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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 tors, who were with us all the time, and people from other big construcuilding a stairway to paradise is not just the refrain of an old tion companies, who were here looking over our processes, products Gershwin tune – it’s practically reality for CJ Pink Ltd. of London, and quality. They are 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 site, and the one on which CJ Pink is working will be the tallest. The material bonded onto the aluminum extruded stair edges called nosings stairs will be used not only on the 106 stories and on other locations, such as the hand railabove ground, but those below grade that are ings and exit signs. “So if the buildings are out being completed presently. The stairs are purof power, everything will glow in the dark,” posefully designed to extend 1,776 feet to the Dan Pink explains. “The whole stairwell lights • Headquarters: London, Ontario; U.S. up like a Christmas tree.” The aluminum nosing roof of the tallest building in New York City. “It’s office in Smiths Creek, Mich. the tallest stairway we’ve ever done,” notes Dan is cast permanently into each concrete stair. • Employees: 35 Pink, co-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 of this process for the World Trade Center we now had to meet,” emphasizes John Mirilovic, chief are dealing with a lot of major, influential conengineer. “We satisfied everyone – the Port struction companies throughout North America,” Authority, which is not easy, and their inspecdeclares Chris Pink, president. “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 DECEMBER 2009 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - December 2009
2010 Construction Forecast
Special Focus
Product Showcase: Hand Tools
F&R Construction Group Inc.
Suffolk Construction: Met 2
Weitz Co.: Solaris at Crossroads
Chance Construction Co.
Allied Building Products Corp.
Bird Construction Co. Inc.: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Broccolini Construction Inc.: EDC Headquarters
CJ Pink Ltd.
Cobra Corporate Management Inc.
DDRM: The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
Q.B. Construction
T.N. Ward Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
REIG Capital
Blumenfeld Development Group & Forrest City Ratner – East River Plaza
Clark Construction: Michigan International Speedway
Morton Buildings Inc.
Triangle Associates Inc.: The Gallery on Fulton
Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Walsh Construction: Mercy Corps.
Wasatch Advantage Group: San Tropez
Profitable Contractor
John W. Danforth Co.
Shore Environmental LLC
S.T. Wooten
American Civil Constructors Inc.
Archer Western: I-75/I-475 Reconstruction
Cleland Site Prep Inc.
Delaware DOT: Indian River Inlet Bridge
Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
International Construction Equipment Inc.
Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 – Seattle Intermodal Access Project
Plaza Construction Corp.
B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.
Bergmann Associates: Walkway Over The Hudson
Craig Olden Inc.
G.M. Sipes Construction Inc.
Idaho Sand & Gravel Co.: Ten- Mile Interchange
J.F. White
Malcom Drilling Co. Inc.
Mid Eastern Buildings Inc.: Southampton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minnesota Department of Transportation: I35W Crosstown/ Urban Partnership
Nicholson Construction Co.
Papich Construction Co. Inc.: Route 46 Expansion Project
Tilcon New York Inc.: Interstate
Tyam Excavation and Shoring Ltd.
W.C. English Inc.: U.S. 321
West Electric Corp.
Industry Trends
Turner Construction Co.: Eastern High School
Gafcon Inc.: Carlsbad High School Modernization Project
DASNY: Gouverneur Healthcare Services
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
University of Houston Student Housing
HDR Architecture Inc.
Marshall-Lee Construction Corp.
RA-LIN & Associates
Suffolk Construction: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Suffolk Construction: FIU School of International and Public Affairs
Swinerton Builders
Tower Construction: Huntington Memorial Hospital expansion
Absher Construction Co.: Chief Sealth High School and Denny International Middle School
Bird Construction
Casey Middle School
Cedar Ridge High School
Clark: Lowell Reception Center
Gilbane/Banks Joint Venture: Coppin State University
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: FORSCOM/USARC New Headquarters
Shaw Construction: Mesa State College Student Center
Shiel Sexton: Butler University
SpawGlass Contractors Inc.: Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage
Stuart Olson: New Edmonton Remand Centre
The Christman Co.
Turner Construction Co
Weddle Construction Ltd.
Construction Coach
Polimeni International
Greenpark Homes
Kite Realty Group Trust: Eddy Street Commons at NotreDame
Construction Law
Centerpoint Builders
Last Look: DANSY

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