Rising Construction Input Prices and What You Can Do About It

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As a contractor, you might always be looking for ways to improve your bottom line. If you look at current construction input prices, you’ll notice they are just rising for the first time since October, when they went up by .5 percent.  What Are the Numbers Now? In February, input …

ABC Launches New ‘PAC Portal’

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Last week, ABC launched its new PAC portal (pac.abc.org) for members to quickly and easily make PAC contributions online. The password for the site is ABCPAC2019 and if you or any of your ABC members have questions about the new website, please reach out to Toska Gamble or Vance Walter. …

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 …

New Projects in the Pipeline

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The Caroline Construct a Five-Story Apartment Building 520 S CAROLINE ST Baltimore, MD 21231 Hamburg Street Apartments Construct a Five-story Apartment Building 115 W HAMBURG ST Baltimore, MD 21230 New BARCS Facility To const. government facility: animal services facility. 2490 GILES ROAD Baltimore, MD 21225 Design complete The Caroline To …

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 …

Women in Construction Week – Krista Hickman

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Name and Company: Krista A. Hickman, CPA, CCIFP at KatzAbosch Title: Principal Years in the industry: 15 What made you want to join the construction industry? The fast paced nature, puzzles to solve, and the fact that three electricians could operate very differently encouraged me to join the construction industry.  …

Women in Construction Week: Britt Tegeler

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Name and Company: Britt Tegeler; Tegeler Construction & Supply Title: CEO Years in the industry: 7 years What made you want to join the construction industry? My father has always been exceptional in the way of construction. I have very fond memories of him building things with his bare hands, …

Women in Construction Week: Melody Padgett

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Name and Company: Melody Padgett, Harkins Builders, Inc. Title: Project Manager Years in the industry: 20 years What made you want to join the construction industry? Construction is tangible. I enable an architectural design on paper to become something built, with color, texture and light that will be used for …

‘Build Baltimore Gala’ Raises Much-Needed Money and Awareness for Project JumpStart

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On Saturday, February 23, 2019 nearly 550 attendees – builders, designers, community leaders, and local celebrities – gathered with a common goal of building a better Baltimore through Project JumpStart, the region’s premiere workforce development. This year’s celebrations were focused on commemorating the ‘Faces of Project JumpStart’ – the graduates, …

Merit Award Winners

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PROJECT Contractor JHU School of Medicine – Welch Library Emeritus College – Renovations A.R. Marani, Inc. Mount de Sales Academy – Phased Renovations A.R. Marani, Inc. Guinness Stair Baltimore Fabrication Robert Poole Building CAM Construction Ft. Worthington Elementary & Middle School Gilbane Building Company Cross Creek Renovation – Phase 1 …