• Video: icon Mechanical Employees Show Families ‘What We Do’

    On Saturday, June 16th, icon Mechanical hosted its first-ever “Family Fun Day” at its facility in Granite City, IL.  Not only was there barbecue, sidewalk chalk and a racecar, but this day also included tours of fabrication...

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  • Architects Tao and Lee Pay it Forward to Immigrants, Others

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Were it not for the generous spirit of a former St. Louis mayor toward a Chinese immigrant, Peter Tao and his wife Helen Lee probably never would have wound...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • SLCCC Diversity/Inclusion Finalists Announced

    The St. Louis Council of Construction consumers have announced the finalists for SLCCC’s 10th annual diversity/inclusion awards. The awards will be presented at SLCCC’s awards dinner gala March 6 at the Palladium. Finalists are: Organization Excellence for...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • SLCCC Seeks Nominees for Best Practices, Inclusion Awards

    The St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers is looking for a few good men, women, organizations and projects to honor at its annual awards gala on March 6 for best practices and diversity inclusion. Best Practices Awards: The...

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  • ‘Peers, Not Mentors,’ Lesson From Diversity Workshop

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL As a practicing Christian, Russ Burns, president of Clayco knows well the maxim, “Walk the talk.” So Burns pulled himself up short recently, when exiting a meeting with group...

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  • Black Enterprise Names St. Louis Company Among Best For Diversity

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Black Enterprise released Nov. 4 its 2016 list of the “50 Best Companies for Diversity,” and one company made the list in Missouri: St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. In selecting this year’s companies,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Closing Language Gaps Can Be Life Saving for Diverse Worker Populations

    From Constructor Magazine: by Sheerin Vesin, HR Practice Lead Rosetta Stone’s Enterprise & Education Marketing Group Diversity in the construction industry has dramatically increased, according to data from The Center for Construction Research and Training. Nearly 70...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Steps to Make Diversity & Inclusion a Reality

    From Linked In: by Anita Singh, a Mobile Engineer & Diversity Advocate at Shyp Over my time as an engineer, I’ve repeatedly heard some examples of efforts people make to fit in at their workplace: sending emails...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • NGA Hazy on Minority Inclusion

    From The St. Louis American:  Promise Zone. That’s a high-poverty community where the federal government partners with local leaders to increase job creation, economic investment and a whole host of other things. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new...

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  • Announcing the 2016 Class of Diverse Business Leaders

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  In selecting this year’s class of Diverse Business Leader honorees, the St. Louis Business Journal chose 20 award winners who have showcased their dedication to growing their companies and communities. The awards,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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