• Long, Winding Road to Success for Ardor’s Milo

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL It hasn’t been a straight path, or an easy one, to ownership of a successful fire suppression contracting business. But Carlos Milo, owner of Ardor Fire Protection, is living...

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  • ASA Provides Members With Productivity Tools

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL The carpenter’s old maxim of, “measure twice, cut once,” was never truer than today — particularly when it comes to contractors who are trying to balance jammed schedules with...

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  • Healthcare Architect Tom Bahr Moves to HOK

    Thomas J. Bahr has joined HOK as an associate architect and project manager this week. He has been assigned to the BJC Kingshighway Campus Renewal project. He became a registered architect and earned his National Council of...

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  • Swedish Research Team Explores Wood-Based 3D Printing

    From ConstructionDIVE:  Calling it the Would Wood project, Swedish government agency Vinnova is assembling a group of businesses, colleges, students, designers and architects to research and create large-scale 3-D-printed wood-based structures and objects, 3DPrint.com reported. With furnishings...

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  • Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed

    From The Atlantic:  By the time we had been to half a dozen cities, we had developed an informal checklist of the traits that distinguished a place where things seemed to work. These items are obviously different...

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  • Why Virtual Reality’s ‘Democratization’ Could Transform the Construction Industry

    From ConstructionDIVE:  From science-fiction movies, to video games, to real-world applications like flying a plane or driving a car, virtual reality is the ultimate immersive experience. Even among the notoriously late-to-the-tech-party community of construction, virtual technology in some...

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  • Why Urban Centers are Drawing ‘Population Bookends’ of Millennials, Baby Boomers

    From ConstructionDIVE:  In a post-World War II United States, two achievements signaled someone’s arrival at the doorstep of the American Dream: a house in the suburbs and a brand new, gas-guzzling sedan to get them there. Well, things have...

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  • Bond Financing for MSD Improvements is Fair and Reasonable

    by Terry Briggs, Executive Director, SITE Improvement Association Metropolitan Sewer District will be investing billions of dollars in the coming years to plan, design and build a comprehensive range of improvements to the wastewater system and enhance...

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  • NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe Talks Retirement After 40 Years in the Housing World

    From ConstructionDIVE:  After 13 years with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as a policy analyst and 27 years as an economist with the National Association of Home Builders, David Crowe has seen his fair...

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  • Drone Footage of Apple Campus 2 Shows Considerable Progress

    From dna India:  Progress on Apple’s new headquarters is steadily carrying on, as we can see from drone footage released yesterday a couple of days ago. We’ve seen drone footage of the Apple Campus 2 under construction...

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