To anyone working in the construction trades, it’s no surprise that there’s a shortage of skilled workers that has been going on for years and could get even worse. According to a survey by the Associated General Contractors of America, ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners gave final approval Tuesday night for $317.7 million in capital projects that were initially presented to the board last summer. The capital outlays, some of which will be paid out as late ...Read More »
It’s been almost a decade and a half since state agencies and community colleges got any bond money from the state to fund repairs and renovations to existing buildings. In that time, those buildings have accumulated a multi-billion-dollar backlog in ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – An unassuming giant in Charlotte’s construction industry died last week, but Bonar Day Rodgers’ enduring impact will continue to be measured by the towering work that helps define the city. And, clients, business associates and competitors say, by ...
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CHARLOTTE — For the past several years, science students at Central Piedmont Community College have often had trouble completing required courses in a timely manner. The backup in sciences wasn’t the result of a lack of science professors or quality ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Carolinas branch of the Associated General Contractors, an organization that represents contractors and construction-related firms in the Carolinas, has named its board of directors, division leaders and board of trustees for 2014. The officers will be installed ...
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CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $210 million bonds package for Central Piedmont Community College. The hefty sum of money will go a long way in adding classroom space and accommodating increasing enrollment, said Kathy Drumm, ...Read More »
Central Piedmont Community College is working with Dublin-based Trane and the National Coalition of Certification Centers to establish an HVAC Center of Excellence at the school's Harper Campus, off Hebron Street in southwest Charlotte.
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Next month, the near future of Central Piedmont Community College is in the hands of Mecklenburg County voters as they’ll hit the polls to decide, among other things, if they’ll pass a bond referendum for the school.Read More »
While the federal government shutdown is not having a direct impact on Charlotte businesses, it is creating uncertainty in the business community, according to panelists at The Mecklenburg Times Women’s Business Breakfast Forum. “With the shutdown and debate about the debt ceiling, people are waiting to make decisions,” said Natalie Haskins English, senior vice president of public policy for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.
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