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

  2016 Year in Review
The 2016 edition of ABC's Year in Review is now available! It tells our story as the leading voice for merit-shop construction, describing how we help members win work, develop people and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of our communities.

Read it and see how ABC cultivated the next generation of construction professionals through education, training, competitions and outreach, defended open competition in bidding to help members win more than $40 billion in federal contracts and helped members achieve world class safety performance through our Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP), Safety Performance Report and other initiatives.

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   Bill Caldwell Receives Hall of Fame Award

Bill Caldwell, President and CEO of Spartanburg-based Waldrop Mechanical Services, has been awarded the 2017 Construction Hall of Fame Award by Clemson University's Department of Construction Science and Management. The award was presented to Caldwell at the department's spring Industry Advisory Board meeting on February 9 at the University's Madren Conference Center.

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  President Trump's Executive Action Will Spur
  Job Growth, ABC Says
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Vice President of Regulatory, Labor and State Affairs Ben Brubeck today released the following statement in response to President Trump's executive order on regulatory reform.

"Associated Builders and Contractors looks forward to working with the Trump administration to fix our broken regulatory system--one that values input from the job creators impacted by the unintended consequences of over-regulation. ABC understands the value of a transparent and effective regulatory system, unfortunately, for far too long our economy has been hampered by unnecessarily cumbersome and costly regulations often driven by a political agenda and not backed by sound evidence."

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  R. Alexander Acosta Nominated to Serve  as Secretary
  of Labor After Puzder Withdraws
On Feb. 16, President Trump nominated Florida International University's College of Law dean Alexander Acosta to head the U.S. Department of Labor. Under former President George W. Bush, Acosta was confirmed by the U.S. Senate three times, as a member of the National Labor Relations Board, the head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and as a U.S. Attorney in Miami, Fla. Acosta is a graduate of Harvard Law School, and clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito when he was a judge on the Third Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.

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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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   Keeping Parking Structures Healthy: What, Why, and How
Parking structures reflect the first and last impression about a facility, an institute, and its management team. By keeping the parking garages healthy and operationally effective, this image can be enhanced. Budgeting and planning are essential ingredients to maintain the well-being of parking structures.

This half-day event will share how successful managers focus on the culture of proactive diagnosis to mitigate risk, plan better, and avoid financial surprises while keeping their parking assets healthy and operationally efficient.

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ABC Calendar



3/03 - Eastern NC Clay Shoot

3/08 - Triangle Luncheon

3/09 - Meet the Generals - Columbia

3/15 - Upstate Luncheon


3/16 - CQM Trainging

2017 STEP Application is now available -
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New Members

Rodgers new

Contact Information 

Charlotte Office:
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

Columbia Office:
701 Gervais Street, Ste 150-414
Columbia, SC 29201
p: 803.904.0764

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