Pros To Using Steel

Advantage of Steel Why do you want to use steel??? Why not just use wood?? When someone says steel building what do you think of?? Probably just a rigid, steel, cold, dull building right?? and you wouldn't be wrong. However, metal buildings are so much more than that. In fact, metal buildings have taken a giant leap forward. Metal buildings can incorporate glass, wood, stucco, brick, stone, etc. Basically, anything your mind can create aContinue reading

Fredericktown JROTC

On March 6, 2018 at 0900 hours, the Fredericktown JROTC Cadets, First Sergeant Caleb Reese, Cadet Corporal Shelly Harbison, Cadet Corporal Cameron Hart, Cadet Corporal Ethan Orrick, and Cadet Corporal Keegan Harper. Led by Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Carson Stevens and their Instructors, (Colonel Neil Beckman and First Sergeant Brian Cofer)  Changed out the American flag in the military flag raising ceremony. They did an outstanding job, and very cool to watch. Thank you to KernelContinue reading

Trade Expansion Act Section 232

As you may know, President Trump activated the Section 232 Investigation for Aluminum and Steel imports from the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, but what exactly does all this mean and what all does it efffect??? Section 232 Section 232 Allows the Commerce Secretary to examine the steel imports and determine is they threaten the United States National Security. Section 232 is not called to mind very often, although does give Administration the authority toContinue reading

Controlling Condensation

Water Has To Be The Worst Enemy For A Building Water corrodes steel. It rots wood.  It can infiltrate concrete and freeze inside, cracking the structure. One of the main tasks a building must accomplish is keeping water from weakening the materials that support it. A well-built metal building system can seal out rain-water and snow melt, but exterior moisture is only half the job.  Water vapor is always present, outside and inside the building,Continue reading

Our Milestone Project with Kerry Ingredients

We’re proud to announce that Sargent Construction Company is leading a major construction project for the Kerry Ingredients manufacturing plant in Greenville, MO. At the end of 2016, Kerry Ingredients, an international taste and ingredients company, announced a $14.2 Million investment in its Greenville, MO plant. Kerry Ingredients chose Sargent to lead the project. The new manufacturing plant that we’re building will transition the Greenville location from producing small specialty batches of liquid smoke toContinue reading