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 …

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 …

Unsung Heroes

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Heroes always seem to emerge when times are their most challenging. And there is no question, these are challenging times. ABC Baltimore want to help you help celebrate those team members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty these last several weeks. Maybe they were the ones who …

C4 to Host Gala Fundraiser for Construction Academy

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WBAL NewsRadio host Clarence Mitchell IV, better known as C4, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for ABC’s upcoming Build Baltimore Gala on February 22. Features. Last week, C4 did a promo on his program. Listen to what he had to say HERE! Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are still available! …

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 …

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 …

Build Baltimore Gala FAQs

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What is a ‘Party Pack of Ten Tickets’? Since this year’s gala will be open seating, instead of selling tickets as a ‘table’, you will be purchasing ten individual tickets to the event. If I get a party pack of tickets, will all my guests be seated together? This year …

Mike Rowe’s ‘Returning the Favor’ to Project JumpStart

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‘A man afraid to work is a man afraid to live,’ Antoine Boykins, Project JumpStart graduate tells Mike Rowe. Boykins, a former student of ABC Baltimore’s pre-apprenticeship program, Project JumpStart, and current supervisor with Scaffold Resource, is just one of the program’s many success stories. The program, which combines soft skills, …

National Diversity Summit Draws Heavy Participation from Baltimore

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More than 100 industry leaders and stakeholders came together June 25 for ABC’s fourth annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit to discuss the value of diversity in construction and promote the association’s mission within diverse groups. Larry Lopez, National Diversity Committee chair and ABC Baltimore Board Members, facilitated the day, which …

ABC Baltimore Welcomes Andrew Cook as new Safety Director

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ABC Baltimore is very pleased to announce that Andrew Cook will be joining the team as the new Safety Director. Andrew will be responsible for instructing safety courses including CPR/First Aid, OSHA 10, OSHA 30, Flagger Certification, etc., and conducting job-site safety inspections. Andrew has recently joined us from Wampum, …

WABC Professional Career Day Inspires Young Women

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The Women of ABC (WABC) hosted its annual Professional Career Day for 11 young women from various local high schools at Southway Builders’ City Arts 2, a working job site. The focus of the day was to educate the young women on the career opportunities available in the construction industry, …