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Commercial | CJ PINK LTD. Pink PerfectionCJ Pink Ltd. THERE’S A CONCRETE ADVANTAGE TO CJ PINK’S STAIRS, WHICH ELIMINATE ON-SITE CASTING. BY RUSS GAGER with us all the time, and people from other big construction companies, uilding a stairway to paradise is not just the refrain of an old who were here looking over our processes, products and quality. They are Gershwin tune – it’s practically reality for CJ Pink Ltd. of London, all very satisfied with what we are doing here.” Ontario. The manufacturer of precast concrete stair and landing systems will be designing and producing the stairs for the 106story Freedom Tower at the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. Glowing Reviews Five buildings are planned to replace the original twin towers on the A new code in New York City requires the use of photoluminescent matesite, and the one on which CJ Pink is working will be the tallest. The stairs rial bonded onto the aluminum extruded stair edges called nosings and will be used not only on the 106 stories above on other locations, such as the hand railings ground, but those below grade that are being and exit signs. “So if the buildings are out of completed presently. The stairs are purposefully power, everything will glow in the dark,” Dan www.cjpink.com designed to extend 1,776 feet to the roof of the Pink explains. “The whole stairwell lights up like • Headquarters: London, Ontario; U.S. a Christmas tree.” The aluminum nosing is cast tallest building in New York City. “It’s the tallest office in Smiths Creek, Mich. stairway we’ve ever done,” notes Dan Pink, copermanently into each concrete stair. • Employees: 35 owner and sales engineer. This high-profile job has given CJ Pink expo“It was one of the most challenging jobs for sure to a wider range of potential customers. “Out • Services: Precast concrete stair and landing systems us because of the design and quality that we had of this process for the World Trade Center we now to meet,” emphasizes John Mirilovic, chief engiare dealing with a lot of major, influential conneer. “We satisfied everyone – the Port Authority, struction companies throughout North America,” which is not easy, and their inspectors, who were declares President Chris Pink. “It points out how “If you’re going to be successful, you need to have [quality] throughout the organization.” –Chris Pink, president CJ Pink’s portfolio includes work at the RBC Centre office building in Toronto, Ontario. « CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - January 2010
Construction Today - January 2010
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks
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