JUNE 7, 2021
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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CLC Networking Event:
Business Development is a Conversational Sport
June 10, 4pm - 7pm, Workhorse Brewing Company
The city is opening up, so let's get back to networking! Join us for a workshop on communicating to get business, and stay and network with other construction professionals!
Focus Four & More: Digging into Safety
June 8, 11am - 6pm, Diggerland
For Trench Safety Month, join us for a family-friendly safety event at Diggerland. This FREE event will allow safety professionals and construction workers to see and discuss safety demonstrations, as well as network.
COVID-19 UPDATES
COVID-19 Tip of the Week: Carry a Mask with You This Week
While the City of Philadelphia has lifted most of its Safer at Home restrictions, the indoor mask mandate and the 11pm last call for dining order are still in effect. The Health Department may drop these on Friday, June 11, but this plan could change.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
Becoming Educated on Anti-Racism and Becoming an Ally
Addressing racism in and out of the workplace is something that many construction leaders, and especially emerging construction leaders, are addressing. Kate Flint, Superintendent for Turner Construction Company, recently shared her thoughts on how to educate yourself on anti-racism as well as how to help build a more equitable workplace.
GBCA EVENTS
Hands on Field Crane Instruction and Signaling
June 24, 8am - 12pm, Thackray Crane Rental
Join us for a basic rigging training that will cover general rigging practices, terminology, and techniques for safe slinging and rigging of loads. During the training, Mark Thackray of Thackray Crane Rental, will take attendees outside to demonstrate and provide an opportunity for attendees to get hands-on experience.
GBCA 10-Week Online Courses
This summer, GBCA is offering four 10-week online courses on construction topics. Learn these skills for the first time, or get a refresher!
Construction Blueprint Reading
Construction Materials & Processes
Estimating & Bidding 1
Estimating & Bidding 2
GBCA "Down the Shore" Happy Hour
July 30, 4pm - 7pm, Icona Avalon Resort, NJ
Join GBCA for a casual networking Happy Hour down the Shore. A chance for members to connect, kick back and enjoy summer. Full bar and food stations are included in the ticket price. Spouses and Guests of Members are welcome. Tickets are limited.
Thank You Down the Shore Happy Hour Sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lauren Hanan at lhanan@gbca.com.
Don't Miss GBCA'S 2021 GOLF OUTINGS!
SOLD OUT! Golf Outing I: June 14, Philadelphia Cricket Club
Golf Outing II: August 26, 11am - 8pm, Greate Bay Country Club
The June 14th Golf Outing is SOLD OUT but there are still a few golf packages for the August 26th outing available. Dinner-only tickets are also very limited. DON’T WAIT: REGISTER TODAY! 
Thank you GBCA Golf Outing Sponsors!
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Philadelphia Labor Days: FTI
June 25, 12pm - 1pm, ONLINE
Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson is spotlighting apprenticeship opportunities for Philadelphians. At her next "Conversations with the Councilmember" series program, she'll be talking to representatives from the Finishing Trades Institute.
WINC and FTI Pre-Apprenticeship Program
July 13 - August 19, Sheet Metal Workers Training Center
The Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Trades Readiness Program is recruiting trainees for a FREE training course with the Finishing Trades Institute, which can become the first step to a new and high-paying career.
Excavation and Trench Safety Resources
June is Trench Safety Month. GBCA, the PA One Call System, the Building Trades Council, and OSHA have created toolbox talks about trench and excavation safety.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Identify and Mark Utility Lines Before Digging
Fatal Facts Toolbox Talk:
Unprotected Section of Trench Collapse
More Excavation and Trench Safety Resources
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
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AGC Virtual Construction Project Manager Course
June 10 -23, ONLINE
Join AGC’s Virtual Construction Project Manager Course (PMC). This interactive program explores the critical areas of project management that seasoned project managers tackle on a daily basis.
AGC Construction Safety, Health + Environmental Virtual Conference
July 20-22, 11am - 5pm, ONLINE
Don't miss the industry’s foremost annual conference to hone in on the most critical safety, health, and environmental compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Clemens Celebrates ANOVA uCity Square Project Milestone
In May 2021, Clemens Construction Company celebrated the installation of the final wall panel of the ANOVA uCity Square project at 3700 Lancaster Avenue.
Gilbane to Build City’s First Six-Story Mass Timber Building
Gilbane Building Company is partnering with the University of Pennsylvania to build Philadelphia’s first six-story mass timber building.
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