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Construction Executive Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Construction Executive is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the publication of its January issue. First published by ABC in 2003, the magazine has grown to include a monthly print circulation of more than 50,000, a website, an interactive digital edition, three eNewsletters, an RSS feed, and Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
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BizCon Early-Bird Rates and Hotel Room Block Expire Jan. 25

Don’t miss the opportunity to save $200 off the registration price for ABC’s 2013 BizCon, Feb. 19-20 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Early-bird rates and the hotel room block expire Jan. 25.
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Register Today for ABC’s Safety Excellence Academy at BizCon

ABC will be hosting a two-day STEP Plus Safety Excellence Academy during BizCon, Feb. 19-20. This in-depth course on safety culture and mindset will be presented by leaders who are both contractors and owners, and will establish the path for achieving world-class safety performance
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WalMart, Dow and Balfour Beatty Executives Offer Insights at BizCon

ABC members that attend BizCon, Feb. 19-20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., will gain insights from high-level executives at national companies, including WaMart, Dow, Balfour Beatty, and Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce, among others. 
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NAVFAC and USACE Issue PLA Surveys in Four States

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are requesting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal projects in Washington, Maryland, Kentucky and Minnesota.
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Hear from Major Construction Users During ABC’s BizCon

ABC members that attend BizCon, Feb. 19-20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., will have the opportunity to hear from leaders in the health care, energy, retail and chemical sectors who collectively have more than $20 billion in construction projects in their pipeline, according to Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Capital Expenditures List.
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Construction Executive Launches Three New eNewsletters

Construction Executive launched three free eNewsletters targeting niche topics in a biweekly email format. 
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2013 STEP Applications Now Available

The 2013 Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) applications are now available and have been mailed out to all ABC chapters and contractor members. 
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ABC Member Project in Philadelphia Target of Union Vandals

A Philadelphia jobsite of longtime ABC member E. Allen Reeves, Inc., of Abington, Pa., was the target of vandalism during the Christmas holiday. Philadelphia police detectives say arsonists caused an estimated $500,000 in damages at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, a new Quaker meetinghouse.
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First Refusal Rule on Service Contracts Act Effective Jan. 18

The Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division Dec. 21, 2012 announced the rule implementing Executive Order 13495, or Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts, will become effective Jan. 18. 
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