The challenge: Facing the re-roofing of City Hall in Kansas City. The building opened at a cost of around six-million dollars. This was 30% over budget, but hey, these were the Pendergast years. Such spending was not uncommon given the 30 million-dollar bond package that was pushed through with many cries of tampering and fraud.[…]
Cornell would like to say thank you to all who have served our nation and we hope everyone has a wonderful Veteran’s Day.
Safety on the job site is a must when you are hundreds of feet in the air. Roofers and team members, each with his or her own job to do to, move past one another. Roofing equipment and supplies are also in the mix on the job site. Today, job site safety is a[…]
Cornell’s Andrew Christ, joined the rest of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), Board as part of a “DC Fly-In” to meet with House and Senate Congressional Members. Eight upcoming legislative issues concerning America’s subcontractors are on the agenda including; Retainage, Bid Listing, and Change Orders. According to Andrew, “During our fly- in, we met with[…]
The 2019 KC Builders’ Association EXPO was another winner as was John Florez of Hodnett Photographers. John took home a new, 4K, 55″ Smart TV! According to John, it will be a timely addition for his home on game day, GO CHIEFS! In addition to the opportunity to mix and mingle with other trades, suppliers[…]
Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal wants to give YOU a brand-new TV at The Builders’ EXPO. Just stop by booth #70, drop in a card and you could walk out with the perfect addition to the favorite place in your home. Remodel not included!
This year we have seen record-breaking heat waves. While experts on both sides debate the causes, the facts are clear. More and more men and women who work outside are being exposed to harsher conditions. This is especially true in the roofing, construction, landscaping, and street maintenance fields to name only a few. In order[…]
Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal is celebrating the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD), by supporting this year’s theme; “Balance for Better.” According to the day’s official website, the holiday is “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” The first unofficial celebration of the day was in 1911. Beginning in[…]
Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal, Proud To Be Part of The #Chiefskingdom! A Great Team Effort And Some Mahomes’ Magic Will Bring The Lamar Hunt Trophy And A First Ever AFC Championship Win To #KC! Mahomes Said, “It would be awesome to get that to Clark,” And all Of Us At Cornell Will Be Cheering The Chiefs[…]
Independence area high schoolers gained valuable insight into the many career opportunities available in the Construction Trades. Cornell’s Bob Hoover, Repair and Maintenance Manager and Victor Speers, Assistant Project Manager took part in Turner Construction & Building Trades (C&BT) Expo held at Wyandotte High School. The Independence School District’s Freshman Academy introduced students from Truman,[…]