Falls are the leading cause of death in construction

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#SafetyWeek2019 As a part of ‘Safety Week 2019’ we’d like to remind our members the importance of fall protection in the workplace. Employees under OSHA General Duty Clause have a right to a safe and healthful workplace. Toward that end, OSHA mandates that all employers in construction provide fall protection …

Local Students Showcase Carpentry Skills

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On April 13, the Maryland SkillsUSA Maryland State Carpentry Competitions were held. The competition is a showcase for the best career and technical students locally and nationally. Leonard Ferguson, a plumbing student at Western School of Technology & Environmental Science won 1st place in the plumbing competition.  Leonard works for …

Construction Unemployment Maryland 5th Lowest in Nation

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BALTIMORE, April 2—Estimated January not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 48 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. As the January 2019 national NSA construction unemployment rate fell 0.9 percent from a year …

Professional Career Day Inspires Young Women

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The Women in ABC hosted its annual ‘Professional Career Day’ for 30 young women from Harford Tech and Woodlawn High School at Southway Builders’ working jobsite, John Ruhrah Elementary School. The day began with female speakers from the industry who highlighted career opportunities such as architecture, engineering, construction management and …

It’s a Great Time for a Career in Construction

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The New Year has arrived and it brought with it great news for anyone currently in, or looking to get into, the construction industry. As 2019 gets underway there has been a surge of opportunity in construction with lower unemployment and an increase in projects offering opportunity for all. Positive …

New Projects in the Pipeline

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American Ice Building Redevelopment Redevelopment of the American Ice House into an artist incubator space including 40 artists lofts, a small manufacturing space, community meeting rooms and a beer garden and restaurant.2100 W FRANKLIN STBaltimore, MD 21223 Design underway 509 S WASHINGTON ST A new 4 story, 33 unit apartment …

Curtis Engine Celebrates 75 Years of Power Generation Service Excellence, Positions Itself for Significant Technology Advances

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Baltimore, Md. — February 28, 2019 — Curtis Engine & Equipment Co., Inc. (Curtis Engine), provider of world-class power generation equipment sales and service and an authorized Mid-Atlantic distributor for MTU Onsite Energy, is celebrating 75 years of meeting the needs of commercial, institutional, government and other mission-critical facilities in …

Women in Construction Week: Corina Morga

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Name and Company: Corina Morga Carter, CR Services Title: President/Owner Years in the industry: 5 years What made you want to join the construction industry? My blue collar roots and profound respect I have for the working middle class and the trades.   What does being a woman in construction …

Women in Construction Week: Maria Snyder

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Name and Company: Maria Snyder, Construction Cleaning Service Title: President Years in the industry: 2 What made you want to join the construction industry? I always had a passion for construction, I had done many renovations projects over the years while having another full-time job. What does being a woman …

Women in Construction Week: Michelle Wittig

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Name and Company: Michelle Wittig of Genesis Corporation (a woman-owned mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractor) Title: President and owner Years in the industry: 16 What made you want to join the construction industry? I enjoy being a part of something greater than its parts. Seeing a building go from concept, …

Women in Construction Week – Laura Eldridge

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Name and Company: Laura Eldridge, LS Systems Title: Sales Representative Years in the industry: 1 What made you want to join the construction industry? With a decade of experience representing technical solutions in the manufacturing industry, I developed an interest in bringing my skills to the life safety field. I’m …

Women in ABC Committee – Celebrating Women in Construction Week

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The Women’s Committee of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Baltimore Chapter (WABC – Baltimore) is a staple of the construction trade associate. The group, comprised of over 20 leading women, is a shining example of women making a difference in the industry. The committee is dedicated to encouraging careers and …

Celebrating Women in Construction Week

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The number of women in the U.S. construction industry is on the rise. From apprentices to craft professionals, estimators and executives, women are represented in all facets of the construction workforce. And the opportunities to both join and grow within the booming construction industry are numerous, especially with a workforce …

Women in Construction Week – Charlene Kurland

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Title: Business Development Officer Years in the industry: 3 What made you want to join the construction industry? I didn’t necessary want to join the construction industry but they have a need for leasing vehicles and equipment. What does being a woman in construction mean to you? To me it …

Women in Construction Week – Anita Sheckells

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Name and Company:  Anita Sheckells, KatzAbosch Title: Director Years in the industry: 35 What made you want to join the construction industry?  I worked as the outside CPA for a couple of construction companies early in my career. I enjoyed the people, as well as the challenging aspects of the …

Women in Construction Week – Casey Noppenberger

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Name and Company: Casey Noppenberger, Power Component Systems, Inc Title: Sales Manager Years in the industry: 5 What made you want to join the construction industry? The fast paced environment, collaborating with others, and the knowing that there is room to grow and learn. What does being a woman in …