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July 21, 2015

"ABC - Building the Carolinas on Merit"   

Washington Nationals Honor National Craft Champions


In front of a sold-out crowd of more than 41,000 people, the 2015 National Craft Champions stood on the Washington Nationals field July 3 and were honored for their hard work as trained craftsmen. The crowd cheered them on while the ABC logo spread across the stadium, showcasing the theme of the night-free enterprise and freedom. 

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Blacklisting Proposal Public Comment Deadline Extended

ABC members have more time to respond to a proposal implementing President Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673, known as the "blacklisting" EO, signed July 31, 2014. The public comment deadline for a proposed rulemaking issued May 28, by the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council and proposed guidance by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) implementing the blacklisting EO has been extended from July 27 to August 11.


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Temporary Enforcement Policy Announced for Confined Spaces Standard


The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced July 9 a 60-day temporary enforcement policy of its Confined Spaces in Construction standard, effective Aug. 3. The announcement postpones full enforcement of the new standard to Oct. 2 in order to allow for additional time to train and acquire the equipment necessary to comply with the new rule. 


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ABC Carolinas is Now Offering Mobile Crane Operator Certification


ABC is pleased to offer NCCER Mobile Crane Operator
Certifications. NCCER certifications are equipment and
capacity specific; ANSI approved; and meet or exceed
current ASME B30.5 consensus safety standards and OSHA 29 CFR part 1926 subpart CC operator certification requirements.

To become certified, experienced operators must pass a
written assessment and practical examination.



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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!

To view the registration flyer, click here.

New ABC Members for July
  1. QLS
  2. Civil Works Contracting
  3. Clark Nexsen
  4. Gurlitz Architectural Group
  5. LS3P
  6. BBH Design
  7. Perkins & Will
  8. Gensler
  9. Phillip Jefferson Design
  10. Phillips Architecture
  11. Lord Aeck Sargent
  12. EYP/WHR
  13. EFCO Corp.
Executive Club Member of the Month:
Elliott Davis Decosimo
For more information regarding Elliott Davis Decosimo, click here.  


ABC Calendar of Events


July Events


23 - Charlotte Cornhole Social


23 - Lowcountry Social


29 - Columbia Social


August Events


6 - 8  - Carolinas Construction Conference



ABC Calendar of Training


July Training


23 - CQM - New Bern


August Training


11 - OSHA 10 - Charlotte


11 - OSHA 30 - Charlotte


21 - Project Mgmt Series-Charlotte



ABC of the Carolinas Announces New Excellence in Construction Awards

Building Information Modeling Award ( BIM)
Design-Build Award

The BIM Award is designed to honor projects that excel in highlighting exemplary BIM case studies that demonstrate how innovation and technology advance the profession and practice of construction.

 The Design-Build Award is designed to honor projects that excel in highlighting the design-build delivery method and how collaborative relationships between project stakeholders advance the profession and practice of construction.
To learn more about these new awards on our website, click here.

If you are attending Carolinas Construction Conference, you can learn more by registering for the EIC Breakout session!!

For more information, contact Michelle Lewter at lewter@abccarolinas.org
 or call 919-267-6428

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:
827 Perry Road
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:
827 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546