• News for Construction Education & Training

    Monday, July 12, 2021
    Objective: To reinforce awareness of dangerous heat illnesses, including symptoms, treatment procedures, and safety precautions. When the body is unable to cool off by sweating, heat-induced illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke can occur. These illnesses are very serious, and can sometimes result in death. High temperatures, humidity, direct sun or heat, limited air movement, ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Wednesday, July 07, 2021
    Objective: To provide an overview of ladder safe use principles. Ladders, used properly, can be a safe and convenient tool. When used improperly, however, they can lead to a serious injury or result in a fatality. Learn about safety guidelines when using ladders like climbing position, lifting items, protective gear, stepladder guidelines, and more. Click here to download the complete training ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Member News
    Wednesday, June 30, 2021
    Marin Builders Association members now have access to 11 recent graduates from the Education 2 Career (e2c) Construction Academy. We actively help coordinate programs to build a workforce pipeline through our collaborative efforts with community partners.  New graduates from the Education to Career (e2c) cohort with Canal Alliance and College of Marin are now ready for your review.    Members ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Thursday, June 10, 2021
    California Reentry Program (CRP) is an 18-year-old, volunteer-based non-profit that has been inside San Quentin State prison assisting clients for the past 18 years. We research and share up-to-date information for housing, employment, education, community, and government services. Additionally, we provide assistance with parole hearing preparation including resume writing and providing outside ...read more
    Categories: Community, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program enables students to explore a variety of construction related careers and prepares young adults for internship positions with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Made possible by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, the program helps ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Scholarship, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Event Related, Member News, Safety, Community
    Monday, April 19, 2021
    Although landing a client and a new project is a great thing, sometimes it just isn’t going to work. There will be points where you’re too busy to take on the job within the time specified. There will also be clients proposing opportunities that just aren’t the right fit for your contracting business. Learning how to decline these projects is a skill, and it can be difficult to do at first. Here ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Business Tips
    Thursday, October 01, 2020
    Have you ever met someone who knew exactly what they wanted to do in life from the time they were a small child? Some people are like that. They are practically born knowing where to go. For the rest of us, it’s important to find a good fit. But having a career is so much better when you know you can bring passion to your work. Here are five ways you can tell that your passion (and your future) ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Community, Member News
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