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MBC Breakfast Program – Transforming Suffolk Downs

MBC Breakfast Program – Transforming Suffolk Downs

| January 2, 2018

      Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Aloft Boston Seaport, 401-403 D Street,Boston, 7:30-9:45am 7:30am: Registration/Networking/Breakfast 8:30am: Program The HYM Investment Group, LLC recently completed the purchase of Suffolk Downs, a site located adjacent to two stops on the MBTA’s Blue Line. HYM’s vision for the underutilized horse racing facility, which will close after the summer […]

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Construction Employment Increased by 11,000 Jobs in October

Construction Employment Increased by 11,000 Jobs in October

| November 6, 2017

Arlington, VA – Construction employment increased by 11,000 jobs in October to the highest level in nine years, while the industry’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5%, the lowest October rate since 2006, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that while hurricane recovery work […]

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Supplement to AISC Prequalified Moment Connection Standard Available for Public Review

| September 12, 2017

Chicago, IL – The first supplement to the 2016 AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (AISC 358-16), is available for public review until October 6, 2017. This document adds a new prequalified connection — the SSDA Slotted Web moment connection — and expands the scope of prequalification for the SidePlate moment connection […]

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NECA Boston Conducts Prefabrication Workshop 

NECA Boston Conducts Prefabrication Workshop 

| August 24, 2017

West Newton, MA – Productivity and streamlined construction are more important than ever on construction projects of all scopes and sizes. On June 29, more than 30 professionals from NECA Boston Chapter attended the NECA Prefabrication Design Management Workshop. The NECA management education course focused on key steps to effectively implementing prefabrication as an integral part […]

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Construction Industry Adds 6,000 Jobs in July

Construction Industry Adds 6,000 Jobs in July

| August 7, 2017

National – Construction employment increased by 6,000 jobs in July to the highest level since October 2008, amid a tight labor market that may be keeping contractors from hiring as many workers as they need, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged local, state […]

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NDA Meets with OSHA Director

NDA Meets with OSHA Director

| July 10, 2017

Washington, D.C. – The National Demolition Association (NDA) visited the Department of Labor on June 28, to meet with Dean McKenzie, director of construction at Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The meeting was a next step in NDA’s increased activity and visibility with government affairs.  OSHA expressed enthusiasm about working with the association, which […]

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Beauchamp Elected CMFEO Chair

Beauchamp Elected CMFEO Chair

| June 5, 2017

Worcester, MA – Cutler Assolciates CFO Kim Beauchamp has recently been elected to a three-year term as executive chairperson of the Central Massachusetts Financial Executives Organization (CMFEO). Founded in 1993, CMFEO is the premier organization of financial executives in Central Massachusetts. It is a forum for area financial decision makers to discuss issues and solutions […]

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Massachusetts Construction Industry Suicide Prevention Summit

Massachusetts Construction Industry Suicide Prevention Summit

| May 23, 2017

  As an industry, the construction community has the opportunity to bring the recognition of mental illness and suicide risk out in the open. Recognizing the signs, having resources for assistance available, and removing the stigma associated with mental illness are important steps in which we can all participate June 20, 2017 Sheraton Needham Hotel […]

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Gaston Participates In OSHA 2017 Ntl Safety Stand-Down

Gaston Participates In OSHA 2017 Ntl Safety Stand-Down

| May 22, 2017

Norwood, MA – Gaston Electrical Co., Inc. (Gaston) recently took part in the 2017 National Safety Stand-Down. The week-long construction safety event, which ran from May 8-12, is organized by OSHA – The United States Department of Labor and partners including the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA). […]

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Architecture Cruises Kicks off

| May 19, 2017

Boston – Co-sponsored by the BSA Foundation and Boston By Foot, and hosted by the Charles Riverboat Company, the 2017 season of Architecture Cruises opens on Saturday, May 27. Showcasing spectacular views of historic and contemporary architecture along Boston Harbor, the Charles River Locks, and the Charles River Basin, these 90-minute tours continue to be […]

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