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OPCMIA 132 Hosts Open House During In-Demand Jobs Week

CM Open House May 9, 2018

The Dayton Cement Masons and Plasterers apprenticeship training programs held an Open House on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM.  The event was held during Ohio In-Demand Jobs Week, May 7-11, 2018. The purpose of the outreach event was to profile the Cement Masons and Plasterers trades, which both are in-demand and…

Local School Administrators & Counselors Tour the Ironworkers Training Center

IW Tour Jul 12 (2)

The AGC, West Central Ohio Division and the MV Building Trades Apprenticeship Group partnered with the Montgomery County Educational Services Center to participate in a workshop held entitled “Deep Dive:  Connecting the Work; Career Awareness and Planning”  Aileron Center hosted the conference coordinated by the Montgomery County ESC. An objective of the workshop was to identify in-demand…

Tuttle Services Inc. Receives Certification for Quality Standard


Tuttle Services Inc. met the requirements for ISO 9001:2015 certification.  The recognition shows the company applied for a quality management system to support contract or project management for design construction and installation activities for commercial, institutional and industrial construction projects.  Tuttle is one of the first companies in the construction and construction management sector to…

MV Building Trades Apprenticeship Group Attends Construction Career Expo

Construction Career Expo 2017

The Miami Valley Building Trades Apprenticeship Group was well represented at the Construction Career Expo held by Ohio Means Jobs, Montgomery County on Wednesday, February 15th at the Dayton Convention Center.  Apprentice Coordinators spoke with 60+ men and women interested in information on career opportunities in the Construction Industry through Apprenticeship training. Apprenticeship training provides…

OPCMIA Held Plasterers & Cement Masons Competition at Ohio State Fair

OPCMIA Competition 2016 – Group (2)

OPCMIA held the 2016 Plasterers & Cement Masons Great Lakes Apprenticeship Competition at the Ohio State Fair on July 27-28th.  Each year, the Ohio Conference of Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons sponsors an Outreach event on the opening days of the Ohio State Fair.  In 2016, OPCMIA hosted an apprenticeship competition for three Plasterer Apprentices and…

Shook and Tuttle Presented Safety Awards


Shook Construction and Tuttle Construction were presented with AGC of Ohio Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CESA) in recognition of their overall Safety and Health Programs.  The awards were presented at a Safety Luncheon hosted by the AGC of Ohio, in June.  Congratulations to Shook Construction and Tuttle Construction!           

OSHA Fines to Increase for First Time Since 1990


As a result of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Improvement Act, passed by Congress in November, 2015, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to increase its fines by August 1, 2016.  This would be the first increase in the civil penalty fines level since 1990. The new law directed agencies to…