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Girls Discover Careers in Construction at Philadelphia MAGIC Camp

06/30/2017 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

At the “Mentoring A Girl In Construction” summer day camp, middle- and high-school girls will
enjoy hands-on activities and site visits to introduce them to careers in the construction industry  

 

From June 23 and June 26-30, 2017, the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) presented the sixth annual Mentoring A Girl In Construction (MAGIC) summer day camp for girls in seventh through 12th grade in Philadelphia.

GBCA Membership Spotlight: July 3, 2017

06/30/2017 - Posted in Membership laurentosti Comments (0)

McKinney Drilling Company is the leading drilled shaft foundation company in North America. For 70 years, they have provided clients with foundation services such as drilled shafts, auger cast piles, driven piles or low clearance work using the most advanced equipment available. McKinney Drilling Company maintains one of the largest fleets of drilling equipment in the world. Their experienced engineers and expert technicians ensure that your project is completed safely and efficiently.

2017 Construction Excellence Awards Categories Announced

06/30/2017 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

2017 marks the 20th Anniversary of the General Building Contractor's Association's Construction Excellence Awards. This year, we've expanded our categories to be even more specialized and inclusive of the many nuances, and job functions, of the construction industry. 

We are excited to offer these Construction Excellence Award categories - and by giving you a first glance we hope you will begin to formulate your entries! 

Attendance registration for the Construction Excellence Awards is open now, and we will be receiving entries shortly! 

Safety Tips from Madison Concrete

06/30/2017 - Posted in Safety and OSHA laurentosti Comments (0)

Stay Cool on the Jobsite 

#WaterRestShade

Summer means many things to us here at Madison: more jobs, more fun and more employees exposed to the sun, heat and humidity. We want to ensure our employees return home safely ... without a detour to the hospital due to heat-related illness. So as a reminder, follow these tips to keep your crews cool while on the job.

Drink more water, not caffeine!

AGC Webinar: WebEd: Fatigue Management in your Workplace

06/30/2017 - Posted in Safety and OSHA laurentosti Comments (0)

July 13, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

All WebEd times are in EST

Member Price: FREE
Non Member Price: FREE 

Description:

Fatigue is an all-too-common occurrence in our fast-paced society. Most anyone can be susceptible to fatigue. Fatigue can be a breeding ground for mishaps, incidents and accidents, with tragic or near-tragic outcomes. Worker fatigue has been the main factor in major public disasters such as Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez. Don’t overlook this common hazard in your workplace!

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