Construction Advancement Foundation
PORTAGE | The Construction Advancement Foundation, a regional trade association based in Portage, landed a $154,124 federal grant for worker training.
Northwest Indiana's union construction industry has nearly 15 times fewer accidents than the national rate, a new study found.
Local contractors will step into the limelight next month at the annual Construction Advancement Foundation and Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable Construction Awards Banquet.
PORTAGE | Tickets are currently on sale for the annual Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF) and Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT) Construction Awards Banquet, which will be held on May 15th at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville, Indiana.
PORTAGE | Contractors hired to do work at Northwest Indiana's steel mills, oil refinery and factories can minimize the risk of accidents by first sending workers to a new safety training center, where they can practice entering underground tanks and climbing up scaffolding.
Future leaders in the construction industry can learn about supervision at an upcoming training program.
PORTAGE | The Portage Development Review Committee on Tuesday approved changes to the site plan for the new Construction Advancement Foundation training facility.
MERRILLVILLE | More than 600 construction professionals attended the annual Construction Awards Banquet on May 16 at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.
MERRILLVILLE | Every year, the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF) and the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT) join forces to honor the best construction projects in Northwest Indiana, recognize the significance of safety in the industry, and to praise companies for excellen…
HOBART │ Safety and construction excellence in Northwest Indiana was recognized Thursday at Avalon Manor.
MERRILLVILLE | Local leaders in the construction and maintenance industries will be honored May 16 during the Construction Awards Banquet at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.
Because there is a lack of good data sources on future construction activity, forecasting construction spending is an “ear to the ground” and “word on the street” process.
PORTAGE | Members of a regional construction trade group said Friday they hope their new training center serves as a sign that Northwest Indiana contractors will remain committed to making safety performance a business imperative.
MERRILLVILLE | Economic forecasters point to a period of growth in the next six months for Northwest Indiana. The report was delivered at the Construction Advancement Foundation’s (CAF) Annual Northwest Indiana Economic Report and Outlook meeting on Wednesday, November 14.
PORTAGE | The Plan Commission approved two new developments Monday night with little discussion.
The Construction Advancement Foundation in Portage has been awarded a more than $100,000 training grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a news release from U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office.
PORTAGE | This year alone, about 2,000 union trades people have taken safety classes through Construction Advancement Foundation Inc.
Concerns about how Indiana's right-to-work law will apply to new labor agreement provisions has grounded talks between a Merrillville union and a group of local roofing contractors.
Officials from regional construction trade groups want to increase participation in training programs to build the knowledge base for the current and next generation of industry leaders.
HOBART | The Construction Advancement Foundation and the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable will honor construction industry safety achievements at a banquet Thursday.
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