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July August 2002 Issue
July/August 2002                  
Technical Articles
Coping With Change Orders
Keeping Confusion Under Control and Limiting Disputes

It is seldom that any construction contract can be pursued from start to finish without some changes having to be made. This is in spite of the best of intentions of all parties. Despite stories about fat contractor profits in changes during construction, in reality they are an onerous economic burden on all concerned. Contractors often have difficulty in breaking even on changes. 
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Building Products Revue
Petersen Roof Helps Put Milwaukee Road Depot Back On Track

The Milwaukee Road Depot and Train Shed in Minneapolis, vacant since the 1970’s, recently opened after a major effort to restore its contribution to the community and preserve its historic significance. The development includes hotels, restaurants, a skating rink, public use areas and parking.
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Resistant Flooring Meets Facility's Design And Aesthetic Needs
QIAGEN Sciences, the world’s leading provider of biotech products, recently completed construction of its new North American headquarters in Germantown, Maryland. This new, 190,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art research, manufacturing and production facility is strategically located on 26 acres in Montgomery County near its largest pharmaceutical customers.
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Retaining Walls Blend Beautifully With Old Mill Ruins
Once the largest direct-drive waterpowered facility in the world, the Minneapolis flour mill ruins (formerly the West Side Milling District) now represent the 19th century beginnings of two of Minnesota’s most famous companies: General Mills and Pillsbury.
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Metecno/Morin Announces New Sales Agent, Rick Gordon
Mr. Ilhan Eser, CEO of Metecno Roof and Wall Systems, Inc., announces the appointment of Mr. Rick Gordon of The JBL Group, Inc. to sales agent with Metecno/Morin. “All of us at Metecno/Morin are thrilled at the timing of this appointment of Mr. Gordon. With the announcement of Metecno Inc.’s recent alignment of its subsidiaries, bringing Rick on board just keeps the momentum going!”
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Case Studies     
File: Civic

• Adams County Service Center
   Commerce City, Colorado

• Mesquite City Hall
   Mesquite, Nevada

• Ramsey Fire Station
   Ramsey, Minnesota

File: Educational

• Mesa Community College At Red Mountain
   Mesa, Arizona

 New Library Media Center, Santa Fe Christian School
   Solana Beach, California

• Atha Road Elementary School
   Monroe, Georgia

File: Industrial

• Brentwood Industries
   Reading, Pennsylvania

File: Medical

• Mental Health Clinic, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
   St. Cloud, Minnesota

File: Recreational

• Camp Okizu Dining Hall
   Berry Creek, California

File: Religious

• Zion Lutheran Church
   Leola, Pennsylvania

• Advent Lutheran Church
   Huntingtown, Maryland

File: Residential

• University Park Student Housing, Salisbury State University
   Salisbury, Maryland

• Island Residence
   Grosse Ile, Michigan
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