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feature 2008 Connecticut Construction Career Days Program It took an industry, and the industry showed up to highlight the careers in the construction industry. High school juniors and seniors from 64 different schools around Connecticut had an assortment of opportunities to learn what their career options are this past October 7 and 8. Well over 50 exhibitors provided the students with opportunities to tie rebar, understand traffic signaling, operate heavy machinery, test water purity, learn pipe maintenance, build a toolbox, and discover what is involved with utility line maintenance. The following photos say it all. Thanks to ConnDOT, FHWA, the various trades, and CCIA members for supporting this wonderful event for the students, who are our future workforce. Frank DaCato of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 777 JACT with Jack Guerrera, State Apprenticeship Manager for CT’s Department of Labor. 32 CONNstruction Winter 2008 32 / CONNstruction / Winter 2008 CONNstruct o inte 008 er

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CONNstruction - Winter 2008

CONNstruction - Winter 2008
The Next Phase of Contracting Reform
A Return to Trust – Partnering
Building Our Future and Theirs
New “Green Buildings” Law Presents Opportunities and Challenges
Internet Searches and Job Applicants
First Impressions
ConnDOT Hosts the Nation’s Transportation Officials
Reducing our Environmental Footprint
Connecticut Apprenticeship Program Handles Industry Changes and Demands for New Workers
2008 Construction Career Days Program
Contractors Must Become More Diligent During Workers’ Compensation Rate Decline
UCAC General Membership Meeting/Lifetime Achievement Award
John “Jack” Costello Memorial Scholarship
Marvin Morganbesser’s Retirement Dinner
Index to Advertisers

CONNstruction - Winter 2008