• MSD Offers Minority Scholarships

    The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) have teamed up to create scholarships for the Environmental Resource Training Center (ERTC) of SIUE.  MSD is offering a limited number of academic...

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  • Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Settles Challenge To Workforce Diversity Agreement

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District announced a settlement Thursday with parties that alleged the utility defaulted on its agreement aiming to ensure adequate diversity among its workforce and contractors. The agreement in...

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  • Video: SLCCC Diversity Workshop Imparts ‘Fishing Lessons’

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director,  Construction Forum STL After a decade of holding its annual diversity workshop the Diversity Committee of the St. Louis Council of Construction consumers decided this year to offer something more, following the...

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  • MSD Finally Awards Disputed $150M Contract

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  After nearly a year of delay, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District finally approved a contractor for a $150 million tunnel project mired in controversy. Trustees confirmed the award to SAK Construction, of...

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  • ANALYSIS: A Plus Week for Equity in Our Industry

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL This was a week that offered some insights, some drama, and possibly some long term hope in the efforts to create equity within our industry and our region. Wednesday...

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  • Judge Says MSD Board Within Rights to Reject $150M Contract

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The board of the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District was within its rights to not award a $150 million tunneling contract to the lowest bidder, a St. Louis court ruled this week.St. Louis...

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  • Judge Rules Against JD/FK on MSD Deer Creek Tunnel Award

    BULLETIN:  A St. Louis Circuit Court Judge has ruled  against JD/FK joint venture’s challenge of MSD’s award of the Deer Creek Tunnel project to SAK, the second lowest bidder. In making her decision, which was filed June...

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  • Restraining Order Issued, Halting Award of MSD Deer Creek Tunnel

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Item Number 43 on the agenda of the Metropolitan Sewer District Trustees meeting Thursday night was withdrawn.  That item was the award of the $145.3 million Deer Creek tunnel...

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  • Bulletin: JD/FK Files Lawsuit Against MSD on Deer Creek Tunnel Award

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL BULLETIN: On Monday, three days before Thursday’s scheduled MSD Trustees meeting, JD/FK, the joint venture team which was originally awarded a $145.3 million Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) tunneling project...

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  • Questions on Bidding Arise as MSD Gears Up For Giant Tunnel Projects

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  A massive public works program is underway in the region, one that will ultimately spend more than $1.5 billion on 25 miles of giant new sewer tunnels for the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer...

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