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2016 Merit Shop Construction Awards Competition

We are now accepting applications for the 2016 Merit Shop Construction Awards competition! I encourage you all to consider participating. It is our goal to recognize and publicize the outstanding work of our members. Such recognition builds a greater awareness within our industry of the quality of projects performed and completed by Merit Shop companies.

‘Build Your Future’ Expands to Indiana to Help Close the Construction Skills Gap

With construction companies expected to hire more than 61,000 workers in Indiana through 2017, a new partnership between Build Your Future (BYF) and the Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation is committed to meeting the demand for qualified craft professionals while helping individuals achieve their career goals. Build Your Future Indiana is a unique collaboration of employers, […]

NHS Prep Academy Job Fair

The 3rd Annual Job Fair for the Construction Prep Academy was a huge success!   The contractors were eager to meet young people interested in pursuing construction as a career.  Students took this networking opportunity seriously and were well prepared for their interviews.  All sixteen of the Indianapolis-based ABC students were given three interviews by the […]

Congrats to our 2016 Craft Award Winners

Each year, ABC of Indiana/Kentucky selects its Craft Instructor of the Year (CIOY) and Craft Professional of the Year (CPOY). The CIOY award is presented to an instructor who possesses outstanding creativity, a positive attitude and the ability to transfer knowledge through good communication skills and innovative teaching to promote lifeline learning to our future […]

BWI Joins the Patriot Family

We are pleased to announce that as of March 1, 2016, BWI, Inc. has joined Patriot Engineering and Environmental, Inc. (Patriot), expanding our service capabilities and expertise in the disciplines of weld and steel inspection. BWI and Patriot have a history of successfully working together for nearly 10 years. Our companies hold similar values and […]

Kentucky Ranks 37th for Construction Business Climate According to ABC’s Merit Shop Scorecard

Contact: Jeff Leieritz:(202) 905-2104; Leieritz@abc.org Louisville, Kentucky, Dec. 18 – Kentucky is a poor place for contractors to do business according to a scorecard launched today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). “Building America: The Merit Shop Scorecard” reviews and grades state-specific information significant to the success of the commercial and industrial construction industry. The […]