• ApprenticeshipUSA is Upskilling America

    From U.S. Department of Labor Blog:  The key to a successful economic recovery is ensuring that everyone shares in the renewed prosperity. That has been President Obama’s top priority from day one. It’s why he’s pushed for...

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  • Secrets Behind the World’s Great Buildings

    From CNN:  Celebrated 20th century German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe said architecture began when two bricks were put together well. This might sound simplistic, yet Mies was right — architecture is the self-conscious act of...

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  • From Couchsurfing to a Machining Career

    From U.S. Department of Labor Blog:  New Jersey native Anthony “AJ” Korski wanted to join the Navy after graduating from high school, but his plans were derailed by ACL surgery. Over the next few years, he mostly...

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  • Asphalt Spills the Beans

    From For Construction Pros:  We’re not even sure how many articles we’ve written about the asphalt industry turning to “green” solutions like cheese, plants and even pig poop to help improve both the sustainability and the quality...

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  • STL Needs to Lose the “Yes, Buts…”

    by Dick Fleming Chairman & CEO Community Development Ventures, Inc. This morning’s (Oct. 30) St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Business Section carried the welcome positive headline “St. Louis Experiences Job Growth Rivaling the 1990’s.” As CEO of the St. Louis Regional...

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  • Preston Scott Becomes Registered Architect

    Hastings+Chivetta Architects is pleased to announce that Preston Scott, RA, LEED AP BD+C, has become a Registered Architect in the state of Missouri. Preston joined the firm in 2014 as a Junior Architectural Designer after graduating from...

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  • St. Louis Construction Leadership Honored

    Saint Louis Construction Cooperative (formerly PRIDE of St. Louis Inc.) has honored a community of entrepreneurial idea generation and enduring leadership in the local construction industry.  The Cortex Innovation Community was awarded the labor-management organization’s 2016 Joe...

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  • Second Site Emerges for Potential Pro Soccer Stadium

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Another potential Major League Soccer stadium site is emerging in downtown St. Louis. The city has secured the option to possibly purchase 30 acres owned by the state Department of Transportation near 22nd...

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  • Regional Leaders On How To Turn St. Louis Around

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  The projections paint a bleak picture for the St. Louis area. The metropolitan region is expected to have the seventh-worst population growth rate, at 0.8 percent, among all major U.S. markets from...

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  • Last Residents of St. Louis Place Leave to Make Way for NGA

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Almost all of the homes in the 100-acre swath north of downtown are empty now. The number of houses lining the streets to the north of the old Pruitt-Igoe housing site had been...

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