Build Me Up: Sam Ebute and the Power of Resilience

Build Me Up: Sam Ebute and the Power of Resilience

By Kraus-Anderson Sam Ebute is the director of the MN Trades Academy, a paid internship experience for high schoolers to expose them to career pathways in construction. His own journey to the industry did not follow a traditional path. In this special episode of the...
10 Contractor Questions About COVID-19

10 Contractor Questions About COVID-19

By Tim Pass, CPA, Smith Schafer & Associates As this crisis continues to bring uncertainty to the economic landscape, the construction industry is feeling the impact. To assist contractors during uncertain times, the Smith Schafer Construction Experts are...
Teaching the Soft Skills Every Construction Manager Needs

Teaching the Soft Skills Every Construction Manager Needs

United Rentals Interview with MCA Member Brett Grendahl, Grendahl Mechanical LLC on MCA’s Construct*ium Graduates of today’s best construction management programs have an excellent understanding of the technical side of construction — think BIM, for example. But...
COVID-19 Business Resource Center

COVID-19 Business Resource Center

By Smith Schafer & Associates As the COVID-19 situation continues to change daily, we are taking precautions at this time to keep our employees, families and clients healthy. We recognize your business may be facing decisions you have never had to face, and we...
Now Accepting Construct*ium Scholarship Applications!

Now Accepting Construct*ium Scholarship Applications!

The Minnesota Construction Association (MCA) Scholarship application is now available MCA is excited to be offering this opportunity to students through the generous donations of our many members. Through various fund raising efforts and activities the MCA is proud to...