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Projects | Online Plan Room

Project Update: 4/12 - 4/16

posted on 04.20.2021

Total projects received: 98
Total project leads reported on: 10
Total active projects: 330

Member News

2021-2022 MBEX Scholarships Available NOW!

posted on 04.20.2021

With the help of The Builders Group (TBG), our donating partner, the Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) will award multiple scholarships to qualifying students, totaling up to $30,000, with a top award amount of up to $5,000.  Visit mbex.org/scholarship for more information about our scholarship program and to apply.  Applications are available NOW.  Share this announcement with friends, coworkers and others in the industry. Information requests can be made to Jill Gerwig at 612-381-2631. Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2021.

Events

Member Appreciation BBQ: Save the Date

posted on 04.20.2021

The MBEX 2021 Member Appreciation BBQ will take place on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the MBEX parking lot. The event will feature lunch catered by Famous Dave’s, including two free tickets per member company. RSVP forms will be available soon at mbex.org/bbq!

Member News

Buyers Guides Mailed + Available Online

posted on 04.20.2021

 Attention Members!  The 2021 Buyers Guide + Membership Directory have been mailed to all member companies.  To ensure your publication’s delivery, please confirm that MBEX has your most current mailing address in our system.  To verify your company’s information, please visit mbex.org, click on “Membership Directory” within the Buyers Guide panel and search for your company.  Contact us at 612-381-2620 with any updates.  A digital copy of the directory is also available via the Buyers Guide panel at the bottom of our home page or at www.mbex.org/buyersguide.  Contracts for the 2021 directory will be emailed to all member companies in August.

Industry

Minnesota DLI Grants

posted on 04.20.2021

As part of the Minnesota Registered Apprenticeship Expansion (MNRAE) grant efforts, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has made available $120,000 for on-the-job training grants.  Applicants may be eligible for up to $1,000 for each new registered apprentice, allowing for the offset of expenses related to training on the job.  To view more information on the grant, visit https://bit.ly/31YH3UI or contact Ruth Taylor, MNRAE project manager at ruth.taylor@statemn.us.

Industry

2021 Minnesota Safety & Health Conference

posted on 04.20.2021

The Minnesota Safety Council will host the 2021 Virtual Minnesota Safety & Health Conference on May 4th and 5th.  This conference will include extensive wellness content ranging from COVID-19 updates and mental health-related topics.  In its 87th year, this conference represents the oldest and largest gathering of workplace safety and health professionals in the region.  Most educational sessions will offer the ability for attendees to interact with presenters and other attendees.  The two-day event will also include expanded opportunities for attendees to connect and meet with vendors face-to-face in their own virtual rooms.  To learn more and to register, visit minnesotasafetycouncil.org/conf.