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ABC Student Chapter of Montgomery College to Participate in Canstruction Competition

The ABC Student Chapter of Montgomery College will be competing in the 2015 Canstruction competition in Washington, D.C., which is transportation themed. ABC members can help the Montgomery College team and help fight hunger  by “voting” for their project before Nov. 30. Votes are tallied based on contributions made during the event and on the donation page.
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Soltek Pacific Construction Company Earns AQC Designation

Soltek Pacific Construction Company of Clovis, Calif., and a member of the ABC Northern California Chapter has been awarded Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) status by ABC. 
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Register Now for ABC’s 2016 Workforce Week

ABC members can now register for the 2016 Workforce Week, to be held March 1-4, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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Calling Future Diversity Resource Group Leaders and Members

ABC needs volunteer leaders for the launch of its Diversity Resource Groups (DRGs).
Do you have a passion for diversity and inclusion?
Do you have leadership experience in the construction industry?
Would you like to assist ABC members in becoming world class diversity leaders?
you like to help ABC drive industry diversity and inclusion in order to
attract a diverse workforce to the construction industry? Read the rest of entry »

New GEICO Insurance Program for ABC Members and Their Employees

Great news! If you’re an employee of an Associated Builders and Contractors member, you may qualify for an ABC member discount on auto insurance, in addition to GEICO's already low rates. The member discount is available in most states.  Already a GEICO customer? Call GEICO and ask a customer service representative if you qualify for an additional discount as a member. Read the rest of entry »

Lewis Contractors and Ross & Associates Earn AQC Designation

Lewis Contractors of Owings Mills, Md., a member of ABC’s Baltimore Metro Chapter; and Ross & Associates, Ltd., of River Falls, Wisc., a member of ABC’s Wisconsin Chapter, have been awarded Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) status by ABC. Read the rest of entry »

Flexible and Comprehensive ERP Helps Kinsley Speed to Profit

Kinsley Construction is a group of business units, each specializing in a specific market sector, such as education, healthcare, government, office, manufacturing, distribution, renovation, cultural, retail/commercial, hospitality and multi-family housing. The company is consistently ranked among the top 100 design/build firms and top 400 contractors in the nation, according to rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR). Read the rest of entry »

Deadline Extended for Construction Executive AQC Company Profiles

Every year, the elite group of Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) members are listed in the December issue of ABC’s magazine, Construction Executive (CE), which reaches more than 50,000 contractors and construction-related business owners and has won more than 15 editorial awards.  Starting this year, AQC members now have a new opportunity to promote this designation in the magazine. Read the rest of entry »

The Contractors Plan to Include ACA-Compliant Benefits Solution for Construction Contractors

ABC and Fringe Benefit Group announced the expansion of The Contractors Plan, a benefits platform designed specifically for construction contractors, to include a full suite of benefits including Affordable Care Act (ACA)-compliant major medical, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement and HRA plans – all managed through a single online platform. Read the rest of entry »

Competition Season Nears for Trimmer-funded Careers in Construction Programs

If there’s one thing we can do collectively to advance our industry, it is to ensure that we continue to attract and retain talented people to meet the nation’s ever-increasing construction needs. October is Careers in Construction Month, and ABC is highlighting programs that promote life-long learning experience—and national recognition based on achievement at every level. Read the rest of entry »