ABC Highlights Construction Worker Shortage during National Apprenticeship Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Associated Builders and Contractors commends the U.S. Department of Labor for declaring Nov. 13-19 National Apprenticeship Week. It’s the third consecutive year that business, labor, government, education and other partners are highlighting the tremendous job opportunities apprenticeships provide and the need for an infusion of Americans to pursue a skilled trade. “The construction industry has a critical shortage of skilled workers,” said ABC President and CEO Michael Bellaman, who this week participated in his first meeting as an appointee of the Trump administration’s newly created Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. “ABC is thankful for the Department of … Read more

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Carolinas AGC Observes Careers in Construction Month

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Eariler this year, Carolinas AGC asked Governors in both North and South Carolina to name October “Careers in Construction Month,” to promote increased awareness of the construction industry and to recognize the need for construction education and training. Carolinas AGC offered a mix of events and training to highlight the importance of the industry to its members, the public and the economies of both states. During the month of October, Carolinas AGC held networking events in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina and Fayetteville, Wilmington and Ashville, North Carolina. Its staff and members held partnering meetings with the … Read more

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2018 Economic Forecast to Debut at Dodge Data & Analytics Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dodge Data & Analytics will hold its 79th annual Dodge Construction Outlook Executive Conference, Nov. 1-2, 2017,  in Chicago, Illinois. To register, visit 2018 Dodge Outlook. The Dodge Outlook is a mainstay industry event for building product manufacturing, design and architectural, contracting, engineering and industry association firms looking to engage with influential speakers, network with peers, and gain insights into the industry’s prospects for the coming year. The forecast, presented by Dodge Chief Economist Robert Murray, also offers critical data for members of the media covering economic and sector-based trends. This year’s theme is connectivity, collaboration … Read more

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Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum Receives Project Achievement Award

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and MIAMI, Fla. – Hill International has received an achievement award for the management of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum Project in Miami, Florida. Presented by the Construction Management Association of America, the museum project earned the 2017 Project Achievement Award in the category of Commercial, Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality. This category encompassed projects valued at more than $50 million. For the $275-million Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum, the Hill team re-established budget and schedule baselines and implemented a work plan that required mobilizing a new general contractor to meet project goals and objectives. The museum enjoys … Read more

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