On Tuesday December 29, 2020, OMCA lifetime director Donny Niebrugge and his wife Joey, helped Executive Director Rick Moore present a check for $9,550.00 to Make A Wish Oklahoma CEO Bradley Barghols. This was a very special, personal moment for the Niebrugges, whom had their son’s wish granted by this organization recently, and knew firsthand […]
On Tuesday December 29, 2020, OMCA members had the honor and privilege of presenting checks to 2 of our designated charities from our 2020 OMCA Charity Drive. The first of them was Willow Pregnancy Support, and they were nominated by Bill & Dee Nash, who helped Board President Doug Walker and Executive Director Rick Moore […]
On October 12, 2020, 90 OMCA members gathered at Silverleaf Shotgun Sports in Guthrie, Oklahoma to participate in the Fall 2020 OMCA PAC Sporting Clays event and to raise money for our Political Action Committee. Taking 1st Place in the teams event was the team of Jay Adams of EST, Bill Sanders Arogos Financial, David […]
OMCA sponsored the 4 hour training required for contractors with DEQ issued water licenses to renew their license for another year. License holders are required to take this continuing education professional training each year, and it is required to keep their pre-qualification with the City of Oklahoma City. It was held at the Embassy Suites […]
On September 30, 2020, members of OMCA met with the City of Edmond City Manager Larry Stevens, and 3 members of his senior staff at The City of Edmond offices. It will be the first of ongoing quarterly update meetings between the two groups to help foster a good working relationship.
Construction employment increased by 42,000 jobs in February and by 223,000 or 3.0 percent over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new February low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said some of the gains were attributable to mild […]
CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS SOAR IN JANUARY TO $1.369 TRILLION WITH LARGE PUBLIC WORKS AND RESIDENTIAL GAINS, MODEST PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL GROWTH Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured in Hard-Hit Countries Construction spending in January increased 1.8 percent to […]
Larry Stevens, City Manager of Edmond, Oklahoma, addressed the February OMCA Membership Luncheon at Twin Hills Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City. Larry talked about what is going on in Edmond currently, and what is coming up related to infrastructure projects.
Contractors Expect Demand to Expand in Every Market Segment Next Year despite Signs of a Slowing Economy As They Increase Compensation and Adopt Productivity-Boosting Technologies to Cope with Worker Shortages Despite signs the overall economy may be slowing, most construction firms expect demand for their services and hiring will expand in 2020, yet even more firms […]
On Jan. 29, the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has jurisdiction over federal financing tools and revenue raising measures, held a hearing on infrastructure financing options. The hearing ran in conjunction with the House Democrats releasing their framework for a broad infrastructure bill. The committee heard from a broad swath of witnesses who […]