Topics: Construction Industry
Michigan Construction is starting a series of blog articles talking about some of the biggest construction jobs in Michigan's history. We have some amazing and iconic projects throughout our great state. As we kick off this series, we felt it only appropriate that we start with the landmark that many feel define our great state. The Mackinac Bridge.
Think about the last time you started a new job. Do you remember how your new coworkers made you feel on day one? You probably do remember, because, as it turns out, people don't often forget their first day at a new job.
Michigan Construction welcomes Nagle Paving as a partner in the movement changing the way people to connect to the construction industry. Ray Nagle founded Nagle Paving Company in 1958 with one roller and a dump truck. Through hard work and perseverance, he became a key subcontractor to the leading general contractors and developers in the area.
DETROIT - Tuesday May 22, 2018
Detroit middle & high school students will experience one of the best school field trips of the year: The 8th annual Construction Science Expo ! Working alongside skilled labor apprentices and trainers and using their problem-solving strategies in construction design, they should visually and physically see why these types of occupations in this industry are growing faster than all others at a rate which is expected to continue through 2026*.
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!
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.
Topics: Michigan Construction Partners
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.
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.
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: