Newsroom Posts Tagged: Addition

  • Word-of-the-Month: Outrigger

    Outrigger Cranes are often a common site, dotting the backgrounds of cities, harbors, and downtowns throughout the world. A critical component of creating a solid, safe, and level foundation for a crane is an outrigger. An outrigger is the beam that extends from a crane’s bottom, which stabilizes the load.. More

    1 Oct 2021 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Drywall

    Drywall Drywall is used in the construction of interior walls and ceilings. Also known as plasterboard, wallboard, sheetrock, or gypsum board. Drywall is a panel made of gypsum (mined mineral) and typically extruded between thick sheets of heavy paper. To install drywall, first the board is screwed into framing or.. More

    2 Aug 2021 |
  • PRESS RELEASE: IIMN Hires Stahl to Manage Facility Expansion

    Minneapolis, MN; April 20, 2021  – The International Institute of Minnesota (IIMN) is expanding their space to increase their ability and capacity to serve more New Americans and grow the number of services offered. IIMN’s current building, located at 1694 Como Avenue in St. Paul, will undergo a 10-month renovation.. More

    22 Apr 2021 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Sheathing

    Sheathing Sheathing consists of board or panel materials that are used in assembling floors, walls, and roofs. The boards may provide structural support to the structure and form a surface that other materials (i.e. shingles, siding, or flooring) can be applied to. There are several types of sheathing, with each.. More

    1 Apr 2021 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Winter Conditions

    Winter Conditions Winter conditions in construction refers to the additive budget lines items and possible schedule delays that are incurred by construction activities during the coldest months of the year. The expenses are usually related to increased fuel, material, and labor needs. Fun Fact Frigid winter weather (snow, ice, high.. More

    1 Feb 2021 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Brick Veneer

    Brick Veneer A brick veneer, or cavity wall, is constructed by using brick as the non-structural external layer, which is backed by an air cavity. The innermost element provides the structural support and is usually made of wood or metal framing or concrete. The brick is used on the exterior.. More

    4 Jan 2021 |