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Uncertainty follows prevailing wage repeal

Execs unsure how Senate vote will affect current bids on construction labor.

June 15, 2018
The Michigan Senate voted June 6 to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, and while the decision evokes praise from those who have campaigned for it, uncertainty hangs in the air over how it will affect current bids on construction labor. Read More

Contractors earn national awards

April 4, 2018
Two West Michigan construction firms were honored for their work at a national awards ceremony. Read More

Exec predicts two-year construction boom

Erhardt president expects shortage of skilled labor trend to continue in 2018.

December 22, 2017
The construction boom still has a couple years left on it, based on Ben Wickstrom’s predictions. Read More

Inside Track: Leading by example

CPOY winner attributes success to personal integrity and respect for team members.

December 15, 2017
At the 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards, the Associated Builders and Contractors West Michigan Chapter (ABC/WMC) honored Van Dyken Mechanical’s Jeff Dickman with the Craft Professional of the Year (CPOY) award for outstanding craftsmanship and leadership. Read More

The Achilles’ heel: talent attraction and retention

December 1, 2017
It is imperative for politicians and economic development officers who crow about “bringing jobs” to West Michigan to cease the false bravado and address the enormous elephant in the room: talent attraction and retention. Read More