NOVEMBER 9, 2020
TOP GBCA NEWS ● CEA WINNERS SPOTLIGHT ● COVID-19 UPDATES CLC UPDATE ● GBCA EVENTS ● RESOURCES
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TOP GBCA NEWS
GBCA Member Spotlight
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Regional Economic Forecast and Impact on Construction
November 12, 10am - 11:30am
Join us for a members-only online discussion about the impacts of a potential recession on construction in the PA/NJ/DE region, and what we can do to minimize negative effects.
Welcome New GBCA Members
On October 22, 2020, GBCA’s Board of Directors welcomed six new members. Please join us in welcoming our newest members!
2020 CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS SPOTLIGHT
Best Adaptive Re-Use Project
Congratulations to the Shoemaker-Skanska JV (Shoemaker Construction Co. and Skanska USA Building), winners of the 2020 Construction Excellence Award for Best Adaptive Re-Use Project for Fashion District Philadelphia!
Best Educational Institution Project
Congratulations to Turner Construction Company, winner of the 2020 Construction Excellence Award for Best Educational Institution Project for the Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center project!
2020 CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE AWARDS SPONSORS
Thank you to the 2020 Construction Excellence Awards sponsors! This support helps us showcase the exceptional work of GBCA members - Philadelphia's commercial construction industry. This week, we're spotlighting our Presenting Sponsor, LF Driscoll.
COVID-19 UPDATES
Construction Means & Methods in Response to COVID
Tuesday, November 10, 5pm-6:30pm
Drexel University’s Construction Management Program is hosting a virtual panel discussion about the impacts of COVID-19 on the construction industry. Amy Novak, Project Executive of Torcon, Inc., will be one of the panelists.
GBCA COVID-19 Toolbox Talks
Check out the latest COVID-19 Toolbox Talks from GBCA. For more COVID-19 toolbox talks, visit GBCA's Toolbox Talk Toolkit.
COVID-19: The Chain of Infection
COVID-19: Isolation and Quarantine
All GBCA COVID-19 Toolbox Talks
CPWR Webinar: NIEHS Activities, Tools and Resources to Protect Workers from COVID-19
Thursday, November 12, 12:30pm-1:30pm
This webinar goes over NIEHS's Worker Training Program, which provides tools to help prevent COVID-19 exposure.
Stay up-to-date with news and resources about COVID-19 at GBCA's COVID-19 Updates webpage.
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
CLC Virtual At-Large Happy Hour
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.
CLC Coffee Chat: Maura Hesdon, Shoemaker Construction Co.
November 19, 9am - 9:30am
Maura Hesdon, General Manager of Shoemaker Construction Co., joins the CLC to chat about her role as a leader in Philadelphia's commercial construction industry.
Camp Out for Hunger 2020
November 16-20, Xfinity LIve! & Online
Support Philabundance through Preston & Steve's Camp Out for Hunger! You can either drop off non-perishable food to Xfinity Live! or click below to donate online.
GBCA EVENTS
20 Common Mistakes with Lean Construction, and How to Fix Them
November 10, 12pm - 1pm
Make implementing lean construction smoother on projects by learning common mistakes from Dave MacNeel, one of the top lean construction coaches in the US. Worth 1.0 CM-Lean CE credit.
OSHA 30 Hour Training Course
November 16-19, Med-Tex Services
The OSHA Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. 
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Fall Protection on Scaffolds
This GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses general scaffold-use safety.
PA811 Webcast: Gas Safety
November 18, 10am - 12pm, ONLINE
Join PA811 for a natural gas and propane demonstration and discussion on natural gas/propane basics and characteristics, gas leaks, and emergency response.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC ConstructorCast: Construction 3D Printing in the Here and Now
Listen to the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast, which discusses how 3D printing is impacting the construction industry today.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Project Spotlight: Target Building Construction's Philabundance Community Kitchen
The Philabundance Community Kitchen, built by Target Building Construction, will be a place to for Philadelphians to learn new skills and take on new life opportunities.
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