Construction Industry

New York’s Highest Court Protects Business Partnership Principles

Filed in 55+ Housing, Construction Industry, Legal by on April 12, 2018 0 Comments
New York’s Highest Court Protects Business Partnership Principles

The New York Court of Appeals in March issued a decision that provides clarity for New York business partnerships, including those involving home building and development companies.

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Get Free Safety Training for Your HBA

Get Free Safety Training for Your HBA

NAHB and the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) will kick off their first fall prevention training of the year in Raleigh, N.C. at the HBA of Raleigh-Wake County on April 3.

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SoCal Builders Work to Change the Safety ‘Mindset’

SoCal Builders Work to Change the Safety ‘Mindset’

The Southern California Builders Safety Alliance is making jobsites safer, one builder and one trade at a time.

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Scholarships Support Next Generation of Industry Leaders

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on March 16, 2018 0 Comments

Students interested in – or currently pursuing – rewarding career opportunities in residential construction can apply for several industry scholarships that are now accepting applications.

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Commerce Secretary Working to Ensure Adequate Lumber Supply for Builders

Filed in Capitol Hill, Construction Industry, Economics by on March 15, 2018 6 Comments
Commerce Secretary Working to Ensure Adequate Lumber Supply for Builders

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard recently met with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and urged him to work with his Canadian counterparts to craft an equitable long-term solution to the trade dispute.

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Help Spread Ladder Safety Awareness in March

Help Spread Ladder Safety Awareness in March

All through the month of March, the American Ladder Institute has been promoting ladder safety by providing a number of helpful resources that everyone can use – for free. The goal: Bring more attention to the dangers of improper ladder use and how easily ladder-related injuries and fatalities can be prevented with simple, straightforward training.

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HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

The Home Depot Foundation announced yesterday a $50 million commitment to partner with HBI to train 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years.

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HBA of Delaware Helps Students Build Sheds, Raise Money

Filed in Construction Industry, Leadership by on March 6, 2018 1 Comment

The HBA of Delaware is donating supplies – and the expertise of its members – to the students of St. Georges Technical High School in Middletown so they can design and construct sheds to be raffled off as a school fundraiser.

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Worker Shortage ‘An Epidemic’ for Vermont Trades

Worker Shortage ‘An Epidemic’ for Vermont Trades

Kyle Santor, vice president of sales for Floor Coverings International in Williston, Vt., lost out on as much as three million dollars’ worth of business in 2017, simply because he didn’t have enough labor to do the job.

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Local Partnership Gives Second Chance to Inmates Re-Entering the Workforce

Local Partnership Gives Second Chance to Inmates Re-Entering the Workforce

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City is working with local industry partners to teach inmates the skills they need to start a career in the construction industry.

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