• STL’s Shipping Container Business is Booming

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  For most of its 73 years in business, Midwest Systems has been focused on the storage, repair and handling of the 3,500 steel shipping containers kept at its 30-acre yard in north...

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  • Sweeney, Kissinger, Schluter Form Muni/Ed/NFP Owner Rep Firm

    Todd Sweeney, Jennifer Kissinger, and Craig Schluter have formed NAVIGATE Building Solutions, LLC.   According to the firm’s website, “Navigate Building Solutions is a Consulting Firm that provides project management solutions to public and nonprofit agencies seeking to build...

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  • Safety of Drinking Water Tops List of Water Infrastructure Concerns

    From Contractor:  The safety of drinking water tops the list of concerns relating to water infrastructure expressed by 1,000 respondents to a Google survey conducted by Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI). While respondents expressed moderate concern about the...

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  • Jefferson Arms Project Could Begin in January

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Work to turn the dilapidated and vacant Jefferson Arms into offices, apartments, restaurants and a hotel could begin as early as January, the prospective developer said Thursday. Mike Sarimsakci, whose Dallas-based Alterra International...

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  • Joplin Roofing Supply Magnate; $10M Campaign Contributions

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  A Republican mega donor and his family have poured another $2 million into their efforts to make Missouri a right-to-work state, pushing their political contributions this year past the $10 million mark. On...

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  • Construction Trades Expo to Provide Hands-On Look for Students

    With thousands of skilled workers in the construction trades set to retire this decade, more and more opportunities are arising for today’s youth to take advantage of the promising future this industry can have for them. The...

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  • Earthbag Home Under Construction in Central West End

    From nextSTL:  Back in July we wrote about a non-traditional residence being built in St. Charles. That container home is nearing completion and should be featured on a certain cable network soon. But a home under construction...

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  • Clayton Approves Centene Rezoning

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The Board of Aldermen approved a new zoning district and development plan for Centene’s campus expansion Tuesday night, clearing the biggest hurdle to the health care company’s plans to bring another 2,000 employees...

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  • NAWIC Appoints New President, Board Members

    From ForConstructionPros:  The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) installed Connie Leipard, CIT, as its 62nd National President during NAWIC’s Annual Meeting and Education Conference in San Antonio, TX, on Friday, August 19, 2016. Leipard, owner of...

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  • S.M. Wilson; New Building at Kansas Retirement Community

    S. M. Wilson & Co. has been selected by Erickson Living to build 108 new independent living apartments at the Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas. The location of the apartments will be in a...

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