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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 Project Technician, Johnathan Rodgers, graduates from SIUE Construction Leadership Institute

Kwame Building Group Project Technician, Johnathan Rodgers, was one of 35 students to graduate from the Southern Illinois University (SIUE) Construction Leadership Institute (CLI) on Friday, March 8.

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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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Tamika Cain-Proctor joins Kwame Building Group as Vice President

Tamika Cain-Proctor, Vice President

ST. LOUIS, MO – Tamika Cain-Proctor has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc., as Vice President. She will oversee KWAME’s infrastructure construction projects, including aviation, tunnel, light rail and roads. With experience on LEED-certified projects, Cain-Proctor brings added value in the areas of site and safety inspections, quality control and cost engineering.

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

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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 Business Council announced plans for four cleanup events, dubbed Clean Sweeps, in several blighted neighborhoods in north St. Louis: Hamilton Heights/Wells-Goodfellow, Jeff Vander Lou, Penrose/Kingsbury and Walnut Park.

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