GBCA Member Spotlight: June 4, 2018

05/29/2018 - Posted in Membership laurentosti Comments (0)

Central Metals, Inc. along with their affiliate, Roma Steel Erection, Inc. is a leading fabricator and erector of structural steel, miscellaneous metals and ornamental metals. Roma Steel Erection, Inc. was established in 1973. Central Metals, Inc. was established in 1981. Founded by Joseph C.

LF Driscoll Holds Safety Day with Med-Tex Services

05/26/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, LF Driscoll continued its focus on safety for the month of May by holding a Safety Day event at the Art Museum.

Med-Tex Services, Inc. gave two presentations. First, they gave a toolbox talk on Fire Extinguisher Safety. Next, they gave a Fall Protection Drop-Test demonstration, which included proper use and inspection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

The event also included a HILTI Concrete Drilling Demonstration.

PlanGrid CEO a Commercial Real Estate Market Leader

05/25/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

PlanGrid CEO Tracy Young was recently identified and featured by Bisnow as one of commercial real estate’s next market leaders. PlanGrid is a GBCA member; Josh Progar is the Customer Success Manager for the Philadelphia region.

From Bisnow:

When Bay Area native Tracy Young was in her late 20s, she discovered a glaring problem in construction. While working on a Kaiser hospital in Northern California, the then-project engineer lugged around 50 pounds of paper in a cart doing quality control inspections and recording findings.

GBCA Happy Hour with EDA Contractors

05/25/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

On May 24, 2018, the GBCA staff held a celebratory Happy Hour with staff from EDA Contractors, Inc. at Harper's Garden in Center City. GBCA won EDA Contractors, Inc.'s Duck Selfie contest on Twitter for the month of April! Thanks to EDA Contractors for joining us; and special thanks to Cory Robbins, EDA Contractors Business Development, for organizing the contest! 

Check out the winning photo and our prize by clicking below!

Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee 2018 Commencement

05/25/2018 - Posted in Education laurentosti Comments (0)

The Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia and Vicinity held its 64th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 24, 2018 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.

Speakers and awards presenters included Carpenters JAC Co-Chairman Philip Radomski of Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc., Carpenters International Training Fund Executive Director William Irwin, GBCA President Benjamin Connors, Carpenters JAC Director Charles Brock, Carpenters Company President Cameron Mactavish, and Healy, Long & Jevin Vice President Sean Healy.