Category Archives: Steel Building Construction

Steel Building Construction at Nello includes pre-engineered steel buildings for churches, manufacturing facilities, light and heavy industrial warehouses, flex spaces, natural gas compressor stations, equestrian buildings, airplane hangars, sports facilities, storage facilities, and offices.

Pictures from atop Shanghai Tower

Construction workers on skyscrapers must have nerves of steel and obviously can’t be afraid of heights. Once false move and there’s not a hardhat in the world that can protect you. Two daredevils traveled to China to visit Shanghai Tower, the world’s second tallest building (only to Burj Khalifa in Dubai). Their mission: to climb [...]

Shanghai Tower - On the Roofs

1 World Trade Center in New York City

New World Trade Center is Tallest Building in US

It’s been over twelve years since the World Trade Center attacks of September 11th, 2001 and since then, the city of New York and America as a whole has been trying to return to a certain level of normalcy. For several years, New York City officials and building contractors negotiated and debated over what should [...]

US Steel Tower: Pittsburgh’s Tallest Building

Constructed in 1970, the U.S. Steel Tower has come to signify the transformation of Pittsburgh from the Steel City to a bustling metropolis filled with art, technology, and innovation. The 64-story skyscraper is home to numerous building tenants, including it’s largest, U.S. Steel (occupying over 500,000 square feet of commercial office space. Located in the [...]

US Steel Tower - Pittsburgh Skyline

Mellon Arena Demolition

Residential Developer to Build on Old Civic Arena Site

We all love and miss the Civic Arena. It was home to the Pittsburgh Penguins, hosted some of the most memorable concerts of all-time, and was a staple in Pittsburgh’s downtown for over 60 years. After losing a long fought battle to preserve the building as a historical landmark, demolition on the Civic Arena began [...]

Construction on One World Trade Center

On the eve of the twelve-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th, 2001, the horrific events are still embedded into our minds, forever a reminder of the carnage left behind by the senseless terrorist attacks. One shining reminder of the American spirit, perseverance and ability to overcome even the most tragic [...]

World Trade Center Construction Workers


Pittsburgh Construction Forecast

by Jeff Burd / Tall Timber Group I got several calls from local news outlets within the last 10 days following McGraw-Hill’s press release showing $38 million in new construction contracts in February, a huge drop from last year’s $70 million or some such thing. Like many in the industry I have been puzzled at [...]

Why Steel Church Buildings?

It used to be pews, stained glass, and stone walls. Rising in popularity for the last two decades, pre-engineered steel buildings have become a new standard among growing congregations. While many traditional churches fear the aesthetic value that comes with steel buildings, most have learned that you can have your cake and eat it too. Just ask [...]


FTS Cuts Ribbon on Complex in North Strabane Township 4

Eighty Four, PA – FTS International cut the ribbon Thursday on its new 50,000-square-foot complex in North Strabane Township to supply natural gas drilling companies in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations with its sand products for hydraulic fracturing. FTS, formerly known as Frac Tech Services, which relocated its local operations from Brownsville, now has [...]