February 2021 President’s Perspective

  Construction Technology and the students using it As we in the construction industry head into the busy spring, we look to being proactive in the challenges of that lie ahead during the construction season. One thing I feel that helps us with these issues is the use of technology on the jobsite. I feel … Read more February 2021 President’s Perspective

Klimek receives HFM/HFM-F scholarship

  Tanner Klimek, Minnesota State and Community Technical College, Electrical Technology, was one of 16 students awarded a 2020 Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation 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 … Read more Klimek receives HFM/HFM-F scholarship

January 2021 President’s Perspective

by Dan Beaving Hello fellow Project Build Minnesota supporters – I am truly honored to be serving as your 2021 President! As a brief introduction, I started my career in construction at the age of 18 as a residential carpenter and worked in the trades through technical school and college. That field experience taught me … Read more January 2021 President’s Perspective

PBM 2021

With the new year, Project Build Minnesota (PBM) has a new vision and mission for 2021. The 2021 vision will be to make careers in construction the first choice for hard working people. Its mission in 2021 is: PBM promotes careers in construction. Throughout the year, PBM will be working toward three goals. Develop relationships … Read more PBM 2021

Gray receives HFM/HFM-F scholarship

Ryan Gray, Lake Superior College commercial and residential wiring student, was one of 16 students awarded a Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation 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 … Read more Gray receives HFM/HFM-F scholarship

December 2020 President’s Perspective

Camaraderie One of the greatest often unrecognized benefits of working in the construction industry is camaraderie. Something very special happens when a crew of people works together to create a home, to erect a hotel or complete a hospital. Crews often find themselves working together on multiple projects and they bond. Not only are the … Read more December 2020 President’s Perspective

Galles receives HFM/HFM-F scholarship

  Nathan Galles, Alexandria Technical & Community College general carpentry student, was one of 16 students awarded a Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation (HFM-F) scholarship in 2020. HFM and HFM-F awarded $16,000 in scholarships to many deserving recipients to help further their education and career goals within the residential home … Read more Galles receives HFM/HFM-F scholarship

PBM and Give to the Max Day 

Each year Project Build Minnesota increases its efforts to advance construction careers as lucrative career options to young adults and nontraditional students. With the average construction worker in Minnesota making $63,000 per year why wouldn’t they be interested? Project Build Minnesota needs help getting this knowledge into the hands of Minnesota’s students, counselors, parents, and … Read more PBM and Give to the Max Day 

Flaherty receives HFM, HFM-F scholarship

Jack Flaherty, University of Wisconsin-Stout construction management student, was one of 16 students awarded a First Minnesota and the Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation (HFM-F) scholarship in 2020. HFM and HFM-F awarded $16,000 in scholarships to many deserving recipients to help further their education and career goals within the residential … Read more Flaherty receives HFM, HFM-F scholarship