July 1, 2019
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TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
Shore Supply is a WBE supplying commercial and residential builders throughout the tri-state area with high quality building supplies including drywall, metal framing, insulation, lumber, hardware and tools. 
6ABC Spotlights Women in Construction on Weekend Update
On June 29, 6ABC's Weekend Update featured interviews with women from Bittenbender Construction, Clemens Construction Company, Frank V. Radomski & Sons, and Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters, in a segment about women in construction.
Holiday Schedule: July 4
Our collective bargaining agreements provide guidance on observing the 4th of July holiday, Thursday, July 4, 2019. 
2019 Safety Awards Reception
On June 26, GBCA honored 27 projects from 10 member companies with Project Safety Awards at a reception at Yards Brewing Company. Thanks to our sponsor, Turner Construction Company, and to all who came to celebrate GBCA members' dedication to safety!
GBCA Named One of the Best Places to Work in 2019
GBCA is honored to be named as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2019 Best Places to Work! Congratulations to the other GBCA members that were also named as the 2019 Best Places to Work in the Philadelphia Region! 
GBCA EVENTS
Women in Leadership in AEC: an AIA/COAA/GBCA Event
July 9, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Hear women from LF Driscoll, Voith & Mactavish Architects, Keast & Hood, and the University of Pennsylvania talk about being in leadership roles in ACE industries, the changes they’ve seen, and the changes they’re making.
CLC/PEA Networking Event
July 11, 5pm-7pm
Collaboration starts with making connections. Come join GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council and AIA Philadelphia’s Philadelphia Emerging Architects for a happy hour on July 11 at Carpenters' Hall. 
2019 AGC Leadership Development Conference
September 11-13, DoubleTree Center City
EARLY BIRD RATE FOR GBCA MEMBERS ENDS JULY 11!
The CLC Leadership Development Conference brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country. The conference will include professional development seminars, networking receptions at Carpenters' Hall and Lucky Strike, and a tour of LF Driscoll's PennFIRST project.
The conference will also spotlight several GBCA member firms:
  • Armor Masonry Restoration
  • Bittenbender Construction
  • Drexel University Construction Management Program
  • EDA Contractors, Inc.
  • Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • LF Driscoll
  • P. Agnes, Inc.
  • Revolution Recovery
  • Shoemaker Construction Co.
  • Siemens Industry Inc.
  • Skanska USA Building
  • TN Ward Company
  • Torcon, Inc.
There are also sponsorship opportunities for this conference! Contact Lauren Hanan at  lhanan@gbca.com for more information.
More Upcoming GBCA Events!
RESOURCES
Philadelphia Adopts New Plumbing Code
On June 20, 2019, City Council passed a bill that adopted a new Plumbing Code for the City of Philadelphia. The new code will go into effect on October 1, 2019.
Bid Opportunity: Warrington Township Police Station
Warrington Township is building a new Police Station. A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will take place on July 9, and bid materials are due on July 23.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk
This week's GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk provides tips about fireworks safety. This holiday, stay safe!
Guarantees Matter in Retirement
Bruce Cumby, President of Cumby, Spencer & Associates Financial Group, reminds us of the value of retirement plan guarantees.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
Proper Preparation Produces Pitch-Perfect Award Submittals
Read the latest AGC Business Development Best Practices paper on how marketers can help convey understandable and compelling information about a project to produce a winning award submittal.
AGC of America Member Benefit of the Week
GBCA Members are also AGC members! AGC Members receive discounts on uniform rentals, facility services, and first aid & safety supplies.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Union Carpenters Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity
On June 14 and 15, Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters volunteer carpenters from Dale Construction, Lenick Construction, Hagen Construction, and KJMK Construction, framed the first four homes of Habitat for Humanity’s Oxford Green project.
HSC Builders Moves Penn Museum Sphinx
HSC Builders & Construction Managers was pleased to partner with Penn and vital trade partners in a three-day, high-tech maneuver to move the Penn Museum’s sphinx.
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