Builders and Developers: Bullish on Nevada

Commercial real estate, which saw many projects stalled mid-recession, is finally moving in Nevada: contractors are hiring and builders are returning.

Nevada’s skyline is once again changing. Commercial real estate, which saw many projects stalled mid-recession, is finally moving: contractors are hiring and builders are returning. But is there activity across the board in all industry sectors – industrial, office, retail, mixed-use – or are some moving faster than others? Does it spell recovery? Or another boom and bust … [Read more...]

Apprenticeship Skills Training Opportunity

The Nevada Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors will be accepting applications for its state-certified Electrical Apprenticeship Program. Applications can be filled out and submitted in person from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the ABC Las Vegas office: 5070 Arville Street, Suite #4, Las Vegas, NV 4/21/14-5/2/14 (Monday – Friday only) All Applicants MUST … [Read more...]

Photovoltaic Fundamentals Training Offered

This photovoltaic fundamentals course will show how photovoltaic systems operate, their basic components, and the basic electrical codes that are required.

Photovoltaic Fundamentals Training Provided By: Construction Training Center Upon completion of this 42 hour course, attendees will know the basics of how photovoltaic systems operate, the basic components of a solar-energy system, the basic electrical codes that are required. WHEN: September 14th-15th 2013 (Saturday-Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) September 21st-22nd … [Read more...]

Construction Training Center Putting on August 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program

This August 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is designed to help individuals comply with and understand OSHA requirements.

When: Saturday, August 3, 2013 Sunday, August 4, 2013 Time: 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where: Construction Training Center 5070 Arville Street Suite 4 Las Vegas, NV 89118 Cost: $85.00 per student Ask about our group discounts This 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is a training program designed to help individuals comply with … [Read more...]

Construction Training Center Offering OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program

OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2013 Sunday, July 14, 2013 TIME: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Construction Training Center 5070 Arville Street Suite 4 Las Vegas, NV 89118 COST: $85.00 per student Ask about our group discounts This 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is a training program designed to help individuals comply with and … [Read more...]

Prevailing Wage Laws: Time to End This Corrupt System

Lyle Brennan

Nevada’s so-called “prevailing wage” laws cost taxpayers millions of dollars each year – many of these dollars go into union coffers instead of to workers. Once you know the facts about it, you’ll be as outraged as I am that this politically motivated system has been allowed to continue. Prevailing wage laws require contractors who bid on public works projects to pay all … [Read more...]