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Sterling Simmons Wins CEAC Raffle

The May Meeting at Carmichael’s Steakhouse was a great evening full of merriment and beautiful weather. Though fun was had by all, one man had the extra pleasure of winning this year’s Harley Raffle! Sterling Simmons of Matteson had the great fortune of his raffle ticket being pulled. Simmons opted to receive the cash prize [...]

Chicago’s Chatham Park Village Cooperative To Save $4M in Energy Costs

New boiler and indirect water heater combinations, recently installed at the Chatham Park Village Cooperative (CPVC) located in Chicago, Ill., will improve energy efficiency of each heating system and domestic hot water system to 95 percent and save $4,454,000 in energy costs over 20 years. CPVC is a non-profit housing cooperative established to provide affordable [...]

Washington Rebuilding, But No End In Sight

By David Mercer WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) – At an intersection in the middle of Washington, a quick listen usually tells Ben Davidson the town is bouncing back from last November’s destructive tornado. “Just stop and be quiet. You’ll hear all the nail guns, the saws going. It’s pretty neat,” said Davidson, a pastor at Bethany [...]

Mortenson Construction Completes Exterior of Downtown Flagship Building for Joliet Junior College

Chicago, Ill., – Mortenson Construction has completed the exterior construction of Joliet Junior College’s new flagship building in downtown Joliet, IL, an important milestone in the community college’s plans to relocate and expand its culinary arts, workforce development, GED/ESL and adult education programs. Adjacent to the Renaissance Center, the new 96,000 square foot, six-story building [...]

Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin And UI Labs Announce $10 Million Federal Funding For Digital Manufacturing Lab

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Pat Quinn, Senator Dick Durbin and UI LABS announced that the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) has received $10 million in funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to transition Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) manufacturing technology to U.S. industry. The AVM program focuses on the design, testing [...]