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ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter Hosts Day at the Capitol

Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter (ABCRMC) hosted their Day at the Capitol event today with more than 30 construction industry professionals, to educate ABC members on how legislation and politics affect the construction industry. ABCRMC President and CEO, Joanna Johnson, Government Affairs Staff Liaison, Sabrina Kosmas, and Lobbyist Jay Hicks with Hicks …

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GTC Champions Careers in Construction with New Outreach Position

The construction industry is facing current and future labor challenges. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that over 800,000 new personnel will be needed to fill construction positions nationwide, through 2028. Fifty thousand will be needed in Colorado alone, according to AGC Colorado. The leadership at Longmont-based Golden Triangle Construction (GTC) decided …

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Construction-Education.com Donates Online Course to AGC of Colorado’s Construction Careers Now Students

Construction-Education.com, a leading educational provider to the construction industry, has announced it will provide its online course, How a Building is Designed and Built, free of charge to the students currently enrolled in the Associated General Contractors of Colorado’s Construction Careers Now program upon their successful graduation. Morris presented an …

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City Council Approves $195M Great Hall Contract with Hensel Phelps

Last night, the Denver City Council approved a new contract for the DIA Great Hall Renovation Project. The council approved a contract with Hensel Phelps Construction Company for $195 million through 12-31-21 to provide construction management and general contracting. Phase I of the Great Hall Project is scheduled to begin again …

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Construction of Observatory Row Townhomes Nears Completion

As Observatory Row, the new row homes in Denver’s Observatory Park neighborhood, continues to welcome new residents, construction of the development’s fifth and final building will be complete in May. Some of the construction work that is currently wrapping-up includes framing and window installation and the rough-in of mechanical, electrical …

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Over 50 A/E/C Firms Attend HCC Women in Leadership Event

The Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC) – a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation focused on supporting small and diverse architect, engineering and construction (A/E/C) firms – kicked off their Women in Leadership committee with a breakfast at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC) on January 20. With more than 50 A/E/C firms in attendance and …

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ABC Rocky Mountain Chairman Testifies in Support of Bill Limiting Mobile Devices While Driving

Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter (ABCRMC) Chairman, Shane Fobes with Milender White, testified in front of the Colorado State Senate Transportation & Energy Committee yesterday at the Capitol in support of SB20-065 to limit mobile electronic devices while driving. “The widespread epidemic of distracted driving effects our fleet …

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AGC of Colorado Advocates Workforce Development & Diversity with 2020 Board of Directors

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC of Colorado) appointed a new board of directors for 2020 with a focus on workforce development at the high school level and greater diversity within the industry. The seven-member management committee that leads the over 600 members of AGC of Colorado includes: Byron …

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Thornton Charter School to Develop New Athletic Facility

Pinnacle Charter School in Thornton, has completed the purchase of 11.4 acres of land just west of I-25 & 84th Avenue in Thornton, to develop new athletic facilities for the school, as well as a mixed-use community property for the general public.. “We are very excited to build this vision …

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One Platte Breaks Ground

One Platte, a 5-story mixed-use project located at 1701 Platte Street in downtown Denver’s vibrant Central Platte Valley neighborhood, has officially broken ground. The project is being developed by Nichols Partnership, in a joint venture with Shorenstein Properties, LLC, an owner and operator of high-quality office, residential and mixed-use properties across the …

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