CONSTRUCTION: Bases in Spain

In the Pacific, U.S. Air Force pilots do most of their flying from bases that Manhattan's Raymond Concrete Pile Co. had a hand in building. The company headed a combine that constructed $1.4 billion worth of U.S. naval and air bases at Guam, Wake, Midway and other Pacific islands in 1939-43. Thus, it was no surprise in the construction industry last week when the contract to build U.S. bases in Spain went to a combine that included Raymond. Other members of the winning team, picked from a 230-company list of bidders, were...

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