CONSTRUCTION: The Master Builder

Peter Kiewit is a 51-year-old Omaha contractor whose motto is: "No job is too big or too small." Three years ago, while grossing more than $100 million a year. Kiewit lived up to half of his motto. He won a contract to resurface three rural Nebraska streets. Cost: $1,500. Last week, Kiewit lived up to the other half. He got the second biggest single construction contract ever awarded.* Kiewit's new job: the $1.2 billion uranium plant for the Atomic Energy Commission in southern Ohio (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS).

The new AEC plant, spread over 6,500 acres, will take...

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