Carolinas Electricians Recognized as Best in the Country

Charlotte, NC —The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) is pleased toannounceJesse Babington,Watson Electrical (Charleston, SC Office) was named the best electrician in the country winning the Gold Medal at the National Craft Championships in theCommercial Electrical division. Russell Johnson, Watson Electrical (Raleigh, NC Office) won the Bronze medal. 

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ABC of the Carolinas Wins Coveted National Mullan Award

Charlotte, NC —The Associated Buildersand Contractors of theCarolinas(ABC) recently received theNational Mullan Award for Growth.The Mullan Award was named in honor of ABCfounder and first Chairman of the Board,Charles Mullan. The national Mullan Award is thehighest honor a chapter can receive.The Mullan Award was presented to the Carolinas chapter at the recent national meetings in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Carolinas Contractors Win National Excellence Awards

Charlotte, NC —The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) congratulated the winners of the 25th annual Excellence in Construction Awards where Brasfield & Gorrie was also named ABC’s Contractor of the Year. The best-in-the-industry awards were given to firms that displayed exemplary commitment to safety and diversity in 2014.

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ABC Recognizes Legislators with Merit Shop Defenders Award

The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) recognized two legislators on Tuesday during their annual South Carolina Hard Hat Legislative Day. Lt. Governor Henry McMaster kicked off the event with a welcome address and an update on construction and economic development in the state.

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2015 Q1 Training Calendar Now Available!

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Countdown to Election Day 2014

Election Day for the Carolinas is only a week away and both states have some extremely important races on the ballot. Voter turnout will be critical this year and each of us needs to do our part to ensure that the economic climate in our states only gets better for commercial construction.

Please take a moment to print out the Voter Guide for your state and take it with you to the polls next week. Every vote counts!

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Online Registration Ready for Annual Safety Conference

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Phase I Deadline to Register EIC projects fast approaching!

The deadline to register this year's EIC projects is fast approaching! The Phase I deadline is August 29th by 11:15 p.m.

Phase I is very basic...just register the project name and submit payment ONLINE! For more information, contact Michelle Lewter at or 919-267-6428.

Construction Industry Honors Caldwell with Kirby Award

The construction industry recognized and honored Bill Caldwell, President & CEO, Waldrop Mechanical Services with the industry's most prestigious award, the ABC Kirby Award. Caldwell was recognized last Thursday by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) board of directors at the Carolinas Construction Conference in Charleston, SC.

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Chapter Office Locations

610 Minuet Lane     Charlotte, NC 28217

1000 Investment Blvd     Apex, NC 27502

108-A White Oak Lane     Lexington, SC 29073
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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.