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    Monday, May 10, 2021
    Apply Now: The PG&E Corporation Foundation is Awarding $250,000 in STEM Scholarships to Local Students This program will award 20 scholarships of $10,000 each and 20 scholarships of $2,500 each.  Application Deadline is June 1, 2021. Interested applicants can learn more and apply here. Awards will be announced in August.   Applications are open to graduating high school seniors, current college ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Event Related, Scholarship, Construction Education & Training
    Monday, May 03, 2021
    Objective: To reinforce forklift safety rules related to operation Forklifts are commonly used in numerous work settings, primarily to move materials. A forklift operator must be knowledgeable and committed to safety rules and policies to keep the workplace safe.   Safety rules are an important part of workplace efficiency. This is especially true for lift truck operators due to the potential ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Tuesday, April 27, 2021
    PG&E has added numerous resources to further support customers and communities before, during and after Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). During severe weather, PG&E may need to turn off power for public safety as high winds can cause tree branches or debris to contact energized electric lines, which could damage electrical equipment and cause a major wildfire.   "We understand that being ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Safety, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News
    Monday, April 26, 2021
    We are requesting sub bids and material quotes from Certified DVBE, LBE, DBE, MBE, WBE, SBE and all others for:  Title: Bahia Vista E.S. HVAC Upgrades Est. $2.7M Bid Date/Time: 5/10/21 @ 2PMLocation:135 Bahia Way, San Rafael, CA 94901 Owner:San Rafael City SchoolsSCOPE: Lease Leaseback Guaranteed Maximum Price Project. Alten Construction has been awarded this project to bid out to subcontractors. ...read more
    Categories: Bid Opportunties, Builders Corner, Project Bid Requests & Informal Bid Notices, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News
    Monday, April 26, 2021
    We are requesting sub bids and material quotes from Certified DVBE, LBE, DBE, MBE, WBE, SBE and all others for:Title: Davidson MS HVAC Upgrades Est. $4.1M Bid Date & Time: 5/10/21 @ 2PM Location: 280 Woodland Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901 Owner: San Rafael City SchoolsSCOPE: Lease Leaseback Guaranteed Maximum Price Project. Alten Construction has been awarded this project to bid out to ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Project Bid Requests & Informal Bid Notices, Builders Corner, Bid Opportunties
    Monday, April 26, 2021
    Falls disable 400,000 workers each year. Use caution to avoid falling accidents. Learn about precautions to take during various scenarios: If you are on ground levelIf you are higher upLadder useClick here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish   Safety & Training Shorts provided by George Petersen Insurance Agency, the ...read more
    Categories: Construction Education & Training, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    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: Builders Corner, Scholarship, Construction Education & Training, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Event Related, Community, Safety, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    Job Hazard Analysis (JHA):  Thorough hazard assessments for your worksites are critical to assure continued protection of staff.  Learn what the most violated construction standards are, so you can create a plan to avoid unnecessary losses. Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish   Safety & Training Shorts ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Business Tips, Construction Education & Training
    Monday, April 12, 2021
    Reprinted from The North Bay Business Journal Kathryn Reed April 8, 2021 Building material costs, with lumber alone up by 180%, may not drop to pre-pandemic levels soon, even when mills return to full staffing and overseas factories fully recover, according to some suppliers and contractors. “This price spike has caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by more than ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 22, 2021
    You can help keep our recycling streams clean and organized when you avoid making these recycling errors. Are you confused about whether an item is recyclable or not? Are you following MSS’s most recent recycling guidelines? Below we detail some common issues we’ve found in our recycling streams.1. Stop putting ‘garbage’ plastics in the recyclables cart. We don’t accept as many plastics as you ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News, Green Building - Sustainability, Business Tips
    Friday, January 15, 2021
    With news that the Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for multiple COVID-19 vaccines, many of our friends in the construction industry have asked whether they can require or mandate that their employees receive one of the vaccines. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently updated its guidance on COVID-19-related employment issues to indicate that ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, COVID-19 Resources, Business Tips, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Safety
    Thursday, December 17, 2020
    12/17/20 | 2020-21 EEOC Issues COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for EmployersIntroduction On December 16, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released much anticipated new guidance on the interaction of various equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws with the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine. Of significant note, this guidance effectively permits employers to implement a ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Safety, COVID-19 Resources, Builders Corner
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    Mahalo to our members and guests for making the 44th Annual Marin Builders Association Golf Classic - Luau on the Links a tremendous success. We welcomed more than 70 players at Indian Valley Golf Club on Friday, October 9th for a fabulous day of golf, camaraderie, sportsmanship, delicious food & refreshments. Players and supporters celebrated our commitment to education as a portion of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Event Related, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Scholarship
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