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## Governor Pillen Proclaims Hard Hat Week to Recognize Nebraska’s Graduating Seniors in Construction

A proclamation was signed by Governor Pillen and members of the Nebraska Construction Industry Council on May 4th, 2023, creating Hard Hat Week from May 1-5, 2023. This week is meant to honor and acknowledge Nebraska high school...

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#HardHatWeek is a statewide initiative that encourages high school seniors to commit to working in a construction job after graduation. The construction industry is booming with growth opportunities and great pay — and it’s waiting for you. By participating in this...

Know your team’s personality types Getting people to function as a team while juggling various personalities can present a considerable challenge. Our personalities directly influence how we lead and how those we lead, will follow. In a more generic grouping,...

## 2020 Winter Classroom Activity: Build It Right!

Calculate the brick needed for this project: There is an 8-foot-tall wall that is 40 feet long. There are no windows or doors on this wall. The entire wall will need brick veneer. There are 7 bricks per square foot. How many bricks will it take to brick the wall?...

## 2020 Winter Classroom Activity: Build It Right! Answer Key

Calculate the brick needed for this project: There is an 8-foot-tall wall that is 40 feet long. There are no windows or doors on this wall. The entire wall will need brick veneer. There are 7 bricks per square foot. How many bricks will it take to brick the wall?  ...

The content for this newsletter is by Fernando Gutierrez, project manager for K and K Masonry, a member of Nebraska Masonry Alliance. Communication in the workplace. Most of us have been conditioned from when we were young to avoid getting yelled at, tell people what...

## 2019 Fall Classroom Activity: Build It Right!

Math Equation: To figure slope of a pipe run you need to calculate rise over run. This is achieved by dividing the rise (being the change in y going up or down) by the run (being the change in x going from left to right). The slope is then usually presented as a...

## 2019 Fall Classroom Activity: Build It Right! Answer Key

Classroom Activity: BUILD IT RIGHT!! Math Answer Key 981.0 ft – 980.0 ft = 1.0 ft 1.0 ft/100 ft = 0.01 0.01 x 100 = 1.0% Slope Download »