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September 1, 2015

"ABC - Construction Association of Choice"   

Claim Your Spot at the 2016 National Craft Championships


The Intent to Compete forms for the 2016 National Craft Championships (NCC) are now available online for ABC members and chapters who think their apprentices and craft trainees have what it takes to win the national title of ABC Craft Champion. The competition will take place March 1-4 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in conjunction with ABC's Workforce Conference and Intent to Compete forms are due by Dec. 1, 2015. 

To read more, click here.
  

ABC Urges Withdrawal of Obama Administration's Unlawful and Impractical 'Blacklisting' Proposal


ABC submitted comments urging the withdrawal of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Notice of Proposed Guidance (NPG) implementing President Obama's "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order 13673, commonly referred to as the blacklisting proposal. 

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Send Your Emerging Leaders to ABC's Leadership Development Track


Encouraging the young professionals in your organization to grow both professionally and personally can have a major impact on your overall business. During ABC's Leadership Development Track, Nov. 11-12, in San Diego, Calif., young professionals in your company will learn the skills needed to become leaders and team players and to communicate effectively with your clients and other industry professionals.

To read more, click here.

OSHA Releases Guide on Safety and Health Training for Workers


OSHA released a guide titled, "Training Requirements in OSHA Standards," that compiles information related to the agency's mandatory safety and health training for workers into a 266-page document that is divided into five chapters, including one focused on construction safety training.

To read more, click here.

Building the Future With ABC Beam Club


BEAM Club is a program to reward our volunteer leaders and members for all of their efforts in growing ABC's membership. Furthermore, the program is a tool that can be used to generate enthusiasm as well as healthy competition while promoting membership recruitment to all of your chapter's members.

The Carolinas Chapter of ABC continues to grow and become stronger every day. Our current members are a vital part of this process through their recruitment efforts among colleagues and competition alike. As we say, More Members, More Clout! It is now time for us to recognize and give something back to those who have brought in the most new members with ABC's Beam Club program. This initiative was introduced by ABC National and will track the cumulative number of new members a current member brings in over the years.
  • Beam Club: Sponsor 5 new members. Receive a Beam Club plaque, golf shirt and lapel pin.
  • Merit Level: Sponsor 10 new members. Receive a Merit Level plaque as well as a $100.00 gift card.
  • Merit Level Plus: Sponsor 15 new members. Receive a Merit Level Plus plaque and a $150.00 gift card.
  • Presidential Level: Sponsor 25 new members. Receive a Presidential Level plaque and a $200.00 gift card.
  • Hall of Fame Level: Sponsor 50 new members. Receive a Hall of Fame Level plaque and a $300.00 gift card. Member's name will also be featured in ABC's monthly newsletter, Newsline, and listed on the Hall of Fame Wall at ABC National's headquarters in Washington, DC.
  • Chairman's Level: Sponsor 100 new members. Receive a Chairman's Level plaque and a $500.00 gift card. Member's name will also be featured in ABC's monthly newsletter, Newsline, and listed on the Chairman's Wall at ABC National's headquarters in Washington, DC.

To read more, click here.

New ABC Members for August
  1. KMD Construction, LLC
  2. Diament Building Corp.
  3. Walbridge Southeast
  4. Victaulic
Executive Club Member of the Month: 
Hinson Electric Inc.
 
                 
For more information regarding Hinson Electric Inc., 
        

                              

ABC Calendar of Events

 

September Events

 

9 -  Triangle Breakfast
 

10 - Upstate Par 3

 

16 -Fayetteville Socal

 

16 - Upstate Meet the Generals


 
17 - Lowcountry Cornhole Social


 
23 - Columbia Cornhole Social


 
24 - Charlotte Luncheon


 
24 - Coastal Social

 

30 - Triad Meet the Generals

 

ABC Calendar of Training

 

September Training

 

10 - OSHA 30 Spanish-Charlotte

 

14 - First Aid/CPR - Charlotte

 

17 - OSHA 30 Spanish-Charlotte

 

17 - CQM - New Bern

 

18 - NCCER Safety Tech Program-Clt

 

18 - Project Mgmt Series-Charlotte

 

18 - First Aid / CPR - Columbia

 

23 - Scaffold Competent-Charlotte

 





6th Annual Safety Conference

October 15, 2015

The Speedway Club

Sponsorships still needed!

 To view the registration flyer, click here


For more information, contact Suzanne Richards at 704-367-1331 or richards@abccarolinas.org



 
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Contact Information 

Charlotte Office & Carolinas Construction Institute:
610 Minuet Lane
Charlotte, NC 28217
p: 704.367.1331
f: 704.367.1380
 
Triangle Office:
821 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:
821 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546