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The Westonka Activity Center is well on its way to completion

Mound Westonka High School Auditiorium / Fieldhouse Addition Location: Mound, MN General Contractor: Kraus Anderson Construction Architect: Wold Architects & Engineers Engineer: BKBM Engineers Owner: Mound Westonka High School ISD #277 Description:  The new $22.95 million Westonka Activity Center and Performing Arts Center at Mound Westonka High School project is well on its way with precast… Read more »


Kanabec County gets its first year-round community center

Mora Wellness Center Location: Mora, MN General Contractor: Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Architect: Wold Architects Engineer: Northland Consulting Engineers Owner: Mora Public School District #332 Description:  Mora Public Schools and FirstLight Health System collaborated to build Kanabec County’s first year-round community wellness center. At a cost of approximately $10.5 million, the two-story wellness center will… Read more »


New Theater for Hanson Family Fine Arts

Hanson Family Fine Arts Theater Location: Forest City, IA General Contractor: Kingland Construction Architect/Engineer: ISG Group Owner: Forest City CSD Description:  The new Hansen Fine Arts center is a $10 million, two-story, 29,743 square foot, state-of-the-art fine arts facility. When completed in the fall of 2018, the facility will be used for university, school and… Read more »


District 8 gets a new school with room for expansion

District 8 School Location: Williston, ND General Contractor: FCI Constructors Inc. Architect/Engineer: EAPC Owner: Williams County School District #8 Description:  The school board for District 8, formerly named New Public School District 8, voted to build a new middle school to replace Stony Creek Middle School. The $16.9 million school project, which the board voted… Read more »


A new jail for Clay County

Clay County Jail Location: Moorhead, MN General Contractor: Construction Engineers Inc. Architect: Klein McCarthy Architects Engineer: Paulson & Clark Engineering, Inc. Owner: Clay County Description:  The County has outgrown their existing jail, as well as the joint Law Enforcement Center County Sheriff and City Police Department and therefore needed to make plans for an expansion.… Read more »


Proving our mettle at Wells Concrete

A lot of Minnesota manufacturers proved their mettle with how they responded to the economic ravages of the 2009 recession, but probably none more than the executives at Wells Concrete, who transformed what could have been a devastating blow to their growing business into a product shift that has since nearly quadrupled their annual revenue at… Read more »


Would you clean your house with a toothbrush?

Would you clean your house with a toothbrush? Of course not! Ben explains why using a push broom to clean a #precast #concrete plant is just as hard, especially with silica dust.  


Superior High School gets an academic wing and other renovations

Superior High School Location: Superior, WI General Contractor: Kraus Anderson – Duluth Architect/Engineer: LHB Owner: School District of Superior Description: This project includes an addition of an academic wing, an auxiliary gym, administration offices, media center, cafeteria, commercial kitchen and a commons area. Other renovations will improve functionality for students, staff and guests at the… Read more »


Hmong College Ramp

Hmong College Ramp Location: St. Paul, MN General Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: Kodet Architects Engineer: Mattson MacDonald Young Owner: Hmong Education Reform Company Description:  Wells Concrete is providing 132 pieces of precast concrete (double tees, wall panels, columns and beams) in a smooth finish for this project. For more information about this project, contact Rick… Read more »


Beautiful Savior Church

Beautiful Savior Church Location: Plymouth, MN General Contractor: Kinghorn Construction Architect: Cuningham Group Engineer: Reigstad & Associates Owner: Beautiful Savior Church Description:  Wells Concrete provided 143 pieces of precast concrete with thin brick and acid etch finishes for this project. One level of hollow-core planks: 74 pieces, 8,000 SF., and wall panels: 55 pieces, 15,000… Read more »


Delano High School gets some upgrades

Delano High School Location: Delano, MN General Contractor: Breitbach Construction Company Architect: Wold Architects & Engineers Engineer: BKBM Engineers Owner: ISD #879 Description:  Wells Concrete provided 183 pieces of precast concrete for the auditorium/fitness area and diving well area: wall panels, insulated wall panels, hollowcore, and columns with acid etch and water wash finishes. For… Read more »