SEPTEMBER 8, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
Cohen Seglias represents construction and construction industry-related businesses and is ranked 6th among Construction Executive’s “Top 50 Construction Law Firms for 2020.”
SUBMISSIONS DUE THIS FRIDAY!
2020 Construction Excellence Awards
GBCA’s 2020 Construction Excellence Awards is Philadelphia’s premier construction awards program, recognizing excellence in construction and safety. Contact Lauren Hanan at lhanan@gbca.com and Byron Lee at blee@gbca.com with any questions.
COVID-19 UPDATES
GBCA COVID-19 Updates
GBCA Toolbox Talk - COVID-19: Traveling and Returning to Work
Many people were traveling during Labor Day Weekend. Make sure that your workforce knows what to think about when traveling and returning to work.
UPDATED: GBCA Suggested Response Protocols Flow Chart for COVID-19 Exposures
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
THIS FRIDAY: CLC Virtual At-Large Happy Hour
September 11, 4pm-5pm, ONLINE (Zoom)
Join us for the next CLC At-Large Committee Meeting! We're holding it as a happy hour - you'll have the chance to connect with fellow CLC members, as well as voice your needs and concerns as a young construction professional.
GBCA EVENTS
Micro Fall Membership Dinners
September 21, Northampton Valley Country Club
GBCA will host four Micro Fall Membership Dinners featuring dinner and cocktails in an outdoor setting, and remarks from GBCA Board Members. Each dinner is limited to 25 attendees. Members will be expected to practice social distancing and proper COVID-19 safety protocols.
Thank You Micro Fall Membership Dinners Sponsors!
10-Week Online Courses
September 14 - November 22, ONLINE
GBCA is offering several online courses that provide foundational knowledge and skills that every construction professional should have.
Construction Blueprint Reading
Construction Materials and Processes
Estimating and Bidding 1
Estimating and Bidding 2
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Act 75: Pennsylvania’s Construction Employee Verification Act Webinar
September 16, 9:30am - 11:30am
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry is holding a webinar about Act 75, PA’s Construction Industry Employee Verification Act that goes into effect on October 7, 2020.
Safety Starts with Me:
Toolbox Talks Toolkit
GBCA's new QR Code leads to our Toolbox Talks Toolkit, which includes our toolbox talks, resources on how to give toolbox talks, and how to go paperless.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Straight Fixed and Extension Ladders
GBCA Toolbox Talks Toolkit Poster
Download, print, and post this one-page poster about the Toolbox Talk Toolkit QR code on job sites to ensure that your team will be able to access and give toolbox talks any time, any place.
2020 National Safety Stand Down
September 14-18
OSHA, NIOSH, and CPWR are teaming up and presenting the National Safety Stand Down to prevent falls in construction. Learn how you can participate, and help stop falls on the job site.
Fox School SBDC Construction Management Certificate
Sept 15, 2020 - June 17, 2021
Temple University's Construction Management Certificate Series will be completely online this year. The program starts on September 15. Click below to learn more and register for the program.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Webinars: Federal Construction 101
September 17 - October 15, 2020
AGC is offering a five-session webinar series providing the basics of entering the federal construction contracting marketplace.
AGC Undergraduate / Graduate Scholarship Competition
The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in construction management or construction-related engineering programs. This scholarship is for the 2021-2022 academic year that begins fall 2021.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Edward DeAngelis of EDA Contractors Named Top Leader
Congratulations to Edward DeAngelis, President of EDA Contractors, Inc., who was named the Top Leader of a mid-sized company by The Inquirer, and to EDA, named one of The Inquirer’s 2020 Top Workplaces!
Watson Organization and PJ Dick Form Joint Venture
GBCA members PJ Dick and The Watson Organization have formed a joint venture to provide full-service construction in the greater Philadelphia region.
Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 PA Regional
September 16, 1pm
The Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 Regional Competition will name Pennsylvania's Best Bricklayer! Watch it live online! Fizzano Brothers is also holding a webinar on the Next Generation Masonry Shapes and Their Impact on Wall Design & Performance.
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