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Wexford uCity Projects Diverse Company Vendor Open House

Turner Construction Company, McKissack & McKissack, Perryman Building and Construction Services, and Clemens Construction Company, with the support of Wexford, Drexel University, Maven Inc., their partners, and subcontractors, are hosting an open house format outreach event. All local, minority, women,

PA Construction Firm Charged with Violating Prevailing Wage Laws

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, has charged a contractor with theft, primarily for failing to pay workers’ required benefits. The Attorney General’s office has been putting particular focus on construction companies working on public projects, and the illegal practices that

Philadelphia C-PACE Helps Finance Clean Energy Projects

Philadelphia Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) provides financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation in new construction, gut rehab and renovation projects. This financing helps commercial property owners pay for energy efficiency, water conservation, and clean energy projects.

Fatal Facts Toolbox Talks

These Fatal Facts Toolbox Talks were created in support of OSHA’s Focus Four Training Campaign. OSHA representatives, safety professionals from GBCA member companies, and union representatives from the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity met to develop these

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Fatal Facts: Steel Column Collapse During Construction

This Fatal Facts Toolbox Talk was created in support of OSHA’s Focus Four Training Campaign. OSHA representatives, safety professionals from GBCA member companies, and union representatives from the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity met to develop these

National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents

CPWR and the NORA Construction Sector Council will be leading the second annual Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents in Construction on Monday, April 26. The Stand-Down, to take place on the first day of National Work Zone Awareness Week, asks

GBCA Member Spotlight: Pride Enterprises, Inc.

Pride Enterprises, Inc., a certified MBE, offers preconstruction, construction management, general contracting, design/build construction, and safety & diversity consulting services. Pride works in the commercial, community, government, health care, life sciences, higher education, and retail and restaurant sectors. Craig Williams,

Give Back with Eureka This Earth Day

Eureka Metal and Glass Services, Inc. is inviting members of Philadelphia’s construction community to join them in giving back at an upcoming event. For Earth Day, April 22, 2021, Eureka is cleaning up Pleasant Hill Park in Philadelphia. This year

COVID-19: What We Have Learned and What We Are Still Learning

Attend the next OSHA-VPP Philadelphia Area Virtual Best Practices Workshop for an update on managing COVID-19 protocols on the jobsite. This workshop is hosted by Janssen and Johnson & Johnson and features Dr. Sheri Timpanelli, Assistant Vice President of Clinical

University of Delaware Safety Training

The University of Delaware, in partnership with the Delaware Valley Safety Council, offers nationally-recognized courses to safety-focused professionals in a wide range of industries. These intensive training programs are taught by Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers to entry-level and experienced safety practitioners