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Construction firms to chip in equipment to demolish vacant buildings in bigger ‘Clean Sweep’ for St. Louis

Read the original story from the St. Louis Post Dispatch   Piggy-backing on a smaller scale cleanup initiative in north St. Louis last year, community leaders gathered Tuesday at the Better Family Life Cultural, Educational and Business Center in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood to kick off an expanded program. Better Family Life and the Regional […]

Charles E. Brant joins Kwame Building Group, Inc. as Senior Project Manager

Charles E. Brant has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a senior project manager responsible for design management of projects within the $1.6 billion Dallas Independent School District 2015 Bond Program. Brant has a Bachelor of Architecture from Oklahoma State University. He has 13 years of experience as an architect and project manager for […]

Kwame and HR Green team up on Lambert taxiway reconstruction

A joint venture of Kwame Building Group Inc. and HR Green has begun work on a $7 million taxiway reconstruction project at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The reconstruction of the taxiways known as Foxtrot and Juliet is scheduled for completion in July. The project includes the removal of 26,000 square yards of pavement and replacement […]

Diversity in Construction Contracting

What are the challenges in improving diversity in contracting? Joshua Randall: Broadly speaking, people who are looking for opportunities cannot point to someone who actually went to a job fair and come out the other end with a job. And so, the challenge is, how do I know this is not a waste of my time? […]