OCTOBER 26, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● COVID-19 UPDATES ● CLC UPDATE
GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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2020 Construction Excellence Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Construction Excellence Awards! We're proud to present the best of Philadelphia's commercial construction industry.
  • 15 Project Awards
  • 3 Program Awards
  • 1 Member Award

We'll also be spotlighting the winners in the next issue of Construction Today, in the Philadelphia Business Journal, on 6abc.com, and our social media channels.
THANK YOU CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE AWARDS SPONSORS!
THIS WEEK: Construction Technology Week Summit
October 26-30, ONLINE
This week is GBCA's 2020 Construction Technology Week Summit, which will bring to you the following:
  • 27 Speakers
  • 8 Sessions in 3 Themed Tracks
  • 5 Keynote Sessions
  • 6 Networking Sessions'
  • Special BIM Educational Track
Purchase All Access tickets as an individual, or GBCA member companies can purchase Company-Wide tickets that give all of your employees access to the Summit's All-Access Pass sessions!
THANK YOU CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY WEEK SUMMIT SPONSORS!
Read the New Issue of Construction Today
Read the latest issue of Construction Today, which was released in digital format. Read about GBCA's continued industry-leading response to COVID-19, project spotlights, and articles that will help you keep your business going.
GBCA on 6abc:
We Provide Education
Continued education including leadership development seminars, safety trainings, and construction courses, allows GBCA members to stay ahead of the changing needs of the construction industry.
COVID-19 UPDATES
CDC Updates Definitions Impacting Contact Tracing
The CDC has revised its definition of "Close Contact" for COVID-19 exposures.
L&I Checking for Masks on Job Sites
Philadelphia's Department of Licenses & Inspections reminds contractors that masks are required on job sites. Non-compliance will result in $2000 fines.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Coffee Chat: Ed DeAngelis, EDA Contractors
Thursday, October 29, 10am - 10:30am
The CLC is proud to present the next Coffee Chat with Ed DeAngelis, Founder of EDA Contractors! Ask your questions and learn from a Philadelphia Region construction executive!
CLC Virtual At-Large Happy Hour
Tuesday, November 10, 4pm - 5:30pm
Join the next CLC Virtual At-Large Happy Hour, where we'll meet about upcoming activities, discuss issues of interest, and network with other emerging construction professionals.
GBCA EVENTS
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.
20 Common Mistakes with Lean Construction and How to Fix Them
November 10, 12pm- 1pm, ONLINE
Make implementing lean construction smoother on projects by learning common mistakes from Dave MacNeel, one of the top lean construction coaches in the US.
Members Only Webinar:
Regional Economic Forecast and Impact on Construction
November 12, 10am - 11:30am
Join us for a regional forecast looking at the potential impacts of a recession on the PA/NJ/DE market.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Hazard Recognition
This GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses 5 common issues that frequently turn into hazards on the jobsite.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Safety Management Training Course
December 1-3, AGC Wisconsin, Madison, WI
The SMTC program builds on Focus Four training and prepares attendees to manage key safety issues on the job site and provides techniques for delivering basic safety training to field personnel.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Directional Scaffolds Reduce Close Contacts During COVID Response
Superior Scaffold Services and Skanska USA Building re-engineered scaffolds and reconfigured work flows at Swarthmore College to create unidirectional paths and stairs, reducing potential gatherings and COVID-19 spread. Read about it in the latest issue of Construction Today!
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