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Apr 26, 2017
CII’s Annual Conference is the nation’s premiere capital projects conference, bringing together the brightest minds in academia, industry experts and innovative researchers. Discover how CII can help develop your capital projects and build shareholder value for your company. You will hear from a great line-up of some the industry's most dynamic leaders, industry panelists, and keynote speakers. This is an event you can’t afford to miss.
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Apr 26, 2017
The White House rolled out its tax proposal, which aides have billed as “the biggest individual and business tax cut in American history” on April 26. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Economic Council Chair Gary Cohn laid out President Trump’s principles for reform from behind the podium, and a one-page document was distributed to the press.
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Apr 26, 2017
Construction Executive (CE) is proud to announce its latest editorial award, a Silver Azbee from the Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for Individual Profile – Mid-Atlantic Region. The article, authored by Managing Editor Lauren Pinch, details the career trajectory and management philosophy of ABC 2016 Chair, David Chapin. The full article can be viewed here. 
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Apr 26, 2017
A new report released by the Empire Center for Public Policy on April 24 found that prevailing wage requirements inflate the cost of publicly funded construction projects in New York by between 13 percent and 25 percent. The varying percentages are based on the area or region of the state. Taxpayers can expect to pay billions in extra costs, given the tens of billions the state plans to spend on public projects over the next five to 10 years.  
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Apr 19, 2017
On April 7, Arkansas Gov.Asa Hutchinson signed a bill repealing the state’s prevailing wage law. The legislation, SB 601 (Act 1068), was approved by the Arkansas House of Representatives on March 30 by a vote of 70-24; the Arkansas Senate passed the bill on March 21 by a bipartisan vote of 28-5. Arkansas is now the 22nd state without a prevailing wage and the second state to take significant action on the issue this year. Kentucky signed a prevailing wage repeal bill into law in January. In 2015, Nevada made significant reforms to its prevailing wage law, while Indiana and West Virginia joined the list of states without a prevailing wage. 
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Apr 19, 2017
ABC thanked Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad for signing legislation into law to ensure the government cannot mandate PLAs on public construction projects. The bill, SF 438, codifies Gov. Branstad’s previous executive order, which prevented state and local governments procuring state and state-assisted construction projects from encouraging or prohibiting PLAs in contract solicitations, preventing a future governor from mandating PLAs through executive order. It also extends government neutrality toward PLAs to projects funded by local governments. 
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Highlights of Upcoming Events

Hilton Garden Inn (map)
ABC’s Empire Chapter is hosting the ABC Safety Academy:   Join Mike Bellaman, ABC National’s President, and Greg Sizemore, ABC National’s VP of Health Safety & Workforce Development at the Hilton Garden Inn in New York City for ABC’s Safety Academy on May 16, 2017 and June 6, 2017.ABC Safety Academy is designed to help attendees understand the importance of leadership commitment, cultural transformation and safety management processes in achieving a zero-...
Valleybrook Country Club (map)
2017 ABC South Golf Outing  Join us for the 2017 ABC South Jersey Golf Classic at Ron Jaworski's Valley Brook Country Club.This annual outing brings together ABC contractors, suppliers, and associates together for a fun day of networking and camaraderie. Build relationship and enjoy your self among your friends and colleagues from New Jersey's merit shop industry! Register Here
Hilton Garden Inn (map)
ABC’s Empire Chapter is hosting the ABC Safety Academy:   Join Mike Bellaman, ABC National’s President, and Greg Sizemore, ABC National’s VP of Health Safety & Workforce Development at the Hilton Garden Inn in New York City for ABC’s Safety Academy on May 16, 2017 and June 6, 2017.ABC Safety Academy is designed to help attendees understand the importance of leadership commitment, cultural transformation and safety management processes in achieving a zero-...
Farmstead Golf & Country Club (map)
2nd Annual ABC Northern Golf Outing Join us for the 2nd Annual ABC North Jersey Golf Classic at Farmstead Golf and Country Club.This annual outing brings together ABC contractors, suppliers, and associates together for a fun day of networking and camaraderie. Build relationship and enjoy your self among your friends and colleagues from New Jersey's merit shop industry! Register Here
US Capital, Washington DC (map)

Photo Gallery of Past Events

ABC Southern Golf Outing

5/19/16 at Valleybrook Country Club

          



Monte Carlo Night 2016



Holiday Party 2014
'To all my friends and colleagues at ABC NJ, thank you for allowing me the privilege of being part of this group. The ABC dinner event at Boogie Nights at the Tropicana in Atlantic City NJ was a blast. I am looking forward to being part of this organization.'
- Lenny DeProspo, President (DeProspo Associates, LLC)

2014 Excellence in Construction Awards

ABC-NJ CRABFEST 2014

Phillies Game 2014

ABC-NJ Crabfest 2013

ABC-NJ EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION

2013 Awards | ABC New Jersey Chapter



INTRODUCTION

THE ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS OF NEW JERSEY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS COMPETITION. THE COMPETITION IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE YOUR PROJECT(S) JOIN OTHER MERIT SHOP PROJECTS AND BE RECOGNIZED BY THE ABC AS THE “BEST OF THE BEST” IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. IN DOING SO, THE GOAL IS TO CREATE GREATER AWARENESS BY THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY OF THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF WORK BEING PRODUCED BY THE ABC NJ MEMBERS AND CONTINUE TO RAISE THE STANDARDS THROUGHOUT THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.



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Lunch with ABC President Greg Hoberock

ABC-NJ 2013 Golf Outing