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Miron Construction believes that two heads are better than one. If the project allows, it doesn’t hurt to have a third opinion, too – so long as the diverse views are aligned to one goal. In the case of a replacement facility for the old Langlade Hospital in Antigo, Wis., the patients take preference.

Working together in a joint-venture partnership, the Washington, D.C., office of Manhattan Construction Co. and Torcon Inc. of Red Bank, N.J., are making steady progress on the $510 million U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) project currently under way at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md. Groundbreaking occurred in August 2009, and construction is slated to be completed by November 2014. After a two- to three-year period of certifications and inspections, USAMRIID will open in 2016 or 2017.

There is a perception that exists within various circles of the construction industry about minority-owned businesses. Many believe large, established contractors pursuing government contracts partner with minority business enterprises (MBE) on paper only to meet the criteria for minority participation on a given job.

The mission of Guam Waterworks Authority (GWA) – “Investing in Better Water Better Lives” – is the public corporation’s promise to the civilian residents of Guam. GWA is responsible for providing drinking water that meets the federal Safe Drinking Water Act guidelines to Guam’s civilian residents, as well as collecting about 60 percent of the island’s wastewater, and treating and disposing of it in compliance with the Clean Water Act.

When The Hagerman Group broke ground on Taylor University’s Greg and Mary Fran Euler Science Complex in May 2010, the Upland, Ind.-based university saw the project as a way to ensure it continues to have one of the “premier programs among Christian colleges and universities throughout the United States,” according to Dr. Mark Biermann, dean of Taylor’s School of Natural and Applied Sciences.

Bledsoe County, Tenn., is home to one of the state’s largest ongoing construction projects. In 2004, the Tennessee Department of Correction announced plans for a new correctional facility to meet the demands of a growing population. Now that the project has begun, it couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time for a hungry construction industry.

If there’s anything that teachers need in a school, it is an environment where they can keep a watchful eye on students and make sure that the young ones are not getting into any trouble.  And that is what D.H. Griffin Construction Co. is giving them with the new Rolesville Middle School in Greensboro, N.C., Program Manager John Witcher says.

When it comes to enjoying all that college football has to offer, the sport, its competitors and the stadium are only a fraction of the experience. Between tailgating, time-tested fan traditions, marching bands, student sections and countless other aspects associated only with college football, game days are an event unmatched in other sports.

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