2023 Construction Safety Week

Construction Safety Week is an important annual event that brings together construction firms nationwide to celebrate safety successes while recognizing the extraordinary effort it takes to continue our mission of eliminating all injuries and incidents in our industry. Each year BMWC participates by bringing awareness to the importance of safety. This year the theme is… Continue reading.

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Celebrating Women in Construction

Did you know, women only make up 11 percent of workers in the construction industry? National Women in Construction Week aims to recognize women for their hard work in a heavily male-dominated industry. However, growth continues as data suggests since 2016, there has been an influx of 234,000 women in construction. This week, we introduce… Continue reading.

Men standing in front of TRMA backdrop holding Three Rivers Manufacturing Association’s (TRMA) Gold Award plaque.

Three Rivers Manufacturing Association Presents Gold Award

BMWC is proud to announce that our Chicago area team won the Gold Award from the Three Rivers Manufacturing Association (TRMA). This award is given to companies that achieve a 25% or greater reduction in the total OSHA recordable incidence rate with no workplace-related fatalities. We have won this award several times and will continue… Continue reading.

A Day In The Life: Project Engineer

Project Engineers play an integral role at BMWC. They manage various field operations, which contribute toward delivering successful, large-scale industrial projects. They gain valuable experience and are exposed to every aspect of BMWC’s construction projects. To learn more about the Project Engineer role at BMWC, find the job listing here. Q: How many years have… Continue reading.

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BMWC Awarded Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) STAR Renewal Status Plaque

BMWC was proud to accept OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Mobile Worksite Star Status renewal plaque presented by the Indiana Department of Labor’s VPP Leader, Beth Gonzalez. BMWC has been an approved contractor in OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program for 18 consecutive years and has had Mobile Worksite Star Status for seven straight years. This incredible accomplishment… Continue reading.

Honoring our heroes

Employee Spotlight: Honoring BMWC Military Veterans

Veterans Day is a federal holiday that honors those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. BMWC believes that veterans are dependable individuals who deserve an opportunity to find a job once their service has ended. Veterans offer a wide range of skills that can be transferrable in many areas. We recognize military… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 5

Creating a diverse and inclusive work culture doesn’t happen overnight. However, some actions can be taken to motivate the coming generations and improve diversity in the long term. Doing so increases the potential that youth will explore the many benefits of joining the construction industry. One way organizations can make efforts to ensure the industry’s… Continue reading.

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Construction Inclusion Week: Day 4

A work environment that fosters respect is not only more inclusive but also helps employees feel valued. BMWC is proud of the culture that has helped shape the company over the last 67 years. The newly formed Diversity and Inclusion Committee comprises leaders within the company that help provide insight into best practices that should… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 3

What is Supplier Diversity?

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.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 2

Belonging and Inclusion

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.