As Michigan's weather changes over to winter, the snow beginning to fly, and the transportation construction season winds down, companies are in the process of forecasting their labor needs for the 2019 construction season. The recent reality continues to persist as construction companies review their workforce; we need more laborers in our industry and where do we find them?
Michigan Construction would like to welcome our newest partner, All State Crane and Rigging. All State Crane and Rigging is one of Michigan’s premier crane, rigging and trucking companies. Founded in West Michigan, but truly living up to the “All State” name with projects completed in every corner of the country. They offer all types of exciting career opportunities.
Creating ground-up programs to interest and train young people in construction trades is an enormous task, but one that is beginning to reap rewards. During the past year in Michigan, two programs have shown promise in helping the construction industry and the students learn how to train for a trade and create careers for a strong future.
Among the most important aspects of the programs was the participation and commitment by many Michigan Construction Partners. These companies and organizations recognize that their willingness to actively promote the programs, provide hands-on experiences, contribute their expertise, and ultimately provide jobs for graduates is key to success and to rebuilding the workforce.
One of the most trusted names in Romulus, Michigan, Osborne Concrete Co. has been supplying the area with building supplies since 1965. Currently, it is the third generation of the original founder that still runs things.
The Florence Cement Company is a southeastern Michigan contractor located in Shelby Township and specializing in public and private road construction. For the past 51 years the company has focused on constructing and reconditioning concrete and asphalt roads in newly developed subdivisions, metropolitan and rural arterial roads, and local street rehabilitation projects. Going forward, Florence Cement is committed to providing continued service and quality to its clients for decades to come.
Michigan Construction Partner West Michigan-based Anlaan Corporation specializes in bridge construction and heavy civil construction with unique expertise and experience in design build, accelerated construction, bascule bridge, and bridge rehabilitation projects. Additional specialties include steel sheet and foundation piling, earth retention, mechanically stabilized earth walls, sound walls, boardwalks, prefabricated steel and concrete structures, pedestrian and timber bridges, as well as marine projects. They actively pursue public and private projects with qualified sub-contractors throughout the states of Michigan and Indiana.
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.
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
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.