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Butz Family Of Companies Ranks Among Top Contracting Firms On ENR List

The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., is once again ranked on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) list of the Top 400 Contractors in 2020. The firm has been consistently

PPP Flexibility Act is Passed in the Senate

On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of 2020. The measure makes significant improvements to the PPP that AGC has been pushing for and its passage marks another legislative victory for the association.

Philadelphia Enters Yellow Phase of Opening

Philadelphia Enters Yellow Phase of Opening The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced that Philadelphia will enter the "Safer at Home" Yellow Phase of opening on June 5, 2020. Health Commissioner Dr. Farley confirmed, “Based on the metrics that we

OSHA Focus Four Toolbox Talk: Safely Performing Maintenance on Site Equipment

This year, GBCA is participating in OSHA’s Focus Four Campaign, providing resources to avoid incidents involving OSHA’s Focus Four hazards. This month, we’re featuring resources on Caught-in/Between hazards and this week’s toolbox talk is about safely performing maintenance on site

AGC 2020 Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Virtual Conference

AGC’s Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference is the industry’s foremost annual conference to hone in on the most critical safety, health and environmental compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction. Whether your goal is protecting the safety

Increased Job Site Security Measures from City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections has sent a letter to contractors asking them to pay specific and on-going attention to the security of active construction job sites. We want to make sure GBCA contractors are fully

Webinar: COVID-19 and the Impact on Lean Construction Projects

The AGC Lean Construction Forum Steering Committee brings to the membership a new WebEd to show how Lean Construction techniques can still be used on the job-site during COVID-19: WebEd: COVID-19 and the Impact on Lean Construction Projects Date: Wednesday,

June 3 Update on City of Philadelphia Curfew and Road Closures

Mayor Kenney announced the curfew will resume at 6pm tonight, Wednesday, June 3. The curfew continues through 6am, Thursday, June 4. The Center City traffic grid - Vine to Walnut streets, Schuylkill River to Delaware River - will be closed

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Trench Safety Stand Down Webinar on June 18

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Professionals are holding a Trench Safety Stand Down webinar. Presented during the National Trench Safety Stand Down, this live webinar aims to increase awareness of trench and excavation hazards and reinforce the importance