ABC of the Carolinas - "The Construction Association of Choice"

  Carolinas Apprentices Bring Home Bronze & Silver Medals
  at National Craft Championships
The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) announced that Bryan Eddings, Gatch Electric, Charleston, SC won the Silver Medal and Jeremy Shirley, Starr Electric, Raleigh, NC won the Bronze Medal in the Commercial Electrical Competition at the 30th annual National Craft Championships (NCC) earlier this month. Eddings and Shirley were presented with the award at ABC's Careers in Construction Awards Breakfast March 3 at the conclusion of ABC's Workforce Week '17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In addition to the medal, Eddings and Shirley took home a cash prize.

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   Carolinas Contractors Honored with National
  Excellence  Awards
The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) announced the recipients of the nations premier construction honors, the National Excellence In Construction (EIC) Awards.   The awards were presented at the 27th annual EIC banquet during ABC's Workforce Week '17 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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  Register for NC Hard Hat Day

Luncheon & Legislative Briefing with VIP Guests
* Museum of Natural Sciences - Fourth Floor, Nature Research Center
Team Meetings with Legislators
Visit House/Senate Chamber
Cocktail Reception with members of the NC General Assembly
* Museum of Natural Sciences - First Floor, Main Museum

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  Construction Job Growth Surges in February

National construction employment surged in February as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). February's data represents the best month for construction job creation since March 2007. Nonresidential construction added nearly two-thirds of net new construction jobs with 38,500 jobs added for the month. 

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  Construction Industry Career Fairs
Join community professionals as you share your passion, education, and journey with students and help them to start their own successful career.

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  ABC Urges Government Neutrality Toward PLAs
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today praised President Trump's executive order calling for greater government efficiency and urged the administration and Congress to take steps to reduce the cost of public construction projects in a statement from ABC Vice President of Labor, Regulatory and State Affairs Ben Brubeck. 

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ABC Calendar



3/15 - Upstate Luncheon

3/16 - Triad March Madness

3/23 - Charlotte "Meet the Generals"

3/28 - Fayetteville FireAntz Hockey

3/29 - Lowcountry Social


3/16 - CQM Trainging

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