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Scholarship Application Period Opens for High-Achieving Students Pursuing a Career in Construction

12/6/2016 4:57 PM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Merit Shop Training and Research Center invites  applications for its Merit Shop Construction Scholarships, dedicated to  assist individuals seeking to further their education in careers in construction. An average of eight scholarships is awarded each year with Merit Shop Construction scholars receiving up to $4,000.00.
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ABC Keystone Awards Top Contractors

11/7/2016 3:19 PM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) recognized local member contractor firms for work performed on area construction projects during the 27th annual ABC Excellence in Construction Awards Gala. The Gala was held November 2, 2016, at the Eden Resort & Suites, Lancaster. Read the rest of entry »

Local Craft Champions Recognized by ABC

10/27/2016 8:46 AM
On Friday, October 21, the best of ABC Keystone’s fourth-year students went toe-to-toe in a competition that creates an opportunity for the top qualifiers to move onto the 2017 ABC National Craft Competition held March 1–3, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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ABC PA Announces 2016 Legislative Endorsements for Keystone Region

9/9/2016 2:36 PM
ABC PA Announces 2016 Legislative Endorsements for Keystone Region
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ABC PA Announces 2016 Statewide Endorsements

8/31/2016 8:12 AM
Today, the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Pennsylvania announced their endorsements for the statewide row offices of Attorney General, Treasurer, and Auditor General. The merit shop construction trade association endorsed Republican State Senator John Rafferty for the position of Attorney General, Republican Otto Voit for Treasurer, and incumbent Democrat Eugene DePasquale for Auditor General. Read the rest of entry »

Merit Shop Training and Research Center Awards Nine Scholarships

7/22/2016 4:14 PM
Nine deserving individuals were awarded scholarships from the Merit Shop Training and Research Center (MSTRC) during a special reception on July 21, 2016.
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ABC Keystone Center for Construction Careers Graduates 47 Apprentices

5/26/2016 9:13 AM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The ABC Keystone Center for Construction Careers graduated forty-seven apprentices on May 24, 2016, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Keystone Recognizes Contractors for their Outstanding Safety Performance

5/12/2016 11:34 AM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced the winners of its 2016 Safety Training & Evaluation (STEP) Awards today. Representatives from the award-winning companies accepted their awards at the 3rd annual ABC Safety Awards Breakfast held at ABC Keystone in Manheim.




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Free Enterprise Day 2016 Highlights Policy, Bipartisanship

4/13/2016 1:46 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 13, 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, members of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) from across Pennsylvania came together in Harrisburg yesterday to meet with legislators and discuss major policy issues affecting the merit shop construction industry. Known as Free Enterprise Day, the event incorporates members from all five ABC chapters throughout Pennsylvania for a truly statewide advocacy effort. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Keystone Announces 2016 Primary Election Endorsements

3/21/2016 3:31 PM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) With the 2016 primary election drawing near, the Keystone Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) announced their endorsements today for contests throughout the Central Pennsylvania region today.


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