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May 26, 2015

"ABC - Building the Carolinas on Merit"   

Special Guest for ABC's Legislative Week Announced


Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will be joining us as the keynote speaker at the Free Enterprise Alliance Reception June 23 during Legislative Week. Sen. Ernst, elected in November 2014, is the first woman to serve in federal elected office from the State of Iowa and the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the United States Senate. Join us June 23 as we hear from Sen. Ernst and her thoughts on today's political environment as it relates to ABC, the construction industry and the merit shop.

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Construction Industry Comes Together for Safety Week


Throughout Safety Week 2015, May 3-9, ABC, its' members and many other organizations within the construction industry partnered to highlight the importance of being safe both on and off the jobsite. To kick off both Safety Week 2015 and OSHA's annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, ABC conducted a toolbox talk stand-down event in Washington, DC with members HITT Construction and Power Design, Inc. for more than 200 employees on a HITT and Power Design Atlantic Plumbing jobsite. The event covered personal fall arrest system orientation, personal protective equipment inspections, slips, trips and falls, and incorporated electrical lockout and tagout training. 


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Don't Miss the Annual Carolinas Delegation Lunch and Eagle Awards Presentation During the Legislative Conference

You serve as a valuable source of information for your representatives. As a voter and a constituent, your representatives are very interested in what you have to say. Whether you are new to the profession or a seasoned veteran, changing gears midstream or just getting started; let your voice be heard!

Don't miss the annual Carolinas Delegation Lunch and Eagle Awards Presentation on Thursday, June 25th at the Capital Hill Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. This special Carolinas Chapter only event gives unparalleled access to your Senators and Representatives from North and South Carolina and recognizes legislators who voted with ABC at least 80% of the time during the previous session of Congress.

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Carolinas Construction Conference is Quickly Approaching-Are You Registered?

ABC Carolina's Construction Conference is a 2 1/2 day event, held Thursday evening through Saturday night. The conference location rotates throughout the Carolinas. The conference allows members and non-members to network and learn about issues impacting the industry. Keynote speakers and local representatives speak at breakfasts and events.

August 6th-8th at Belmond Charleston Place - Located at the very heart of downtown Charleston, in the historic district and within walking distance of all the major attractions, Belmond Charleston Place makes every guest feel part of this great Southern city. A gathering point for local society, this luxury hotel blends gentility and old-world charm with a leading-edge spa and innovative cuisine.Renowned as Charleston's finest accommodations, its first class meeting and event facilities are complemented by 'The Club', a private concierge level.Leisure activities include relaxing by the rooftop pool, dining in the award-winning Charleston Grill and browsing the exclusive boutiques.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

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New ABC Members for May
  1. TEI Construction Services Inc.
  2. Concrete & Materials Placement
Executive Club Member of the Month:
Brodie Contractors


ABC Calendar of Events


May Events


28 - Columbia Golf Outing


28 - Charlotte Luncheon



June Events


9 - Triangle Baseball Social


17 - Fayetteville Baseball Social


17 - Upstate Social


18 - Lowcountry Social


18 - Triad Baseball Social


19 - Charlotte Golf Outing


24 - Columbia Social


ABC Calendar of Training


June Training


4 - Apprenticeship Graduation


12 - NCCER Safety Tech-Charlotte


12 - First Aid/CPR - Columbia


16 - OSHA 10- Upstate


16 - OSHA 30-Upstate


19 - NCCER Project Mgmt-Clt


19 - First Aid/CPR-Charlotte



2015 STEP Applications are due by July 17th!

Awards will be presented a the Annual Safety Conference the 6th Annual Safety Conference on October 1, 2015

Has your company submitted a STEP application?

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2015 Electrical Apprenticeship Graduation Celebration!

Thursday, June 4th
Raintree Country Club

Guest Speaker: Michael Fox-former Carolina Panthers Player

Sponsorships Needed!!

Platinum $1000: includes dinner for 8

Gold $500: includes dinner for 4

Silver $300: includes dinner for 2

Bronze $200

To view the registration flyer, 


NCCER Safety Technology Program 

This program provides instruction on how to implement and administer a company safety program. The program is designed for field managers, safety directors, owner safety reps, and insurance/loss control representatives.

These classes will be held once a month beginning in June and running through October.

June 12:
Intro to Safety Technology

July 10:
Employee Motivation

August 14:
Safety Orientation/Training

Sept 18:
Accident Investigation: Policies/Procedures

October 16:
OSHA Inspection Procedures

$200 per class

$400 per class

All 5 classes $900

If you have any questions contact Suzanne Richards at 704-367-1331 or richards@abccarolinas.org.

To view the registration form, click here.


Is there news your company would like to share?


 Contact Laura Riley

(704) 367-1331


Contact Information 

Charlotte Office & Carolinas Construction Institute:
610 Minuet Lane
Charlotte, NC 28217
p: 704.367.1331
f: 704.367.1380
Triangle Office:
412-A E. Williams St.
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546
Low Country Office:
1276 Royal Troon Ct.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 
p: 843.860.3634
f: 888.664.6172


Government Affairs:
412-A E. Williams St.
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546