• The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) named Blake Wentz, of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, as its 2012 Educator of the Year.

• The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announced construction jobs rose for the 10th straight month to a three-year high, with firms adding 18,000 jobs in March.

The Dwyer Group (Waco, Texas) introduced the Women in the Trades initiative, focused on providing financial assistance to women entering the service trade industry.

Publication date: 4/15/2013