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Northern New England Concrete Association Hosts Insulating Concrete Forms Basic Installer Course

FAIRLEE, VT — The Northern New England Concrete Association (NNECA) is hosting its Insulating Concrete Forms Basic Installer Course on March 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont. If you are thinking of building with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), NNECA encourages you to …

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Griffin Electric Celebrates 8th Annual National Apprenticeship Week

HOLLISTON, MA — The U.S. Department of Labor recently held its annual National Apprenticeship Week, with Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. celebrating the event by recognizing the men and women who teach or are enrolled in the company’s in-house Apprenticeship Training Program. An electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the …

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New Hampshire Construction Career Days Another Success, Despite the Weather

NEW BOSTON, NH — New Hampshire’s Construction Career Days (NHCCD) returned with 93 exhibitors and 30 pieces of operational heavy equipment at the ready for two half-day events at the Hillsborough County Youth Foundation Fairgrounds in New Boston, New Hampshire. In pouring rain, and some thunder and lightning, the first …

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Suffolk Technologies' BOOST Accelerator Program Hosts Demo Day for Construction Tech Startups

ROXBURY, MA — Amid labor shortages, materials cost escalation, economic uncertainty, and increased sustainability requirements, now is a critical moment for the construction industry to adopt and implement cutting-edge technology. Recognizing the current need for innovation, Suffolk Technologies, the venture investment affiliate of Suffolk, created its BOOST program, a …

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Shawmut Celebrates Topping Off on UMass Chan Medical School’s New Education and Research Building

WORCESTER, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction joined UMass Chan Medical School to celebrate the topping off construction milestone on the new education and research building, a nine-story, 350,000-square-foot biomedical research and education complex on the university’s Worcester campus. Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification for energy efficiency and sustainability, …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Participates in 2022 Pan-Mass Challenge

BOSTON, MA — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, participated in the 2022 Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), marking the 15th consecutive year the firm has participated in the two-day bike-a-thon in Massachusetts. The team rode from Sturbridge to Provincetown with over 6,000 other riders to increase awareness …

NAWIC - Maine to Host Construction Career Days

AUGUSTA, ME — National Association of Women in Construction, Maine Chapter (NAWIC - Maine) announces they are introducing the Maine Construction Career Days (MCCD) in October.

The Maine Construction Career Days will take place on October 6 at Midcoast Excavation in West Bath, Maine. The event will be open to …

Rand-Whitney Signs and Raises Final Beam on its 373,500-Square-Foot Packaging and Manufacturing Facility

BOYLSTON, MA — Rand-Whitney President and CEO, Nick Smith was joined by PROCON Managing Directors John Stebbins and Jennifer Stebbins Thomas and other members of the design-build and subcontractor teams for a beam signing, topping off ceremony at the site of what will soon be Rand-Whitney’s largest facility. The raising …

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Suffolk Partners with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts to Increase Women’s Representation in Construction and STEM Fields

With women representing only 9.9 percent of building industry workers, Suffolk is addressing this gender gap through a partnership with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA). The Rebuild the Ratio initiative seeks to increase the percentage of women employed by Suffolk by 10 percentage points over 10 years by …

VHB's Providence Team Hosts Students from Young Voices for an Inside Look at the Professional World

PROVIDENCE, RI — A staffer at the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s Office of Highway Safety introduced VHB Providence to a local nonprofit, Young Voices, which is now one of the company’s sponsored charities this year. VHB’s Providence office recently welcomed 20 high schoolers and four staff for a …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on New Newport High School

NEWPORT, RI — Administrators, faculty, and students from Newport Public Schools joined U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee, RIDE Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and other local elected officials, alongside representatives from Gilbane Building Company, Downes Construction, and SLAM to celebrate …

Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of 225 Wyman Street Development

WALTHAM, MA — Hobbs Brook Real Estate LLC (HBRE) was joined by Mayor of Waltham Jeannette A. McCarthy, alongside representatives from Gilbane Building Company and Gensler and the entire project team to celebrate the official opening of the 225 Wyman Street development, a 507,000-square-foot, five-story, ground-up life sciences development along …

New Hampshire Construction Career Days Returns in 2022

New Hampshire’s Construction Career Days (NHCCD) makes its return on September 22 and 23, at the Hillsborough County Youth Center in New Boston, New Hampshire. It is expected that over 850 high school students will be in attendance per day from throughout the Granite State. In the first 90-minutes after …

Rhode Island DOT and Congressional Delegation Break Ground on Cranston Canyon Project

CRANSTON, RI — U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, and other state and local leaders gathered on Phenix Avenue in Cranston to break ground for the $85-million Cranston Canyon Project.

The project will address deteriorated bridges along the western …

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SLAM Wins Three Connecticut Building Congress Project Team Awards

GLASTONBURY, CT — The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) has been recognized by the Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) for three Project Team Awards, winning for building projects in the health care and education markets. The CBC Project Team Awards will be presented on June 14, 2022, at The Aqua Turf Club in …

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Rhode Island Public Works Association Hosts 2022 Ocean State Construction and Equipment Show

It’s been a rough two years for the construction industry. People are excited to once again venture out to attend the many construction and equipment shows offered throughout New England.

Each year, the Rhode Island Public Works Association (RIPWA) hosts the Ocean State Construction and Equipment Show where vendors come …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Celebrates Women in Construction Week with Virtual, In-Person Events Nationwide

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — Shawmut Design and Construction participated in Women in Construction (WIC) Week with virtual and in-person celebrations in all 11 of its offices nationwide. The firm’s WIC Week activities were developed to align with this year’s theme of envision equity and comprised of employee-led sessions including guest …

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Opportunity for Change

During the week of March 6-12, 2022, the industry recognizes and celebrates Women in Construction Week (WIC Week). The first WIC Week was proclaimed in honor of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in September 1960 by Amarillo, Texas, Mayor A.F. Madison. As an international association, NAWIC leadership …