1st ABC Chairman’s Cup Golf Tournament is in the Books

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On Monday, April 12th, over 30 of our members gathered at the Country Club of Maryland for an exclusive golf tournament – ABC’s 2021 Chairman’s Cup.   With 2020 and the first quarter of 2021 being such a difficult time for many, ABC was looking for some creative and new ways …

ABC Announces New Trade School
for Post-High School

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Academy to open this fall Come September, the construction industry will have another avenue for recruiting and hiring the skilled craftspeople of tomorrow. That’s when ABC Greater Baltimore’s new trade school will open its doors to the next generation. Talks about ABC forming its own trade school began about four …

Welcome ABC New Members!

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Action Electrical Contractors, Inc.Bailey Brothers Plumbing & Drain Services LLCBaltimore City Public SchoolsBDO USA, LLPCashman Plumbing & HeatingCharm City RoofingEAGLE Transfer ServicesEquinox Innovative SystemsFBT Contractors, Inc.Four Twelve RoofingFreedom Mobility SolutionsHamilton InsuranceHarbor Roofing & Contracting, Inc.Harry Eklof & Associates, Inc.Heart To Beat LLCJordan Construction Services, LLCMike Albert Fleet SolutionsInkAgfxPresidential Window ProductsQTEC, …

Building Better Instructors

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ABC’s new Construction Education Academy is all about offering the industry’s very best training to change lives. But the best curriculum and state-of-the-art labs mean nothing without the best instructors.  As part of its efforts to achieve this goal, ABC has made hiring and supporting the best instructors a top priority. To …

ABC Launches Construction Technology Marketplace to Grow Contractor Members’ Innovative Initiatives

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This week, ABC launched Tech Marketplace, a digital community comprised of companies that provide construction technology and innovative solutions for ABC contractor members to advance and grow their business.  “Technology helps our contractor members become safer, more profitable and primed to win more work,” said Matt Abeles, ABC’s vice president of …

Wohlsen Project Earns SPECS Partnership

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By Rita Colorito On any construction project, safety remains paramount. At the end of the day, contractors want all employees to go home to their families, safe and sound. SPECS, the Strategic Partnership for Excellence in Construction Safety (SPECS), takes safety one step further. As a voluntary partnership with the …

Nonresidential Construction Loses Jobs in January, Says ABC

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 5—The construction industry lost 3,000 jobs on net in January 2021, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. During the last nine months, the industry has added 857,000 jobs, recovering 77% of the jobs lost during earlier pandemic …

Meet ABC Greater Baltimore’s 2021 Leadership Team

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ABC Welcomes its Largest Class Ever of New Board Members Six new members joined ABC Greater Baltimore’s Board of Directors. Their term will begin in January. “This is an amazing collection of diverse talent,” said ABC Chair Mark McDaniel.That diversity, said McDaniel, is not only represented by race, gender and …

ONLINE SHOPPERS BEWARE

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Tips for Staying Safe This Holiday Season Six steps everyone should take to safeguard their credit; identity while shopping online this holiday season: Don’t use your debit card. Understandably, you don’t want to be tempted by using credit, but in this case, online, you will want to dump the debit …

NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ADDS MORE WORKERS IN NOVEMBER

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The construction industry added 27,000 net new jobs in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. During the last seven months, the industry has added 804,000 jobs, recovering 74% of the losses incurred during earlier stages of …

10/8/20 Dedication Event Postponed

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Due to staff who may have been exposed to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Associated Builders and Contractors, Greater Baltimore, has determined, in an abundance of caution, to cancel today’s event dedicating the Construction Education Academy.  The Facebook portion of this event is also cancelled as we will attempt to determine a future date …

2020 STEP Award Winners

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STEP is a world-class safety management system that dramatically improves safety performance among participants regardless of company size or type of work. Congratulations to the ABC Baltimore members receiving their 2020 STEP Awards. Level Company DIAMOND Allan Myers DIAMOND CBG Building Company DIAMOND CCL USA DIAMOND CIANBRO DIAMOND ColonialWebb Contractors …

Making Maryland’s New Heat Stress Law Work

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By Joe Xavier, Consultant to ABC Greater Baltimore’s Safety Peer Group With the summer months, comes summer heat stress. In normal times, our members do all they can to protect workers from heat-related illness caused by heat stress. With the addition of the pandemic and mandatory face masks, the situation has …

2020 Bands by the Bay – Safe & Smart

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See how ABC Greater Baltimore is making this event safe & smart for staff and attendees* The Venue: The venue is COMPLETELY outdoors, with the exception of the restroom facilities. The venue, which has capacity to host events at 2,500+ individuals is limiting attendance to just 500 individuals (though we …

NEW STATE LAWS THAT GO INTO EFFECT JULY 1

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Sure, there is a world-wide pandemic and Maryland was mostly shut down this past spring, but that didn’t stop legislators from doing what they do best: create new laws and regulations. The Maryland General Assembly passed more than 650 pieces of legislation in the 2020 Legislative Session, including several statewide …