OCTOBER 11, 2021
TOP GBCA NEWS ● CLC UPDATE ● GBCA EVENTS ●
RESOURCES ● AGC RESOURCES & NEWS ● INDUSTRY NEWS
TOP GBCA NEWS
A Message from GBCA Chairman of the Board Michael K. Armento
Read the latest letter in Construction Today from Michael K. Armento, GBCA Board Chair and SVP of Torcon, Inc., as he announces GBCA's support of the Carpenters' Company's preservation project for Carpenters' Hall.
2021 Construction Excellence Awards
November 18, 3pm - 4pm, ONLINE
We are celebrating the 24th Annual Construction Excellence Awards at a virtual event! Join us to see what projects and programs exemplify the best in the Philadelphia region's commercial construction industry!
Thank You Construction Excellence Awards Event Sponsors
Thank you to our sponsors! This year's Construction Excellence Awards Event Sponsors will be recognized during the virtual event, in print and online promotions, and in two commemorative print programs! Click HERE to learn more or contact Byron Lee at blee@gbca.com.
Construction Inclusion Week: Supplier Diversity Panel
October 20, 3pm - 4pm, ONLINE; Register by October 15
Turner Construction Company and Gilbane Building Company are hosting a virtual event featuring GBCA’s Angela Hendrix and Pride Enterprises, Inc.’s Craig Williams. They will discuss supplier diversity, upcoming opportunities in the region, and how companies are navigating the market.
2021 Construction Technology Week
Thank you to the speakers, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors who participated in the 2021 Construction Technology Week! There were exciting new technologies discussed and shown, and it was wonderful to gather in person to share ideas!
CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE
Encourage a Love of Building and Volunteer for NAWIC Block Kids Building Program
November 6, 9am - 12pm, Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Hall
The NAWIC Philadelphia Foundation is looking for volunteers and judges for its upcoming Block Kids Building Program event! Come encourage children in 1st through 6th grades to love building!
GBCA EVENTS
SOLD OUT! 2021 Fall Membership Dinner
GBCA's Fall Membership Dinner is SOLD OUT! Thanks to our sponsors, and we look forward to celebrating the companies that have been GBCA members for 50+ and 75+ years!
Virtual LEAN Education
Units 1-7
October 27 - November 22, 1pm - 5pm, ONLINE
This series of courses are intended for an organization's lean champions, who will design and implement a company's lean transformation strategy at the corporate and project levels.
Electrical Safety for Non-Electricians
November 4, 9am - 10:30am, ONLINE
Join us for an in-person electrical safety training that will cover the general safety practices, as well as the terminology, and techniques for electrical safety.
More Upcoming GBCA Events
RESOURCES
Federal Guidance Issued on COVID-19 Vaccines and Incentives
Several federal agencies have recently issued rules and guidance pieces for employers regarding COVID-19 vaccine and testing policies. Learn what employers are responsible for and about incentive programs.
Free Bluebeam Revu Webinar: Quantity Takeoffs from PDFs
October 14, 12pm - 1pm, ONLINE
GBCA member Microsol Resources is offering a free webinar on using Bluebeam Revu to easily generate accurate bids from PDFs.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Did You Plan to Fall Today?
Most people don’t plan to fall. When we wear harnesses, however, aren’t we anticipating the possibility of falling? Planning for the moment you may need fall protection equipment is one of the most important things you can do to keep yourself safe.
AGC RESOURCES & NEWS
AGC Construction Safety Professional of the Year Awards
Submissions due November 5, 2021
AGC and Milwaukee Tool are proud to announce the inaugural Construction Safety Professional of the Year (CSPY) and Construction Safety Champion of the Year (CSCY) awards. These awards will be presented to a single safety and health professional and a front-line supervisor who has led his or her company to achieving an exceptionally high degree of safety excellence.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Meet the Developers
October 13, 8am - 10am, City Winery Philadelphia
Join the Center City Proprietors Association for a moderated discussion with the city's leading developers and real estate leaders. Use our discount code to get GBCA's partner rate.
Wolf Administration Visits FTI to Promote Apprenticeships that Allow You to Earn While You Learn
Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Office Director Tara Loew visited the Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region in Philadelphia to promote the valuable role apprenticeship programs play in developing and building up the commonwealth’s workforce.
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