Posts Tagged ‘rock work’

Adventure Africa – Phase 1, Elephants and Mixed Specie Exhibits

Milwaukee County Zoo - Adventure Africa - Elephant exhibit

A commitment to improving the zoo’s elephant exhibit, which began in 2013, was finally realized in May 2019. On May 4th, the Milwaukee County Zoo opened phase one of Adventure Africa. The new 1.6-acre outdoor exhibit includes a variety of enrichment activities such as a simulated earth bank watering hole large enough to accommodate three…

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo – Warthog Exhibit

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African Adventure, Fresno Chaffee Zoo’s signature African exhibit area, now includes a new addition with the warthog habitat opening. The exhibit was implemented in formerly unused zoo property across from the lions. The new ¼ acre warthog yard provides an expansive space, but also boasts several interesting animal enrichment items. COST’s preconstruction group worked alongside…

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Sundara Inn and Spa, Cambrian Oasis

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Sundara Inn & Spa’s focus on wellness led ownership to pursue a new $9 million, 33,000 sq. ft. expansion project in Wisconsin Dells that opened in spring 2018. The expansion includes another outdoor pool, lush rooftop gardens, new fitness areas, additional culinary experiences, retreat space, and expanded parking. One focal point of the expansion is…

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Newly Renovated Water Feature at Discovery Canyon, Red Deer, Alberta

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The City of Red Deer opened the newly renovated tubing river as part of an overall $2.1M River Bend Golf and Recreation redevelopment plan in summer 2017. The tubing river was a regional attraction over the past thirty years but was in dire need of replacement. The river project required demolition and replacement of the…

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Theme Park Construction in Orlando

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COST recently completed two significant theme park construction projects in the Orlando market, both recognized as game-changers in the industry. The recently opened island themed water park included several key features and finishes constructed by COST shop and field crews. This project required a significant coordination effort between several fabrication departments (fiberglass (FRP), glass fiber-reinforced…

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