ISSUE 1 (07/20/2011)
PLA Bans on State-Funded Work Now in 11 States, with Addition of Michigan and Maine (07/20/2011)

Summer Sounds can Damage Hearing (07/19/2011)

Construction Workplace Injuries Can Lead to Confusion for Workers (07/16/2011)

Worrying Increase in Fatal Accidents in the Construction Industry (07/15/2011)

Construction Materials Prices Slip 0.1 Percent in June (07/14/2011)

Global Trends in Road Construction and Demolition (07/14/2011)

Keeping Renovation on Schedule (07/13/2011)

In the Lab: VitroBricks (07/13/2011)

Davis-Bacon Exposed (07/13/2011)

Researchers Make Roads Without Gravel or Asphalt (07/12/2011)

Forklifts Go Green (07/11/2011)

Construction Spending Declines in May (07/11/2011)

Apartment Developers Bypass Suburbs, Target Seattle (07/10/2011)

U.S. Jobs Growth Stalls, Setting Back Recovery Hopes (07/08/2011)

Enhancing the Estimate (07/07/2011)

Recent NLRB Activity Stifles Job Creation (07/07/2011)

DPD Sees a Jump in Permint Applications (07/07/2011)

First BIM Lawsuit Shows the Importance of Project Communication (07/07/2011)

Total Construction Spending in May Continues to Drop; Public COmmercial Spending Sees Increase (07/05/2011)

USGBC Pilots Wood Certification Options (07/04/2011)

iPads Aid in Making Construction Efficient (07/02/2011)

More Trucks in WA Need USDOT Registration Number (07/01/2011)

Construction Spending Falls, Manufacturing Recovers in May (07/01/2011)

Jobsite123 Launches BizApps (06/30/2011)

Habitat for Humanity Builds First Energy Efficient Homes (06/30/2011)

Michigan and Maine Legislatures Pass PLA Bans (06/29/2011)

OSHA Launches Web Tool for Employer Recordkeeping Compliance (06/29/2011)

Summer Brings Cautions for Warm Weather Work and Other Hazards (06/21/2011)

New Washington Workers' Comp Bill Creates Program for Injured Employees (06/20/2011)

Hottest Multifamily Markets for 2011 (06/20/2011)

Making Wellness Programs Work Well (06/20/2011)

JPMorgan Chase: We're Lending More, But Not Enought to Brag About (06/16/2011)

CM Students at CWU Get a Living Lab (06/16/2011)

Teen Safety Program Takes Speaker on the Road (06/16/2011)

Historic Workers' Compensation Bill Signed Today (06/15/2011)

Going Green, Is it Really Even an Option Anymore? (06/15/2011)

Rising Cost of Construction Materials Puts Contractors in a Bind (06/15/2011)

Inspect2GO Releases Mobile App Checklist Technology for Regulatory and Safety Inspections Using iPhone, iPad and Android (06/14/2011)

Is LEED the Gold Standard in Green? (06/13/2011)

Construction Recovery May be Two Years Away (06/11/2011)

Field Inspector Certification Workshop - Discounts for ABC Members (06/09/2011)
Rules Sought for Safer Table Saws (05/26/2011)

About 10 people lose a finger or mangle a hand in a table saw each day. And for years, there's been a technology to prevent those injuries — leading consumer advocates to demand that Washington fast-track new rules to make table saws safer.

Western Washington Chapter Receives Top Grassroots Award (06/09/2011)

NAIOP Roundtable: Effectively Building & Marketing Sustainable Development Projects (06/09/2011)

OSHA's National Fit Testing Services to Expand In-Service Training Program (06/09/2011)

No End in Sight to Construction's Woes (06/09/2011)

Workplace Safety Conference Seeks Nominations for Livesaving Awards (06/07/2011)

Competitors Wanted for Annual Forklift Rodeo Competition (06/03/2011)

Contractor Works 1 Million Injury-Free Hours (06/02/2011)

Contractor Meeting on JBLM June 16 (06/01/2011)

ABC Member Details Union Pressure Tactics at House Hearing (06/01/2011)

Ahead of the Bell: Construction Spending (06/01/2011)

FMI Releases 2nd Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index (05/31/2011)

OSHA Announces Final Rule to Ease Employers' Burden (05/31/2011)

Solar Coating on Parking Lot Aims to Reduce Urban Heat-Island Effect (05/31/2011)

Unions Use U.S. Labor Board to Bully Employers, Lawyers Say (05/26/2011)

OSHA, NOAA Launch Outreach Campaign to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses (05/26/2011)

Public Plaza Will be Center of Olympia Urban District (05/26/2011)

Seattle, Building Efficiency Hotbed (05/26/2011)

Stihl Recalls Yard Power Products due to Burn and Fire Hazards (05/25/2011)

Housing Market Reports Mixed in April: Outlook is for Slow Improvement (05/25/2011)

Cash Flow: The Lifeblood of a Contractor (05/19/2011)

Construction Backlog Grows 4 Percent in First Quarter of 2011 (05/19/2011)

Struggle for a Deal on Workers' Comp (05/19/2011)

Sharpening the Estimate (05/19/2011)

Sound Transit Says it has Learned From Past Mistakes in Tunnelling (05/18/2011)

Mobile Devices Critical to Construction (05/18/2011)

ABC Criticizes the Politicization of Federal Government Contracting (05/17/2011)

Enforcing the New Safety Crane Rule (05/16/2011)

OSHA Moves to Accept Comments on Musculoskeletal Proposed Rule (05/16/2011)

Insurance Companies Can Now File Proof of contractor Registration Online With L&I (05/12/2011)

Construction Materials Prices Rise 1.4 Percent in April (05/12/2011)

Building Materials Symposium at UW (05/12/2011)

Construction Unemployment Dips to 17.8 Percent in April (05/06/2011)

Quarterly Taxpayers Required to File and Pay Electronically (05/05/2011)

DPD Says Layoffs Slow Some Project Reviews (05/05/2011)

Financial Advice From Construction Technology Leaders (05/05/2011)

Lean, Green and Service-Oriented (05/05/2011)

SR 99 Reduced to Two Lanes in Sodo (05/03/2011)

Running in the Red: How the U.S., on the Road to Surplus, Detoured to Massive Debt (04/30/2011)

Business Roundtable Urges EPA to Stop Greenhouse Gas Rule (04/28/2011)

Setting Standards in BIM (04/28/2011)

Kansas Polymer Research Center Awaits Concrete Patent (04/27/2011)

Final EIS Next Up For I-5 Columbia River Bridge (04/27/2011)

Construction Materials Costs Being Dirven Up by Surging Freight Costs (04/26/2011)

Beyond Blueprints: 3-D Saves Time, Money (04/25/2011)

OSHA Changes Requirements for Outreach Training Programs (04/22/2011)

Portable Power: Power Struggle (04/22/2011)

Wastewater Innovation Doesn't Have to be Hidden From View (04/22/2011)

Construction Safety Day Set For May 4 in Enumclaw (04/21/2011)

McGuire Building Coming Down Soon (04/21/2011)

Construction Apprenticeship Programs Put Young Workers Ahead of the Game (04/21/2011)

ABC Launches Safety-Oriented Message Board (04/21/2011)

New Policy Memorandum for HUD Housing Projects (04/20/2011)

Putting a Tech Spin on HR (04/19/2011)

Rising Fuel Costs Spur Jump in Cost of Construction Materials (04/18/2011)

Businesses Fighting L&I Citation Must Now Fix Hazards During an Appeal (04/15/2011)

Taller Buildings for Pioneer Square (04/14/2011)

Benaroya Data Center is Certified LEED Gold (04/14/2011)

More Construction Opportunities at Lewis-McChord (04/11/2011)

Mar-Flex Developing Building Products Made From 100% Recycled Materials (04/11/2011)

West Coast Cities Look to Provide Safety from Tsunamis (04/09/2011)

Research will focus on 3D Printing of Buildings (04/09/2011)

Historic Seattle Gives 2011 Awards (04/06/2011)

Integrated Cloud Computing (04/06/2011)

Department of L&I Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign (04/06/2011)

Construction Jobs Recovery Lags in the West (04/04/2011)

A Resurgent US Economy with a More Favorable View of Alberta's Oil (04/04/2011)

Unemployment Rate Dips to 8.8 Per Cent in March (04/01/2011)

Construction Industry Continues to Struggle (04/01/2011)

Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings (04/01/2011)

Construction Unemployment Edges Down to 20 Per Cent in March (04/01/2011)

Permits Decline, Except in Texas and Carolinas (03/31/2011)

RSMeans' Dollers-Per-Square-Foot Construction Costs: Four Public Sector Building Types (03/31/2011)

Obama Directs Purchase of Alternative Fuel Vehicles (03/30/2011)

IRS Issues Interim Guidance on Informational Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage (03/29/2011)

Department of Revenue Warns of Telephone Scam (03/29/2011)

Environmentally Friendly Decking That Makes the Cut (03/28/2011)

Public Contracting Forum on March 30 (03/28/2011)

Consumer SPending and Profits to Suffer From Higher Oil and Gasoline Prices (03/25/2011)

Alaskan Way Viaduct Work Proceeds, Despite Seattle Mayor's Opposition (03/22/2011)

Supporting Native American Culture: ABC Partners with NAIOP on Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center Community Enhancement Project (03/17/2011)

Geopolitical Uncertainties Hit Washington State Revenues (03/17/2011)

New-Home Construction Plunges 22/5% (03/17/2011)

Building Your Business in a Down Economy (03/16/2011)

Government-Mandated PLAs Violate Federal Law, ABC Tells Congress (03/16/2011)

Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Efforts (03/16/2011)

IRS Announces New Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers get a Fresh Start: Major Changes made to Lien Process (03/14/2011)

Infrastructure Looms Large: A Competetive Marketplace Calls for Experience and Ingenuity (03/11/2011)

Every Step Counts in Successful Project Management (03/11/2011)

Stronger Private Sector Investment will Drive Capital Expenditure in 2011 (03/11/2011)

Two Dark Clouds Still Hang Over Construction Industry (03/11/2011)

Housing Recovery Still Not Sustained (03/08/2011)

Study: Global Construction Market will Surge Through 2020 (03/08/2011)

RSMeans Detects a Speed-Up in Construction Material Prices (03/07/2011)

Construction Adds Jobs in February, But Unemployment at 21.8 Percent (03/04/2011)

The Continuing Impact of the Pro-Labor Agenda on Open Shop Construction (03/04/2011)

Construction Spending Nears Decade Low (03/03/2011)

Hanford Demolition Spree Starts with a Bang (03/03/2011)

Upcoming Meetings of the WA ACI Chapter (03/03/2011)

Many Retailers Have Big Expansion Plans (03/02/2011)

ABC Opposes Proposal Requiring Employers to Post Biased List of Rights (03/02/2011)

Rail Deal Clears Grant for Washington State (02/28/2011)

Majority of US States Lost Construction Jobs in 2010 (02/28/2011)

Seattle City Council Overrides McGinn's Tunnel Veto (02/28/2011)

L&I Fines Puyallup Firm $437,300 in Asbestos Exposure Cases (02/25/2011)

Independent Contractor or Employee? (02/25/2011)

City Wins $11M in Federal Tax Credits (02/25/2011)

Clouds Save Construction IT Dollars (02/24/2011)
ABC Supports Blocking Funds for Projects Containing Davis-Bacon (02/23/2011)

ABC Feb. 17 supported Amendment 273, offered by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), to H.R. 1, the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2011, which would block any funds made available under this act from being used to administer Davis-Bacon wage rates on any project or program.

Upcoming Economic Webcast: Construction, Time to Spring Forward? (02/18/2011)

Department of Labor & Industries to Upgrade the Prevailing Wage Intents and Affidavits System (02/17/2011)

New Regional Advocate for SBA Encourages Business Owners to Speak Up (02/17/2011)

Workplace Deaths Rise Across the State, Agriculture Tops the List (02/17/2011)

Construction Materials Prices Up for the Fourth Straight Month (02/16/2011)

Eight Tax Tips For Contractors (02/15/2011)

Federal Construction Book Release "Principles of Federal Construction" (02/14/2011)

Making LEED Greener (02/14/2011)

NAIOP Forecast Shows Industrial is Reviving (02/11/2011)

Seattle School's New Building is One of the World's Greenest (02/11/2011)

The "Accidental" Release: Pay Close Attention to Standard Lien Waivers (02/11/2011)

Managing Stormwater in the Northwest Conference: The Business Side of Regulation and Compliance (02/10/2011)

Past Performance Evaluations on Federal Construction Contracts (02/10/2011)

The Continuing Impact of the Pro-Labor Agenda on Open Shop Construction (02/10/2011)

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Webinar (02/04/2011)

Construction Unemployment Jumps to 22.5 Percent in January (02/04/2011)

White House Proposes New Green Buildings Program (02/03/2011)

ABC Supports Job Creation During House Committee Hearing (02/02/2011)

Registration Open for 7th Annual Agriculture Safety Day (02/02/2011)

ABC Urges Members to Apply for Workforce Development Awards (02/02/2011)

Changes to ConsensusDOCS Improve Forms, Lawers Say (02/02/2011)

Non Construction Spending Dips in December 2010 (02/01/2011)

Fourth Quarter 2010 GDP: Non Residential Fixed Investment Ends Higher (01/28/2011)

Rezone could bring new life to South Downtown (01/28/2011)

Mike Uremovich: On Message for the Merit Shop (01/28/2011)

Workers' Compensation Insurance Premiums Increase by 12 Percent (01/28/2011)

OSHA Temporarily Withdraws Proposed Musculoskeletal Reporting Rule (01/26/2011)

DOL Ties H-2B Wages to Davis-Bacon Act (01/26/2011)

Construction Union Membership at Lowest Recorded Level (01/26/2011)

ABC Receives $90,000 Grant for Green Building Initiatives (01/26/2011)

ABC Challenges President to Fix Excessive Regulations (01/26/2011)

Bond Required Construction: The Strongest Niche for 2011 (01/25/2011)

ASTM Releases New Standard for Productivity Measurement (01/21/2011)

Contractors Play a Big Role in LEED Certification (01/21/2011)

Workers' Compensation Injuries: Employers' Best Practices (01/21/2011)

Wireless Energy Management Systems Build Bottom Lines (01/21/2011)

ULI Expert Says in Developing Housing, One Size Won't Fit All (01/21/2011)

ABC and ICBA Urge Congress to Ease Regulations on Small Business Lending (01/21/2011)

Elimating Paper in the Field (01/21/2011)

Solar Inverters Recall (01/20/2011)

NLRB Threatens to Sue States for Protecting Secret Ballot Union Elections (01/19/2011)

ABC Supports Repeal of Health Care Reform Bill (01/19/2011)

OSHA Withdraws Proposed Interpretation Related to Occupational Noise (01/19/2011)

USCIS Releases Updated Form I-9 Handbook (01/19/2011)

L&I's Fraud-Fighting Program Collects $137 Million (01/18/2011)

Construction Materials Prices Higher in December 2010 (01/13/2011)

DOL Agendas Include Independent Contractors and Affirmative Action (01/12/2011)

ABC Highlights Need for Regulatory Reform in Letter to House Committee (01/12/2011)

Construction Unemployment Hits 20.7 Percent in December 2010 (01/07/2011)

House Will Schedule Early January Vote on Health Care Repeal (01/06/2011)

Company Claims New Materials Lift Saves Money (01/06/2011)

ABC Wins Another Challenge Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements on Federal Construction Projects (01/06/2011)

OSHA and ETA Release Regulatory Agendas for 2011 (01/05/2011)

NLRB Issues Proposed Rule on Labor Rights Notice (01/05/2011)

ABC’s EdCon & Expo Offers Everything Construction Under One Roof (01/05/2011)

ABC Urges Members to Apply for Workforce Development Awards (01/05/2011)

ABC Electrical and Mechanical Project Management Institutes at Purdue University (01/05/2011)

Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Take-Home Pay for Most Workers (01/03/2011)

Private Nonresidential Construction Spending Slips in November 2010 (01/03/2011)

The Blue Book of Building & Construction

The Blue Book of Building & Construction

Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP

Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP



High Country Contractors & Developers

High Country Contractors & Developers

Precision Door Service

Precision Door Service

CHG Building Systems, Inc.

CHG Building Systems, Inc.

HUB International NW, LLC

HUB International NW, LLC

Merit Harbor Group

Merit Harbor Group

Graham Contracting, Ltd.

Graham Contracting, Ltd.

Peterson Sullivan LLP

Peterson Sullivan LLP

Lovsted-Worthington LLP

Lovsted-Worthington LLP

Ski's Painting

Ski's Painting

Building Systems West

Building Systems West

Clausen Law Firm

Clausen Law Firm

Daily Journal of Commerce

Daily Journal of Commerce