Steve Stone, who has led the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin since 1985, announced Monday he will step down at the end of the year. Vice President John Mielke will replace him.Read More »
By Joe Lanane The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will beef up its penalties Oct. 1, prompting some in the construction industry to question whether the agency’s focus is on safety or money. OSHA’s revised system for calculating penalties comes ...
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By Marie Rohde A construction industry association wants a new crane and derrick safety rule to be delayed until federal officials provide more information about the rule. The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s 1,100-page rule is to take effect ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A manufacturer and union predict more construction work from a state renewable energy bill, while business groups argue the measure would drive jobs out of Wisconsin. The bill would support energy-conservation projects by increasing the amount the ...Read More »
Associated Builders and Contractors on Tuesday unveiled its 2010 Job Creation Proposal, a package of recommendations that will help to stimulate the construction industry and put Americans back to work. In its proposal, ABC recommends eliminating uncertainty in the business ...Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors’ member Stephen Worth, president and CEO of Worth and Company, Inc., Pipersville, Pa., testified Thursday at a forum in the U.S. House of Representatives that was examining the preferential treatment big labor is ...Read More »
The U.S. House of Representatives last week voted 241-181 to pass the Tax Extenders Act of 2009 that included state and local sales tax deductions, a 15-year straight-line cost recovery for qualified leasehold and restaurant improvements, and the research and ...Read More »
Associated Builders and Contractors members can expect a mixed bag in terms of construction activity in 2010, according to the group’s construction economic outlook that was released last week. Federally funded projects, such as water/sewer and road resurfacing projects, are ...Read More »
Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors has announced that Doug Curtis has been promoted to vice president of chapter services, a new position at the association. Since 1999, Curtis has served as ABC’s director of chapter development. In his ...
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