April 27, 2017
Association Highlights
 
Last Chance to Register for Our Largest Networking Event, AGC's Past Presidents' & Awards Night!

Join AGC in recognizing our past leadership, and congratulating the companies who will be receiving a Safety Award along with other award honorees.  Additionally, this event presents an excellent opportunity to network with upper management of some of our largest company members! 

Invitations have been sent out, and registration is closing sson, so be sure to RSVP!  For further details, please contact Kim Jalalian at kjalalian@agc-gm.org or (414) 778-4100.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold
CG Schmidt, Inc.
The Blue Book Network
iSqFt

Silver
Aon Risk Solutions
Construction Supply & Erection, Inc.
Langer Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc.
Mortenson Construction
Sanchez Painting Contractors

Bronze
Common Links Construction LLC
Dawes Rigging and Crane Rental
New Berlin Redi-Mix / Kohler Pit
Spancrete

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This Year, Support the AGC-CLC AND Education With Your CLC Annual Golf Outing Sponsorship
CLC Golf Outing Sponsorships will be Opening Soon!

The AGC Construction Leadership Council Annual Golf Outing is coming up on Thursday, June 22nd, and sponsorship opportunities will be opening soon!  Sponsorship is a great way to advertise your company to a targeted group, while showing your support for the AGC, CLC and its mission to provide a conduit for general contractors, specialty contractors, design professionals and all others involved, to develop tomorrow’s construction industry leaders today and to promote knowledge and opportunity through networking, education, and community service that positively impacts participants both personally and professionally in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Watch for an updated Sponsorship form, and see how you can support our new CLC Scholarship!

Keep an eye out for upcoming notices via email and post.  They will be sent out soon!

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Check Out the Remaining Spring Classes on the AGC Education Calendar!


EDUCATION & SAFETY
TRAINING CALENDAR

May-June 2017

For a complete list of this semester's classes visit www.agc-gm.org/events
To Register for any classes, contact our Education Director, Kim Jalalian at
kjalalian@agc-gm.org or (414) 778-4100

 

STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving
May 1st, 3rd, 8th & 10th
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Corp. GC/CM - $175, Associate - $270, *CBA’s - $300, Non-Affiliated IAP - $450


This course will cover the roles and responsibilities of a construction supervisor in accident prevention and loss control. 

Unit 6 explores:

• Safety leadership, communication and expectations
• Planning for site safety
• Site safety management
• Site security and protection
• Multi-employer safety
• Construction risk management
• Safety and Human Resources
• Regulatory procedures, record keeping and documents


Rough Terrain Forklift Operator Training
May 16th
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Corp. GC/CM - $25, Associate - $40, *CBA’s - $50, Non-Affiliated IAP $80
Dan Burazin, AGC of Greater Milwaukee


Rough terrain forklift training vividly impresses upon the students the necessity for safety in all aspects of lift truck operations and procedures.  The safety standards reviewed in detail include graphic illustrations of the personal and economic dangers inherent in the use of forklift equipment.  The step-by-step progression of this training is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to become a safe and professional forklift operator.  This is the classroom portion of the total training requirement for rough terrain forklifts. 
Intended Audience: This course is intended for all individuals on a jobsite who may be charged with operating a forklift at any time.


Construction Industry Safety Breakfast: Silica Safety
May 17th
7:00 am to 9:00 am
Complimentary to all AGC Members – Includes Continental Breakfast
Held at: Hunzinger Construction


About 2.3 million workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in their workplaces, including 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone. Responsible employers have been protecting workers from harmful exposure to respirable crystalline silica for years, using widely-available equipment that controls dust with water or a vacuum system. Enforcement of OSHA’s new Silica Standard is scheduled to take effect in September of 2017. Find out what this new standard means to your operation.


Basic First Aid/CPR/AED Training
May 23rd & 25th
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Corp. GC/CM - $60, Associate - $70, *CBA’s - $85, Non-Affiliated IAP - $125
Gert Grohmann, AGC of Greater Milwaukee


Medic First Aid, CPR and AED training is designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider.  This extremely valuable program will help employers comply with OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.  Two-year certification cards are issued upon completion of this course. 

Intended Audience:  This course is for any adult who wishes to become certified in First Aid/CPR/AED, especially those charged with the responsibility to respond in an emergency.


The State of Labor Relations and the Pension Plan
June 21st
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Corp. GC/CM - Comp., Associate - $40, CBA’s - $50, Non Affiliated IAP - $75
Mike Gantert, Executive Director, Building Trades United Pension Trust Fund (BTUPTF)
Nathan Jurowski, General Counsel, AGC of Greater Milwaukee


The AGC of Greater Milwaukee is bargaining four new labor agreements this spring, with the Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons and Laborers. Join us as stakeholders discuss developments from these newly negotiated labor agreements.

The second half of this program will be an interactive discussion regarding the state of the Building Trades United Pension Trust Fund (BTUPTF). Mike Gantert has served as the Executive Director of the BTUPTF for over two decades. He will discuss the current pension plan status and what factors lay ahead that will have an important impact on the plan’s status. This program is a “can’t miss” for those educated contractors who want to clearly understand the various liability aspects of your participation as a contributor to this plan.

For a complete list of this semester's classes visit www.agc-gm.org/events
To Register for any classes, contact our Education Director, Kim Jalalian at
kjalalian@agc-gm.org or (414) 778-4100
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The Latest - Member News

Celebrating 25 Years at Balestrieri!
They've come a long way since their humble first year, working out of a 1972 Dodge Cargo Van with a borrowed wheel barrow and a few shovels.  Today, we have become an industry leader in turn-key abatement, adaptive reuse, and interior/exterior demolition services.  Read More About Their Story Here!

 

 

Shawn Kiesow of Red Cedar Steel Erectors, Inc. Announces Retirement

It is with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to Shawn Kiesow of Red Cedar Steel Erectors, Inc., as she announces her retirement as of May 1st.  Shawn was hired to open the Mequon office in 1996, and has served there for over 20 years as General Manager, Construction Coordinator and Corporate Secretary.  Additionally, she and her company have been long-time Members and active supporters of our AGC Chapter.  The position will be taken over now by Ed Schmidt.

Shawn, is has been a pleasure working with you over the many years, and we wish you all the best!


Got news? Share your company news with the AGC of Greater Milwaukee membership by sending press releases, notices, etc. to Brian Eigenfeld at beigenfeld@agc-gm.org

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In the News
 
Slideshow: See Milwaukee Bucks' New Arena Rapidly Take Shape from the Air

Construction on the exterior structure of the arena is nearly 50 percent done as crews have made great progress over the last several months due to the mild weather and the small amount of snow the area received this past winter.  Read the original article and see the Slideshow Here!

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Marquette Law School Receives $5.5M Gift to Create Public Policy Research Center

Marquette University Law School has received a sizable donation to establish a new center that will support public policy research initiatives and civic education work.

The school said Tuesday that philanthropists Sheldon and Marianne Lubar have donated $5.5 million to establish the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research & Civic Education. The center will support public events, funding for faculty and staff involved in the center, and research and reporting project.  Read the Full Article Here

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Association Highlights
Last Chance to Register for Our Largest Networking Event, AGC's Past Presidents' & Awards Night!
This Year, Support the AGC-CLC AND Education With Your CLC Annual Golf Outing Sponsorship
Check Out the Remaining Spring Classes on the AGC Education Calendar!
The Latest - Member News
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Slideshow: See Milwaukee Bucks' New Arena Rapidly Take Shape from the Air
Marquette Law School Receives $5.5M Gift to Create Public Policy Research Center
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