SEPTEMBER 14, 2020
GBCA Member Spotlight
VIMCO, Inc., family owned and operated since 1960, is a manufacturer and distributor of concrete accessories and construction supplies. VIMCO also has a complete inventory of concrete forming equipment for rent and purchase.
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Due Friday, September 18!
2020 Construction Excellence Awards
Get recognized at GBCA’s 2020 Construction Excellence Awards, Philadelphia’s premier construction awards program! Contact Lauren Hanan at and Byron Lee at with any questions.
Become a Digital Leader
September 17, 2pm - 3pm
Inspire your team in person AND online! This online workshop, led by a Dale Carnegie instructor, will be fully interactive, and provide strategies to lead, including how to keep team members engaged, productive, and accountable. This is 2020's second CLC Leadership Development Series Workshop.
GBCA and EASRCC: Building Stronger. Building Prouder. Together.
Over the Labor Day Weekend, GBCA and Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters partnered to promote a unified building industry for the Philadelphia region. A banner flew over the Jersey Shore September 5 and 6. Check out the photos if you missed it!
GBCA Holds First of Four Micro Fall Membership Dinners
GBCA held the first of four Micro Fall Membership Dinners on September 10 in Delaware County, with remarks by Michael K. Armento of Torcon, Inc.
There are three more Micro Fall Membership Dinners, which are SOLD OUT! To be placed on the wait list of the dinners, contact Anner Liberto at or 215-568-7015. We look forward to the upcoming dinners:

September 21, Bucks County: Northampton Valley Country Club
Remarks by Maura Hesdon, Shoemaker Construction Co.

September 22, Chester County: Whitford Country Club
Remarks by Ed Szwarc, Rycon Construction

October 1, Montgomery County: Normandy Farm
Remarks by Joseph P. Clearkin, James J. Clearkin, Inc.
Thank You Micro Fall Membership Dinners Sponsors!
COVID-19 Paid Leave Requirements Under the FFCRA
September 29, 10am - 11:30am
Join us for a webinar featuring presenters from Susanin Widman & Brennan, PC providing updates on employers paid leave requirements for employees impacted by COVID-19.
GBCA COVID-19 Updates
GBCA Toolbox Talk - COVID-19 and Flu: Similarities and Differences
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CLC Coffee Chat: Eric Lintner, Dale Construction
October 1, 9am -9:30am, ONLINE (via Zoom)
The CLC's Coffee Chats are a way for emerging professionals to meet and ask questions of established construction professionals in the Philadelphia market. At our first chat, Eric Lintner will share his story and tips for young professionals.
Virtual Eggs with OSHA - Electrical Safety
September 23, 8am - 9:30am, ONLINE
Join representatives from OSHA, Pennsylvania One Call, and IBEW 98 as we discuss the latest issues with electrical safety and the PA One Call system.
OSHA 30 Training Course
September 21 - 24, 7:30am - 4pm, Med-Tex Serivces
GBCA is holding an in-person OSHA 30 Training Course at Med-Tex Services. Attendees must complete all four days of training to earn the OSHA 30, and follow COVID-19 safety protocols.
Members-Only Webinar: National Election Impact on Construction
September 24, 10am - 11:30am, ONLINE
GBCA has invited industry experts and economists to explore the potential impacts of the federal election on the construction industry.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
Bid Opportunities: Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is seeking proposals for several projects, including its Oxford Green Project. Proposals are being accepted for trades work including Drywall, Roofing, and Plumbing.
Job Opportunities: Clemens Construction Company
Clemens Construction Company is looking for talented professionals to join its team! Check out these job postings for a Senior Project Manager, MEP Coordinator, and Scheduler.
AGBCA Members Save on Women's Leadership Series
September 16, 9:30am - 11:30am
Temple University's Women's Leadership Series will be held online for the Fall semester. GBCA members get a discounted rate. Registration is due on September 16!
National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
September 14-18
This week is the National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. Check out these resources, including a new GBCA Toolbox Talk, to help eliminate fall incidents on job sites!
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Floor Opening Covers and Fall Protection
CPWR Webinars:
  • 2020 Kickoff: National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
  • Investigating Fall Fatalities and Injury Claims on Prevention Efforts
  • Investigating Fall Fatalities: Lessons Learned and Tools for Prevention
TODAY: OSHA/AGC National Falls Stand-Down Kick-Off Event
September 14, 3pm - 4pm, ONLINE
Join OSHA and AGC for this kick-off webinar about the importance of preventing falls in construction, and hear some of the innovative approaches that contractors have taken to prevent falls.
Turner Construction Takes a Zero-Tolerance Stance Towards Racist Acts
Turner Construction Company has adopted a zero-tolerance stance against discriminatory harassment and racist acts, including graffiti. The company has gone as far as shutting down job sites in order to perform investigations into incidents and provide anti-bias training to all workers.
Steadfast Entities Works to Build the Workforce and Embrace New Technologies
Jameel Worthy, Steadfast Entities, sat down with ForConstructionPros to discuss how apprenticeship programs build the workforce and how new technologies improve safety and construction companies' bottom lines. 
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