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Offsite Construction to Ramp Up in 2018

02/16/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

Construction Dive predicts that modular construction will increase in 2018, and reach a 6% increase by 2022. Companies such as Turner Construction and Gilbane have increased their use of pre-fabricated components to the point of creating project manager positions to handle offsite construction.

Developers are noting that offsite construction can increase efficiency, cutting costs and compressing project timelines.

Read more about this trend in Construction Dive:

Save the Date: First GBCA PAC Event of 2018

02/16/2018 - Posted in Advocacy laurentosti Comments (0)

GBCA will host the first PAC event of the year On April 9th from 5pm – 7pm at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. Mark your calendars to join our host committee, local elected officials and industry leaders as we discuss industry trends and regulatory developments. The PAC event will take place following the April GBCA Board Meeting.

Toolbox Talk: Cold and Flu Prevention

02/15/2018 - Posted in Safety and OSHA laurentosti Comments (0)

The 2017-2018 flu season in the US has been one of the worst on record. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware are 3 of 43 states reporting high influenza-like illness (ILI) activity. According to the CDC, for the week ending February 3, 2018, the rate of ILI activity is 7.7%.

This week’s Toolbox Talk provides some tips for workers to help prevent colds and flu.

Stay safe and healthy!