Tuesday, November 14, 2017


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30th Annual Construction Law Update

On Tuesday, December 5, MUCA Member Stinson Leonard Street will host a fast-paced discussion on the latest trends, topics and laws affecting all facets of the construction industry.

To learn more and register, click here.

Day of the Dozers Sponsors:

(MUCA Members)

Brenteson Companies; Designing Earth Contracting; ERX Motor Park; Frattalone Companies; Plaisted Companies; RDO Equipment; Sportech; Steinbrecher Companies; Gopher State One Call; MP Technologies; New Horizon Academy; Enterprise Fleet Management; Minnesota Business Enterprises; Meyer Contracting; Minnesota Limited; VanMan Architects & Builders; Tiller Corporation; Zurich; Barton Sand & Gravel; Interstate Companies; Collins Brothers Towing; Beaudry Oil & Propane: LeFebvre Companies; General Equipment & Supplies; North Pine Aggregate; Matejcek’s; Minnesota Equipment; Road Machinery & Supplies; S.M. Hentges & Sons; Ziegler Cat; Allstate Peterbilt; CM; Gary Carlson Equipment Company; Blaine Brothers; GATR Truck Center; Long Haul Trucking; Magellan Midstream Partners; Nuss Truck & Equipment; Morrell Companies; RIHM Kenworth; Raveling Companies; Triple L Transportation; United Rentals Trench Safety; Ess Brothers & Sons; Christian Brothers Racing; Cottew Racing; Eilen Trucking; Frattalone Racing; Woodie Racing; Northland Crane Service; Vison Midwest; Bobby’s Baby Back Ribs & BBQ; Elk River Police Department; Elk River Fire Department; Ewald Consulting; Forterra Pipe & Precast; Friendly Buffalo; OECS; Fastenal; Mn Regional Common Ground Alliance; R&D Sales; Tri-State Trucking; Kath Fuel Oil; Sherburne County; Sunrise Toys; Terra Services (a Div. of Hardrives); Central Lakes College; Wienie Wagon; Bob 106; Connexus Energy; CenterPoint Energy; Xcel Energy; Cobb Strecker Dunphy & Zimmerman; CliftonLarsonAllen; Titan Machinery; and Northern Natural Gas.

– Stephanie


MUCA Member Update


Participation is the key that makes an Association GREAT! Thanks to the following companies for their support of MUCA this year:

Thanks for Sponsorship Support in 2017!

Last Ditch Open Sponsors: All Rental; Allstate Peterbilt; American Pump Company; Brock White; Cobb Strecker Dunphy & Zimmerman; County Materials; Empire Bucket; Esch Construction Supply; Eull’s Manufacturing; Forterra Pipe & Precast; Gary Carlson Equipment Company; Hancock Concrete Products; Hayden-Murphy; Jager Outdoors; Larkin Hoffman Attorneys; Magney Construction; Nuss Truck & Equipment; Prinsco; Raveling Companies; RDO Equipment; Rice Lake Construction Group; Road Machinery & Supplies; Strike Products; Titan Machinery; The Builders Group; United Rentals; and Ziegler Cat.

Clay Shoot Classic Sponsors: Magney Construction; CliftonLarsonAllen; American Ductile Iron Pipe; Northern Dewatering; Jager Outdoors; RDO Equipment; and Road Machinery & Supplies.

Annual Meeting Sponsors: Altec; The Builders Group; EJ; Gary Carlson Equipment Company; Hancock Concrete Products; Lawn & Driveway Service; Magney Construction; McClellan Sales; Road Machinery & Supplies; Tri-State Pump & Control; United Rentals Trench Safety; and Ziegler Cat.

Membership Renewal Thanks!

Many thanks to the following MUCA Members for renewing your investment in your association for 2018!

Contractors: George Bougalis & Sons; C.W. Houle; Brenteson Companies; Hennen Construction Company; Duininck, Inc.; and Hjerpe Contracting.

*Contractor members who renew in November receive 2 Free Training Credits!

Associates: All Rental Inc.; Lawn & Driveway Service; RDO Equipment; and True North Steel.

Your investment in your association helps us fulfill our mission of promoting the industry, providing educational opportunities for your crews, and lobbying to protect your business interests at the Capitol and in D.C. Support your Association by renewing today!

To join or renew, simply log in to the MUCA Membership page on the website. You’ll need your login and password. If you don’t know it, email or call (651) 735-3908.

Welcome New Member!

MUCA is pleased to welcome Corporate Connections as a new Associate Member of MUCA. Corporate Connections specializes in Work Apparel, Safety & PPE gear, as well as promotional products. To learn more, visit their website here.

2018 “Thanking” Opportunities!

Your crew leaders will thank you for investing in them, increasing their industry knowledge, and adding value to your company through training!

Five-Minute Foreman – our first run of this workshop was very well received last year. This program provides concrete lessons for field leader improvement. It makes an immediate impact on field operations, and teaches your leaders what to do and say to get better results from their crews and on their projects.

Class is limited to 70 people. To learn more and register, click here.

NEW! Diversity & Inclusion Success in Construction – learn how to make a difference! How do you build trust with those who do not have similar backgrounds? What strategies can be employed to ensure positive workplace connections, establish relationships and intentionally create a more inclusive environment?

BrainSkills@Work will share content based on neuroscience findings, including valuable techniques and tools for creating a more inclusive environment.

*This is a great opportunity to improve your Good Faith Efforts by ensuring your crew leaders are learning new skills in this area!

Register here. Class is limited to 70 people.

Mark Your Calendars!

Don't forget these upcoming events!

  • Erosion Control Site Management Certification – Register here
  • Five-Minute Foreman Leader Workshop – Register here
  • NEW: Diversity & Inclusion Success in Construction – Register here
  • Pipelayers Certification Training — Register for the Online Pipe Layers Certification course — available 365 days, 24/7

Stephanie Menning, Executive Director
Phone: 651-735-3908 | Fax: 651-290-2266 | Email: info@muca.org