Building Industry Magazine - August 2011 - (Page 3)
Volume 58 Number 4 AUGUST 2011
What is the present economic and industry picture on the Big Island? Who are the major players in current activity? How is the Big Island leading the way in many areas of immediate need and future growth? We went on location to bring you this in-depth report.
GW Construction’s Milo Street roadwork, page 20
Catepillar Showcase Seminars Augment PBT Expo BIA Dedicates New Hawaiian Home NAVFAC Awards New Contracts Living Museum Getting $38 Million Makeover Pearl City Street Dedicated The House Built for Hope 6 7 8 9 10 11 65
INSIDE THE HSA
Hawaii Pacific Steel Framing Alliance has reverted back to its original name, the Hawaii Steel Alliance (HSA). The new moniker better reflects the association’s diverse and broad membership. One thing hasn’t changed; HSA continues to make great strides to promote the steel industry in Hawaii.
Datebook Contracts Awarded Spotlight on Success: New Target Store in Hilo Architects Corner Best Practices Low Bids Concept to Completion: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort Renovation News Makers New Products 4 12 32 47 54 55 62 66 66
Concrete manufacturers and contractors are taking the long-standing building material to a whole new level. Find out what these new enhancements are and how they impact the local construction industry.
The demand for environmentally responsible air conditioning continues to grow. More consumers are realizing they can actually conserve energy while cutting cooling costs. Do smarter cooling systems spell bigger profits?
ON THE COVER:
The new Air Traffic Control Tower at Kona International Airport, a current project of Nordic PCL Construction, Inc. (Photo by Lee Schaller; cover design by Susan Whitney)
COMING IN SEPTEMBER
We take you to Kauai, Guam and Inside the GCA (General Contractors Association of Hawaii) in our upcoming September issue. We also make a stop along the way to consider Developments in Industry Technology, with a special nod to local companies who are leading the way.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Industry Magazine - August 2011