PBM Explorers Post November Update

  The PBM Construction Trades Explorer Post has been busy. The explorers toured a large apartment construction project on Oct. 16 and got to ask questions about the project. They explored the underground parking lot, which was only partially built out, and climbed into the framed-out apartment units. At the Nov. 13 meeting, the explorers … 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

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

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

PBM presents the Minnesota Construction Teachers Conference

  While the 2020-2021 school year has come to an end, the learning continues. Project Build Minnesota has opened registration for the inaugural Minnesota Construction Teacher Conference. The two-day conference, Sept.30 – Oct. 1 at Housing First Minnesota, 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, is open to any career and technical instructors in the construction arena … Read more

August 19 Project Build Minnesota Golf Tournament

The pro to beat at the 2nd Annual PBM Golf Tournament August 19 is Kaira Martin. Kaira Martin attended the University of Virginia from 2011-2015 where she competed on the Women’s Golf Team. Kaira was the UVA Team Captain, three time ACC Academic Honor Roll and Seven Time UVA Athletic Academic Honor Roll Cord Recipient. … 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

Thank you to our Give to the Max Day Donors!

Thank you to our donors for making Give to the Max Day a successful event for Project Build. Our generous donors gave a total of $4,825! Special thanks to The Builders Group (TBG), which will be matching your donation up to $12,500. While Project Build Minnesota has had success reaching young adults during the last … Read more

Giebenhain Awarded MUCA Scholarship

Minnesota Utility Contractors Association (MUCA) Awards and Scholarship Committee granted Connor Giebenhain a scholarship. It is one of four scholarships MUCA awarded in 2020 to students going into MUCA-related fields. Connor plans on attending Central Lakes College’s heavy equipment operations and maintenance fast-track program. Connor graduated from Maple Lake High School with a 3.59 GPA … Read more