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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 | CONTENTS On the Cover Consigli Construction Not many contractors can say they worked on a building that has the blessing of Thailand’s royal family, but Consigli will. gp.18 16 Construction Materials Wood’s benefits are seen in projects located in Washington, D.C., and Surrey, B.C. 200 Last Look The Potawatomi Bingo Casino will help drive Milwaukee's economy. South-Central Focus 66 Daikin America Plant Expansion Project Daikin America’s project will help it meet demand. p.14 111 McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin McCarthy helps rebuild a destroyed hospital. p.12 Departments 24 Residential Jobsite safety is not a new topic, but it rises up again for discussion. 64 Industrial Patent rights are valuable to innovative firms. 98 Institutional Lean construction can differentiate you from the competition. 134 Commercial Contracts need to catch up with green building. 166 Civil The science of cost estimating has changed. 190 Equipment Better financing lies ahead in 2013. 86 TOPCOR Companies LLC TOPCOR is using the strengths of its divisions to achieve unprecedented growth. Columns and Features 8 Case Studies Streamlining transaction banking gives companies control and transparency. 10 Best Practices Overseas projects may offer potential, but there are challenges involved. 12 Business Management Business owners need to focus on diversifying their client base and revenue streams. 14 Green Construction A new solar procurement program allows owners to lease their unused rooftops. 122 The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion The Lemoine Company is working on its third major project since 2009 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, La. 148 Woolley’s Classic Suites The Woolley family is launching a new brand of hotels, more than 40 years after building its first ‘Hometel’ concept in Phoenix. 173 Bobcat Contracting LLC Named after the Bobcats football team of Texas State University, Bobcat has grown into a major employer in rural Hill County, Texas. 3 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
Last Look

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