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AGC Michigan Organizes Construction Suicide Prevention Event at MSU Health and Wellness Project

EAST LANSING, MI — The Lansing-area construction community is aiming to help reduce the stigma of asking for help by hosting a Construction Suicide Prevention event at the new Michigan State University Student Recreation and Wellness Center project site.

“The construction industry has one of the highest rates of suicides …

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Midwest Transportation Leaders Join in Milwaukee for Infrastructure Talks

MILWAUKEE, WI — Milwaukee recently took center stage in the Midwest transportation world as Wisconsin hosted the annual meeting for the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO). Transportation leaders and industry partners across 10 Midwest states gathered to share best practices, learn about transportation innovations, and network with …

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HED Receives National Recognition from ACEC for the Ford Motor Company Robotics Building Project

ROYAL OAK, MI — HED, a national architecture, engineering, and planning firm, announces that it has been honored with a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the 56th annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The award recognizes HED for the …

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American Concrete Institute Announces Grubbe as New Executive Vice President

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces Frederick H. Grubbe, MBA, CAE, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA), has been named Executive Vice President of ACI.

Current ACI Executive Vice President, Ronald G. Burg, will retire from ACI …

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OHM Advisors’ Kramer Takes the Helm at ACEC/Michigan, Shares His Priorities and Visions as President

OHM Advisors President Jon Kramer, PE, has been appointed President of the Michigan Section of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/Michigan), marking a significant milestone in his 30-year career in the engineering industry.

Kramer's journey with OHM Advisors began at a young age when he joined the firm …

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OHM Advisors President Kramer Named ACEC of Michigan Section President

LIVONIA, MI — OHM Advisors announces that its President Jon Kramer, PE, was named President of the Michigan Section of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

Kramer joined the architecture, engineering, and planning firm as a 19-year-old intern and has held numerous leadership positions — including Vice President …

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County Road Association of Michigan Presents 2022 Engineer of the Year Awards

LANSING, MI — The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan Engineering Committee presented its 2022 Engineering Awards at the annual CRA Highway Conference held in Lansing, Michigan. The annual CRA Engineering Awards recognize county road agency engineers across the state in both rural and urban areas, as well as project …

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McLaren Greater Lansing Earns 2023 AGC Build Michigan Award

LANSING, MI — The McLaren Greater Lansing Replacement Hospital in Lansing, Michigan, has been named one of four Build Michigan Award winners, recognizing it as a top Michigan health care project. Built by a joint venture consisting of Barton Malow and The Christman Company, the nine-story, 562,000-square-foot, 240-bed hospital …

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Wade Trim Engineering and Surveying Projects Receive State ACEC Excellence Awards

TRAVERSE CITY, MI — Two Wade Trim projects in Michigan were recently honored for excellence by the state chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). DTE Energy’s Traverse City-Alpena Reinforcement Project (TCARP) Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Survey received a Surveying Eminent Conceptor Award, and the City of Ann …

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Construction Association of Michigan Inducts New Chair and Three New Members to Its Board of Directors

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — The Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) recently inducted a new Chair and three new members to its Board of Directors. At its 137th Annual Meeting, held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, the association's new officers and directors who will serve on the 2023 …

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W.K. Kellogg Institute and Dental Building Project Receives Build America Award from AGC and Construction Risk Partners

The Association of General Contractors (AGC) and Construction Risk Partners recently honored this year’s best new and renovation construction projects with Build America Awards at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Build America Merit Awards were also presented to construction companies at the convention.

“These awards are designed …

NAPA Announces 2022 Larry H. Lemon Award Winners

ADRIAN, MI — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces the winners of its 2022 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction (QIC) Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement using less than 50,000 tons of asphalt. The winning companies received their award at a ceremony during the association’s …

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Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2023 PCI Design Awards Winners

DETROIT, MI — The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute announces the winners of the 2023 PCI Design Awards. Three panels of jurors honored 25 winners and eight honorable mentions for the specials, buildings, and transportation categories.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the PCI Design Awards program, which recognizes creative and …

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Michigan Started 1,252 Transportation Projects in Year-One of Infrastructure Law, New Report Shows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Michigan leveraged $1.5 billion in federal highway and bridge formula funds in FY 2022 to help jumpstart 1,252 new improvement projects in communities across the state during the first year of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a review of U.S. Treasury Department data through September …

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WACO Aircraft Facility, Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant Receive ALA Awards of Merit

BATTLE CREEK, MI — Two Ghafari projects were honored at the Association of Licensed Architects’ (ALA) 2022 Design Awards. The WACO Aircraft Corporation facility expansion and the Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant addition and remodel both received Merit awards at the ALA’s awards program.

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AASHTO Honors Michigan DOT with 2022 President’s Transportation Awards in Equity and Partnerships

LANSING, MI — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) presented two 2022 President’s Transportation Awards to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for work in equity and building partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The awards were announced at the organization’s annual meeting.

"It …

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HNTB Leaders Honored with National Ethel Birchland Lifetime Achievement Award and Leadership Impact Award

DETROIT, MI — HNTB’s Senior Vice President and Director of Infrastructure and Mobility Equity, Regine Beauboeuf, PE, and Michigan Office Leader and Senior Vice President, Eric Morris, PE, are recipients of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Foundation’s 2022 Ethel Birchland Lifetime Achievement Award and …

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McLaren Greater Lansing Replacement Hospital Named One of the Nation’s Best Design-Build Projects

With recent market analysis showing that the design-build project delivery method will account for as much as 47 percent of construction spending by 2025, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeing significant growth and success in design-build projects across the country. One such design-build project, the McLaren Greater Lansing …

Construction Workforce Shortages Risk Undermining Infrastructure Projects As Most Contractors Struggle To Fill Open Positions

Construction workforce shortages are affecting nearly all construction firms, undermining the industry’s ability to complete projects on time and on schedule and threatening the success of new federal investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, according to the results of a workforce survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and …

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Two Projects in Michigan Win Regional America’s Transportation Awards

Two Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) projects won regional awards in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The competition recognizes state DOTs for making a difference in their community, with each …

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Voters Show Support for Road Millages on August Primary Ballot

LANSING, MI — Voters in local elections across Michigan expressed strong support for road millages again during the August 2 Primary Election. Voters passed 98 percent of the 114 millage renewals on the ballot and 81 percent of the 28 new road millages proposed.

“Voters continually demonstrate that road improvement …

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TowerPinkster Interior Design Team Brings Home Two IIDA Awards

DETROIT, MI — TowerPinkster announces two projects have been named the best in the state by the Michigan Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). The large corporate campus of a global Medical Technology Company won in the 10,000+ Square Foot category, while Aquinas College’s Albertus Magnus Hall of …

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MSU's STEM Teaching and Learning Facility Named Best Construction Project of 2021 by AGC

LANSING, MI — Michigan State University’s STEM Teaching and Learning Facility was the most significant construction project of 2021, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently announced. As a result, the project’s contractor, Granger Construction Company, received the association’s top prize, Construction Risk Partners Build America Grand Award, …

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Transportation Advocates Gather to Mark TRIP's 50 Years of Serving the Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Transportation advocates gathered in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 50th anniversary of TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. Delayed by a year due to COVID-19, TRIP is celebrating five decades as the only national organization devoted exclusively to generating news and social media coverage of …

ABC and AFSP Announce Partnership to Address Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Associated Builders and Contractors and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention announce a collaborative partnership to address mental health and suicide prevention throughout the U.S. construction industry.

The goals of the partnership are to improve the mental health of construction workers through effective suicide prevention education, intervention, …

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Construction Association of Michigan Inducts New Chairman and Three New Members to Board of Directors

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — At the 136th Annual Meeting of the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM), held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, the association's new officers and directors who will serve on the 2022 Board of Directors were installed.

CAM's new 2022 Chairman of the Board is …

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Mackinac Bridge Director Nowack Honored by Women’s Transportation Seminar Michigan Chapter

ST. IGNACE, MI — Kim Nowack, Mackinac Bridge Director, has been named Woman of the Year by the Michigan Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS).

The award “honors a woman who is an outstanding role model and has contributed to the advancement of women and minorities in transportation.” …

NAPA Announces 2021 Larry H. Lemon Award Winners

GREENBELT, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announces the winners of its 2021 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement utilizing less than 50,000 tons of asphalt. The winning companies received their awards during NAPA’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, …

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USGBC Detroit Region Announces Michigan Leadership Award Recipients

DETROIT, MI — On behalf of the Market Leadership Advisory Board (MLAB), the USGBC Detroit Region community announces the winners of this year’s leadership awards, which recognize individuals who have made outstanding commitments to their local communities and projects with outstanding achievement in the realm of green building design and …

HNTB Joins Wayne County Community College, Michigan DOT, and ACEC to Create Civil Technician Bootcamp Program

DETROIT, MI — HNTB has joined forces with Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD), Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Wayne County Department of Public Services, and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) to create a training program that targets people seeking careers in construction technology, inspection, and testing.

The …

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O’Connor Elected to 2022 AEM Board of Directors, Construction Equipment Sector Board

LIVERMORE, CA — Topcon Positioning Systems President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray O’Connor, has been elected to the 2022 Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). O’Connor has also been elected to the Construction Equipment (CE) Sector Board, where he previously served from 2014 through 2018. …

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Miller-Davis’ President Inducted into Michigan Construction Hall of Fame

KALAMAZOO, MI — Miller-Davis Company President Rex Bell was recently inducted into the Michigan Construction Hall of Fame at Ferris State University. The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Michigan nominated Bell for his contributions to the construction industry and his community throughout his career.

"It is a great distinction to …

ACEC/Michigan Elects Cook as New President

LANSING, MI — The American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan (ACEC/M) announces Christopher Cook, PE, from Abonmarche Consultants as its 2021-2022 President.

Cook has been the President of Abonmarche for the past 15 years and has been with the company for 28 years. Abonmarche is a civil engineering, architecture, surveying, …

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IEDA Welcomes Phelan as New Marketing Director

WESTCHESTER, IL — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) hires Kim Phelan as its new Marketing Director. An association publishing professional, Phelan has a history in the construction equipment industry and the rental business. For 15 years, she has created or curated written and live content on business subjects ranging …

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SmithGroup Awards 2021 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarships

ANN ARBOR, MI — SmithGroup, an integrated design firm, has named the recipients of the 2021 SmithGroup Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Scholarships. Now in its fourth year, this program was established to support and mentor students from historically underrepresented demographics in architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture, and …

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A Snapshot of the Demolition Industry and Trends for 2021

The demolition process involves an unimaginable breadth of products and services to meet the needs of clients and communities. From structural demolition and dismantlement to industrial recovery and C&D recycling, from specialized rigging and landfilling to insurance services and equipment manufacturing, from general contracting and architectural salvage to facilities decontamination, …

Michigan’s Top Engineering and Surveying Projects Recognized at ACEC/M Excellence Awards Gala

LANSING, MI — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently honored firms for engineering and surveying excellence during the association’s annual Engineering and Surveying Excellence Awards Gala. Design professionals and guests gathered virtually to recognize Michigan engineering and surveying projects from the past year, as well as …

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Top Commercial Construction Projects in Michigan Honored by AGC

LANSING, MI — The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Michigan announces the winners of the 2021 Build Michigan Awards, recognizing excellence in commercial construction throughout the state. Five projects and construction teams were bestowed awards during the AGC of Michigan’s virtual Annual Meeting.

“The Build Michigan Awards represent the most …

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Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). The former two-term South Bend, Indiana, mayor (2012 to January 2020) was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination earlier this year. He withdrew from the race and endorsed Biden …

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ABC 2020 Review and 2021 Construction Economic Forecast

Despite chronic difficulties sustained by contractors and others with securing human capital in January 2020, the nation added 214,000 net new jobs. It followed that up with an even more blistering 251,000 jobs in February.

For 113 consecutive months, the nation had added jobs – an unprecedented winning streak in …

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ARTBA 2021 US Transportation Construction Market Forecast

Transportation construction activity is forecast to decline 5.5 percent in 2021, as transportation authorities, state, city, county, and local governments face unprecedented revenue shortfalls, budget pressures and lower demand for travel and freight services, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) model shows. The 2021 market will reflect the …

County Road Association of Michigan Introduces New County Road Seasonal Weight Restrictions App and Updated Website

It seems like there’s an app for everything these days, from quirky games to productivity tools. But the County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan has created an app with an important purpose: preserving Michigan’s roads.

Partnering with the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA) and the Great Lakes Timber Professionals …

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How AGC of America is Making Sure Politicians Learn the Right Lessons from the Election

The 2020 elections appear to have delivered simultaneous rebukes to both President Trump and the liberal agenda. While he performed better than most polls predicted, as of writing, the President’s ongoing efforts to contest the election appear to have little chance of success. Yet enough down ballot elections broke Republicans’ …

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USGBC Detroit Region Announces Recipients of the Green Building Leadership Awards

DETROIT, MI — The USGBC Detroit Region community announces the winners of this year’s leadership awards, which recognize individuals who have made outstanding commitments to their local community and projects located in the state of Michigan with outstanding achievement in the realm of green building design and construction.

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CII, CURT, and ECC Explore Formation of Official Alliance to Streamline Service and Support for the Capital Projects Industry

AUSTIN, TX — Leaders from the Construction Industry Institute (CII), the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT), and the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association (ECC) are exploring the establishment of a unified, industry alliance to capture benefits of increased content collaboration, better sharing of research, and benchmarking learnings to improve application, diversifying …

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USGBC Detroit Region Announces Winners of the Inaugural Student Design Competition

DETROIT, MI — To encourage Michigan students to become familiar with the LEED rating system, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Region community launched the 2019–2020 Student Design Competition in August 2019. Students had to be enrolled in a Michigan higher education institution during the time frame of the …

CII and AGC Bring Together a Panel of Industry Leaders for COVID-19 Webinar

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently held a webinar called “Roundtable on Perspectives and Best Practices in Owner-Contractor Collaboration During COVID-19” to provide updates on a variety of industry topics concerning the virus. The panel for the webinar featured two CII owners, …

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Leadership Through Extreme Circumstances

When Robert “Bob” Lanham, Jr., P.E., started his tenure as 2020 President of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), he set three main goals: expand member engagement, increase federal investment in construction, and reduce and reform federal regulations on construction and development.

Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. …

The AED Foundation’s Construction Career Aptitude Test Soon to Launch

SCHAUMBURG, IL — As the AED Foundation (AEDF) continues to address the industry's skills gap through its Vision 2024 plan, the soon-to-launch Construction Career Aptitude Test aims to help address the workforce shortage starting at the high school level. More specifically, the Construction Career Aptitude Test is designed for students …

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OHM Advisors’ Stidam Wins 2020 ACEC National Scholarship

SOUTHFIELD, MI — Alisha Stidam, an Engineer in OHM Advisors’ Municipal Engineering group, won the $10,000 Jim Kleinfelder Scholarship from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) alongside eight other general scholarship winners across the nation. These scholarships are awarded annually to students pursuing their bachelor’s or master’s …

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ACEC/Michigan Announces Board of Directors and Wheatley as New President

LANSING, MI — The American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan (ACEC/M) announces Jack Wheatley, PE, from ROWE Professional Services Company as its 2020-2021 President.

Wheatley is Vice President and Director of Corporate Marketing at ROWE Professional Services Company, and he has two Bachelor of Science degrees from Michigan State University …

CSDA Elects 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announces new Officers and Board Members. The election took place via email and mail-in ballots and results were announced at a recent board meeting, which took place through Zoom, as the association’s planned 48th Annual Convention was cancelled due …

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First Year of West Michigan’s ACE Mentor Program Starts Labor Pipeline and Leadership Incubator

“Finding skilled workers is proving to be more difficult every day,” said Mike Verhulst, Vice President of Rockford Construction in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “The ongoing shortage of skilled workers poses a significant risk to future economic growth, so a great way to address that concern is to place young …

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ACEC/Michigan Member Cooper Elected to ACEC National Position

DETROIT, MI — The American Council of Engineering Companies announces Michael Cooper, PE, from Harley Ellis Devereaux, as its 2020-2022 Executive Committee Vice Chair.

Cooper is President and Managing Principal of Harley Ellis Devereaux, a national architecture, engineering, and planning firm. He has been involved in complex building …

AGC of Michigan Names 2020 Apprentices of the Year

PLYMOUTH, MI — The Associated General Contractors of Michigan (AGC of Michigan) awarded six construction skilled trades apprentices and their mentors with the Apprentice of the Year Awards and Outstanding Construction Mentor Awards, respectively, and two contractors with the Cornerstone Award for Construction Training Excellence at the association’s Annual Meeting …

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AGC of Michigan Recognizes Outstanding Safety Performance

PLYMOUTH, MI — The Associated General Contractors of Michigan (AGC of Michigan) presented the 2020 Michigan Outstanding Safety Performance Awards during its Annual Meeting in Plymouth. Fifty commercial construction organizations were recognized for their continued commitment to employee and workplace safety.

“AGC of Michigan is committed to empowering our members …

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Construction Association of Michigan Inducts New Chairman, Three New Members to its Board of Directors

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — At the 134th Annual Meeting of the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM), the association's new Officers and Directors who will serve on the 2020 Board of Directors were installed.

CAM's new 2020 Chairman of the Board is Samuel J. Ruegsegger III, Project Executive, The Christman …

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Michigan’s Top Commercial Construction Projects Honored

PLYMOUTH, MI — The Associated General Contractors of Michigan (AGC of Michigan) announces the winners of the 2020 Build Michigan Awards, recognizing excellence in commercial construction throughout the state. Six projects and construction teams were bestowed awards during the AGC of Michigan’s Annual Meeting in Plymouth.

“The Build Michigan Awards …

Saginaw Contractor To Lead Statewide Construction Association

PLYMOUTH, MI — The Associated General Contractors of Michigan (AGC of Michigan) recently elected Trace Hendrick, Project Director of Saginaw-based R.C. Hendrick & Son, as Chairman of the association’s board of directors.

“I am honored and humbled to follow in the footsteps of both my grandfather and father …

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E3M Solutions, Catalyst Partners Receive Awards at USGBC West Michigan Annual Party

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan (USGBC-WM) presents E3M Solutions with the 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award and Catalyst Partners with the 2019 Outstanding Green Building Award for the 502 Second Street project.

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President of HED Elected as a Vice Chair of the ACEC National Executive Committee

SOUTHFIELD, MI — HED President Michael Cooper, PE has been elected to serve as a Vice Chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Executive Committee.

A federation of 52 state and regional groups, ACEC is made up of more than 5,600 engineering firms and affiliate members, employing over …

Barton Malow Earns Award for Community Initiatives at Best and Brightest Ceremony

DETROIT, MI — Barton Malow was recognized as one of 13 Elite winners at the annual Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For awards celebration at The Henry Autograph Collection in Dearborn, Michigan. Barton Malow was also recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work For.

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Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2 percent year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices fell 0.1 percent for the month and are …

Heart of Walbridge Awards Showcase Dedication, Hard Work, Innovation

DETROIT, MI — The Heart of Walbridge Awards are a chance to celebrate project dedication, hard work and innovation on job sites and offices throughout the country.

This year awards were given to a record-number of 13 employees and subcontractors for their benefit to Walbridge, a global construction company headquartered …

Barton Malow Honored with Pair of Awards for Commitment to Supplier Diversity

NOVI, MI — Barton Malow’s Community Engagement team was recently honored with a pair of awards recognizing its commitment to supplier diversity.

Barton Malow was recognized as the “Best in Class” winner at the 19th Annual Great Lakes Women’s Business Council Excellence in Supplier Diversity Awards Ceremony Luncheon, held …

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Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire

ARLINGTON, VA — Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the …

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ACEC/Michigan Elects New President and Board of Directors

LANSING, MI — The American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan (ACEC/M) announces that Steven Gravlin, PE, PS, of Michael Baker International, as its 2019-2020 President.

Gravlin was born and raised in Michigan and is a product of Michigan Lutheran Seminary, University of Michigan, Michigan Technological University and California State …

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IEDA Announces Launch of Revamped Website, Hosted by Sandhills Global

VICTOR, NY — The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA) is a self-regulating organization dedicated to advancing the goals of independent used equipment dealers and related businesses worldwide. The IEDA's website is a vital part of its mission to help equipment dealers build more profitable relationships, and to provide its members …

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HNTB Celebrates Projects Recognized at ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Gala

KANSAS CITY, MO — HNTB Corporation recently joined clients and partners in celebrating project collaborations, coast to coast, that earned recognition at the American Council of Engineering Companies’ annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. The winning projects reflect outstanding engineering achievement and are delivering mobility benefits that strengthen …

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State Transportation Director Ajegba Receives Pioneer Award from COMTO

SOUTHFIELD, MI — State Transportation Director Paul C. Ajegba was recently honored by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) at its annual Pioneer Award Dinner in Southfield. Ajegba received COMTO's highest honor, the 2019 Pioneer Award, for his work in encouraging and promoting diversity in the transportation industry and …

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ABC Honors Contractors Leading the Industry in Safety Performance

LONG BEACH, CA — Associated Builders and Contractors announces the winners of the 2018 National Safety Excellence Awards during the 29th annual Excellence in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California. A total of 42 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance.
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AGC of Michigan Raises Over $11,000 to Support Healthy Sleeping Habits

FARMINGTON, MI — The Associated General Contractors of Michigan’s Construction Leadership Council hosted its 16th annual event in support of Sweet Dreamzzz, a nonprofit organization committed to improving children’s health, wellbeing and academic performance by providing sleep education and bedtime essentials to economically disadvantaged students and their families. Just …

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County Road Association Hosts Annual Highway Conference and Road Show

LANSING, MI — The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan welcomed more than 1,200 people to the Lansing Center for its three-day annual Highway Conference and Road Show. The road show saw record numbers of attendees and exhibitors in the Lansing Center’s exhibit halls, which were filled with heavy machinery …

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State Transportation Director Ajegba Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

DETROIT, MI — State Transportation Director Paul C. Ajegba was recently honored by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) with the very first "Transportation and Infrastructure Special Interest Group Lifetime Achievement Award." He earned the recognition at the NSBE's 45th annual convention held in Detroit.
The new award celebrates …