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American Metal Roofs' new location allows larger models in showroom


  • Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wis.) (tiered subscription model)

American Metal Roofs of Northern Wisconsin has moved to a new building in Suamico to provide a bigger showroom for its products. "We built new, larger models to provide our customers a better feel for… Read More

Perkins + Will: Beyond infrastructure is infraculture


  • Indianapolis Star (tiered subscription model), The

Attendees at a recent summit in Indianapolis explored ways to help rapidly growing cities do so sustainably and offer residents what they need. Ryan Gravel, of Perkins + Will, explained that the conce… Read More

Port Mann Bridge uses 1,158 precast concrete segments


  • Journal of Commerce (Canada)

More than 1,000 precast concrete segments were needed to build the Port Mann Bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia, as was a gantry crane designed specifically for the project. The 794-ton crane was u… Read More