JUNE 21, 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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July 4 Holiday Hours
In preparation for the Independence Day holiday, please be advised of the rules for observing the holiday from GBCA's Collective Bargaining Agreements. This also includes clarification for handling the holiday taking place on a Sunday.
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER!
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.
GBCA Project Safety Awards
Submit by This Friday, June 25!
Thank the Philadelphia region's owners and developers for valuing safety by hiring GBCA members! Award recipients will be honored at GBCA's Safety Awards Reception on July 15 at Bald Birds Brewing Company in Audubon, PA!
Construction Excellence Awards
Submissions Due September 10
Get recognized by the Philadelphia region's premier construction awards program! This year, we've expanded our Excellence in Craftsmanship category and created a Community Excellence Award!
Thank You and Best Wishes to Roseann Rotz!
Roseann Rotz is retiring after over 37 years of working at GBCA. We are so happy and excited for her, and we will miss her so much. Please join us in wishing her the best!
2021 GBCA Golf Outing I
Thanks to everyone who attended our first Golf Outing of 2021 at the Philadelphia Cricket Club! Special thanks to Matt White of DWD Mechanical Contractor, our 50-50 Ball Drop winner, who donated his winnings back to the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!
We have a few packages remaining for our next Golf Outing on August 26 at Greate Bay Country Club! Scroll down to register!
Thank you GBCA Golf Outing Sponsors!
COVID-19 UPDATES
OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard and Updates Guidance
OSHA has issued an emergency temporary standard for healthcare workers, or workers in healthcare settings, as well as an update to its guidance to protect workers and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
Fight Childhood Cancer through GBCA’s 2021 Alex’s Lemonade Stand!
The CLC is raising money for Alex's Lemonade Stand, which funds research to find cures and better treatments to fight childhood cancer! We raised $2400 towards our $3000 fundraising goal at 2021’s first GBCA Golf Outing on June 14, but you can also donate online! Help us reach our goal and more importantly, spread the word about this important cause.
GBCA EVENTS
Intro to Lean Thinking and Personal KanBan
June 29, 9am - 12pm, ONLINE
Join us for an Introduction to Lean training, including an overview of Lean Fundamentals and a practical exercise on Personal Kanban.
Golf Outing II
August 26, 11am - 8pm, Greate Bay Country Club
DON’T WAIT: REGISTER TODAY!
There are only two (2) golf packages for the August 26th outing remaining. There are also thirty (30) dinner-only tickets left.
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, contact Lauren Hanan at lhanan@gbca.com.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Bid Opportunity:
Lincoln University
GBCA is proud to share bid opportunities with our members. This bid due date is on July 15, 2021.
Delaware Contractor Registration Act: August 1 Deadline
All contractors (private, public or both) must register with the State of Delaware by August 1, 2021 in order to do any business in the state of Delaware.
Addressing Material Price Escalation
Because material price escalation continues to be an issue for contractors, Cohen Seglias has compiled a package of available forms for contractors to consider using to obtain price adjustments to their contracts (current and future).  
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.
OSHA Focus Four Toolbox Talk:
Preventing Excavation/Trench Cave-ins
More Excavation and Trench Safety Resources
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Leadership Development Conference
August 11-13, Chicago
AGC of America’s CLC Leadership Development Conference brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country to network, learn and share.
INDUSTRY NEWS
E.P. Guidi Makes Progress at St. Luke’s Medical Office Building
E.P. Guidi is proud to announce that construction of a new project to house St. Luke’s University Health Network is underway in Monroe County, PA.
Guthrie Glass and Metal Welcomes Family Back from the Marine Corps
Guthrie Glass and Metal welcomes Ted Baumgardner, owner Lynn Guthrie’s son, back from his overseas tour with the U.S. Marine Corps.
ENR 2021 Top 400 Contractors
Congratulations to the GBCA members who made the ENR Top 400 List!
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