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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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Four ABC Keystone Members Earn National Awards

3/16/2016 12:37 PM
Four ABC Keystone Members Earn National Awards

(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC Keystone) today announced that four member companies won national awards during Associated Builders and Contractors’ 26th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards celebration in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


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Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino Tours ABC Keystone Facility

3/11/2016 3:55 PM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) As part of an ongoing effort to promote workforce development and career readiness programs, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino toured ABC’s Keystone Center for Construction Careers in Manheim on March 10, 2016. The Center, which is the headquarters for the Keystone Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors, recently underwent a $5.2 million renovation to expand educational programs and incorporate state-of-the-art learning technologies. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Apprentices Earn National Recognition

3/8/2016 10:06 PM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC Keystone) is proud to announce that six of their high-achieving apprentices competed at the National Craft Championships held on March 2 and 3.

On Friday, March 4, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored the winners of the National Craft Championships during the Careers in Construction awards ceremony in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The ceremony took place at the conclusion of ABC’s Workforce Week. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Keystone Reacts to 2016-2017 Budget Address

2/25/2016 8:36 AM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) On February 9, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf outlined his proposal for the 2016-2017 Commonwealth budget, detailing his priorities for spending and revenue for the coming year. With a strong focus on workforce growth and public education, the budget proposal mirrors many policies that were suggested in last year’s budget address. The $33.2 billion proposal also suggests a broad portfolio of tax increases from personal income tax (PIT) to a severance tax on the Marcellus Shale natural gas industry.


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ABC Chairman Awards "Person of the Year"

1/25/2016 4:16 PM
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) is pleased to announce that Patrick J. Dolan, the ABC Keystone outgoing Chairman of the Board, awarded the 2015 “Person of the Year” to Roger S. Brubaker, President of Wilco Electric, Inc. (Columbia).


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