The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

ARBA Bid guarantee on public works

Some contractors have encountered various municipalities and their subsidiaries such as water works boards and many other entities that are considered “Public Works” requiring a 5% not to exceed $50,000 bid security/penalty.

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CEFA Equipment Operator Training

Equipment Operator Training

ALDOT has awarded CEFA a grant to train at least 12 people on basic equipment, backhoe, skid steer and roller.  The attached flyer describes the program that will be offered.

As with prior ALDOT grants the goal is to assist road contractors meet minority participation requirements in contracts. 

The students need to be;  Minorities, Female and Veterans.  There are no other eligibility requirements.

This is a great opportunity for a person looking to change the course of their current employment or get started in a career.

The training will be delivered in a three week period in March 2018. 

For more information contact the Construction Education Foundation of Alabama (CEFA). Phone: (205) 956-0146

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2017 Clear Water Alabama & Field Day - November 1 & 2

Sign up today for the 2017 Clear Water Alabama & Field Day Seminars on November 1 & 2 at the Mobile Convention Center.

Designed for engineers, owners, and contractors, this year's seminars and jobsite visits have a focus on contractors.  A few of the sessions include:

* ADEM Regulations Update

* Stormwater Compliance at Walmart Construction Sites

* Preserving Water Quality During Construction

For more information and registration details, please see attached form.  Early Bird registration ends October 25.

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