JUNE 29, 2020
GBCA Member Spotlight
McDonald Building Company’s diverse team of construction professionals offers a single source solution for all of their clients’ construction related needs, and they take pride in leading their clients throughout the process while keeping a project on track and on budget.
Holiday Hours: July 4, 2020
In preparation for the Independence Day holiday on July 4, 2020, please be advised of the rules for observing the holiday from GBCA's Collective Bargaining Agreements.
GBCA Advocacy: Updates from City Hall
Read the latest updates from City Hall. L&I's fees are increasing, and several budget changes will impact the construction industry, starting July 1.
GBCA: Building Stronger. Together.
GBCA members are keeping Philadelphia's commercial construction industry going, working together to keep projects moving forward, and to keep the construction workforce healthy and safe.
COVID-19 and Building Systems - What Works and What Doesn't
July 1, 10am - 11am, Online
This webinar looks at the challenges and possible steps to reduce airborne contaminants in your building, including Ultra-Violet systems, filtration, ionization, and ventilation.
How the World of COVID-19 is Forcing Companies to Rethink Their Strategies and Infrastructure
July 8, 10am - 11am, Online
Join CFMA and GBCA for a panel discussion on how firms are refocusing their future strategies and infrastructure to adapt to a post-COVID-19 environment.
Latest GBCA COVID-19 Updates & Resources
GBCA is working to ensure that our members and the greater commercial construction community are equipped to deal with COVID-19 response in the Philadelphia region.
Insurers Not Required to Cover “Return-to-Work” COVID-19 Tests
CPWR Webinar: Safety in Action on a Job Site
July 2, 2pm
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
Alex's Lemonade Stand
The CLC's Alex's Lemonade Stand campaign is halfway through, and we've raised over $1100! We're trying to raise $3000 to help fund research on childhood cancers, so donate today!
Handling Stress and Supporting Resilience in Times of Crisis
June 30, 2pm - 3pm, Online
Today’s environment is filled with setbacks and unexpected challenges. This 60-minute webinar is a designed to bring leaders together to learn about and reflect on research from Dale Carnegie and others on workplace resilience.
Impacts of COVID-19: Returning to Work with AIA/COAA/GBCA
June 30, 12pm - 1:30pm, Online
Join this virtual Town Hall discussion on the current crisis as we all navigate the ‘new normal’ from the perspectives of builders, owners, designers, and other partners and collaborators in the Design and Construction Industry.
Scheduling with Microsoft Project: The Basics
July 14-23, Online
Microsoft Project Professional is the industry's leading project management tool, and this class will cover all the tools a beginner needs. This course is sponsored by Wipfli.
Respirable Silica Awareness & Equipment Training
July 16, 10am - 11:30am, Online
Learn about GBCA's Silica Program and the SGS Galson Laboratories equipment that GBCA members will use in the program to help meet OSHA's silica standard requirements.
More Upcoming GBCA Events

We value our members, and the health and safety of our membership is of the utmost importance. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, GBCA is evaluating next steps regarding GBCA events on an ongoing basis. We will communicate the status of events to our members as information becomes available.
Job Opportunity: Safety Director for Clemens Construction Company
Clemens Construction Company is looking for a new Safety Director to join its team and create a safe, accident-free, healthy work environment for all active projects.
Toolbox Talks: Caught-In/Between Hazards
This week, we have Toolbox Talks about one of OSHA's Focus Four Hazards.
OSHA: Working Safely Near Moving and Energized Parts
OSHA: Preventing Injuries with Skid Steer Loaders
2020 Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Virtual Conference
July 14 - 16, ONLINE
AGC’s Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference hones in on construction's safety, health and environmental compliance and risk issues.
Gilbane Joins Amtrak's 30th Street Station Project Team
Amtrak has selected a development team, including Gilbane Building Company, to lead its $400 million renovation at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station.
Skanska Adapts to Keep Workers Safe in Projects Running During COVID-19 Response
Todd Lofgren spoke with Construction Dive about how Skanska adapted to COVID-19 safety requirements to continue work, along with other GBCA members, on the University of Delaware’s Worrilow Hall project.
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Stay informed about the Greater Philadelphia Region's commercial building industry.