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The ABC Keystone Project Map is a web-based marketing tool designed specifically for the commercial construction industry. Some of our 2013 Excellence Award winners are highlighted, giving those outstanding projects and contractors more visibility. Visit www.abckeystone.org to see how ABC members are building Pennsylvania.

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EXCELLENCE AWARD-WINNING PROJECTS


F&M College MEP Upgrades
James Craft & Son, Inc.
James Craft & Son, Inc. was hired to update the HVAC systems at the Franklin & Marshall College, Steinman Student Center. The original HVAC/piping systems dated back to 1976 when the building was first opened. This original HVAC system, which was installed by James Craft & Son, Inc. stayed in use for the next 26 years until the time came to have the system updated.
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Messiah College High Center for Worship and Performing Arts
John E. Fullerton, Inc.
The Calvin & Janet High Center for Worship & Performing Arts at Messiah College has been distinctive from its outset. Many venues are housed within the new building. Three Rehearsal Rooms for choir, chamber and instrument practice; a Recital Hall with theater seating for smaller, more intimate performances, the Black Box Theater for small plays, which may also be held in-the-round; and the primary focus of the structure, the Symphony Hall.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


February construction jobless rate climbs, but industry adds
15,000 jobs

Engineering News-Record
Construction's unemployment rate rose in February to 12.8 percent from January's 12.3 percent, but the industry continued to add jobs, picking up 15,000 in the month. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest monthly employment report, released on March 7, also showed that construction's jobless rate improved markedly from its February 2013 level of 15.7 percent.
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Kennedy helps National Penn rejuvenate downtown Allentown
The Morning Call
Over a career of 30 years, David Kennedy has managed to ride out the waves of change that have marked the Lehigh Valley's banking economy. It's impossible to know what changes the banking world will impose on Kennedy in the long-term future, but 2014 looks to be one of the more memorable and satisfying years he'll ever have. In a few weeks, Kennedy, National Penn's senior executive vice president and chief banking officer, will settle into a new office in Allentown's newest office building overlooking a downtown that is being rejuvenated in large part by the bank.
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A new clock for construction
Constructech
With the advent of apps, the time-tracking space in construction has evolved. It is no longer the days of disconnected PDAs — or worse, pen and paper. Today, the typical contractor is familiar with a smartphone and the devices are easier to deploy companywide. With this transition, new providers are looking to enter the market and give contractors a fresh way to track time.
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Construction begins for Waynesboro Hospital Medical Office Building
Herald-Mail Media
Officials at Waynesboro Hospital recently commemorated the beginning of a $16 million medical office building construction project that begins this month and is projected to be completed by summer 2015. According to Melissa Dubrow, vice president and chief operating officer at Waynesboro Hospital, the medical office building will provide essential services at a convenient location for the community. "It is our hope that this modern building will also attract new physicians to the area," Dubrow said in a news release.
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