OCTOBER 12, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
Microsol Resources provides design and construction technology solutions to the AEC industries, composing an advanced network of solutions that offer powerful design technology tools to connect all building lifecycle stages.
COVID-19 Safety Protocols that Work: Lessons from Philadelphia’s Commercial Construction Industry
The Philadelphia Business Journal recent spotlighted the efforts of GBCA and our industry partners to keep the industry going during COVID-19 response.
The New Role of Public Health in Project Success
October 14, 10am - 11am, ONLINE (via GoToWebinar)
This webinar looks at how to get community buy-in and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders for construction projects by addressing public health and safety concerns.
Understanding Prequalification Process from a GC Perspective
GBCA hosted a virtual event featuring GBCA members explaining how the prequalification process supports smaller and MBE/WBE/DBE firms in the industry.
GBCA on 6abc:
We Built This Skyline
For over 125 years, GBCA members have worked to elevate Philadelphia's status as a world class city. Without GBCA, Philadelphia would be without a skyline.
COVID-19 UPDATES
L&I reminds Workers to Mask Up
Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections reminds contractors that all workers on job sites must wear a mask at all times unless they are eating or drinking, or be fined $2000 for non-compliance.
Construction Safety in the Age of COVID-19
Tuesday, October 13, 5pm -6:30pm
Join Drexel University's Construction Management Program for a discussion about Philadelphia's COVID-19 response from a construction safety standpoint.
COVID-19 vs. Influenza
Thursday, November 5, 1pm-2pm
Join the GBCA for this virtual event, as Patrick J. Brennan, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for the University of Pennsylvania Health System discusses the similarities and differences between COVID-19 and influenza.
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended
The US Department of Health and Human Services has extended the public health emergency declared for COVID-19 to January 22, 2021.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
AGC CLC Leadership Development Conference
October 13-15, ONLINE
Connect with emerging construction leaders from across the US at AGC's CLC Leadership Development Conference! GBCA is sponsoring ten CLC members to go: Contact Lauren Hanan to attend for FREE!
Demolish Hunger by Donating to Camp Out for Hunger
Philadelphians in need of food increased by 60% in 2020. Help Philabundance provide food to Philadelphians in need by donating to 93.3 WMMR Preston & Steve's Camp Out for Hunger.
GBCA EVENTS
Members Only Webinar:
National Economic Forecast and Impact on Construction
October 15, 10am - 11:30am, ONLINE
Join us for an economic forecast and discussion with Lauren Gilchrist, Gerard Sweeney, and Ryotaro Tashiro on what that means for the Philadelphia region's construction industry.
Construction Technology Week Summit
October 26-30, ONLINE
GBCA's 2020 Construction Technology Week Summit features keynote speakers, multiple sessions, and networking opportunities. Sessions are organized by special tracks, including prefabrication, safety, and a BIM Educational track that is worth up to 6 AGC CM-BIM credits!
We are also offering Company Wide All Access Tickets for GBCA members. This flat rate ticket price grants access to all of your employees. For more information about Company Wide All Access Tickets and other sponsorship opportunities, contact Angela Hendrix at ahendrix@gbca.com.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Bid Opportunities: Berks County & Bucks County
GBCA is proud to offer our members four bid opportunities in Berks and Bucks Counties.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Lock-Out Tag-Out Procedures
This GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses lock-out tag-out procedures. Visit our Toolbox Talk Toolkit to access our talks library!
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
Prefabrication Contract Document Eases Use for Prefab and Modular Buildings
The ConsensusDocs Coalition published the industry’s first standard contract document addressing prefabricated construction. GBCA members also receive 20% off ConsensusDocs subscriptions.
AGC Build America Awards
The Build America awards honor AGC members who build the nation's most impressive construction projects. Submit an entry today: Entries are due on October 21, 2020.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Penn Medicine Pavilion Bridge Installed
The bridge connecting Penn Medicine's Pavilion to the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania was put into place by Thackray Crane Rental. Watch this milestone for the LF Driscoll-Balfour Beatty US project!
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