General Construction – Design Build – Project Management

Mon Valley

STATE OF THE MON VALLEY – by Christopher Whitlatch

The “Mon” is the “river that built the world.” I have heard that statement many times, since I took on the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Mon Valley Alliance, a community development nonprofit organization, in September of 2016. The statement is true. Steel, glass and other materials and products manufactured in the Mon Valley were shipped around the world and are in everything from the Golden Gate Bridge to Chrysler cars to your kitchen. With the closing of the steel mills and the subsequent population collapse, the story of decline has also been well documented. Today, what we… Continue reading