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Andrew Kulatunga Joins Kwame Building Group as Project Manager

ST. LOUIS, MO – Andrew Kulatunga has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project manager. Kulatunga brings 18 years of project management experience. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of select KWAME projects in the Dallas area, including estimating, engineering, project controls and overall project communications. Kulatunga earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka.

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Kwame Building Group Hires Derrick Stanton as Civil Inspector

ST. LOUIS, MO – Derrick Stanton has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as civil inspector. Stanton’s responsibilities include inspecting construction sites for KWAME’s infrastructure, transportation and commercial projects.

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Kwame Building Group receives American Concrete Paving Association Award for taxiway and runway rehabilitation at St. Louis Lambert International Airport

 

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) has received the American Concrete Paving Association (ACPA) Excellence in Concrete Paving Award for taxiway and runway rehabilitation work at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). KWAME, via their joint venture with HR Green, Inc., provided project management for the $9.7 million, multi-phase project, which included reconstruction of taxiways known as Sierra and Kilo and the rehabilitation of runway 12L-30R. The ACPA Missouri/Kansas Chapter selected the project as the best cement concrete rehabilitation project completed in the state of Missouri in 2018.  The awards program recognizes high-quality workmanship, quality and creativity in concrete pavement projects.

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Four Kwame Building Group employees earn Health Care Construction Certification

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) employees Johnathan Rodgers, Ayele Belayneh, Nonyameko Waddell and Tamika Cain-Proctor have completed the Health Care Construction Certification through the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). ASHE program participants develop a comprehensive risk management approach to critical topics in health care construction and learn the latest health care construction compliance issues.

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Jeffrey Krus Joins Kwame Building Group as Project Engineer

ST. LOUIS, MO – Jeffrey Krus, of Byrnes Mill, Missouri, has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project engineer. Krus’ responsibilities include project budgeting and estimating, contractor and subcontractor communications, site management and responding to RFI’s and submittals. Read more

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Jerome M. Dickerson joins Kwame Building Group as Project Engineer

ST. LOUIS, MO – Jerome M. Dickerson of the City of St. Louis, MO has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project engineer. Dickerson works on KWAME’s pre-K through higher education projects, including the firm’s Normandy School District projects. His responsibilities include project budgeting and estimating, contractor and subcontractor communications, site management and responding to RFI’s and submittals. Read more

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Jasminn Jones joins Kwame Building Group as Project Engineer


ST. LOUIS, MO:
 Jasminn Jones of Florissant, MO has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project engineer. She is responsible for managing submittals on the firm’s $450 million SSM St. Louis University Hospital project. She also ensures contract compliance, prepares project status reports and assists project management personnel.

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89 Carnahan High School students rewarded with $100 bill for perfect attendance thanks to $8,900 private donation

ST. LOUIS, MO – Students from Carnahan High School who maintained perfect attendance from January 28 to March 1 were awarded with a $100 bill thanks to a donation from Tony Thompson, president of Kwame Building Group and The Kwame Foundation. In total, $8,900 was awarded to 89 students. The incentive program was initiated because attendance is the number one priority for Carnahan High School and the Saint Louis Public School District. During the winter, overall attendance at Carnahan High School decreased 1.5 percent. During the attendance competition, attendance rose each week and led to an overall increase of 2 percent.

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Kwame Building Group’s Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being project receives Design-Build Institute of America Award

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) and the design-build team of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being in St. Louis, MO have received a Design-Build Institute of America – Mid-America Region (DBIA-MAR) 2018 Honor Award. The award recognizes excellence in design-build practices.  KWAME was the construction manager. The general contractor was KAI Design & Build. Read more

Nonyameko H. Waddell joins Kwame Building Group as Vice President

Nonyameko Waddell, J.D., Vice President

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Nonyameko H. Waddell has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc., as vice president, bringing construction management, legal and real estate development experience to the position. Waddell will oversee KWAME’s healthcare and higher education construction management projects, and will lead the firm’s pre-construction services.

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