On May 1, 2019, at 4:30pm, Drexel University’s Construction Management Program will honor the 2019 Dragon Exemplar Award recipient, Pat Pasquariello of P. Agnes, Inc., and celebrate its Outstanding Seniors and Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society inductees!
Dodge Data & Analytics has released the First Quarter Commercial Construction Index. This report gives a forecast of the commercial construction industry based on data and perceptions from General Contractors in North America. Here are some interesting findings:
After the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris France, Philadelphia’s Christ Church held a fire protection test as it prepares for its own renovations. GBCA member Oliver Fire Protection & Security tested the exterior water curtain system, designed to protect neighboring buildings from flying sparks. The church interior also has a sprinkler system, a feature often missing from historic churches and buildings.
On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the two All-Female teams of the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia took a tour of the newly renovated Metropolitan Opera House of Philadelphia. The tour was hosted by EB Realty Management (Owner’s Representative), Domus Construction (General Contractor), and GBCA member Smith Flooring, Inc. (Flooring Contractor).
In April, GBCA will continue providing resources on Struck-By Hazards in support of OSHA’s Focus Four Campaign. Click below to download an OSHA Toolbox Talk on avoiding struck-by hazards in the job site: