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ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Hall of Fame Level Member Dan Bertler

ABC has added Wisconsin Chapter member Dan Bertler of Supreme Structures Inc. to the Beam Club Hall of Fame Level.


ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Presidential Level Member JR Reeseman

ABC has added Wisconsin Chapter member JR Reeseman of Reesman's Excavating & Grading Inc. to the Beam Club Presidential Level.


ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Presidential Level Member Tim Harrison

ABC has added Alabama Chapter member Tim Harrison of Harrison Construction Inc. to the Beam Club Presidential Level.


ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Presidential Level Member Troy Carlson

ABC has added Wisconsin Chapter member Troy Carlson of Ansay & Associates LLC to the Beam Club Presidential Level.


ABC’s New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter Announces New Registered Carpentry Apprenticeship Program

ABC’s New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter recently partnered with the New Hampshire Home Builders Association, ApprenticeshipNH and Manchester Community College to create a registered carpentry apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor. The program is desperately needed to help address the shortage of carpenters in the state. 


Forty-Five Members Earn AQC Credential in 2021

The Accredited Quality Contractor program recognizes and honors construction firms that document their commitment to excellence in five key areas of corporate responsibility: quality; safety; craft and management education; talent management, including inclusion, diversity and equity; and community relations. A company that meets the criteria set forth in the program and has earned Gold, Platinum or Diamond status in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System is formally designated an Accredited Quality Contractor.


ABC Expands Construction Careers Through POWER Initiative

ABC’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter recently expanded into Philadelphia by developing the Philadelphia Opportunity & Workforce Education Resource Initiative, which aims to reach “Every Philadelphian, from every neighborhood” and promote the pathways to becoming a construction craft professional. The POWER initiative will also create long-term growth opportunities for individuals, communities, ABC members and the city of Philadelphia.


ABC Members Ranked Among ENR’s Top Specialty Contractors

Of the nation’s top 10 specialty contractors, five are ABC members, according to Engineering News-Record’s recently published list of Top 600 Specialty Contractors. These successful contractors were ranked based on 2020 revenue.


ABC Spreads the Word About Suicide Prevention Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, construction occupations have the highest rate of suicide, as well as the highest number of suicides, across all occupational groups. To combat these statistics and spread awareness, Greg Sizemore, ABC’s vice president of health, safety, environment and workforce development and chair of the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention, traveled to five ABC chapters across the country to speak about what ABC chapters and members can do to help those who may be struggling. He was also interviewed in various trade publications and news outlets, such as the Marietta Daily Journal, For Construction Pros and Workwear Guru.


ABC Celebrates Safe + Sound Week

From Aug. 9-16, ABC celebrated Safe + Sound Week to recognize the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offer information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.