MCTC Provides Time for Educators to Learn, Share

The inaugural Minnesota Construction Teachers Conference (MCTC) was a hit. Seventeen educators, with a focus on construction and related trades, came to the two-day conference, held September 30 and October 1, ready to learn and network. The conference included programs on building codes, construction curriculum, resources for teachers, labor market updates, and program sharing. The … Read more

PBM Explorers Post Update

Fall is here but that is not slowing down the intrepid Explorers Post. Project Build Minnesota will be joining its Explorers as they tour a commercial construction project by Bauer Design Build on Saturday, October 16, in Maple Grove. Saturday’s event is hosted by Associated Builders and Contractors of Minnesota and North Dakota. In September, … Read more

MN Construction Teachers Conference Accepting Registrations

Project Build Minnesota is looking forward to welcoming teachers from all over the state for the inaugural Minnesota Construction Teachers Conference, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Teachers can earn up to 8 CEUs during this two-day conference, which is designed to help trade instructors keep current on industry knowledge, strengthen relationships, and provide an opportunity for them to … Read more

Exploring: PBM Style

Do you know a young person who is interested in building? Loves to try new things? Project Build Minnesota (PBM)’s new Explorers Post might be the perfect fix for them. This Saturday, September 18, our Explorers will meet at D & S Concrete and Masonry in Fridley, to try their hands at working with concrete. … Read more

PBM 2nd Annual Golf Tournament a Success

It was a great day on the golf course for Project Build Minnesota’s second golf tournament. Nearly 60 golfers came out to Willingers Golf Club in Northfield on August 19, enjoyed a day on the links, met new construction peers, and raised $15,693 for PBM. We thank all our sponsors: Dinner Sponsor: Viking Demolition Lunch … Read more

President’s July 2021 Perspective

  It is hard to believe that we are midway through the busy summer months. A colleague recently shared an article with me that I found very interesting. It has been pretty clear the American middle class has been declining for some time. The reduction of incoming trade worker maybe a direct correlation. It’s not … Read more

Only 3 weeks left until 2nd Annual PBM Golf Tournament

Only three weeks left until the 2nd Annual Project Build Minnesota Golf Tournament will be welcoming sponsors and golfers at Willingers Golf Club, Northfield on Aug. 19. We are still accepting sponsor and golfer registrations until Aug. 11. We are looking for sponsors and players to help Project Build MN achieve its mission of bringing … Read more

Joshua Schert awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

  Joshua Schert was one of 16 students awarded a 2020 Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship to help further their education and career goals within the residential home building industry. These students are pursuing their way into our industry and showing how bright and promising the future is for … Read more

President’s May 2021 Perspective

  Materials Issues and How They Affect Construction The construction industry has many challenges that have been developing over that past decade. One being the labor shortage and the other is material shortages/ lead time issues. Both issues create a reciprocal problem. Labor shortage effect material factories as much as they effect the actual construction … Read more

Sponsors, Players Needed for the 2nd PBM Annual Golf Tournament

  It will not be long now and the 2nd annual Project Build Minnesota golf tournament will take over the links at Willingers Golf Club, Northfield. Get those clubs ready and join us August 19 for a day of golf and raising funds to help Project Build continue growing the future workforce of hard-working people. … Read more