The Air Force Weather Agency headquarters is a $27 million, four-story, 188,000-square-foot data center and office building built for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to accommodate the Air Force’s global weather functions. The building is LEED® Gold certified, and features low-wattage lamps, electronic ballasts and occupy sensors. The building was carefully placed to optimize sun angles, and uses sunshades, light shelves and high-efficiency glazing to enhance window performance.
Part of restoring the Everglades to an ecologically balanced condition by reducing levels of phosphorous in the water created from farmland storm water run-off, the $2.3 million project included installing a new intake and pump station in Palm Beach County, Fla. Due to the remote location in the Everglades, Gilbert Southern Corp. maintained an on-site office throughout construction.
Imperial Oil's Kearl Oil Sands project is located 70 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, in the Athabasca oil sands region. Kiewit provided all the labor, construction equipment and bulk materials to build the Froth Treatment Facility and Flare Silo for this major oil sands project.
The Woodhouse renovations project involved the renovation and addition of multiple spaces at an auto dealership. The project included adding 3,500 square feet of showroom space and a 1,250-square-foot parts receiving area, and renovating a 40,000-square-foot show room/office facility.
With a peak employment of more than 1,000 personnel, a Kiewit-led joint venture completed an engineer, procure and construct contract for this 18-module, 11,000-tonne topsides at its Newfoundland fabrication facilities. The topsides were integrated with a hull and turret and completed in July 2005.
This $61 million project involved the design and construction of a water transmission system. The success of the shutdown, tie-in, and restart was due to the project team's well planned coordination and communication with the local agencies and community.
The Kiewit team consisting of partners from Eastern District, Kiewit Power Constructors, Kiewit Power Engineers, and Mass Electric was awarded the contract to engineer, procure, construct, and start up the Homer City AQCS Project Units 1&2.