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Extreme Makeover: Landscape Edition

This summer, Ruppert Landscape infused the energizing, positive impact of plants and flowers into The Children’s Homein Catonsville, Md., in partnership with the ABC2 News-WMAR Baltimore “Built Upon a Dream” community service project. 

Veterans Deserve Quality Homes From the Inside Out

CertainTeed is the exclusive provider of roofing, insulation and gypsum products for Homes for Our Troops projects across the United States. Earlier this year, the company added vinyl siding, polymer siding, housewrap and exterior trim to the portfolio of products it donates so veterans have even more options. 

Texas AEC Industry Supports Inaugural KIDstruction Week

  Dallas-based Schwob Building Company’s presence on a local Friendly Chevrolet project turned out to be the gateway to a new community service opportunity with Children’s Medical Center Foundation, a 501©3 organization that serves as the fundraising arm for Children’s Health System of Texas.

A Shipment of Hope for Haiti

About 20 engineering and construction students at the University of North Florida are outfitting two shipping containers with bedrooms, bathrooms, communal dining space, electricity and climate control systems for Mercy Land Orphanage in Haiti. 

A Good Deed for Good Friday

This past March, Rio Grande Fence Co. donated and installed 560 linear feet of chain link fencing to surround the athletic field at the Global Outreach Developments International (G.O.D. Int’l) headquarters in the underserved Hopewell neighborhood of Old Hickory, Tenn. 

Philanthropy as a Strategic Initiative

Meyer Najem is proud of the fact it builds more than buildings; it builds relationships. And a big part of that is building relationships with the community surrounding its headquarters in Fishers, Ind. 

A Balanced, Employee-Driven Way to Give

The mission of Deacon Corp. has long included a commitment to “support our communities,” so 10 years ago the West Coast contractor formalized its charitable giving by creating a foundation to more evenly allocate funds from year to year and among its offices in Washington, Oregon and California. 

Editorial and Advertising Opportunities for 2016

  View our 2016 Editorial Calendar for more details on scheduled feature articles, columns and special sections; plus guidelines for submitting contributed content. Also, check out our 2016 Media Kit for comprehensive circulation information

Expanded ‘Joint Employer’ Standard Complicates Construction Relationships

  In the Browning Ferris Industries of California case, the NLRB announced it also will impose joint employer liability if an entity has “indirect” control, or even the “unexercised potential” of control, over another entity’s employees. This decision will have a significant impact on construction employers.

Giving a Voice to Neglected Children

  This summer, Miami-based Plaza Construction teed up $150,000 for the Voices for Children Foundation at its ninth annual golf invitational at La Gorce Country Club. 

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Industry Changes Push AEC Firms Toward Proactive Recruitment
When it comes to recruitment, the AEC industry is grappling with an already...

Gauging the Swing of the Republican Pendulum
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Q: What does it mean for your company to be employee-owned?
Employee ownership allows Choate to share long-term success with our employees...

Service Above Self
Two years ago, Gary Neal—an engineer and project manager with MEC Contractors...

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