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Great Construction Jobs in Northern Michigan

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 19, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Construction, even in Michigan, goes on all year round but as spring approaches, there are more jobs than ever waiting for applicants. In Northern Michigan, Michigan Construction partner firms are looking for skilled and unskilled workers seeking well-paying positions in a variety of trades and crafts. Take a look and see if one might be a perfect fit for you!

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Topics: Construction Career, Michigan Construction Partners, Construction Jobs

What Can You Build with Toebe Construction?

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 10, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Toebe Construction, LLC is a Michigan-based heavy civil contractor serving clients in both the public and private sectors. Started in 1922 by Walter A. Toebe as a small bridge-building firm, today the company is an industry leader specializing in the construction and rehabilitation of bridges and other concrete structures, high-production concrete paving, excavation, and underground work. No matter the challenge, from a fast schedule to innovative construction method, Toebe professionals adhere to the highest standards of quality, safety, and integrity to deliver exceptional value to every stakeholder. Toebe takes great pride in building some of the most complex and challenging projects in the state.

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Topics: Michigan Construction Partners

National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 9-13

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 9, 2018 10:13:00 AM

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We’ve all heard the joke about Michigan having two seasons, winter and orange barrels, but when the barrels do appear it’s time to get serious about work zone safety. This year, the week of April 9-13 is the dedicated time to remind us all: Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility.

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Topics: National Work Zone Awareness Week, Construction Industry, Construction Safety

Z Contractors, Inc. is Hiring Now!

Posted by Javin A. Potts on Apr 6, 2018 9:31:00 AM

Michigan Construction partner Z Contractors Inc. was established in 2010 and is based in Shelby Township. Specializing in bridge and concrete construction, the company has built a highly skilled staff with Quality Construction and Uncompromised Safety. Z Contractors’ professionals include top level, industry-leading supervisors, project managers, foremen, carpenters, operators, and laborers. This developed team works well together due to the respect, dedication, and hard work of the entire company.

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Topics: Construction Career, Michigan Construction Partners, Construction Jobs

We Want You … to Join Us for Michigan Construction Career Days!

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 27, 2018 10:45:00 AM

 

The construction industry in Michigan is growing as more and more young people realize how many really great career opportunities can be had in designing, building, and rebuilding our state. To help better inform students about the possibilities in construction, Michigan Construction and the Michigan Apprenticeship Steering Committee, Inc. (MASCI), are sponsoring Michigan Construction Career Days, May 3-4, 2018, for all students in grades 7-12, at the Operating Engineers 324 Training & Education Center in Howell.

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Topics: Construction workforce, Michigan Construction Career Days

Win a Truckload of Books for Reading Month!

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 26, 2018 1:39:10 PM

Teaching is a tough job, although it can also be fun, when given the right tools. Michigan Construction understands hard work and the need for the right equipment and we want to help! This month, Michigan Construction, in partnership with many of our awesome partners, is giving away 10 Tonka size truckloads of elementary level construction books to deserving teachers across Michigan. Each winner will receive 10 books chosen specifically for their class level for the following list:

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Central Concrete is Gearing up for Record Year

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 17, 2018 10:29:00 AM

Michigan Construction partner Central Concrete Products, a division of Fisher Companies, of Mt. Pleasant and Alma, MI, is anticipating a season of record concrete volumes. With numerous work contracts in place for the 2018 season, ranging from large-scale wind farm projects to basic sidewalk work, the company is excited for a busy season of work to begin.

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Topics: Michigan Construction Partners

The Future of Women in Construction 

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 9, 2018 9:11:00 AM

Calling all women who dream big, who envision themselves being part of something really important, and who know the meaning of hard work … the construction industry wants YOU!

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Topics: Women in Construction

Walbridge celebrates Women in Construction

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 8, 2018 3:23:00 PM

It's Women in Construction Week, time to honor pioneering women and their  companies. One of those is our partner in the construction workforce movement, Walbridge, building Michigan and the world since 1916. To celebrate this week, Walbridge has featured the stories of how four different women found their way to a great career in construction. 

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Topics: Women in Construction

Opportunities for Women in Construction

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Just over a half century ago, American women saw their husbands, sons and fathers off to World War II and then stepped into their overalls and went to work, taking up the slack for their men in factories, automotive plants and shipyards. And thanks in large part to their willingness and talent, we won that war. But when the men came home, the women almost instantly became irrelevant on their jobs, and were expected to return to their homes, get married and raise families. And they did just that.

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Topics: Women in Construction

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