• America’s Manliest Industries Are All Competing for Women

    From The Washington Post:  Baby boomers are retiring in droves, vacating construction sites and body shops and 18-wheelers. Now America’s male-dominated industries, faced with a looming worker shortage, are trying to tap talent that has traditionally found...

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  • Georgia Embraces Germany’s Apprenticeship Model

    From Marketplace:  Factory workers are aging and manufacturers are worried there won’t be enough young people with the technical skills to do their jobs. So 10 states have embraced Germany’s apprenticeship model to help fill these manufacturing...

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  • How William J. Lemp Set a New Bar Architecturally for St. Louis Breweries

    From St. Louis Magazine:  William J. Lemp had completed the two most important buildings of his brewery, the brew house and malt house, but the next task was to create a grand, public face for his institution...

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  • Merchants Rail Bridge Replacement Moves Closer to Reality

    From St. Louis Regional Freightway:  The nationally significant Merchants Rail Bridge Replacement project, owned by Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA), is the highest priority on the region’s infrastructure project list. The 128-year old Merchants Bridge...

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  • Construction Crews Are Installing Exhibits in Updated Museum at the Arch

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Construction crews at the Gateway Arch are installing new museum exhibits in the expanded visitors center of the national monument — the final stage in a massive overhaul of the grounds that...

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  • Trump Tariff Could Mean Temporary Trouble But Not Ruin for Booming Solar Industry

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Mike Hornitschek likes to mention the “solar coaster” — a reference to the ups and downs that have long dogged the solar industry, often triggered by external forces or policies beyond its control....

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  • Hastings+Chivetta Architects Announces Promotions

    Hastings+Chivetta Architects is proud to announce the following firm promotions. Lorraine Logan, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Director of Professional Services. Lorraine brings nearly 25 years of experience in the A/E/C industry and has built...

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  • Percentage of Immigrant Construction Workers on the Rise

    From ConstructionDIVE:  The percentage of immigrant workers in the construction workforce is rising, according to an analysis of the most recent 2016 American Community Survey data by the National Association of Home Builders’ Housing Economics. Immigrant workers comprise...

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  • LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    From Trimble’s Constructible:   If you’re new to Building Information Modeling (BIM), diving in and learning the process can be a bit intimidating. This leads to several questions about how it will impact your business, your employees, and...

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  • An Urban Multimodal Transit Facility Serving Bus and Rail Passengers

    From Arcturis:  The Metro Downtown Transit Center was designed to accommodate the expansion of Metro bus operations in downtown St. Louis, increasing capacity from six bus stalls to twenty-two and connecting riders with existing light rail and...

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