Black River Electric Cooperative

In 1999 Black River Electric contacted Sargent Construction Co. to look at the possibility of building a new complex on Hwy 67 North of Fredericktown. As we developed the site plans, building floor plans, and then a budget estimate, the Board of Directors from BREC signed the contract to build the new complex. Dan Tilk was put in charge of the design and construction manager on the project. The project was completed in early 2000Continue reading


The Eagle Sky of the Ozarks Christian Camp continues to expand.  The Adventure Building broke ground in the Fall of 2020 and opened for Camper’s summer 2021. Sargent Construction Company was honored to be given the task to construct the 30,000 square foot Adventure Building which will house a large dining area, kitchen, and multi-use area.  The COVID shortages and long lead times were overcome, and campers began using the facility in June. The projectContinue reading

Missouri Cobalt LLC breaks ground for construction

The Madison County Mines Superfund site, owned by Missouri Cobalt LLC, breaks ground for construction after a massive clean-up removed them from the Administrator’s emphasis list. Sargent Construction Company is proud to assist in the renovation and new construction of the mines that could propose hundreds of jobs to local residents. The project began appearing in headlines in 2018. After achieving critical milestones throughout the year, they began construction in early 2019. Once the projectContinue reading

Sargent Honored by the American Legion

Sargent Construction was recently honored by American Legion Post 416 with a Certificate of Appreciation. After a devastating fire, Sargent Construction worked with members of the American Legion to rebuild. This certificate was received during a re-dedication ceremony in honor of the new building. Pictured, from left to right, is President Renee Sargent-Harrison, Commander Eric Norem, and VP of Field Operations Wilbur Leach.

US Flag Ceremony

On the 18th of December 2018 @ 0900, the Fredericktown JROTC Cadets changed our flag here at our office. First Sergeant Cofer led the cadets in the ceremony. Below are a few pictures we took. We appreciate and thank all the cadets and the JROTC for taking time to appropriately change out our flag.

!!!Headline News!!!

A huge thank you goes out to for their recent blog post on the insight on our project below. Below is a time-lapse video to show the building being built from the ground up. The Story Behind the Walls When one of the largest polymer engineering companies in the world calls and needs a new plant built, you make it happen. When they need it finished in about six months, you find a way toContinue reading

Pros To Using Steel

Advantage of Steel Why do you want to use steel??? Why not just use wood?? When someone says steel building what do you think of?? Probably just a rigid, steel, cold, dull building right?? and you wouldn't be wrong. However, metal buildings are so much more than that. In fact, metal buildings have taken a giant leap forward. Metal buildings can incorporate glass, wood, stucco, brick, stone, etc. Basically, anything your mind can create aContinue reading

Fredericktown JROTC

On March 6, 2018 at 0900 hours, the Fredericktown JROTC Cadets, First Sergeant Caleb Reese, Cadet Corporal Shelly Harbison, Cadet Corporal Cameron Hart, Cadet Corporal Ethan Orrick, and Cadet Corporal Keegan Harper. Led by Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Carson Stevens and their Instructors, (Colonel Neil Beckman and First Sergeant Brian Cofer)  Changed out the American flag in the military flag raising ceremony. They did an outstanding job, and very cool to watch. Thank you to KernelContinue reading

Trade Expansion Act Section 232

As you may know, President Trump activated the Section 232 Investigation for Aluminum and Steel imports from the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, but what exactly does all this mean and what all does it efffect??? Section 232 Section 232 Allows the Commerce Secretary to examine the steel imports and determine is they threaten the United States National Security. Section 232 is not called to mind very often, although does give Administration the authority toContinue reading

Controlling Condensation

Water Has To Be The Worst Enemy For A Building Water corrodes steel. It rots wood.  It can infiltrate concrete and freeze inside, cracking the structure. One of the main tasks a building must accomplish is keeping water from weakening the materials that support it. A well-built metal building system can seal out rain-water and snow melt, but exterior moisture is only half the job.  Water vapor is always present, outside and inside the building,Continue reading