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Associated General Contractors of Virginia, Inc.

Member News
  


Brown Edwards is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Newport News practice of Dixon Hughes Goodman effective October 31, 2018.  DHG Partners Hugh Barlow and Leslie Roberts along with most of the staff located in Newport News will become part of the Brown Edwards team and a significant number of DHG’s clients are expected to transition to Brown Edwards.


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Delta Dental of Virginia in Roanoke announced that Kristin Merlo joined the company as senior vice president and chief operating officer. Merlo is replacing Dyke Davies, who is retiring at the end of the year after more than 20 years.

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Luck Stone has expanded its footprint in the Southeastern U.S. through two new acquisitions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Luck Stone is the Goochland County-based crushed stone division of Luck Cos.  The company purchased Stephens Industries in Atlanta and Willow Oak Quarry in Kershaw County, S.C.

Visit http://www.virginiabusiness.com/news/article/333214?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily to view the full article online.


Jason Campbell of Albemarle Hearing and Cooling in Charlottesville passed away on November 2nd.  He is survived by his wife, 2 children, his parents, extended family and lifelong friends.

Donations in Jason's memory can be made to the Sunshine Fund created by Albemarle Heating & Air. Please make checks payable to Albemarle Heating & Air and write "Sunshine Fund" in the memo. Mail to 102 Keystone Place Charlottesville, VA 22902.

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Industry News
  

In 1984, John R. Lawson II spotted a distinctive piece of mail at the office.  He knew that the onion-skin envelope — used at that time to reduce the cost of air mail — contained a British company’s letter of intent to buy Newport News-based W.M. Jordan Co., the construction firm Lawson’s father, Robert, and William Jordan founded in 1958. The purchase price already had been set, and employees had been informed of the pending deal.

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Will Karbach, CEO of The Branch Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ernie Caldwell as a member of Governor Ralph Northam’s Build Virginia Advisory Board.  Ernie is the President of G. J. Hopkins, Inc., a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC service contractor headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia and a subsidiary of The Branch Group.  Under Ernie’s leadership, G. J. Hopkins has developed an apprenticeship program that has grown from an average of six apprentices in 2014 to thirty-one in 2018.

 

In June of 2018, Governor Northam announced the launch of Build Virginia, an initiative that will connect workers throughout the Commonwealth with training and employment opportunities in the skilled trades—a lifeline for G. J. Hopkins.  Build Virginia brings together information about industry-recognized training programs, registered apprenticeships, and other relevant workforce development resources.  Ultimately, it will serve as a comprehensive hub for citizens across the Commonwealth to learn about the skilled trades and connect with employers seeking talent.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/vgc-nwl/articles/index.asp?aid=533601&issueID=61368 to view the full article online.

  

The Associated General Contractors of Virginia is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney Baker as a member of Governor Ralph Northam’s Build Virginia Advisory Board.  Courtney joined the AGCVA staff in April of 2017 to manage Training and Workforce Solutions programs. 

 

In June of 2018, Governor Northam announced the launch of Build Virginia, a platform to connect Virginia residents with training and employment opportunities in the skilled trades.  Build Virginia will bring together information about industry-recognized training programs, registered apprenticeships, and other relevant workforce development resources. 

 

This Advisory Board will be comprised of a competent and diverse group of industry-leaders in the various skilled trades, who will have the opportunity to help the Commonwealth raise awareness about lucrative opportunities in the skilled trades, highlight affordable ways to gain in-demand skills, and meet the current and future hiring needs of Virginia’s employers.

 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/vgc-nwl/articles/index.asp?aid=533101&issueID=61368 to view the full article online.

  

AGCVA is excited to announce our official partnership with TradeCrews.com An extensive amount of members have asked the AGC to provide a solution to hurdles associated with career networking and job posting.  Often times, job boards can be expensive and time-consuming to maintain.  That is why, as an added AGCVA member value, we have partnered with TradeCrews to offer you free postings of your companies unfilled positions. Like a virtual career fair, TradeCrews.com is an online platform built specifically to promote the career opportunities and growth available in the skilled trade industry.

 

Developed right here in Virginia, TradeCrews provides exceptional personalized services to make the process of creating your company profile and uploading positions simple and quick.  Be on the look-out for more information, and do not hesitate to contact TradeCrews at leslie@tradecrews.com to get started today!

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Legislative & Legal
  

WEBINAR:   Monday, December 17, 2018  -  11 am to Noon
Join AGCVA's CEO, Gordon Dixon and our new lobby team:  Preston Bryant & Chris Nolen of McGuire Woods Consulting to hear what keys issues the Construction Community will face during the 2019 VA Legislative Session.  Topics Covered will be:
• Addressing the lifetime obligations contractors have on public projects – especially at public universities; 
• Mandating Contractors and Subcontractors establish Contractors Trust Funds 

Visit https://zoom.us/j/221071203 to view the full article online.

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Workforce Development
  

Supervisory Training Program (STP) 
February - July 2019    Unit 1 - Unit 6 (Pick One or All) 

 

CQM Construction Quality Management   
• Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Norfolk, VA
• Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - Hilton Garden Inn (Williamsburg)
• Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - Norfolk, VA 
• Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - Hilton Garden Inn (Williamsburg)

 

LEAN Construction Education Program   
• Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15, 2019
• Monday, October 7 to Friday, October 11, 2019   

 

Young Construction Leaders Program  
May – October 2019  - AGCVA Headquarters

 

Project Management Program PMDP (Module 1 -5)  
June – October 2019 (Pick One or All) - AGCVA Headquarters 

 

LEAN/BIM Exam
Friday, April 12, 2019  -  Friday, July 31, 2019  -  Friday, November 1, 2019

Visit https://agcva.org/workforce-development/training-programs/ to view the full article online.

  
Help Us Generate a Comprehensive Outlook for 2019 by Taking the Survey Today.  AGC has partnered with Sage to prepare questions that focus on expectations for market performance, hiring, labor market conditions, etc.  Please take a moment to complete the survey

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Safety
Attention General & Subcontractors: 

The NASA forms will be sent out in December.  Take the time to complete these questions that will come from the OSHA 300A Log.  You will in turn receive a report card with company hours listed and enter catergories to win certificates. 

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Calendar & Events

 

AGCVA is pleased to announce that there will be four AGCVA Members speaking at the AGC 100th Convention: 
Harvey Johnson - David Nice Builder
Brandon Nice - David Nice Builder
Courtney M. Malveaux - Jackson Lewis P.C.
Jennifer French - PB Mares, LLP

Visit https://convention.agc.org/ to view the full article online.

 
  

Dues invoiced October 1st were due November 30th.

Buyer’s Guide changes due by December 31st.
Changes can be made online... here

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