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Kent Denver School Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

The new middle school at Kent Denver School is the first of several recent projects undertaken by Denver-based architects Semple Brown, as part of the transformation of educational space. The campus is comprised of a range of new construction and extensive renovations of existing space, totaling more than 100,000 square …

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AGC Student Chapter at Colorado State University Wins National Community Service Award

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC of Colorado) Student Chapter at Colorado State University (CSU) was honored with the AGC of America National Student Chapter Community Service Award at the AGC of America National Convention in Las Vegas, on March 12. The AGC Student Chapter at CSU won $2,000 …

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Howell Construction Completes AHEC | Metro State University Renovation Project

Howell Construction and Perkins+Will recently completed the State of Colorado’s, Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC)| Metropolitan State University Locker Room and Bleacher renovation project located in downtown Denver. The project was built in the occupied PE Building on the AHEC campus. The 18,000-square-foot locker room renovation was a total gut and re-build. The overall …

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GTC Champions Careers in Construction with New Outreach Position

The construction industry is facing current and future labor challenges. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that over 800,000 new personnel will be needed to fill construction positions nationwide, through 2028. Fifty thousand will be needed in Colorado alone, according to AGC Colorado. The leadership at Longmont-based Golden Triangle Construction (GTC) decided …

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Construction-Education.com Donates Online Course to AGC of Colorado’s Construction Careers Now Students

Construction-Education.com, a leading educational provider to the construction industry, has announced it will provide its online course, How a Building is Designed and Built, free of charge to the students currently enrolled in the Associated General Contractors of Colorado’s Construction Careers Now program upon their successful graduation. Morris presented an …

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AGC of Colorado Advocates Workforce Development & Diversity with 2020 Board of Directors

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC of Colorado) appointed a new board of directors for 2020 with a focus on workforce development at the high school level and greater diversity within the industry. The seven-member management committee that leads the over 600 members of AGC of Colorado includes: Byron …

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Thornton Charter School to Develop New Athletic Facility

Pinnacle Charter School in Thornton, has completed the purchase of 11.4 acres of land just west of I-25 & 84th Avenue in Thornton, to develop new athletic facilities for the school, as well as a mixed-use community property for the general public.. “We are very excited to build this vision …

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Local Data Center Engineering Firm Donates $25k to CU Boulder College of Engineering

Denver-based Swanson Rink — provider of mechanical, electrical design and commissioning services for data centers, airports and corporate developments — has made a $25,000 donation to the University of Colorado Foundation as part of its commemoration of 70 years in the engineering business. This contribution will support scholarship funding for …

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DIA Site Selected for Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

NAIOP Colorado and Land Title Guarantee Company, have selected a Denver International Airport site located at 61st Ave. and Peña Blvd for the 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge. ‘The Challenge’ is the premier real estate competition that pairs graduate-level students from the University of Colorado and the University of Denver and …

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R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc. Collaborates with Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc., a Denver-based land survey and civil engineering firm operating primarily in the Rocky Mountain Region, recently completed a two-day mentoring and teaching initiative with the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC). The event afforded students the unusual opportunity of learning exactly what happens when surveyors and …

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