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


Recognizing greatness in the construction industry

August 13, 2018
Each year, the Western Michigan Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors awards a Craft Professional of the Year (CPOY) at its Excellence in Construction Awards. The award is given to an individual who sets a high standard for professionals in their craft by exhibiting outstanding skills and leadership. Read More

Construction association names finalists for Craft Professional of the Year

July 5, 2018
Three local construction professionals have been selected as finalists for an annual award. Read More

OSHA cracks down on silica violations

Construction companies can be fined as much as $129,336 for repeated infractions.

February 2, 2018
The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration instituted new penalties for construction companies. Read More

Construction workers are in a constant state of training

ABC Western Michigan works with GRCC to provide a host of classes for everyone from bricklayers to electricians.

February 2, 2018
The construction industry relies on continuing education. Read More

Construction leaders shut down automation woes

MEPI study: Automation could displace 2.7 million workers by 2059.

January 26, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A study released by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute (MEPI) raised the question, "What if construction is the next manufacturing?" Read More

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