GBCA Safety Tips for Independence Day

06/29/2018 - Posted in Safety and OSHA laurentosti Comments (0)

Independence Day is one of America’s favorite holidays and we celebrate with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. While it’s a fun time to celebrate and connect with family, people still end up in the emergency room.

How can you keep yourself and your loved ones safe this holiday?

  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and avoiding alcoholic beverages.
  • Stay in the shade.
  • Wear sunscreen.

AGC Business Development Forum: Join Now!

06/29/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

AGC’s Business Development Forum is a group and resource for construction companies to learn best practices in the industry. The forum can help connect members from AGC Chapters across the country.

Learn more about the AGC Business Development Forum:

(See GBCA’s Director of Membership Development and Services, Anne Liberto at 2:22!)


GBCA Featured in CLC Leadership-LINK

06/29/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

GBCA’s CLC and GBCA member Wick Fisher White were featured in the June issue of AGC’s CLC Leadership-LINK!

The June issue of the CLC Leadership-LINK features a story about the CLC’s volunteering at Philabundance, where they sorted and packed over 5,000 lbs of fresh vegetables to be distributed to individuals and families in need in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

City of Philadelphia Adopts 2018 International Building Code

06/28/2018 - Posted in Advocacy laurentosti Comments (0)

On Thursday, June 28, City of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Kenney signed into law the 2018 International Building Code (IBC).

This action required lobbying from GBCA at the state level. Philadelphia previously operated under the 2009 version of the IBC due to an outdated approval formula mandated by the Uniform Construction Code. GBCA, along with the City of Philadelphia, lobbied to restructure statewide regulations to allow Philadelphia to adopt the 2018 IBC.


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Shoemaker Construction Co. Celebrates 75 Years

06/28/2018 - Posted in GBCA News laurentosti Comments (0)

Shoemaker Construction Co., a member of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce that the company is celebrating 75 years in the construction business. Shoemaker has been consistently ranked over the last 30 years among the nation’s Top 400 Contractors by ENR, McGraw-Hill’s construction industry magazine, and is a part of one of the largest and most reputable construction management firms headquartered in Pennsylvania.