CONNstruction - Winter 2008 - (Page 5)

7 newsandviews The Next Phase of Contracting Reform A Return to Trust – Partnering CONNSTRUCTION SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND’S CONSTRUCTION JOURNAL WINTER 2008 • VOLUME 47, NO. 4 13 New “Green Buildings” Law Presents Opportunities and Challenges By Matthew Hallisey, CCIA Director of Government Relations and Legislative Counsel By Donald Shubert, CCIA President, CRBA Executive Secretary and CRMCA Executive Director 9 11 15 By John B. Farnham, CCIA Director of Administration, AGC/CT Executive Director Internet Searches and Job Applicants By Jack Leahy, CCIA Director of Labor Relations and Human Resources Building Our Future and Theirs By Faith Gavin Kuhn, CCIA Director of Public Information, Utility Contractors Association of Connecticut Executive Director, Equipment Dealers Executive Director 17 First Impressions By John W. Butts, Assistant Executive Director, Associated General Contractors of Connecticut features 18 24 27 32 35 highlightsand happenings ConnDOT Hosts the Nation’s Transportation Officials The AASHTO annual conference was held in Hartford from October 16-20, and ConnDOT and local FHWA were involved – we’ll relay the important topics discussed, also covering the 100th anniversary of the Bulkeley Bridge in Hartford. Reducing our Environmental Footprint How can you reuse and recycle construction and demolition debris to help the environment? The Institution Recycling Network will discuss what they’re doing at a local level. Connecticut Apprenticeship Program Handles Industry Changes and Demands for New Workers The Connecticut Carpenter Apprentice and Training Program is an 8,000-hour training program – we’ll look at the program’s history and what they have to offer. 2008 Construction Career Days Program We’ll cover this year’s Construction Career Days, which occurred on October 7-8. This highly successful event allows high school students to look at construction as a career. Contractors Must Become More Diligent During Workers’ Compensation Rate Decline Paying close attention to a very controllable insurance cost allows you to pay the lowest possible premium for your workers’ compensation. 40 41 43 UCAC General Membership Meeting/Lifetime Achievement Award John “Jack” Costello Memorial Scholarship 41 Marvin Morganbesser’s Retirement Dinner Index to Advertisers CCIA Officers/ Executive Committee Chairman of the Board: Mario Smith President: Donald Shubert First Vice President: Edward Gilligan Second Vice President: Tim Arborio Third Vice President: John Brunalli Fourth Vice President: Raymond Oneglia Fifth Vice President: Edward Wright Treasurer: Douglas Hansen Secretary: Jonathan Miller Ex-Officio Member: Jim Eacott III CCIA Staff President: Donald Shubert Director of Administration: John Farnham Director of Public Information: Faith Gavin Kuhn Director of Government Affairs: Matt Hallisey Director of Labor Relations and Human Resources: Jack Leahy AGC/CT Assistant Executive Director: John Butts Controller: Kathy Porcu Assistant to the Controller: Barbara Jenkins Office Coordinator: Carol Hall Administrative Assistant: John Wilhelm Executive Secretary: Alison Kavanaugh 45 Advertiser.com Advertising Sales: Jennifer Canady Janet Corbe Krys D’Antonio Kathy Getz Mike Hisey Heather Locke Diane Markey Jacqueline McIllwain Michael McMahon Beau Merrifield Christine Ricci Mark Tumarkin Kyle VanArsdell Marketing: Patti Callahan Layout & Design: Kayti Taylor Advertising Art: Allan S. Lorde CONNstruction is published quarterly for Connecticut Construction Industries Association. ©2008 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2008/CTC-Q0408/7545 CONNstruction Volume 47, No. 4 Published for: Connecticut Construction Industries Association 912 Silas Deane Highway Wethersfield, CT 06109 (860) 529-6855 Fax: (860) 563-0616 www.ctconstruction.org Published by: Naylor, LLC 5950 N.W. 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 (352) 372-1252 or (800) 369-6220 Fax: (352) 371-3525 www.naylor.com Naylor, LLC Staff: Publisher: Mark Migliore Editor: Robin Lamerson Project Manager: Tom Schell Advertising Sales Director: Jamie Williams COVER PHOTO BY ROB MOORE, CONNDOT CONNstruction / Winter 2008 / 5 http://www.ctconstruction.org http://www.naylor.com

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

CONNstruction - Winter 2008
Contents
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
Advertiser.com

CONNstruction - Winter 2008

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0412
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0312
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0212
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0112
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0411
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0311
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0211
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0111
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0410
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0310
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0210
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0110
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0409
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0309
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0209
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0109
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0408
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0308
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/naylor/CTCQ0208
http://www.nxtbookMEDIA.com