Written by on May 30, 2020

A lot changes when you’ve been in business for nearly half a century. Then again, you don’t last this long as a general contractor without being able to adapt to those changes — and without being able to hold onto the values that got you into the business in the first place. One thing that’s […]

Written by on May 15, 2020

Even though construction is complex, those complexities often pale next to the challenges posed by demolition. But that’s the Catch-22 of much of the work performed by Valley Corporation. Often as not, we cannot turn our attention to what’s next until we’ve addressed what’s already there. That entails removing existing structures and the utilities that […]

Written by on May 1, 2020

When we’re lucky, construction projects come with a long lead time, plenty of planning and consulting, RFPs, and the luxury of fine-tuning every last detail. But there are times when the elements, the weather, or simple human error throw a wrench in the works. A project that wasn’t planned — demolition, repair, or environmental remediation […]

Written by on April 30, 2020

Valley Corporation is fast approaching our 50th anniversary. As we do, we aren’t just looking back on and celebrating our own milestones and progress. For us, the wide range of municipal construction services we offer is also cause for celebration. After all, we’ve helped make towns and cities throughout the Omaha and Council Bluffs region […]

Written by on April 15, 2020

Some things just go together, like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, or — surprisingly enough — concrete and steel. As simple as it is, it’s no exaggeration to say that reinforced concrete shaped America, from the skyline of downtown Omaha to the infrastructure that underpins big cities and small towns from coast to […]

Written by on March 15, 2020

Nebraska has no shortage of shoreline thanks to its 79,000 miles of rivers — the most in the United States — and thousands more miles of lakefronts, streams, and other tributaries. That makes for some gorgeous views, and some headaches if you’re a property owner or work in construction. After all, where there’s water, there’s […]

Written by on March 3, 2020

(Omaha, Nebraska) – Valley Corporation is embarking upon an exciting, innovative project with international real estate firm, Hines, that will transform a portion of the Conagra Brands corporate campus in downtown Omaha. The two companies have entered into a construction contract for the project known as “Hines Mixed-Use Project, Phase 1A Demolition and Public Improvements.” […]

Written by on March 1, 2020

The best construction solutions are sometimes among the simplest. Take sheet piling as an example. In terms of cost-effective construction that’s durable, versatile, and dead simple, it’s hard to beat. Strong enough to be permanent, light enough to be transported and reused with ease, it’s found use in many of the projects undertaken by Valley […]

Written by on February 28, 2020

Concrete makes up the lion’s share of construction waste, but the good news is, it’s one of the most widely-recycled materials in the world, with the United States alone accounting for 140 million tons per annum. In contrast to the dozens of kinds of plastic available (many of which can’t be recycled), concrete recycling is […]