Items Tagged with 'Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michgian Chapter'


Partnership helps refugees find construction jobs

ABC/WMC collaborates with Literacy Center to train workers and fill labor shortage.

December 1, 2017
The construction industry in West Michigan is experiencing a skilled worker shortage, leaving some companies unable to adequately staff projects. Read More

Association names Excellence in Construction winners

September 21, 2017
A local association has honored the construction industry’s best work over the last year. Read More

Contractors association appoints VP of workforce development

September 13, 2017
A local association of contractors has named its new vice president of workforce development. Read More

Construction pros are finalists for national Craft Professional of the Year

March 2, 2017
Two West Michigan construction professionals are finalists for a national award. Read More

Partners raise $35K for health clinic

January 16, 2017
A local construction association and a nonprofit have donated $35,000 to a health care clinic serving an underserved population in Grand Rapids. Read More

Association names Excellence in Construction winners

September 15, 2016
An association has handed out awards for the best work by contractors in the region over the past year. Read More

Association names finalists for construction awards

September 1, 2016
A local association has named the finalists for a pair of Excellence in Construction awards. Read More

Association names winners of construction safety awards

August 25, 2016
The safest contractors in West Michigan were revealed this week. Read More

Building industry braces for changes

Overtime rule will create cultural shift and price hikes for most companies, ABC exec says.

June 24, 2016
When the new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule goes into effect on Dec. 1, construction prices could start to rise. Read More

Downtown hosts career and job fairs

May 6, 2016
There will be a career fair and a job fair downtown next week to combat worker shortages in four industries. Read More