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    2/19/2018    60TH ANNUAL PAVING CONFERENCE - April 6

    Features the presentation of the 2017 ConnDOT/CAAPA Asphalt Pavement Awards. Guest Speaker: Jay Hansen, Executive Vice President, National Asphalt Pavement Association.
    2/19/2018    YCF Membership Meeting - March 8th

    Register today! Our guest speaker, Michael Culmo, is internationally recognized and will present Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC). (more)
    1/26/2018    2018 Build CT Awards Dinner - Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Join us for the 2018 AGC/CT Build CT Awards Dinner and the 71st AGC/CT Annual Meeting to celebrate projects that stand out for their excellence and quality. Register today!
    12/11/2017    Transportation Forum: Democrats for Governor, Friday, January 19, 2018

    12/7/2017    CCIA ANNUAL MEETING & HOLIDAY RECEPTION - Award Winners and Photos

    Congratulations to Safety and Communication Service Award Winners who were announced at the 2017 Annual Meeting & Holiday Reception, and special thanks to our sponsors and nearly 600 attendees for your continued support!

    Forty-one CCIA members received CCIA Safety Platinum Level and Safety Recognition awards. Community Service Award Winners were presented to five member firms. 

    Photo gallery from Marinelli Photography is available at this link.

    THANK YOU:  A special thank you to program sponsors Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming, H.O. Penn Machinery Co., Inc., O&G Industries, and United Concrete Products.  Award winners and platinum, gold, silver and bronze sponsors are listed in the event program.  

    12/7/2017    YCF Holiday Get Together and Annual Membership Meeting

    Join us on Thursday, December 14th, at the City Steam Brewery Café for the the YCF Holiday Get Together and Annual Membership Meeting. We hope you can attend; and bring a toy donation for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. See registration and sponsorship form for details.

    Online registration available!

    12/5/2017    Construction Winter 2017: Digital Edition

    Construction Winter 2017: Digital Edition featuring Looking to the Future, How Technology will Disrupt and Improve the Construction Industry. 

    10/3/2017    The Connecticut Road Builders Association: Annual Fall Dinner Meeting

    Join us at the Aqua Turf Club on November 8th for an evening of fine food, drinks, entertainment, awards (Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction Awards) and company of good friends.
    10/2/2017    CEUCA / MDC / NAWIC Fall Meeting - October 23

    Featuring: Dan Nivison, PURA Gas Pipeline Safety Unit  and Call Before You Dig, Dig Safe - Training Program. Register today!
    9/28/2017    2017 Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction Awards Program

    Nominations are due on October 15th, 2017. Awards will be presented at the Connecticut Road Builders Association Fall Dinner Meeting, on November 8th. (more)

    CCIA will recognize outstanding community service projects at the CCIA Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception to be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Aqua Turf Club. Get your nominations in by October 27th and mark your calendar!
    9/11/2017    Diggers Mixers Fixers Annual Golf Outing - Sept. 25

    2017 Diggers Mixers Fixers: Jim Langlois Memorial Award - Register today! (more)
    9/8/2017    AGC/CT Industry Recognition Awards & Dinner, Thursday, October 12, 2017

    9/7/2017    EVENT SPONSOR: AGC/CT Industry Recognition Awards & Dinner

    5/31/2017    AGC/CT Recognition Awards: Call for Nominations!

    Who among your colleagues or professional contacts deserve recognition for exceptional achievement? Nominations accepted until Friday, August 18, 2017.

    5/15/2017    Infrastructure Week 2017

    5/8/2017    National Safety FALL PREVENTION Stand-Down WEEK

    The CCIA Safety Committee Request to Members:  Participate and Save Lives - Conduct Fall Hazard Training and Report the number of employees trained here - www.ctconstruction.org/preventfalls17-
    Safety - Be Alert, Be Aware, Stay Alive!
    5/5/2017    Building Pathways CT Accepting Applications - Women Apprenticeships

    Encourage Women YOU Know to Apply! Applications due June 1, 2017.
    4/12/2017    SEATS AVAILABLE! Join us Thurs. April 27th!

    2017 CRBA, CEUCA, CRMCA, CCPC - Joint Forces Luncheon - Help Make a Difference and Honor Our Veterans. Join forces with other members from various sectors of the commercial construction industry for this worthy cause! Registration Information
    3/31/2017    WORK ZONE SAFETY - Awareness WEEK! April 3-7!

    Eyes on the Road, Slow Down for Work Zones, Every Life Matters!
    3/27/2017    CAAPA/CONNDOT Paving Conference - Registration Open .. One WEEK Away!

    CAAPA/ConnDOT Asphalt Paving Awards will be presented at the 59th Annual Asphalt Paving Conference - April 7, 2017. [Register Today!] [Winners]
    3/20/2017    CCIA JOB BOARD - Connecticut Construction JOBS!

    CCIA MEMBER FIRMS can now post open employment positions here at: www.ctconstruction.org/jobboard - and job seekers can easily find and sort open positions in the construction industry.

    3/15/2017    Ethics & Compliance Summit - March 23, 2017

    Stay Informed! Presentations include: Administration of CHRO Statutes; False Claims; and Cyber Security [printable pdf] [e-registration]

    3/13/2017    **Safety Roundtable - Postponed!**

    Tuesday, March 14th - Safety Roundtable is POSTPONED!  due to impending Stella! snow storm...

    3/6/2017    ROADWAY Safety Poster Contest - Due Friday!

    3/5/2017    YCF Membership Meeting - NEW DATE!

    Thursday, March 9, 2017, 4:30 pm at J. Timothy’s Taverne, Plainville, Feature Presentation: 3D Scanning followed by dinner with wings & beverages. [more]

    3/4/2017    $5,000 - Two-Year Scholarship Available - !

    The Associated General Contractors of Connecticut Two-Year Scholarship Application available until 3/31/17: www.ctconstruction.org/agcctscholarship

    2/19/2017    2018 Ethics and Compliance Summit - Thursday, April 5, 2018

    Register today for the 2018 Ethics and Compliance Summit - Thursday, April 5, at Aqua Turf Club. Breakfast buffet.  There is no fee for the program, courtesy of sponsors Arborio Corporation, CohnReznick, Lane Construction Co., Manafort Brothers Inc., and O&G Industries, Inc.



    2/17/2017    BuildConnecticut - Build Construction Career: CLICK HERE!

    Visit BuildConnecticut.com or Download the Construction Career Path [pdf] Today!
    2/8/2017    YCF Membership Meeting - POSTPONED!

    1/30/2017    Celebrate with the AGC of CT! Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

    5:00 PM Dinner & Cocktails - 6:30 - Program [Registration & Sponsorship Information]
    1/11/2017    CCIA Highlights, December 29, 2017

    1/5/2017    Know What's NEW BEFORE YOU DIG (CBYD) UPDATES

    Regulation Changes EVERYONE should Know - Jan. 12, 2017 - register today: http://bit.ly/CYBD-Program
    12/22/2016    CAUTION: Holiday Greetings Ahead!

    12/8/2016    Young Contractors Forum - Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception

    Thursday, December 15, 2016 | 4:30 pm | City Steam Brewery, 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    featuring a 2016 legislative briefing with special invited guests along with a cocktail reception, dinner by the bite and an opportunity to spread good cheer with a toy drive. [Registration] [Toy donations to benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center [Suggested Toys]

    12/5/2016    CCIA ANNUAL MEETING & HOLIDAY RECEIPTION: Dec. 7, 2016!

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Doors Open at 4:45pm - Awards Ceremony at 5pm - Reception to follow 5:30 - 8:30 pm! Don't Miss This!  Register at http://bit.ly/Year-End-Event

    12/4/2016    CONNstruction Winter 2016: Construction Law & Risk Management

    10/18/2016    Connecticut Road Builders Association

    The 2016 Arthur Gruhn Excellence In Construction Award winners!

    • Challenging Project  – Arborio Corporation - Pattaconk Brook, bridge replacement, Main Street, Chester
    • Innovative Project – Manafort Brothers Incorporated - Route 8 NB and SB, overpasses, Lindley Street and Capital Avenue, Bridgeport
    • Large Project Tilcon Connecticut Inc. -  Route 2, rubblization, combined projects Glastonbury - Marlborough
    • Small Project Tilcon Connecticut Inc. - Route 44, resurfacing, Canton/Simsbury

    and International Guest Speaker on The power of thoughtful misbehavior ..[Registration & Information]

    10/14/2016    2016 Industry Recognition Award WINNERS!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO AGC of Connecticut Industry Recognition Award winners who were honored, October 13, 2016 at the Aqua Turf Club before over 330 members and guests. The winners are:

    10/10/2016    AGCCT 2016 Industry Recognition Awards & Dinner!

    Join us as we celebrate the Best of the Best! Thursday, October 13, 2016, 5pm, Aqua Turf Club.

    [Registration Information] [NOMINEES]!

    9/30/2016    CEUCA Annual Fall Dinner Meeting:

    Building Your BEST Workforce II - Let’s Get Social - The Workplace presentation on workforce and business development. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Sheraton Hartford South, Rocky Hill, Social hour and dinner Registration Requested Today - flier -!

    9/27/2016    Davis-Bacon - Construction Survey - Important Links

    PowerPoint presentation: https://www.dol.gov/whd/programs/dbra/wd-10.htm 

    Form WD-10 and the instructions: https://www.dol.gov/whd/programs/dbra/wd10/index.htm

    9/13/2016    2016 Diggers Mixers Fixers Golf Outing

    Jim Langlois Memorial, Monday, September 26, 2016, 10:00 am
    Southington Country Club Don't Delay - Register & Sponsor Today: registration & sponsorship details

    9/7/2016    CONNstruction - Fall 2016, Business Development, a Critical Need: Digital Edition

    Features Include:  Building Relationships; The Skill of Advocacy; Customer Perspective: Developing Service Competencies; and more

    Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, 7:30 am - 1:00 pm, Best Western Plus, North Haven.  Make Safety a Daily Commitment - Stop / Think / Prevent...  Haven't registered yet...Call Carol - 860.529.6855 or email: chall@ctconstruction.org

    8/2/2016    CONNstruction Summer 2016: Digital Edition!

    Featuring articles showcasing - Construction Industry Awards - plus, news & views, and highlights & happenings. Read Today!
    7/27/2016    CCPC Annual Summer Outing

    Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 5:00 pm at Odetah Camping Resort, Rolling Tomato Pizza Truck, Mini Golf Tournament & Beer and so much more! Registration & Sponsorship Form [2016 CCPC Annual Picnic]

    7/12/2016    CCIA Press Release

    Concern for Connecticut, jobs, safety and mobility with proposal of a bonding moratorium: CCIA Press Release
    6/9/2016    Build with Strength - Program

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 , 8:30 am - Program for the contractor, designer, architect and YOU!  by the CCPC / CRMCA & NRMCA.  No cost | registration required: http://bit.ly/CCPCbreakfast

    5/27/2016    CCIA Closed in Honor of Memorial Day


    YCF Summer Membership meeting featuring the Walk Bridge Project is Thursday, June 2, 2016, 4:30 pm at BAR, New Haven.  e-registration: www.ctconstruction.org/ycfmmreg

    4/29/2016    PREVENT FALLS - National Safety Stand-Down: May 2-6, 2016

    Help Keep Construction Workers Safe by conducting Fall Hazard training and reporting the numbers to CCIA - [Safety Stand-Down Report] Keep Safety In-Mind!
    4/22/2016    Ethics Rules: WHAT STATE CONTRACTORS NEED TO KNOW!

    Ethics Rules for State Contractors - Getting it RIGHT!   
    Friday, April 29, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    CCIA, 912 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 112, Wethersfield
    4/18/2016    North East ConcreteWorks - April 25 & 26

    Patriot Place Hotel, Foxboro, MA NEConcreteWorks
    4/1/2016    JOINT FORCES 4th Annual LUNCHEON - April 14, 2016

    Join the Mission as we Join Forces to “Bring Coast Guard History to Life!” [Sponsorship & Registration Information] Luncheon at 11:30 am with Special Guest: Jeff Creighton, Master Chief Petty Officer, US Coast Guard (Retired) and currently, Support and Development, National Coast Guard Museum Association. 

    3/31/2016    CAAPA - ConnDOT Annual Paving Conference & Awards!

    Asphalt Pavement Awards, NAPA and WIRTGEN will be featured April 8, 2016, 8am, Best Western Plus, North Haven. [details] [winners]
    3/23/2016    CONNstruction Spring 2016: Safety & Health in Construction

    featuring the 2015 CCIA Annual Report, The Straight Dope on Substance Abuse, Death Trap, and Exploring OSHA"s New & Increased Enforcement Initiatives..and more.

    The CCIA 2016 Ethics & Compliance Summit, March 18, 2016, 8:00 am featuring experts in Ethics & Compliance .. Ethisphere, Jackson Lewis and the CT Office of State Ethics.
    3/14/2016    CT CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION - Transportation Breakfast

    Photo gallery.
    2/11/2016    2016 Build CT - Thursday, February 11, 2016!

    Tonight is the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut 2016 Build CT - 5:00pm at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville.  Congratulations to the winners! [Winners printable list] - Event details on the Registration & Sponsorship [form] or see more.

    1/22/2016    SNOW ALERT

    ACI Grade I Class Practice Session will be held, tomorrow, Sat., Jan 23, from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. at Tilcon’s lab facility in Plainville. However, if it looks like the weather is getting worse, we will close up even earlier for everybody’s safety.

    1/5/2016    CONNstruction Winter 2015: What's What About WATER!

    Features Include:

    12/30/2015    Special Holiday Greeting Sent Your Way! From all of us here at CCIA

    12/22/2015    January 2016 OSHA 30 HOUR - NEW Location!

    NEW LOCATION: Hartford Sheraton South, 100 Capital Boulevard, Rocky Hill. 7:30am - 4:15pm (breakfast, lunch and snack included). Details: Registration & Information Form


    Submit your Award Winning Accomplishment Today! - Submission Deadline is: December 18, 2015 | Awards Program & Dinner is, Thursday, February 11, 2016, Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT.  Join us as we Celebrate Projects of Excellence!


    To all the attendees, sponsors and award winners for helping make the 2015 CCIA Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception the best one yet – what a night!  Photo Gallery courtesy of John Marinelli Photography and a Printable Program with all the Sponsors & Award Winners

    11/18/2015    CCIA Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception!

     the premier year-end event, Wednesday, December 2, 2015.  Registration at 4:45 pm, Meeting at 5:00 pm includes presentations of the Community Service Awards and Safety Awards, followed by the Holiday Reception from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm with a fine variety of food stations & open bar at the Aqua Turf Club, Kay’s Pier North. Registration and Sponsorship accepted until Wednesday, Nov. 25th. [Printable Registration Form

    Thank You to the 2015 PROGRAM SPONSORS! Garrityasphalt.com | hopenn.com | rothacontracting.com | unitedconcrete.com

    11/6/2015    2015 CRBA Fall Dinner - Award Winners, Photo Gallery & Lanza handouts


    Jeff Lanza, grew up in Connecticut, FBI Special Agent for over 20 years, appears and speaks nationally, published book author and OUR SPEAKER for the CRBA Fall Dinner!! A Don’t Miss Meeting! [Preview Jeff on YouTube - Video] [REGISTRATION]

    10/15/2015    AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED!


    October 15, 2015 5:00pm - AWARDS DINNER! [FINALISTS! nominated by their peers!] [REGISTRATION FORM]
    10/13/2015    Support that is Concrete Strong!

    The truck was painted pink for Breast Cancer awareness. For every yard of concrete this truck pumps, a percentage will be donated. Marcus King, Owner, of Modern Concrete Pumping, Inc., explains ...[more]
    9/20/2015    RESERVE YOUR TABLE TODAY!

    How To Find & Recruit the Best Workforce!
    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 | 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    featuring a Food Stations Reception & Informative Program with special guests:
    Michael Morgan, Director, The Workplace
    and Kathy Marioni, Office of Workforce Competitiveness
    Sheraton Hartford South, 100 Capitol Blvd., Rocky Hill
    CEUCA Annual Fall Dinner Meeting
    Registration and Sponsorship details printable pdf

    9/15/2015    CONNstruction Fall 2015: TECHNOLOGY

    Innovation Enhances Construction is available [online] now.

    8/19/2015    Safety Alliance Conference - Tues., Sept. 8, 2015

    Don't Delay - Register TODAY! No charge thanks to our generous sponsors!
    8/13/2015    Memorial Celebration: John B. Farnham

    Friends, Colleagues and family of John Farnham gathering to share memories of his joyous, memorable and often entertaining life. Thursday, Sept., 3, 2015 - 5:30 pm, The Inn at Middletown. [details]
    6/18/2015    CONNstruction - SUMMER 2015!

    Developing a Working Force for the 21st Century is available now.


    [REPORT HERE] the number of employees trained in Fall Hazard Prevention during the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down (two-week period), May 4 - 15, 2015.

    5/2/2015    **CANCELED**Monday, May 4, 2015 Press Conference



    The April 23rd Joint Forces Luncheon featured an inspiring program by guest speaker U.S. Marine Master Sergeant William Spanky Gibson and concluded with a presentation of a donation of $20,000 to the Connecticut Fisher House.

    Thank you to members of the Connecticut Road Builders Association, Connecticut Environmental and Utilities Contractors Association, and the Connecticut Ready Mixed Concrete Association for teaming up to raise awareness and money at the 3rd Annual Construction Industry Joint Forces Luncheon. [photos]

    4/7/2015    STAND-UP 4 TRANSPORTATION!

    BE HERE! APRIL 9, 2015, 10:30 AM, the Great Hall at Union Station, Hartford. (more)
    3/12/2015    CONNstruction - SPRING 2015!

    Priority Transportation! is available on-line.

    3/11/2015    March 31, 2015 | Scholarship Due Date

    All application materials must be postmarked by March 31. View the Official Rules here or download an Application Packet [word-doc] or [pdf] plus, [Personal Evaluation Form] | [Faculty Evaluation Form]


    Stop and think before you excavate! Call Before You Dig – Connecticut is inviting contractors to attend a free safety seminar to prepare employees for a safe excavation season.  Two Dates & Locations:  Feb. 27, Plantsville and March 27, Orange, CT.

    2/3/2015    2015 CCIA Membership Directory & Buyers' Guide

    now available on-line - 2015 CCIA Membership Directory and coming soon to your mailbox! Contact CCIA if you need additional copies.

    1/30/2015    Roadway Safety Poster Contest for Children

    all children grades K-6 are asked to help promote roadway safety through art. Submissions due February 20th.

    Also, please share this short animated video showing children how to be safe on the roadway as pedestrians, bicyclists and passengers in a car.

    details can be found here - - (more)
    1/20/2015    OSHA FALL PREVENTION: Plan Provide Train

    1/13/2015    ConnOSHA Cold Weather Reminders

    found in The Quarterly December 2014 edition focuses on how to recognize and alleviate cold stress.

    12/19/2014    SEASONS GREETINGS!

    12/4/2014    CCIA 2014 Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception

    Thank you to all CCIA members who took part Wed., Dec. 3, 2014! Award Winners & Sponsors listed in the 2014 Program and the photo gallery by Marinelli Photography is available at this link.

    12/1/2014    CCIA Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception!

    The Premier Year-End Commercial Construction Industry Event! Wed., Dec. 3, 2014, 5:00 pm-Membership Meeting with Community Service and Safety Recognition Awards! 5:30 pm-Food stations, open bar and dessert follow until 8:30 pm.

    - member companies are recognized for outstanding contributions made to their communities. Nominations being accepted until 5 pm, November 7, 2014. Nomination Guidelines & Application [here]

    AGC of Connecticut Industry Recognition Award 2014 winners: Public Owner of the Year: Brian Armet, The Mattabassett District; Private Owner of the Year: Abul Islam, AI Engineers, Inc.; Designer of the Year: Craig Saunders, Tecton Architects, Inc.; GC/CM of the Year: Guido Petra, Petra Construction Corp.; Subcontractor of the Year: John Ferrucci, F+F Mechanical Enterprises, Inc.; Supplier/Service Provider of the Year: Donald Doeg, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, PC; Construction Supervisor of the Year: James Nardi, O&G Industries, Inc.; Project Manager of the Year: Darren Antolini, The Fusco Corporation; Educator of the Year: Raymond Perreault, Central Connecticut State University; and Safety Professional of the Year: Jody DeCarolis, Dimeo Construction Co.

    Photo Gallery provided by John Marinelli Photography

    A list of all finalists is provided at this link, and we extend special thanks to all sponsors and advertisers, listed at this link.

    10/10/2014    ConcreteWorks - North East - Regional Conference

    is a two-day conference sponsored by NRMCA and CRMCA at Mohegan Sun, Tues., Oct. 28, and Wed., Oct. 29, 2014.  Please see the registration form for further details or visit 2014NEConcreteWorks.  Vendor Tables and Sponsorship Opportunities available! and donations of die cast models needed!

    10/7/2014    SHOWCASE YOUR FIRM

    Limited VENDOR Space available at the Northeast Region ConcreteWorks Conference.
    9/24/2014    Leadership & Innovation for the Future RECOGNIZED!

    The Nominees for the 2014 Industry Recognition Dinner Printable List - are nominated by their peers and will be honored at the dinner on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 where the 2014 Winners will be announced! Join us for dinner or sponsor this event - registration flier - .

    9/15/2014    PRESS RELEASE - 2014 Forum on Transportation


    Party-endorsed candidates to speak on transportation challenges facing state. Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, 8:30 am, Best Western Plus North Haven, North Haven, CT.  The event is open to the public with a $10 registration fee payable at the door via check or cash only.  A Full House is Expected!

    9/9/2014    CONNstruction - FALL 2014:

    A Legislative Primer! Feature Articles include:
    Picking Connecticut's Next Governor
    Congressional Candidates Weigh In
    Your Critical Addition to the Industry Voice – Made Easy!
    Step-up and Advocate or the Opposition Wins by Default

    9/2/2014    2014 FORUM ON TRANSPORTATION

    will provide an up-close and candid discussion with Governor Dannel Malloy and candidate for governor, Thomas Foley, on Mon., Sept. 15, 2014, 8:30 am, at the Best Western Plus, North Haven.  Registration Details on printable form or online registration – www.ctconstruction.org/TransportationForum.

    Details available on the agenda and printable registration form

    8/20/2014    PRESS CONFERENCE - Transportation Advocates

    held on Tuesday, August 19, 11:30 am, Union Station, Hartford, a broad coalition of transit and transportation advocates released their 2014 Candidate Bulletin, Moving Transportation Forward in Connecticut.  Two of the follow-up articles:  by ctmirror and by ctnewsjunkie

    8/8/2014    CONNstruction - Summer 2014

    featuring Connecticut's Comprehensive Energy Plan is available in the digital edition now!

    8/1/2014    Connecticut Concrete Promotion Council

    launches new website: http://ctconcretepromotion.org/home.html


    for the prestigious 2014 Construction Industry Recognition Awards.
    7/21/2014    PRESS RELEASE! Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4)

    visited Norwalk’s deteriorated Yankee Doodle Bridge to highlight the urgent need for long-term federal transportation investments to create jobs and improve the safety and efficiency of Connecticut's transit and highway networks. [more]
    6/27/2014    INCREASE in the Federal Gas Tax = INCREASE IN CT ROAD REPAIR!

    Please take a moment to encourage our State Senators to Fix the Highway Trust Fund! (more)
    6/2/2014    OSHA National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

    The CCIA Safety Committee is asking all members to participate by conducting Fall Hazard training at some point during the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down Week, June 2-6, 2014, and report the number of employees trained to CCIA [ http://www.ctconstruction.org/i4a/forms/index.cfm?id=27 ] on the CCIA website by Friday, June 13th please.

    more information | reporting form

    5/30/2014    CCIA Supports Senator Murphy at a Press Conference

    Friday, May 30, 2014 as he announces a plan to raise necessary funds to help maintain and repair the failing infrastructure in our state and our nation.

    YCF JOINT Membership Meeting, Thursday, June 12, 2014, 4:30 pm, BAR, New Haven. Once again this year, the evening will include members from: *CCIA | AGC/CT Young Contractors Forum *AIA Emerging Architects Committe *Connecticut Engineers - Young Members *Green Building Council Emerging Professionals.  Registration and more information [here].


    were presented at the 2014 Annual CAAPA Paving Conference, Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Best Western Plus, North Haven, CT. [Award Photos]

    presents an Intelligent Compaction [IC] Overview Workshop, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 8:00 AM - 12 noon at the Best Western PLUS North Haven, 201 Washington Ave., North Haven
    CAAPA Paving Conference - Registration & Information or Public Officials & State Employees - REGISTRATION

    5/4/2014    2014 CCIA Ethics and Compliance Summit

    Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 8:00 am - 12:00 noon | Sheraton Hartford South, Rocky Hill. No Registration Fee - But Registration Required. Featuring speakers on: OFCCP New Regulations, CASE Disparity Study, and Best Practices from an integrity monitor perspective. [Registration]

    and Help Make a Difference. Three sectors of the construction industry came out in full force at the 2nd Annual Construction Industry Joint Forces Luncheon April 10, 2014 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. The combined efforts of the CRBA, CRMCA and CEUCA donated $20,000 to the State of CT Veteran's Memorial Project. Pictured in the center is special guest speaker Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and veteran, Paul W. "Buddy" Bucha. ]
    A complete Photo Gallery is provided by Marinelli Photography.

    4/1/2014    2014 JOINT FORCES LUNCHEON

    will include guest speaker Paul Bucha, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and volunteer board member for the Connecticut State Veterans Memorial.
    3/21/2014    CONNstruction Spring 2014 | Digital Edition

    Featuring CCIA's 2013 Annual Report and the 2013 Community Service Awards.
    For advertising opportunities
    in our online and print publication, please contact Jamie Williams - jwilliams@naylor.com or 800-369-6220 ext. 3393

    3/13/2014    Build CT 2014 - Photo Gallery

    provided by John Marinelli Photography.

    2/28/2014    2014 BUILD CT AWARDS DINNER - NEW DATE!

    Due to the snowstorm the Build CT Awards and 67th AGC of Connecticut Annual Meeting at the Aqua Turf is now Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Aqua Turf, and the timing is the same – 5:00 p.m. social hour, 6:00 p.m. dinner, and 7:00 p.m. program.
    2/25/2014    BIM Unit 1: New Date! MARCH 21, 2014

    2/24/2014    LEAN Construction - Unit 1: NEW DATE - MARCH 13, 2014

    2/23/2014    AGC/CT MANAGEMENT TRAINING - 2014 Schedule


    Due date: March 7, 2014: The children of Connecticut are being asked to help promote roadway safety through art.  Students in grades K-6 are invited to submit their original impressions of roadway safety.  Contest information and application

    2/10/2014    2014 CCIA Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide

    Browse and Save to Your Desk Top the 2014 Digital Edition! The print edition is "in the mail" and should be arriving within the next two weeks.  Thank you to our many supporters and advertisers.

    2/7/2014    CCIA SAFETY ROUNDTABLE change of LOCATION

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Safety Roundtable will be held at The Gallery, 141 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury and will feature Construction Defects and Record Keeping, presented by Bob Tomko of The Travelers Companies. Registration and Information Form
    1/30/2014    2014 BUILD CT AWARD WINNERS!

    were announced by AGC of Connecticut and will be honored on Thurs., Feb. 13, 2014, at the Aqua Turf. Congratulations 2014 Winners!
    Program Book Ads, Sponsorship and Dinner Registration details available in the - Announcement

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) recently announced that it is accepting applications for the “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program”. The scholarship provides financial assistance to help the children of highway workers killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty pursue post-high school education. Details
    1/13/2014    CONNstruction Winter | Digital Edition Here!

    Feature Articles Include:

    12/9/2013    CCIA Annual Membership Meeting and Holiday Reception

    THANK YOU to all CCIA members who attended, sponsored, or participated as nearly 500 members and guests attended the premiere event and had an enjoyable evening! A special thank you to program sponsors Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming and United Concrete Products. Photo Gallery provided by Marinelli Photography

    11/19/2013    The PREMIER ANNUAL EVENT!

    CCIA Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception
    Wednesday, December 4, 2013, Aqua Turf Club - Kay's Pier North, Plantsville, CT
    View Registration Information plus Sponsorship Information -   CCIA Annual Membership Meeting & Holiday Reception Registration & Registration Form
    Don't miss out on the premier event this year! RSVP by Monday, November 25, 2013
    11/7/2013    Plan to Join Us!

    The Connecticut Transportation Summit
    How to prioritize (and pay for) Connecticut's critical transportation projects.
    Thursday, December 12, 2013 
    Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 East Main Street, Stamford
    Registration: 8 am | Program: 8:30 am to noon
    Register Here

    11/6/2013    CEUCA Fall Luncheon Program

    CEUCA Fall Luncheon Program
    Monday, November 18, 2013
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Wethersfield Country Club

    featuring the administrative changes
    and proposed legislative changes to the CBYD and PURA rules.


    The Industry Recognition Award winners were honored October 17, 2013 at the Aqua Turf Club before over 370 members and guests.  (more)
    10/11/2013    AGC/CT Industry RECOGNITION Awards FINALISTS Revealed

    Join us on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT to see who shines the brightest...as one finalist in each of 10 categories will be selected as Winner!

    FINALISTS | REGISTRATION & AD/Sponsorship Form

    10/7/2013    CRBA 80th Anniversary Celebration honors Ed Gilligan

    Don't miss this - Register TODAY! The Connecticut Road Builders Association is proud to have been moving Connecticut since 1933! and will hold an anniversary celebration Thursday, October 10, 2013, 5:00 PM dinner, 7:00 pm program honoring CRBA and long time advocate - Ed Gilligan. Registration form


    The CASE Disparity Study: Phase 1 questions the legality of CT’s Small and Minority Business Set-Aside Program and describes a path forward to a legally defensible program. Come learn first-hand about the current CT program, and what you can expect going forward, Fri., Oct. 11, 2013. Registration Flier (more)
    9/11/2013    CONNstruction FALL 2013 | ONLINE NOW!

    Read the latest issue featuring Construction Managers and General Contractors with articles on High Performing Facilities, Innovation in Action and Highlights & Happenings with photos.

    8/28/2013    OSHA - CCIA - ConnOSHA Safety Conference

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013 | 7:30 am - 1:00 pm | Holiday Inn, North Haven. There is no charge however, registration is required by Sept. 4th. Safety Conference Agenda and Registration Form

    A new mobile app—“Transportation Construction Advocate”™—rolled-out to help the public and private sectors of the U.S. transportation construction industry and other interested stakeholders communicate easily with members of Congress about the importance of infrastructure investment to the U.S. economy.  It puts all the information you need for your upcoming legislative meetings at your fingertips. How to Download the TransCon Advocate App.


    Nominations for the AGC of CT Construction Industry Recognition Awards & Dinner are now being accepted through Friday, August 9, 2013. Nomination Categories include: Public Owner, Private Owner, Designer,GC/CM, Subcontractor, Supplier/Service Provider, Construction Supervisor, Project Manager(new this year), Educator and Construction Safety Professional. Nominees will be honored and winners announced at the Awards Dinner, Thursday, October 17, 2013.  Nomination Ballot and Information Guide

    7/19/2013    CCIA MEMBER Helps Kids DIG INTO READING!

    Workers from W.I. Clark of Wallingford joined the Levi E. Coe Library celebrate its Summer 2013 "Dig Into Reading" Program and brought along an excavator...[more details]

    with Don Shubert, President CCIA explaining the future needs of transportation infrastructure investment in Connecticut. [view the details on the video]
    6/12/2013    CONNstruction SUMMER 2013 | ONLINE NOW!

    Featuring Equipment Dealers in this issue with the following featured articles: Where Everyone Knows Your Name, Equipment Rebuild vs. New Replacement Economics, How Low Can They Go?, Telematics Makes Sense - And Cents.

    For advertising opportunities in our online and print publication, please contact Jamie Williams - jwilliams@naylor.com or 800-369-6220 ext. 3393


    Don’t Miss This: Transportation & Infrastructure Forum with Chairman of the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Congressman Bill Shuster.  Saturday, June 8, 2013, 10:00am – 11:30am, Riverfront Boathouse, 20 Leibert Rd., Hartford, Connecticut.

    5/30/2013    CT Sales & Use Tax for Construction Contractors

    The Thursday, May 30, 2013 free seminar offered by CCIA and Marcum LLP was filled with useful, good-to-know information. A copy of the presentation can be found – here - .
    5/9/2013    MAKING A DIFFERENCE!

    THANK YOU TO all who attended, sponsored, or participated in the Joint Forces Luncheon Meeting on Wednesday, May 2, 2013. A crowd of 150 members and guests were treated to an inspiring program featuring co-founder of Purple Heart Homes, Dale Beatty, Jim Earl from H.E.A.R.T. 9/11, and Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee, for whom Purple Heart Homes is renovating a home in Manchester. After the program, the CCIA associations presented a check for $20,000 to Purple Heart Homes in support of its efforts on behalf of wounded veterans.  Photo Gallery provided by Marinelli Photography


    Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:30 am at the Aqua Turf Club, Wagon Room.  Featuring Dale Beatty, a combat wounded veteran and co-founder of Purple Heart Homes, along with Staff Sergeant Sandra Lee, a survivor of multiple IED explosions and future recipient of a renovated home in Manchester, plus Jim Earl a volunteer from H.E.A.R.T 9/11

    Details are available below and on the Sponsorship and Registration Form or contact Carol Hall 860.529.6855.


    The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles, Commercial Vehicle Safety Division will be conducting several “training and education” events [...more]
    3/22/2013    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    FUNDING FOR THE CLEAN Water Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF) was included in last week’s continuing resolution passed by Congress. The Clean Water SRF [...more]

    THE OFFICE OF STATE TRAFFIC Administration has adopted regulations Section 14-298-500 updating its uniform system of traffic control signals, [...more]


    3/15/2013    55th Annual Paving Conference and Luncheon

    Thursday, April 4, 2013, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, Aqua Turf Club. Program includes special guest speakers, Jay Hansen, Executive Vice President, National Asphalt Pavement Association and Nasreen Tasker, Global Editor, Argus Asphalt Report with a Presentation on:  Liquid Asphalt | US Supply & Demand Fundamentals. Ad Sponsorships & Vendor Display Tables Available. - complete details [registration flier]

    3/15/2013    Associated General Contractors of CT Scholarship

    two years of tuition at $2,500 per year for enrollment in College/University with either civil engineering or building & construction technology major. Application -[word-doc] or [pdf] [Postmark Deadline - March 31, 2013
    3/5/2013    THE AGC OF CONNECTICUT 66th Annual Meeting

    3/1/2013    Every Life Counts in Connecticut

    is the theme for the 2013 Roadway Safety Poster Contest for Children.  It focuses on the fact that all of Connecticut’s road users deserve safe and efficient roadways and that those people who work to maintain our roadways deserve a safe workplace.  Contest Details

    All extensions, waivers, and increases in Gross Vehicle Weight relating to the blizzard of February 8 and 9 have been terminated or ended, by the Governor’s Executive Order #32, issued on Wed., Feb. 27, 2013.
    2/14/2013    US EPA WEBINAR - RICE Air Quality Regulations +

    EPA is hosting free webinars on the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) covering stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE), and revisions signed on January 14, 2013.

    Webinar dates: 2/28/2013, 3/6/2013, 3/14/2013, 3/19/2013 - pre-registration required - Details

    2/12/2013    Emergency Declaration - Weight Limits

    from the Commissioner of the CT Department of Transportation regarding weight limits for commercial motor vehicles hauling salt.

    2/1/2013    The AGC/CT 66th Annual Meeting & Dinner

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013, The Hartford Club

    The Keynote Speaker sponsored by Petra Construction Corporation
    Kelly Riggs, author and dynamic speaker and trainer in the fields of leadership, sales development, and strategic planning, brings a thought-provoking presentation - Positioning Your Company for the Future: How to Structure Your Organization to Adapt to the Coming Changes.

    Plus meet Joseph Jarboe, President, AGC of America and the AGC/CT 2013 Board of Directors.

    Reservations with meal selection required by February 6, 2013

    For more details down load the REGISTRATION FLIER.

    1/24/2013    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    CONNECTICUT’S ‘LITTLE MILLER’ Act applies to any construction, reconstruction, or development property rehabilitation by a municipality, governmental unit, or nonprofit corporation to [...more]

    CONNECTICUT PROVIDES an in-state preference for local goods and services, but only when all other factors are equal; agricultural products; and certain small contactors, according to an Office Legislative Research report. The law also [...more]

    TRANSPORTATION FUNDING sources may be unknown, but President Obama and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood “have a considerable opportunity to make a mark on transportation,” says [...more]

    1/8/2013    2nd Annual Ethics and Compliance Summit

    featuring Brian Deery, Senior Director, Highway & Transportation Division, AGC of America, along with other prominent speakers, is scheduled for next Thursday, January 17, 2013, from 8:00 am to Noon at the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Headquarters Building in East Hartford.
    Registration & Details:  registration form

    12/20/2012    Season Greetings from CCIA

    Please note CCIA will be closed on December 24 & 25, 2012 plus December 31, 2012 & Jan 1, 2013. [message]
    12/12/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    MSHA accident investigators and special investigators recently underwent a two-week training program facilitated by the FBI Laboratory's Evidence Response Team Unit. The training covered [...more]

    The labor-force participation rate – the share of the adult population that either had a job or was trying to find one – stood at 63.6%, as of September, close to a 30-year low, according to [...more]

    12/12/2012    THANK YOU to all CCIA members

    who attended, sponsored or participated in the CCIA Annual Membership Meeting and Holiday Reception at the Aqua Turf Club on Wednesday. A crowd of more than 400 attended the event. A special thank you to program sponsor Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming. The annual showcase event was an immense success due to the dedication, generosity and support of CCIA’s loyal members.  Please visit the photo gallery courtesy of Marinelli Photography.

    12/11/2012    CONNstruction WINTER 2012

    now available on-line with a focus on Construction Material Suppliers.
    For advertising opportunities in our online and print publication, please contact Jamie Williams - jwilliams@naylor.com or 800-369-6220 ext. 3393

    12/7/2012    CONGRATULATIONS to the

    2012 CCIA Community Service Award Winners, KBE Building Corporation, for the Jennifer L. Hawke-Petit Health Lodge, WFSB Channel 3 Kids’ Camp; Paul Dinto, Paul Dinto Electrical Contractors, Inc., for Ann’s Place; O&G Industries, Inc., for Teacher of Teachers; and United Steel, Inc., for Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut, Walk for Thought. The awards were presented at the CCIA annual meeting 12-5-12.
    12/7/2012    Congratulations to the 33 recipients

    of the CCIA Safety Awards – Platinum Level and Safety Recognition awards that were presented at the CCIA annual meeting Dec. 5, 2012.
    12/4/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    UConn Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering researchers are testing a new style of bridge column construction with an eye to developing columns capable of  [...more]

    A Michigan-based automotive parts company will pay $750,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the agency announced.

    11/28/2012    Governor Dannel Malloy will be

    the Featured Speaker along with Keynote Speaker Jack Basso, Director of Program Finance and Management for AASHTO for the Dec. 10, 2012 Transit for Connecticut program sponsored by CCIA. [registration information & details]
    11/21/2012    Sponsorship & Registration Information!

    11/21/2012    Construction NEWBRIEFS!

    A green building professional building skills training program begins December 4, 2012 [...more]

    Health care construction has slowed a bit in the last few years, but it remains a critically important sector [...more]

    A construction safety survey (responsed due by months end) is being conducted by an Atlanta labor and employment lawyer who represents employers [...more]

    11/9/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    A look at the skills-jobs mismatch finds no evidence that changes in the economy explain high joblessness; the problem is slow growth, according to [...more]

    The fatigued driving BASIC will be changed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to the more specific Hours-of-Service Compliance BASIC to [...more]

    U.S. EPA is continuing to weigh two proposed alternatives of its Coal Combustion Residuals Proposed Rule and whether to designate coal ash as a “hazardous waste” [...more]


    Submissions for the 2012 CCIA Community Service Award is Friday, November 9, 2012. (more)
    11/1/2012    Technology Update CANCELED!

    The Technology Update Seminar scheduled for this Friday, November 2, from 8:00 am to 11:30 am has been canceled.  However, it will be rescheduled for December, and a new date will be announced shortly.

    10/31/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The state Department of Revenue Services has extended the deadline for state tax filings and payments due this week to the end of the business day on Nov. 7, 2012, [...more]

    The deadlines for employers to make unemployment insurance tax filings and payments and to file a personal property tax declaration or request an extension were extended to Nov. 15, 2012, by  [...more]

    A Red Tape Review and Removal Task Force was convened by the Governor to streamline and consolidate unnecessarily burdensome state regulations and mandates, [...more]

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made “significant progress” in implementing the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Program and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of [...more]

    10/24/2012    CONGRATULATIONS TO AGC of Connecticut Industry Recognition Award winners

    who were honored October 18, 2012 at the Aqua Turf Club before about 330 members and guests. The winners are: (more)

    10/19/2012    The Connecticut Road Builders Association

    will be honoring Senator Joseph Lieberman at the CRBA Fall Meeting, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 - 5:00 pm, Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT. Registration is Required. Details

    10/17/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Federal regulators would be required to better weigh how shifts in regulations affect industries concerned against the potential broader economic or social benefits of [...more]

    Economic development efforts focusing on infrastructure, such as cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated property, restoring historic structures, revitalizing small town Main Streets, [...more]

    10/11/2012    It is with deep sorrow that we report...

    MARVIN B. MORGANBESSER, 79, of Falls Church, Virginia, passed away Thurs., Oct. 11, 2012. Marvin was President of CCIA from 1977 until his retirement in 2008.

    10/5/2012    The 2012 AGC/CT Industry Recognition NOMINEES ANNOUNCED!

    Join us to see Who the Winners Will Be!  Nominated by their peers for excellence in their fields - the attached list is this year's list of revered NOMINEES.  The Awards of Distinction will be bestowed to all the finalists on Thursday, October 18, 2012 5:00 pm, Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT.  View the REGISTRATION & SPONSORSHIP Information.

    10/4/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The method used to calculate the ideal amount of money that should be retained in the unemployment compensation trust fund will change  [...more]

    The federal motor-fuels tax, at 18.4 cents for gasoline and 24.4 cents for diesel, hasn't changed since 1993. As a result, the tax [...more]

    10/2/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Technical revisions to the Conn. Fire Safety Code proposed regulation from the Dept. of Construction Services, necessitated by adoption  [...more]

    A key environmental provision in MAP-21, the new two-year federal transportation bill, is the requirement that states set aside 25% of Construction Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement funds [...more]

    9/17/2012    CONNstruction FALL 2012

    now available on-line with a focus on Connecticut's workforce and job growth.
    For advertising opportunities in our online and print publication, please contact Jamie Williams - jwilliams@naylor.com or 800-369-6220 ext. 3393

    9/17/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    A detailed overview of the construction projects and time schedule of new buildings, [...more]

    OSHA has educational materials on its Safety and Health Topics pages to learn about Flood and Hurricane Preparedness and Response, including its Response/Recovery page with a  [...more]

    9/7/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Contractors need to plan for the risks that may arise on a construction project, according to “Dangerous Intersections: Where Environmental and Construction Law Collide on Construction Projects”, [...more]

    Light utility/work trucks and trailers were the most frequently stolen construction equipment in 2011, at 36%, according to the 2011 LoJack Construction Equipment Theft Report. [...more]

    8/29/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The White House announced on Aug. 20, as part of its We Can’t Wait initiative, that it would expedite the permit and review process for four nationally and regionally significant surface  [...more]

    Methods to detect and track vehicles intruding into a work zone, and to detect missing work zone channelization traffic control devices such as barrels were examined in a report from

    8/24/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The federal budget deficit will total $1.1. trillion for fiscal year 2012, which ends on Sept. 30, 2012, the Congressional Budget Office estimates, marking the fourth year in a row – a first – [...more]

    8/20/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The Regulation Review Committee rejected a proposed regulation from the Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection that would add surface coating emissions requirements

    Federal wage and hour lawsuits filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to research by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw using data confirmed by the Federal Judicial Center, show a steady increase

    8/13/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    State law, with limited exceptions, prohibits the state from disqualifying a person from engaging in an occupation, profession, or business that requires [...more]

    A whistleblower complaint led OSHA to investigate a construction site, where the agency found enough trenching violations to levy a $122,400 fine against a contractor. [...more]

    8/8/2012    LAST CALL! Submit Your Nomination for the

    AGC of CT INDUSTRY RECOGNITION AWARDS! We invite you to consider your colleagues within the industry and submit their names in nomination for this prestigious award by Friday, August 17, 2012. (more)
    8/6/2012    AGC of CT 2012 Golf Outing

    AGC of Connecticut held its Annual Golf Tournament on July 2, 2012 at Wethersfield Country Club.  From a full field of 32 foursomes, the low gross score of 60 was turned in by the foursome of Charles LeConche, Mike Lawton, Shawn Preston, and Mike Sapare.  [photos]  THANK YOU To Our MANY SPONSORS! and to Gold Sponsors, Marcum LLP and Ducci Electrical Contractors.
    8/6/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    U.S. Congressmen Christopher S. Murphy (D-5th Dist.) and Jim Himes (D-4th Dist.) are hosting a jobs fair on Fri., Aug. 10, 2012, at 9 am at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. Employers are invited to participate [...more]
    8/6/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS! continued

    Organized labor unions spend about four times as much on politics and lobbying than they contribute directly to candidates [...more]
    The State Building Code became a statewide code in 1969, requiring municipalities to follow it, but allowing them [...more]
    7/27/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Hartford District Office, will present Workforce: Under Construction, on Wed., Aug. 1, 2012, at 1 pm [...more]

    U.S. Congressmen Christopher S. Murphy (D-5th Dist.) and Jim Himes (D-4th Dist.) are hosting a jobs fair on Fri., Aug. 10, 2012, at 9 am at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. [...more]

    7/19/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Seventy-five percent of all utilities have corrosive soil conditions and combined with a high portion of Cast Iron and Ductile Iron pipes, one in four main breaks is caused by [...more]

    Unnecessary duplication among federal programs costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year, according to the [...more]

    7/18/2012    CONNstruction SUMMER 2012!

    now available on-line with a focus on school construction.
    For advertising opportunities in our online and print publication, please contact Jamie Williams - jwilliams@naylor.com or 800-369-6220 ext. 3393
    7/13/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The International Playground Contractors Association is presenting the Playground Construction School on  [...more]

    IRS resources “continue to be stretched thin, and the current trend of decreased resources coupled with increased complexity exacerbates the problem,” the IRS Oversight Board said [...more]

    6/27/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The job expansion tax credit would be extended by Public Act 12-1 of the June Special Session to employers hiring people receiving services from the Department of Mental Health and [...more]

    New energy-efficiency requirements were added to California’s state building code, which may reduce energy consumption but add to the cost of construction of commercial buildings [...more]
    6/22/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    A new capital road fund, to be financed by a 0.39-mill levy, starting July 1, 2012, would appear on tax bills mailed to taxpayers [...more]

    Engineers and scientists in several states are testing rubber, asphalt and gravel to develop roadway surfaces meant to reduce noise, according to the Wall Street Journal. [...more]

    6/12/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Coastline construction restrictions for commercial and residential buildings in other states and the ramifications for [...more]

    Engineers and scientists in several states are testing rubber, asphalt and gravel to develop roadway surfaces meant to reduce noise, according to the Wall Street Journal. So-called quiet [...more]

    6/8/2012    THANK YOU to AGC of CT Golf Tournament

    Gold Sponsors, Marcum LLP and Ducci Electrical Contractors, for their support of the annual event, which is on Mon., July 2, 2012, at Wethersfield Country Club. Foursomes are still available as well as Sponsorship Opportunities.
    6/7/2012    ALERT - PRESS CONFERENCE JUNE 8, 2012

    Construction industry attendance and support is needed for a press conference with Senator Blumenthal! (more)
    6/1/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Businesses once ranked as medium-sized are now considered small under definitions changed by the Small Business Administration, according to the Wall Street Journal. The agency [...more]

    Jobsite runoff from rinsing concrete mixer chutes is getting more attention and officials in various states are looking at restricting the practice, according to  [...more]

    5/28/2012    The 2011 ASPHALT PAVEMENT AWARDS

    from ConnDOT and CAAPA were presented at the 2012 CAAPA Paving Luncheon meeting to: (more)
    5/24/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 5-23-2012

    Preparation is the key to an effective workplace incident investigation, according to Pre-planning for incident investigations, from [...more]

    The economic benefits of constructing, operating and maintaining the midstream infrastructure needed to transport domestic energy, such as [...more]

    5/11/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 5-11-2012

    Contractors will now have the right to a hearing to determine whether EPA has authority to issue a compliance order [...more]

    AGC of America supports establishing a six-year federal statute of repose for latent defect claims. [...more]

    U.S. drivers waste 1.9 billion gallons of gasoline each year, costing them more than $100 billion in lost fuel and time due to traffic delays, [...more]

    5/4/2012    Verizon Wireless Savings!

    In collaboration with National Purchasing Partners, CCIA/AGC of CT is going to make it easy for you to save on your company’s wireless plan. [...more]

    4/26/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The Senate-passed transportation bill, MAP-21, would protect 1.9 million jobs nationwide and create one million more jobs through [...more]

    The Internal Revenue Service is seeking civic-minded volunteers from Connecticut, among [...more]

    The Governor proclaimed April 2012 as Call Before You Dig Month in the state, issuing an official statement encouraging [...more]

    4/13/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The Governor proclaimed April 2012 as Call Before You Dig Month in the state, issuing an official statement encouraging [...more]

    Employers seeking to reduce workers’ compensation costs should legitimately advocate for their cause, Workers’ Compensation Commission Chairman John Mastropietro said [...more]

    4/13/2012    CCIA IS PLEASED to present

    a double-feature of the award-winning Hoover Dam Bypass by HDR, Inc., on Thurs., April 19, 2012. Please join us for the CRMCA Annual Luncheon Meeting, at 11:30 am at Wethersfield Country Club, or the 2012 CRBA Spring Dinner Meeting, at 5 pm at the Aqua Turf Club. Please Pre-Register using the forms linked above.  Sponsorship opportunities are available!

    4/4/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Contractors or subcontractors on prevailing wage projects required to pay an employee’s wages and benefits on behalf of a subcontractor who failed to do so would, under Senate Bill 179,  [...more]

    Local boards of education in Connecticut are allowed to take property by eminent domain for school projects, according to a report from the Office of Legislative Research. The board must seek [...more]

    The new Director of the Connecticut Department of Labor Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Kenneth Tucker, is featured in the February edition of CONN-OSHA Quarterly. Tucker, [...more]


    New York Times, March 26, 2012, on page A11...[online version]
    3/26/2012    Local Construction Executive Elected as Chairman

    of the Building Division of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the largest construction trade organization in the country. [...MORE]
    3/25/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Municipalities would be authorized to finance certain remediation and redevelopment projects [...more]

    Municipal stormwater authorities would be authorized to construct, own, operate and maintain [...more]

    Excessive noise that violates a municipal ordinance and results in a citation and three or more arrests constitutes a public nuisance that [...more]

    Development within areas around certain privately owned, publicly used airports in the state would require [...more]

    3/19/2012    CONNstruction SPRING 2012

    Features include the CCIA 2011 Annual Report, CCIA Community Service Award Winners, and so much more.
    3/18/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Qualified professionals would be able to certify, for general permits issued by the DEEP Commissioner for stormwater discharges, the activity or project covered [...more]

    Municipalities would be prohibited from enforcing local building codes or construction standards [...more]

    A Modernizing Recycling Working Group that would analyze and make recommendations on how the state can modernize its approach to recycling, reduce waste [...more]

    3/9/2012    March 13, 2012 | PRESS CONFERENCE DETAILS

    3/8/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The requirements for posting bonds and other surety to complete public improvements [...more]

    Solid waste, including demolition debris, generated in this state and exported [...more]

    Converting what is now a liability—nearly $2.5 billion in tax credits state businesses have earned—into a powerful development asset [...more]

    3/2/2012    Build CT Awards and 65th Annual Meeting

    The AGC of Connecticut held its 7th Build CT Awards and 65th Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. 

    Highlights of the evening included the formal induction of the 2012 Board of Directors and the presentation of Build CT Awards to seven member companies in recognition of individual project excellence for projects built between in 2010 and 2011. [...Details, photos and more]

    3/2/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Tax incremental financing programs would be expanded to include blended financing from property tax, sales tax and income tax to help finance building the [...more]

    The maximum allowable unemployment compensation trust fund balance would be increased by Senate Bill 258 filed in the Labor Committee.

    The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities would, according to a summary of the Governor’s midterm budget adjustments, be consolidated with [...more]

    Work sharing programs would expand under H.R. 3630, the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012. The bill, passed by Congress and signed into law, spends more on programs that allow [...more]

    2/24/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Any person who offers conveyor and crane installation, maintenance, repair or alteration services must be licensed to perform such work according to a recent notice restating the requirements and penalties [...more]

    The President’s 2013 Budget provides $4.7 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works, a $271 million or 5.4% decrease from the 2012 enacted level. While it focuses on [...more]

    The White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness has released a report, Road Map to Renewal, which recommends a pro-business tax overhaul and regulatory streamlining. The year-end report is its third; in its October report, the jobs council recommended reauthorizing [...more]

    2/12/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Connecticut ranks 44th out of 50 states and the District of Columbia in small-business friendliness, according to the Small Business Survival Index 2011: Ranking the Policy Environment for Entrepreneurship Across the Nation. The ranking [...more]

    Department of Motor Vehicles customers will, within 3 years, be able to renew any vehicle’s registration online as part of the first phase of a three-phase [...more]

    The Internal Revenue Service is presenting a free Worker Classification Webinar on Feb. 15, 2012, at 2 pm. The program, which requires registration, is for small business owners and payroll professionals to learn about and will cover employee and independent contractor issues [...more]

    2/3/2012    2012 BUILD CT

    SPONSORSHIP and AD Reservations are due today, Friday, February 3, 2012.
    You Don't Want to miss out on being a part of Connecticut's premier construction awards...February 16, 2012, Aqua Turf Club. Details: Registration and Sponsorship Form | Winners

    2/2/2012    Young Contractors Professional Development Institute

    NEW START DATE - February 8, 2012.
    A professional training program that addresses key needs both of your company and the next generation of our industry’s leaders. It delivers the skills your company needs to come out of the recession in a position of strength. More information

    2/1/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 2/1/2012

    The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s ‘Lead By Example’ program is designed to reduce energy use [...more]

    A description and legislative history of the petroleum products gross earnings tax is summarized in a report from the Office of Legislative Research.

    The National League of Cities, as part of its 2012 legislative agenda, will advocate for Congress and the Administration to authorize a new federal surface transportation program that [...more]

    Enforcement inspections and safety consultation visits were effective in reducing compensable workers' compensation claims rates and lowering employer costs [...more]

    1/26/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Common Ground Alliance, the stakeholder-run organization focused on protecting underground utility lines and the people who dig near them, announced [...more]

    The Annual Country Infrastructure Capacity Survey suggests that the United States is falling into second-rate status in the infrastructure arena, becoming a country [...more]

    The National Conference of State Legislatures, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration Office of Operations, publishes the NCSL Transportation Operations, Management and ITS Legislation Database, which categorizes [...more]

    1/17/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    CTI Technology Transfer Center at UConn recently presented a safety brief to municipalities about a new state law, Public Act 11-256, effective Oct. 1, 2011, which [...more]

    New York State plans to spend $15 billion on infrastructure improvements, including repair of bridges, road and municipal water system improvements and [...more]

    The Mine Safety Accountability and Improved Protection Act, H.R. 3697, was introduced by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). The bill, which was filed in response [...more]

    1/5/2012    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 1-5-2012

    Infrastructure hardening and undergrounding utility facilities are two means of strengthening utility infrastructure to withstand damage from severe hurricanes, according to a presentation by [...more]

    OSHA was not required to promulgate through notice and comment rulemaking its multi-employer citation policy and could impose multi-employer liability [...more]

    The Governor opened his administration for 11 months to Ted Mann, former political journalist for The Day of New London, resulting in a three-week, 20-part series published by Hearst Connecticut [...more]

    12/29/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 12-29-2011

    Congress should fully fund EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund, the Natural Resources Defense Council recommends [...more]

    Building infrastructure that frames and supports family involvement efforts would help school districts direct resources and programmatic efforts [...more]

    12/27/2011    Press Conference with Congressman Murphy

    Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 11:00 am, near the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge at the intersection of Bridge Street and Youngsfield Road in New Milford. (more)
    12/23/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 12-23-2011

    The mandatory paid sick leave law is effective Jan. 1, 2012. Public Act 11-52 requires most employers of 50 or more people in the state to provide [...more]

    Transportation infrastructure would be authorized a one-time $10 billion appropriation to capitalize an existing U.S. DOT program that helps states provide loans, loan guarantees, and other forms of non-grant assistance to leverage private dollars, and [...more]

    OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program provides small business workplaces with free, confidential advice and assistance in [...more]


    AGC of Connecticut Build CT Award Applications, which are due 5 pm, Wed., Dec. 21, 2011. The Awards program is Thurs., Feb. 16, 2012, at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Registration material for the evening awards banquet will be sent out early next month.
    12/15/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 12-16-2011

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has published Information for Contractors and Vendors, which includes links to contracts, grants, small business opportunities, [...more]

    Congress would be required to approve all major federal regulations with an effect of $100 million or more, under H.R. 10, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, passed last week [...more]

    Connecticut ranks 22nd among the 50 states, according to an analysis by 24/7 Wall Street, [...more]

    12/9/2011    REGISTER NOW!

    for the CCIA’s 2012 Young Contractors Professional Institute. (more)
    12/7/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 12-7-2011

    Parties to construction contracts and their attorneys now can utilize a powerful new tool for facilitating settlement of disputes, [...more]

    CPTV is seeking audience members for Retirement Realities: A Town Hall Meeting, Why So Many Americans Feel Unprepared, a panel discussion, on Thurs., Dec. 15, 2011, [...more]

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state organized-labor leaders are exploring the idea of tapping private and public pension funds to help pay for [...more]

    12/5/2011    AVAILABLE ONLINE: CONNstruction Winter 2011


    12/1/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 12-2-2011

    The Federal Highway Administration has a backlog of more than $2 billion in requests, [...more]

    State officials in Massachusetts hope that as many as 16,000 jobs will be created by casino development in the coming years but [...more]

    A true, fixed-price approach to designing and building complex capital projects is outlined in LePatner C3 Model™: Construction Cost Certainty, a white paper by attorney and author Barry B. LePatner that builds on [...more]

    11/22/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 11-22-2011

    The late-October ice storm should finally force Connecticut to put utility lines underground, according to a UConn professor of geology [...more]

    Difficulties in obtaining financing are delaying many otherwise viable projects and therefore holding back a recovery in construction, according to [...more]

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in response to an employer’s request, recently issued a non-binding opinion letter that provides insight [...more]

    11/18/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 11-17-2011

    Proposed Stream Flow Standards and Regulations have been revised and were submitted to the [...more]

    New public-health studies and laboratory experiments suggest that, at every stage of life, traffic fumes exact a measurable toll on [...more]

    11/10/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 11-10-2011

    The Department of Administrative Services hosted its first online reverse auction bid recently, when it advertised the need for payloader machinery, [more]

    Employees who experience under withholding during this transition year to implement state income tax changes on a catch-up basis, [more]

    The twelve-member bipartisan Deficit Reduction Committee, the so-called “supercommittee”, has until Nov. 23, 2011, the day before Thanksgiving, to craft a plan [more]

    11/3/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS! 11-3-2011

    A significant level of investment, $188.4 billion, in stormwater infrastructure spread equally over the next five years would generate $265.6 billion in economic activity [more]

    Stepped-up scrutiny of unemployment benefits is part of the Obama administration’s government-wide effort to reduce the $125 billion in “improper payments” the government made [more]

    11/2/2011    CRBA FALL DINNER MEETING - Thursday, November 3, 2011

    will take place as scheduled beginning at 5:00 pm at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, CT. All who have registered, attempted to register or would like to attend, please come out for a dinner and presentation by Barry LePatner. Registration / Information Flier - [Here ] Please note that CCIA's fax and email services have been unavailable since Sunday.
    10/31/2011    CCIA is Now Open

    Please note that E-mail is temporarily out of service due to outages followed by ice storm Alfred.
    10/21/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is sponsoring an employer seminar, Civil Rights is Good for Business, on Wed., Oct. 26, 2011 at the State Capitol, Room 310, from 10 am to 12 noon. The free program will focus on challenges [...more]

    Transforming accumulated tax credits “from a liability to a powerful driver of new investment” would help promote jobs in Connecticut, according to Fred V. Carstensen, director [...more]

    Drivers across the U.S. are paying more as more states and communities raise tolls or impose them for the first time to build and repair highways, bridges and tunnels, according to USA TODAY. The article includes a roll-over map [...more]

    10/18/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    ‘Buy American’ provisions in the American Jobs Act of 2011, S. 1549, which some in Congress may try to pass piecemeal, are identical to the provisions in the Recovery Act of 2009, ...[more]

    Contracting revenue from green building construction generated $44.41 billion in contracting revenue last year, a 3.2% increase over the year before,...[more]

    The Rebuilding our Economy and Limiting the Impacts of Expected Flooding (RELIEF) Act, H.R. 3089, was introduced in Congress by Rep. Chris Murphy (D-5th Dist.). The bill would authorize FEMA to make $100 million a year in grants for each of the next five years to municipal governments for flood mitigation projects.

    10/13/2011    2011 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    Public Owner of the Year: Keith Epstein, CT State University System; Private Owner of the Year: David Frassinelli, Fairfield University; Designer of the Year: Clarence Welti, Clarence Welti Associates; GC/CM of the Year: Damien Davis, Newfield Construction; Subcontractor of the Year: Robert Berkmoes, James T. Kay Co.; Supplier/Service Provider of the Year: Michael Donnelly, Murtha Cullina LLP; Construction Supervisor of the Year: Marty Tubbs, Manafort Brothers, Inc.; Educator of the Year: Howard Epstein, University of Connecticut; and the newest category, Safety Professional of the Year: Walter Tucker, Petra Construction Corp.

    Complete list of Finalists: [here]
    10/6/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Reporting requirements under a proposed rule issued by the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards would be expanded for labor relations consultants (including attorneys and associations) who [more]

    Connecticut will be committing “substantial resources” to energy efficiency, renewable power and innovative technologies, DEEP Commissioner Dan Esty said [more]

    Connecticut ranks among the top ten states in terms of an abundance of business regulations, which can result in a business climate that can “hamstring business owners and [more]

    9/30/2011    Construction NewsBRIEFS!

    Significant changes to the law concerning how developers and builders post performance bonds with municipalities ...made in Public Act 11-79, effective Oct. 1, 2011, [more]

    Energy efficiency, renewable energy and Brownfield redevelopment initiatives that promote “green jobs” are summarized in a recent Office of Legislative Research report. The report also discusses [more]

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program substantially improves the [more]

    9/28/2011    Available Now: CONNstruction Fall 2011

    Features include:
    Shovel Ready: Governor Malloy Pledges to Spend More on Infrastructure
    Aiding Economic Growth: Redeker Looks to Make an Impact as the DOT's New Commissioner

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