Mapping Philadelphia’s Public Art and the Work of George Young Mammoet

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Curbed Philly recently spotlighted 14 pieces of public art in Philadelphia, the first of a series of articles highlighting “play”: art, activities, parks, and more. These public art works are all large-scale pieces that required expertise in heavy-lifting for their respective installations. Construction companies are often expected to lift and move heavy objects, and they are the ones with the knowledge and skills necessary to move large precious objects such as public art safely and securely.

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: July 23, 2018

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The weather this week is looking like increased thunderstorm activity in Philadelphia. As we build our skyline up, we need to be careful about weather forces coming down upon us!

This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses Lightning Safety:


2018 Water. Rest. Shade.

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Philadelphia is in the middle of a heat wave! GBCA wants all of our members to work safely. Remember three things to reduce the risk of injuries in the heat: Water. Rest. Shade.

On July 26, GBCA will be visiting several member jobsites to hand out water and other supplies to help reduce the risk of heat- and sun-related injuries.

Below is the list of locations and times where you will find GBCA Director of Safety Services, Frank Durso, on July 26th!

GBCA Member Spotlight: July 23, 2018

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In business since 1995, Applewood Enterprises, Inc. offers services ranging from exterior and interior painting, masonry and steel coatings, traffic coatings, sealers, epoxies, polished concrete, and other floor coating solutions. They are a certified WBE. At Applewood Enterprises, they believe that nothing can replace professionalism and reliability.

Rhoda DeMoss is President.

The Butz Family of Companies Hires Stephen Lee

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The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and GBCA member Shoemaker Construction Co., is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen Lee who will serve as Senior Director of South Central Pennsylvania and Enterprise Director of Strategic Initiatives.