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Students Explore Skilled Trades at EMU Expo

 Nov 10, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)


On Oct. 26, students in grades 8-12 were invited to the “JUST BUILD IT!” Construction Career Expo conducted by the Washtenaw Contractors Association at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center. ..


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Michigan Bricklayer Apprentices compete in International Masonry Skills Challenge

 Mar 01, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

The Mason Contractors Association of America held the annual International Masonry Skills Challenge on February 3, 2016 at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, NV. Three apprentices (Travis Buda, First Year; Ken Hernandez, Second Year; Nick Bracy, Third Year) won first place in the Region C Masonry Skills Challenge held October 2015 at the MI BAC Training Center in Lansing. This qualified them to represent BAC Local 2 of MI in Las Vegas. ..


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Construction Career Opportunity: Michigan Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers

 Dec 18, 2015 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

What do Bricklayers do?
Bricklayers do heavy lifting combined with precise positioning of components. The work involves the placement of a wide variety of brick, masonry block, stone, marble, terra cotta, tile, and related materials. These are used in the construction of walls, partitions, fireplaces, chimneys, and other structures. They also install the fire brick linings of kilns and industrial furnaces.

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