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Fort Riley Elementery School 

Region: Fort Riley, Kansas 


Tonnage: 192 Tons 


Contractor: Hutton Construction 

Replacing a 60 year old building that formerly served military students, Fort Riley Elementary School is a 76,000 square foot single story building with the capacity to hold 500 K-5 students. Spacious classrooms, along with a state of the art library media center, and wireless technology labs, provide an innovative learning environment for students.

Derby North Middle School

Location: Derby, Kansas 


Tonnage: 481 Tons


Contractor: Coonrod & Associates 

As apart of a $66.6 million bond issue, approved by voters, the new Derby North Middle School (D.N.M.S) began construction in 2012. Built largely in response to Derby’s issue of student overcrowding D.N.M.S is spread out over 183,000 square feet, and consists of four main areas: a centralized entry space with a cafeteria and auditorium, an athletic complex, academic classroom wings, and exploratory classroom wings.

University of Kansas Hoch Auditoria

Location: Lawrence, Kansas 


Tonnage: 458 Tons 



KU's original Hoch Auditorium, built in 1955, was struckdown by lightning in 1991, and was subsequently lost in a fire. When reconstruction was complete in 1992, the building held a 1,000 seat main lecture hall, two 500 seat leacture halls, and a computer lab. 

Pittsburg State University, Overman Student Center 

Location: Pittsburgh , Kansas 


Tonnage: 98 Tons 


Contractor: Crossland  

The 93,000 square foot Overman Student Center, serves as the hub of Pittsburg State University activity. Along with a student lounge and dining area, the student center provides office and meeting space for faculty and students alike. Additionally the Student Centers Crimson and Gold Ballroom can be divided to hold up to three separate events simultaneously.

Wichita State University, Shocker Hall

Location: Wichita, Kansas 


Tonnage: 460 Tons 


Contractor: Dondlinger

Shocker Hall is the newest building on the Wichita State Campus, and the first major construction project initiated under University President John Bardo’s administration. The 318,000 square foot, five story residence hall can house up to 750 students, and features a dining hall/meeting space with seating for up to 400 students.

Central Steel is committed to producing a product that meets contract and customer requirements.  

Central Steel has a long and rich history

in the steel industry stretching more than

60 years. In 1950 Robert Aaby moved to

Wichita Kansas, from Wisconsin, and

founded A&A Welding. During the late

60s Robert hired his two sons, Jim

and Richard, who evolved A&A Welding

to incorporate larger scale steel work, providing fabrications for locks and dams around the nation. In 1970 Jim and Richard officially changed the companies name from A&A Welding to

Central Steel Inc, to better reflect the wider range of steel work they were involved in. During the early 80’s a third generation of family had begun to integrate into the family business, and again pioneered growth and evolution within Central Steel. Diversifying Central Steels fabrications to include work in commercial buildings, these current officers of Central Steel grew what was once a small welding operation into a company responsible for many of the Schools, Hospitals, Power Plants, and other buildings around the mid west today.


With personal attention to every minor detail of our operations, Central Steel offers a top quality product to its clients. Beginning with our in house estimators, we provide accurate job bids at a competitive price. Our staff of AWS certified welders and experienced machine operators then ensure an accurate and timely fabrication process. Finally our final product is loaded onto company owned trucks, and delivered by our drivers in a timely manner. Routine quality assurance inspections, throughout every step of this process, ensure that our final product meets the highest of standards before delivered to our clients. Impeccable costumer satisfaction, along with a quality certification from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) serves as a testament to this.  

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