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Partnership Academy’s preschool through 8th grade building on schedule for 2019-20 school year

Partnership Academy Location: Richfield, MN General Contractor: Schreiber Mullaney Construction Architect: RMD Architects Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates, Inc. Owner: Partnership Academy Description:  Partnership Academy multi-year search for a permanent home is complete with the new construction for the 16-year-old charter school. The new building will house preschool through 8th grade programming. Construction will continue… Read more »


Construction begins on Minot’s enhanced flood protection

Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Location: Minot, ND General Contractor: Hight Construction, LLC Architect/Engineer: Ackerman-Estvold Owner: Souris River Joint Water Resources Board Description:  Construction began spring 2018 on the Minot portion of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project. It has taken years to get to this point. Efforts began in August 2011 when the… Read more »


A new prayer center emerges in Chaska – Sri Saibaba Mandir

Sri Saibaba Prayer Center Location: Chaska, MN General Contractor: Da Vinci Custom Homes Architect: Auromira Architects, LLC Engineer: Palanisami & Associates, Inc. (PAI) Owner: Sri Saibaba Mandir Description:  Just steps from Chaska’s western border, a mysterious turn lane leads to a newly paved road that ends in a farm field.  An amazing building is beginning… Read more »


NEW Sealant | Caulking Division at Wells

Wells’ sealant solution provides simple precautionary measures to ensure that buildings are sealed and long lasting. We can seal nearly any horizontal or vertical surface including parking lots, driveways, commercial floors, precast joints, CMU  joints, and dissimilar material joints.  Successful joint sealing requires meticulous design, precise sealant selection for your specific application, and painstaking application. When it comes… Read more »


Whitewater Ramp is looking great with 100,000 square feet of precast concrete

Whitewater Ramp Location: Minnetonka, MN General Contractor: Steiner Construction Services Architect: Edward Farr Architects Engineer: ERA Owner: RMR Group Description:  The Whitewater Ramp will increase an existing parking ramp from five levels to seven levels, the current leaseholder, United Health Group, has requested to reconfigure the interior of the building creating a denser office environment… Read more »


Official Launching of Slenderwall: Ready to Install

Our sales, engineering, and project management teams recently attended a 2-day training session to learn more about our newest product offering – SlenderWall.  This lighter weight architectural precast concrete/steel stud building wall panel system will provide incredible design versatility for our clients. The purpose of the training was to gain additional knowledge in order to… Read more »


New total precast Lorentz Meats building goes up with 30,000 sq. ft. of precast

Lorentz Meats Location: Cannon Falls, MN General Contractor: Wieser Brothers Architect/Engineer: IDOM Inc Owner: Lorentz Meats Description:  For this total precast project, Wells manufactured and erected more than 30,000 sq. ft. of precast, including double tees for floor and walls, and insulated wall panels. Our precast concrete structural and envelope system is able to meet… Read more »


After years of planning, construction for Essentia Wellness Center facility is well underway

Essentia Health Regional Wellness Center Location: Hermantown, MN General Contractor: McGough Construction Architect/Engineer: LHB Engineers & Architects Owner: City of Hermantown Description:  After years of planning, construction began this summer on a regional health and wellness center in Hermantown. The $25 million Essentia Wellness Center facility will include three key elements – a YMCA, a… Read more »


Lake Country Power new headquarters takes shape with nearly 200 pieces of precast concrete

Lake Country Power Headquarters Location: Cohasset, MN General Contractor: Hawk Construction Architect: Architectural Resources, Inc. Engineer: Northland Consulting Engineers LLP Owner: Lake Country Power Description:  The new 68,000-square-foot facility will provide adequate space for the co-op’s fleet and equipment to be under cover and protected, which will be a vast improvement in the near-term and… Read more »

St. Louis County’s new Government Center is becoming the community corner stone with nearly 70,000 SF of precast concrete!

St. Louis County Government Center Location: Virginia, MN General Contractor: Max Gray Construction Architect: DSGW Architects Engineer: Northland Consulting Engineers LLP Owner: St. Louis County Description:  The St. Louis County Government Services Center is a community corner stone located in downtown Virginia, Minnesota. The project has three distinct design goals: to welcome the community, to be… Read more »


Progress continues on the new St. Croix County Highway Facility with 400 pieces of precast concrete.

St. Croix County Maintenance Facility & Salt Storage Location: Baldwin, WI General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect: CBS Squared, Inc Engineer: OTIE Owner: St. Croix County Description:  Progress continues on the new St. Croix County Highway Facility. The project includes construction of a 135,000 square foot highway and ancillary facility necessary for storage and maintenance… Read more »


The last piece of the Grand Forks Water Concept Plan includes the GFRWTP, which incorporates nearly 500 pieces of precast concrete.

Grand Forks Regional Water Treatment Plant Location: Grand Forks, ND General Contractor: Construction Engineers, Inc. and Ulliman Schutte Architect: JLG Architects Engineer: AE2S Owner: City of Grand Forks Description:  The GRWTP Project has been part of an overall Water Concept Plan for the City of Grand Forks which was developed following the Flood of 1997. Since… Read more »