Critical Trenching ‘Dos and Don’ts’

In the wake of the trenching fatality that occurred earlier this week, ABC Baltimore’s Safety Director, Andrew Cook, talked about the trenching standards in an interview with ABC2 News and Fox 45. OSHA defines an excavation as any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the earth’s surface formed by …

Look Who Just Joined ABC!

2018 has been another awesome year for members at ABC, and we’re excited to invite 30 more companies into the mix! Welcome to ABC! American Global Michael Baker michael.baker@americanglobal.com American Office Emily Brown ebrown@americanoffice.com Anthony Electrical Services Inc. Tina Oliveri tina@anthonyelectricalservices.com Benchmark Construction Co., Inc. Roger Daub rdaub@benchmarkgc.com Bradshaw Construction …

SAFETY PROFESSIONALS

This group is designed for your company designated safety professional. Whether your safety director has 20 years of experience and every certification imaginable or they are brand new, this group will create valuable professional growth opportunities for all. Meet with fellow safety professionals and share best practices, hear guest speakers, …

THE SMALL BUSINESS CIRCLE

This peer group is designed for the upcoming and coming contractor. Through your participation in this group, you will have direct access to our Small Contractor Specialist on those key back-room business issues that can make the difference between success and failure. For more info, contact ABC’s Small Business Specialist …

DIVERSITY COUNCIL

This group is focused on providing valuable services and counsel to women and minority-owned contractors, including the sharing of best practices, mentoring and much, much more! For more info, contact ABC’s Kirston Graves

TECH COUNCIL

This group is made up of project managers, operational personnel from general contracting and subcontracting community alike. Come together and share best practices; build valuable relationships; collaborate; tech demos and much more! For more info, contact ABC’s Director of Programs and Events, Brittany Chaapel ABC Baltimore’s new BUILD Groups are …

GENERAL CONTRACTOR EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE

This group will provide you the opportunity to meet with those companies you compete with on a regular basis. Stay on top of key regulations; work to advance relationships with the subcontractor community. For more info, contact ABC’s Mike Henderson ABC Baltimore’s new BUILD Groups are designed to provide peer …

Governor Hogan Keynotes 1st Ever All-Maryland ABC Graduation

150 students representing companies across Maryland graduated on May 31, 2018, from craft training programs from three chapters across the state of Maryland: Baltimore, Chesapeake Shores and Metro Washington at UMBC’s RAC Arena. Secretary of Labor, Kelly Schulz was in attendance, gave remarks, and introduced the evening’s commencement speaker, Governor …

New Wage Law Exposes Primes to Increased Liability

Starting October 1 2018, general contractors will face increased exposure when performing any work in Maryland because of a new law. The law makes general contractors responsible for any wages its subcontractors fail to pay its employees during a project. To avoid steep penalties, your company should keep these important …

ABC Members Dominate BBJ’s ‘Top 25’ List

This week, the Baltimore Business Journal reported the Top 25 Largest Construction and General Contractors in Greater Baltimore, of which 18 were ABC members. Finalists are ranked by their 2017 contracting revenue. Congratulations to the members listed. Gilbane Building Co. Hensel Phelps Construction Co. Clark Group Turner Construction Co. Kinsley …