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22 Jan

2015 Contractor Education

The MRBA All-Day Contractor Education Blast. is set for Thursday, January 22 at Country Inn & Suites. Registration materials will be in the mail and your inbox by Thanksgiving. Get your 7 CEU credits (including energy) locally for the member-discounted rate of just [Continue…]

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November 06, 2014

Builders — Are Your Subs Registered? DLI Starting to Audit Worksites

The MN Department of Labor & Industry is starting to audit worksites to enforce the Sub-contractor Registration Program. See below for important information about this program! Contractor Registration Program The best place to go for information on the contractor registration [Continue…]

October 15, 2014

2015 Code Guides Are Here

The 2015 Minnesota Codes will be enforced starting in 2015. January 24 the Building Code will be enforced and February 14 the Energy Code and radon requirements will be enforced. As part of the benefit of membership, you have access [Continue…]

September 22, 2014

Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November 2005

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics, Home Building on September 17, 2014 Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released [Continue…]

September 11, 2014

Building Permit Increase Stopped in Willmar

State Win, National Win: A Good News Report   Good news with statewide implication comes to us from Willmar, MN. The Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM) and West Central Builders Association (WCBA) successfully stopped the increase of building permit fees [Continue…]