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Western Offers Free Comprehensive eBook on Property Inspections and MaintenanceSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) February 12, 2019
Free Property Inspections And Maintenance eBookFacility Executive February 12, 2019
Western Offers FREE Downloadable Visual Guide & Checklist for Parking Garage InspectionsSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) January 22, 2019
Western Offers Tips on Protecting Parking Structures From Damage During WinterSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) January 10, 2019
Western Receives St. Louis Business Journal Family Business AwardSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) October 18, 2018
Western Uses Special Skills on Treasured Monuments and MemorialsSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) October 3, 2018
Former Western COO Jim Rechtin, Sr. Passes AwaySaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) September 20, 2018
Western Recommends Contractors Adopt Quality Control ProgramsSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) August 29, 2018
Western Uses Leading-Edge Concrete Repair TechnologySaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) August 16, 2018
Western Restores Facade of Historic Downtown St. Louis Monogram BuildingSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) July 18, 2018
Western Provides Seven Safety Tips to Protect Construction Workers From Extreme HeatSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) July 5, 2018
Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat IllnessFacility Executive June 25, 2018
Safety Tips to Protect Contractors From Extreme HeatBuilder News June 21, 2018
Western Provides Seven Safety Tips to Protect Construction Workers From Extreme HeatMass Transit: Safety & Security June 20, 2018
Western Applies Traffic Coatings to University of Illinois Parking GaragesPaint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine June 19, 2018
Western Applies Traffic Coatings to Parking Garages B4 and F29 at University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMass Transit: Infrastructure June 14, 2018
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Western Nearing Completion of Facade Restoration for Future Academy Museum of Motion PicturesSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) June 7, 2018
Western Joins USL Preferred Supplier ProgramConstruction Forum St. Louis June 5, 2018
Western Named to List of Top 150+ Privately Held Companies in St. LouisSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) May 31, 2018
Western Joins USL Preferred Supplier ProgramUnited Soccer League (USL) May 30, 2018
Western Named to List of Top 150+ Privately Held Companies in St. LouisMass Transit: Infrastructure May 30, 2018
Industry Safety Leaders Launch S-T-E-P-P-S to Re-Evaluate Safety on Changing JobsitesSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) May 16, 2018
Western Presents SIUE Construction Management Major Joel Sipe with ScholarshipSaint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) May 16, 2018
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Mass Transit: Infrastructure – April 24, 2018 Western Promotes Jon Carden to Branch Manager of its San Francisco Branch
Mass Transit: Infrastructure – April 19, 2018 Western Promotes Promotesw Crystal Moyer to Senior National Account Program Manager
Mass Transit: Infrastructure – March 12, 2018 Western Hires Jillian Chew as National Account Program Manager
Saint Louis CNR (Construction News Record) – January 30, 2018 Western Working With Renowned Team to Restore Iconic Saban Building in Los Angeles, CA
Retrofit Magazine – December 18, 2017 Western Restores Masonry Facade and Concrete Parking Structure
Retrofit Magazine – November 27, 2017 Contractors Restore & Waterproof the Roof of the Museum of Westward Expansion
The Construction Specifier – October 16, 2017 Masonry e-Book Includes Look at a St. Louis Project
Retrofit Magazine – October 9, 2017 Crews Complete Masonry Restoration on Multifamily Housing Project and Attached Parking Garage
Saint Louis Construction News and Review (CNR) – September 8, 2017 Western to Participate in New York City’s Annual Create & Construct Symposium
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – September 6, 2017 Western to Participate in New York City’s Annual Create & Construct Symposium
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – August 29, 2017 Western Appoints Chester Scott to Branch Manager of its Atlanta, GA Branch
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – August 23, 2017 Western Promotes Nick McAlphin to Branch Manager of its Orlando, FL Branch
Saint Louis Construction News and Review (CNR) – August 3, 2017 Western Takes Extra Care to Protect Vegetation While Re-Roofing Research Facility at Historic Missouri Botanical Garden
Construction Equipment Guide (National Edition) – July 25, 2017 Avoid Costly Damage to Parking Structures With These Top Tips
Facility Executive – July 25, 2017 Catching Problems Early Ket to Parking Structure Maintenance
Construction Superintendent – July 21, 2017 Western Provides Safety Tips to Protect Workers From Extreme Heat
For Construction Pros – July 21, 2017 Western Provides Safety Tips to Protect Workers From Extreme Heat
Walls & Ceilings – July 19, 2017 U.S. Construction Workers Will Suffer from Heat-Related Illnesses This Summer
Construction Business Owner News – July 17, 2017 Western Publishes Safety Tips for Extreme Heat
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – July 13, 2017 Western Provides Safety Tips to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat
Facility Executive – July 13, 2017 Sevent Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses
Constructiontech TV – July 10, 2017 Safety Zone, Western Specialty Contractors
For Consstruction Pros – June 7, 2017 Six Tips to Achieve a Successful Construction Safety Program
St. Louis Construction News and Review (CNR) – June 1, 2017 Western Makes Environmental Preservation a Daily Corporate Commitment
Walls & Ceilings – May 18, 2017 Western Receives High Praise for Professionalism on Millenia Lakes Sealant Replacement Project
Retrofit Magazine – May 8, 2017 Masonry Facade is Restored at Hector International Airport
St. Louis Construction News and Review (CNR) – May 2, 2017 Western Plans for Its Future Through Robust College Recruitment, Hands-On Internship Program
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – May, 2017 Western Plans for Its Future Through Robust College Recruitment, Hands-On Internship Program
Utility Contractor Olnline – April 28, 2017 Western Talks Spring Cleaning for Facades
St. Louis Construction News and Review (CNR) – April 26, 2017 Western Receives ICRI-Chicago Chapter Award of Excellence for Outstanding Concrete Repair Project
Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine – March 31, 2017 Western to Open Commercial Roofing Branch in Kansas City
St. Louis Business Journal – March 24, 2017 Western Receives High Praise for Professionalism
Walls & Ceilings – March 6, 2017 Deteriorating Limestone on Historic Bank Building Restored
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – March, 2017 Western Opening Commercial Roofing Branch in Kansas City, MO
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – March, 2017 Western Applies UV-Stable Urethane Waterproofing Membrane System to Stop Leaking into Underground Parking Structure
Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine – February 27, 2017 Western Earns Lowest OSHA Safety Rating in Company History
Facility Executive – February 8, 2017 Preventive Maintenance for Roofing and Exteriors
Walls & Ceilings – January 31, 2017 How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Selecting a Commercial Specialty Contractor
Walls & Ceilings – January 27, 2017 Western Hires Regional Business Development Manager
Walls & Ceilings – January 13, 2017 Deteriorating Limestone Restored on Historic Bank Building
Walls & Ceilings – January 11, 2017 Western Appoints Omaha Office Branch Manager
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – December 20, 2016 Work Inching Along on Arch Grounds Renovation, With Contractors Waterproofing Museum Roof
Contractors Equipment Director – December 2, 2016 Preserving Alcatraz: Western Restores Concrete Support Beams in Historic Penitentiary
ICRI Industry News – December, 2016 North Texas Hosts 14th Annual Golf Outing (Second Place Went to the Team From Western)
St. Louis Construction News and Review (CNR) – November 9, 2016 Employees at Western Raise $33,319.80 for the United Way
Retrofit Magazine – November 7, 2016 A Historic Iowa Row House Finds New Life as a Wine Bar
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – November, 2016 Western’s Facade Expert: Preventative Maintenance for Building Exterior a Must
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – November, 2016 Western Expert: Evaluate Building Components Thoroughly Before Deciding to Re-Roof
Walls & Ceilings – October 27, 2016 Western Hires National Account Manager
Masonry Magazine – October 26, 2016 Specifying the Right Waterproofing Coverage
Masonry Magazine – October 26, 2016 Case Study: Restoring the Historic Chickasaw Nation Boarding School
Facility Executive – October 19, 2016 Rainscreens: One Approach to Moisure Protection, Added Insulation
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – October, 2016 Western Restores Historic Chickasaw Nation Boarding School in Lebanon, Oklahoma
Walls & Ceilings – August 24, 2016 Western Restores Facade of 100+ Year Old Historic Courthouse
Masonry Magazine – August 24, 2016 Case Study: Entrance to Luxury New York Condo Embellished With Custom Terra Cotta Rainscreen System
Construction Superintendent – August 23, 2016 Western Completes Historic Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary Project
Construction Superintendent – August 16, 2016 Western Restores Historic Coles County Courthouse
Construction Forum St. Louis – August 15, 2016 Western Restores Historic Coles County Courthouse
Facility Executive – August 9, 2016 Five Signs Your Parking Structure Needs Maintenance
Engineering News Record (ENR) – July 27, 2016 Creating an Elevator Core the Hard Way
Walls & Ceilings – July 27, 2016 A Discreet Entrance to Luxury: Westen Facades Division Embellishes New York Condo With Custom Terra Cotta Rainscreen System
Retrofit Magazine – June 27, 2016 Commercial Office High-rise Receives New Facade Sealant
Lift and Access – June 22, 2016 Western Preserves Historic Brick Row House
Construction Superintendent – June 20, 2016 Western Performs Restoration of Historic Church
Mason Contractors Association of America – June 12, 2016 James Norberg Named Senior Branch Manager
Retrofit Magazine – May 23, 2016 Municipal Building & Parking Garage Receive Updates That Preserve Historic Character While Incorporating Sustainable Technology & Design
Walls & Ceilings – May 5, 2016 Western Promotes James Norberg
Walls & Ceilings – April 21, 2016 Western Receives ICRI-Chicago Chapter Award of Excellence for Outstanding Concrete Repair Project
Walls & Ceilings – April 8, 2016 USGBC Names Western Restoration Champion
ICRI Industry News (Pg. 32) – April, 2016 Western Donates Concrete Repair Services, Two Truckloads of Supplies to Chicago Homeless Shelter
Contractors Equipment Directory – April 1, 2016 Western Restores Historic Receiving Vault for President Abraham Lincoln Tomb in Springfield, Illinois
St. Louis Business Journal – March 25, 2016 Top 100 Privately Held Companies
Paint & Coatings Industry (PCI) Magazine – March 24, 2016 Western Repairs Facade of Chicago Condominiums
Construction Superintendent – March 22, 2016 Pneumatic Stone Vacuum Lifter Used to Install 260 Travertine Tiles
Facility Executive – March 17, 2016 Aon Center Sealant Replacement Project Wins National Award
Walls & Ceilings – March 16, 2016 Western Receives National SWR Award
Retrofit Magazine – March 14, 2016 Contractor Restores World War II Memorial
Walls & Ceilings – March 11, 2016 Western Uses Pneumatic Stone Vaccum Lifter to Install 260 Imported Travertine Tiles to Capital One Plaza
Masonry Magazine – March 1, 2016 Case Studies: Restoring the Historic Eads Bridge
Contractors Equipment Directory – March 1, 2016 Western Restores Historic Receiving Vault for President Abraham Lincoln Tomb in Springfield, IL
Masonry Magazine – February 17, 2016 Western Promotes Steve Genovese
Construction Forum St. Louis – February, 2016 Western Promotes Justin Berndt to Region Manager
Architectural Roofing & Waterproofing – February 15, 2016 Western Promotes Geilmann to Branch Manager
Stone Update – January 29, 2016 Receiving Vault Restored at Lincoln Tomb
Engineering News Record (ENR) – January 26, 2016 Western Promotes Two Employees in the Midwest
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – January 26, 2016 Wester Restores Historic Receiving Vault for President Abraham Lincoln Tomb in Springfield, IL
Chicago Business Journal – January 20, 2016 People on the Move: Steve Genovese
Mass Transit Magazine – January 19, 2016 Western Promotes Steve Genovese
CoStar Group – January 15, 2016 CoStar’s People of Note
Construction Forum St. Louis – January 14, 2016 Western Promotes Tom Brooks to Senior Vice President of Operations
CoStar Group – January 7, 2016 Western Promotes Brooks to SVP
Aggregates Manager – January 7, 2016 Western Promotes New VP of Operations
Walls & Ceilings – December 23, 2015 Western Promotes Tom Brooks to Sr. Vice President of Operations
Retrofit Magazine – December 14, 2015 Quartz Tile Restores Bank’s Facade
Topix – December 9, 2015 Western Completes Complex Parking
FacilitiesNet – December 9, 2015 Western Completes Complex Parking Garage Project at Peoria, Ill., Hospital
Architectural Roofing & Waterproofing [ARW] Architect – December 1, 2015 Preparing Your Building for Winter From Roof to Foundation
Building Design & Construction – December 1, 2015 Massive Chicago Parking Garage Gets Overdue Waterproofing
Informed Infrastructure – November 25, 2015 Western Completes Complex Parking Garage Reconfiguration Project
College Planning & Management – November 23, 2015 Prepare Your Building for Winter From Roof to Foundation
Saint Louis CNR – November 18, 2015 2015 Construction Awards Gala Recognizes Best of Missouri’s Construction Industry; Western is Voted One of the 12 First Place Specialty Contractors
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – October 15, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Finds Innovative Solution to Repair Concrete Block Wall at American Excelsior Facility in Arlington, Texas
Smart Business St. Louis – October 6, 2015 Generation Balance – How Benjamin Bishop Jr. uses Boy Scout principles to lead Western Specialty Contractors into its second century
Illinois Business Journal – September 28, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors promotes Mascoutah man to branch manager
For Construction Pros – September 28, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Aids in Historic Bridge Restoration
Masonry Magazine – September 28, 2015 Navigating Adhered Masonry Veneer
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – September 21, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Jason Holtman to Branch Manager of its St. Louis Masonry Restoration Branch
Informed Infrastructure – September 3, 2015 Western Waterproofing Company Changes Name
Illinois Business Journal – September 1, 2015 Western announces branch manager promotion
Construction Equipment Guide – August 29, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Restores Brick Archways
Illinois Business Journal – August 29, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors restore brick archways under Eads Bridge
Masonry Construction – August 19, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Scott Haas to Branch Manager of its Springfield, Illinois Office
Masonry Construction – August 17, 2015 Western Restores Brick Archways Underneath Historic Eads Bridge
Informed Infrastructure – August 12, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Restores Brick Archways Underneath Historic Eads Bridge Crossing Mississippi River
Concrete Construction – August 10, 2015 Contractor to Watch: Western Specialty Contractors
Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine – August 5, 2015 Western Announces Promotion
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – August 4, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Restores Brick Archways Underneath Historic Eads Bridge Crossing Mississippi River
ACHR News – August 3, 2015 School Districts Strive for Efficiency, Occupant Comfort; Paris Cooperative High School
Walls & Ceilings – July 24, 2015 Back to the Basics
Walls & Ceilings – July 22, 2015 Restoring a Building’s Facade
St. Louis CNR [Construction News and Review] – July 16, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Uses Hand-Sanding to Minimize Noise/Dust While Repairing Walkway and Steps at Southern Methodist University
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – July 14, 2015 Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Ben Grandbois to Dallas, Texas Branch Manager
Concrete Decor Magazine – July 5, 2015 Western Restores, Protects Historic Mazza Castle for Next 100 Years
Midlands Business Journal Omaha – June 19, 2015 Western Targets Technology Tools
The New York Landmarks Conservancy – June 18, 2015 2015 Chairman’s Award Luncheon
Construction News, Texas – June 2, 2015 Relax and Repair- Western’s team takes 1st place at ICRI Texas State Conference
Associated General Contractors of America (AGC): Constructor Magazine – June, 2015 St. Louis-based Western Celebrates 100th Annivesary
APPA Facility Manager – May/June 2015 Western Specialty Contractors/100 Year Anniversary Trade Ad: Page 3
Masonry Construction – May 28, 2015 St. Louis-based Western’s 100th Anniversary
Walls & Ceilings – May 25, 2015 Western Celebrates 100th Anniversary with New Name, Brand and Logo
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – May 19, 2015 Western Waterproofing and Roofing of St. Louis, Missouri Renamed Western Specialty Contractors
St. Louis Business Journal – May 15, 2015 CFO of the Year Awards
St. Louis CNR [Construction News and Review] – May 15, 2015 St. Louis-based Western Waterproofing Company Celebrating 100th Anniversary with New Name, Brand & Logo
Walls & Ceilings – May 1, 2015 Waterproofing Beneath the Ground
Net Zero Buildings Magazine: Page 38 & 40 – May 2015 Western’s Mike Radigan, Jr. featured as Facades Expert on page 38
St. Louis CNR [Construction News and Review] – April 24, 2015 Rechtin Named Western Group COO
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – April 17, 2015 Western Repairs/Waterproofs Aging Parking Garage Beneath Chicago’s New Maggie Daley Park
St. Louis Business Journal – April 9, 2015 Western’s Paul Gillstrom chosen as a CFO of the Year Honoree for large companies category
St. Louis Business Journal – March 27, 2015 Top 150 Privately Held Companies List
Forester Magazines – March 12, 2015 Safety: Lessons in Safety From the Best
Concrete Decor – March 3, 2015 Western Construction Group tops list of nation’s safest construction companies
Workplace HR & Safety – February 19, 2015 One Company Shares Its Path to a Leading EMR
Grading and Excavation Contractor – January 2, 2015 Lessons in Safety From the Best
Construction Specifier – December 29, 2014 A Face-lift: Travertine cladding and paver repairs
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – December 23, 2014 Western Selected Finalist in World of Concrete Crews That Rock 2015 Competition
Metro NextStop Blog – December 10, 2014 Metro’s Eads Bridge Rehabilitation Project Moves into Second Phase
Site-K Construction Zone – November 10, 2014 Western Construction Group Uses Micro-Blasting Equipment to Restore Fire-Damaged Freezer
Site-K Construction Zone – October 8, 2014 Western Construction Group Completes Historic Renovation for 800 North Capitol Apartments
Forester Daily News – September 29, 2014 Western Construction Group Hires Enrique Alegria as Safety Manager
CoatingsPro Magazine: Industry News – September, 2014 Stuart Dean and Western Announce Strategic Alliance
The News Tribune – September, 2014 State-hired crews return t4 Capitol to finish three-year repair, cleaning job on stonework
Washington Trust Historic Preservation – October 4, 2014 Western Construction Group Profile: Page 10
Equipment Today – August 25, 2014 Historic Renovation Project Tackles Severely Deteriorated Concrete
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – August 20, 2014 Western Construction Group Achieves Ambitiously Low Workers’ Compensation Rating
Disaster Recovery Journal – July 10, 2014 Western Construction Group Completes Historic Renovation Project in Indianapolis
Multi Housing News – July 11, 2014 Historic Indy Building Gets New Facade
Waterproof! Magazine – July, 2014 Innovative Waterproofing: The Houston Country Club
Buildings” Magazine – September, 2013 The Recladding Remedy
The Magazine of Masonry Construction – June 21, 2013 Historic Restoration of the Corbin Building Facade
St. Louis Business Journal – June 7, 2013 Sport’s Commission’s 100-member board a who’s who of area execs
Crain’s New York Business – April 30, 2013 Green Facelift Eyed For White-Elephant Buildings
St. Louis Business Journal – March 29, 2013 Top 150-97. Western Construction Group
The Impact – September 12, 2012 Washington State Capitol Dome $1.1 Million Project
The Olympian – August, 2012 Soundings: Work on Capitol Dome is high profile, high in the air
National Real Estate Investor – August 3, 2012 New Building Facade Team Launched with Industry Vet at Helm
2011 ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractors – October 17, 2011 Mentioned within the top 100 contractors of the published list
St. Louis Business Journal – March, 2011 Top 150 Privately Held Companies 91-100
Pacifica Tribune – September 29-October 5, 2010 A 102 year tale of wind, rain, salt and sun on a castle in Pacifica
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – March, 2010 Top Employers: Readers share their picks for St. Louis’ best
The Topeka Capital Journal – February, 2010 KU’s Spooner Hall to be renovated
Construction Business Owner – January, 2010 Improving Cash Flow Through Effective Fleet Management
St. Louis Business Journal – March, 2008 Revenue No. 88 Western Construction Group
St. Louis Business Journal – January, 2008 Western Construction acquires Peoria Roofing
The Magazine of Masonry Construction – April, 2007 Masonry Construction’s Top Contractors 2005
St. Louis Business Journal – March, 2007 Revenue No. 87: Western Construction Group
Critical Inspections – November, 2006 Interface
American Executive Magazine – January, 2006 Family Cycle
US Business Review – April, 2005 Community Focus
Concrete Construction – March, 2001 New Life for Harbor Towers
The Magazine of Masonry Construction – March, 2001 Restoring a Star
Building Renovation – July/August, 1993 Cleaning and the Environment
American City & County – October, 1991 Concrete Arch Bridge Restored in Pasadena
Public Works – September, 1991 Public Works
Civil Engineering Magazine – September, 1991 Atlanta City Hall: Better Than New
Building Management Hawaii – January, 1991 A Four-Step Guide to Giving New Life to Older Buildings
The Magazine of Masonry Construction – March 1, 1990 Challenging Cleaning Jobs