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This week, we came across a topic on Construction Dive got us thinkingâ€”especially about how much we love our team here at Magellan.
April 10, 2019
One South First, a high-rise built in Domino Park, is the first of its kind in the nation thanks to a collaboration between Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). This 42-story tower is being built with the use of 3D-printed cast molds for One South First's 1,594 window panels.
February 20, 2019
3D printers have been around for quite some time now, but did you think 2019 would be the year an entire house would be 3D printed? We're living in the future.
January 30, 2019
There's no question that the construction industry is in a technology boom. Though a lot of attention is diverted to any talk of robots or drones to benefit production time or data-analysis, much work has actually been put into creating technology that monitors worker safety.
January 16, 2019
Though we're only just over two weeks out of 2018, it's probably safe to say we've all left 2018 far behind us and have been taking some time to feel out the new year to see what we can expect from 2019. That's exactly what Construction Dive's been doing regarding commercial construction. We are pretty excited about their predictions for this year's trends, so we highlighted a handful of our favorite ones just for you.
December 19, 2018
December 05, 2018
The much anticipated 2018 Project of the Year award went to the Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier, specifically because the project "is unparalleled in purpose and the potential to save lives as well as in terms of its sheer magnitude and complexity."
November 11, 2018
"I firmly believe that, with the proper training and opportunities, veterans can succeed in the construction field better than any other group."
October 10, 2018
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) have taken virtual reality technology and created an interactive application for safety training, specifically dealing with fall hazards and restraints.
October 03, 2018
The Causeway Bridge is one of the older structures recently causing much concern for commuters and officials alike. The problem? A 20th century design in 21st century conditions.
September 12, 2018
August 29, 2018
Oregon has paved the way for the allowance of timber high-rises without special consideration. Will Louisiana follow suit?
August 15, 2018
Autodesk's BrickBot has learned to build and adapt to their environment using Lego models.
August 01, 2018
At Magellan, we are committed to the livelihood and safety of our employees and colleagues in construction. Join us in raising awareness of the dangers of opioid abuse, both in the industry and our communities.
July 12, 2018
â€‹According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, undergraduate college programs relating to construction, in both trade and management paths, has grown by the second-largest percentage increase amid all majors in enrollments this spring.
June 06, 2018
No longer just for ambitious photographers and tech junkies, drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are taking the construction industry by storm.
May 16, 2018
Despite a few setbacks, the number of construction jobs continue to rise post-recession.
May 09, 2018
Having serviced several plasma centers over the years, we pride ourselves in our ability to work with plasma donation centers to effectively create functional facilities that will inevitably save lives.
May 01, 2018
In Magellan's efforts to provide solutions and serve clients from all industries, we've partnered up with DLS Energy.
April 11, 2018
At Magellan, we're proud of our team. We're proud that we can boast the inclusion of women and what they bring to our table and the industry's table. Females are breaking the mold, setting the tone for higher standards of service.
July 01, 2017
Magellan Construction has expanded and completed its renovation of headquarters in Lafayette, LA.
March 03, 2016
Magellan Construction has completed its tenant buildout project for Jimmy John's on Ambassador Caffery in Lafayette, Louisiana.
February 25, 2016
Magellan Construction releases photos from their latest completed project, Talecris Plasma Donation Center in Alexandria, Louisiana. The new project, located at 800 Jackson Street is the first building you see when entering the city.
January 16, 2016
Magellan Construction is hiring traveling construction superintendents! Apply online today.
December 04, 2015
Magellan Construction is near completion of its tenant buildout project for Jimmy Johns on Ambassador Caffery Parkway. The location is expected to open in February 2016.
September 01, 2015
Magellan Construction has completed our project for Jimmy John's at 4459 Nelson Road in Lake Charles!
August 20, 2015
Magellan Constuction is excited to announce the completion of our project for Grifols Plasma Donation Center in Alexandria, Louisiana. Grifols wiill be hosting an open house on September 1 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
April 07, 2015
Join us April 7 at 12:00 pm to celebrate the grand opening of WCC furniture's new building off of Ridge Road! We are excited to show off the building, and look forward to seeing you there!
January 22, 2015
Magellan Construction is happy to announce the construction of two new Jimmy John's restaurants in Louisiana!
December 17, 2014
Eric works as our general superintendent. He oversees the day-to-day operations of most all of Magellan Construction's projects. Learn more about Eric in our latest blog post!
October 17, 2014
Read our interview with our customer, Larry Thibodeaux of WCC furniture in Lafayette, Louisiana. Magellan Construction is working with WCC Furniture to build a new furniture store and warehouse. Hear Mr. Thibodeaux's feedback about Magellan Construction.
October 15, 2014
Welcome to Magellan Construction's new blog! We look forward to chatting commercial construction here, and we welcome your feedback! Contact us today if there is a certain commercial construction topic you want to learn more about, we look forward to hearing from you.