49M to Update Local Stores

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Discount grocer Aldi Inc. is in the process of upgrading most of its St. Louis-area stores, with plans to invest a total of $49 million in 37 locations. It’s part of a...

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  • Loc Sanders Joins KPFF’s Structural Engineering Department

    Loc Sanders joined KPFF’s structural engineering department in May, after working in Atlanta for four years. Originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Loc earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and his Master of Science in...

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  • Geethanjali Kuyyamudi Nehru Joins KPFF’s Structural Engineering Department

    Geeth joined KPFF’s structural engineering department in February, after earning a Master of Science in Structural Engineering at Virginia Tech. Geeth, originally from Kodagu, Karnataka State, India, earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 2013 from Visvesvaraya...

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  • MiTek Plans New Hazelwood Facility, Could Add 200 Jobs

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Chesterfield-based MiTek Industries is planning an expansion in Hazelwood that city officials say could add 200 jobs over several years. MiTek, a supplier of engineered products, software and services for the construction industry,...

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  • Goebel & Co. Furniture To Open Retail Space in Downtown Maplewood

    From nextSTL:  The retail landscape in St. Louis isn’t healthy. Vacancy is high, we’re famous for our dead malls and empty retail strips, and even new retail is struggling. But St. Louis is a large and diverse...

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  • $9.2M Settlement Resolves Claims Over 2015 Death of Eads Bridge Worker

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  A federal judge here on Thursday approved a $9.2 million settlement of legal claims that arose after a towboat hit scaffolding on the Eads Bridge in 2015, sending a worker to his death....

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  • Sustainable Careers in the Electrical Industry

    From The St. Louis American:  by Jim Curran and Dennis Gralike Trisa Newburn’s career derailed when the Great Recession closed her massage therapy business. She needed something sustainable, something she could grow into to fulfill aspirations. She...

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  • Kiener Plaza Reopens Following $23.7M Renovation

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis reopened Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony, following a $23.7 million renovation as part of the $380 million CityArchRiver project. Great Rivers Greenway, CityArchRiver and the...

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  • 10-Unit Condo Building Proposed for Central West End

    From nextSTL:  The St. Louis City Preservation Board will review a proposal for shoehorning a 10-unit condo building into a long-vacant corner in the city’s Central West End. The Cultural Resources Office is recommending preliminary approval of...

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  • Old Shriners Hospital Site To Be Developed by the DESCO Group

    From STL Real Estate:  The old Shriners Hospital for Children site, presently abandoned and looking rundown, has a new future just around the corner.  The DESCO Group, commercial development company based out of downtown St. Louis, this...

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  • HOK / PLP Architecture-Designed Francis Crick Institute Recognized As “Lab of the Year”

    The St. Louis and London offices of HOK are part of a design team that helped one of Europe’s largest biomedical translational research centers earn R&D Magazine’s 2017 Laboratory of the Year. The Francis Crick Institute, which...

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