Jobsites across California will pause to discuss safety protocols amidst COVID-19
Phil Cowan interview with ABC NorCal President and CEO Michelle Daugherty on 3/30/20.
ABC NorCal responds to California’s emergency need for skilled labor LIVERMORE, Calif., March 9, 2020—They’re official! At a graduation ceremony Friday, March 6, in Livermore, 111 diverse apprentice graduates from all over Northern California became California’s newest skilled and trained workforce. Coming from all walks of life – some fresh out of high school, […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Salvation Army’s Construction Training Program is not just job training. It is free career training designed to be the light at the end of a very dark tunnel. It is a tunnel that one man said he is blessed to not have traveled through alone. “Man, is it gonna get […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nate Haderlie, Kabateck Strategies, Nate@KabStrat.com, 916-430-9998 LIVERMORE, Calif., March 5, 2020— Proposition 13, the $15 billion school bond championed by Governor Gavin Newsom may become the first statewide school bond to fail in 26 years. The measure intended to raise funds for new construction and renovations at schools and colleges across California […]
Napa County will build its new, $128 million jail without a project labor agreement favored by unions.
Union officials said such agreements have a host of benefits for both workers and the builder. But county consultants concluded an agreement could increase the $87 million construction-phase budget by 10 percent to 15 percent, or $9 million to $14 million.
ABC’s Top Performers is a list of contractor members that achieved ABC STEP Gold status or higher (based on 2017 safety data) and earned ABC’s AQC credential in 2018. ABC member companies are ranked 1 to 150 based on work hours reported on their 2018 STEP applications.
ABC Norcal appeared on Good Day Sacramento with a Craft Competition Preview in Roseville, California
Adrian Rios is a self-described “regular guy” who loves his job as a heavy equipment mechanic and welder for McCullough Construction, Inc. in Arcata, California. Maybe so, if “regular” means being incredibly hardworking, creative, and multi-skilled in welding, carpentry and machinery.
Local companies eager to return to Paradise to provide training and work to their community LIVERMORE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 — Yesterday, the Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) attended a construction summit convened by the Butte County Office of Education and Assemblyman James Gallagher to discuss rebuilding efforts following the Camp Fire. […]