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… [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 meet… [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 2013 (Saturday-Sunday 7:00 a.m.… [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… [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… [More…]

Construction Training Center Offering NFPA 70E Arc Flash Safety

One Day Seminar to Show How to Comply with NFPA 70E

This one day seminar shows you how to comply with NFPA 70E including defining approach boundaries, performing the shock and flash hazard assessment and determining personal protective equipment requirements based on NFPA 70E Table 130.7(C)(9)(a) *** 1 Day – 0.8 CEU’s *** WHEN:  July 13, 2013 7:30A.M.- 4:00P.M. WHERE: Associated Builders & Contractors 5070 Arville Street, Suite # 4… [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… [More…]