What is Supplier Diversity? Supplier diversity is a business practice that refers to the inclusion of businesses owned by diverse individuals or groups in the procurement of goods and services. Why is it important? Supplier diversity is critical to the growth and success of the construction industry, and organizations that embrace supplier diversity do so… Continue reading.
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Inclusion has become a buzzword in recent years, but what exactly does Inclusion mean? Inclusion is a feeling of belonging. An inclusive workplace exists when employees are valued, respected, accepted and encouraged to fully participate in their organization. People who feel included perform better and have fewer accidents, creating a more productive and safer workplace… Continue reading.
Construction Inclusion Week is the first effort to harness the collective power of general contractors, specialty contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. Our objective is to build awareness of the need to improve diversity and inclusion in the construction industry by providing content and resources. We recognize and understand that each of our firms may be at… Continue reading.
As Women in Construction Week comes to an end, we reflect on the industry’s progress. BMWC is currently working on a project in Fishers, IN, with five women in various roles. The picture above features the women on the project. Stacy Cline is leading the team in the field as BMWC’s General Foreman. Madelyn Shanahan… Continue reading.
To celebrate Women in Construction Week, we asked some of BMWC’s hardworking women what attracted them to the construction industry and what advice they would give other women thinking about a career in construction. Nicole Bishop Regional Human Resources Manager – Gulf Coast What attracted you to the construction industry? I like the challenge of… Continue reading.
BMWC was named a 2021 Top Workplace in Oregon and Southwest Washington by The Oregonian. Out of 119 businesses in the mid-size employer category (100 to 499 employees in Oregon and/or southwest Washington), BMWC ranked 45th.The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The Top… Continue reading.
The Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) presented BMWC with the Construction Industry Safety Excellence (CISE) Award for 2021. This is an annual award that recognizes those who promote construction site safety in their work. CURT has been a driving force for change and improvement in the construction industry and utilizes these awards to celebrate the safety… Continue reading.
For the past 21 years, the National Maintenance Agreement Policy Committee (NMAPC) has been honoring construction companies for noteworthy safety accomplishments at the annual Zero Injury Safety Awards Gala (ZISA). Recently, the National Maintenance Agreement Policy Committee recognized the partnership between BMWC, a Confidential Joliet Refinery and the Will/Grundy County Building Trades at their annual… Continue reading.
Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association (TRMA) recognized BMWC with the highest honor this year: The Platinum Award. In addition, we received a Gold and Meritorious award at their annual banquet. This event is hosted by TRMA to recognize contractor companies for their pursuit of high-level safety performance. In fact, the TRMA OSHA incident rate is the… Continue reading.
A guiding principle of BMWC is for our employees to become involved in the communities in which we work and live. Many of our employees participate in various ways by serving on boards of nonprofit agencies, volunteering time to help out various organizations and participating in fund raising to help with specific causes or campaigns… Continue reading.