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GBCA Member Spotlight: All Trades Distribution, LLC

All Trades Distribution, LLC established in 2014 is a certified minority-women-owned and operated company providing a wide range of contracting and supply services through our union trade members and a vast network of sub-contractors and suppliers. They provide strategic value

Women in Construction Week 2020

March 1-7, 2020 is Women In Construction (WIC) Week. Held by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), WIC Week highlights women in the construction industry, showing how women are already in the construction industry. WIC Week also promotes

Opioid Use & Worksite Overdose Fatalities in the Construction Industry

CPWR is offering a webinar in response to opioids' impact on construction workers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioids killed 47,600 people in 2017, and 35% of those involved a prescription opioid. Construction workers are among

OSHA to Increase Enforcement of Silica Standard

OSHA will be increasing enforcement efforts for Silica Standard compliance. OSHA’s research has shown that compliance with the new standards are lacking and it will be enforcing the new standards more diligently. OSHA requires that local area branch offices conduct

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Safety|Tags: , , , |

Bid Opportunity: Healthcare Project in Bucks County

GBCA is pleased to pass on a bid opportunity for a healthcare project in Bucks County: Rothman Orthopedics - Doylestown Hospital Project Location: 593 W State St,, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 General Contractor: John McManus, Inc. Project Status: GC and Sub

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Resources|Tags: , , |

AIA Philadelphia Hosts Trends in Healthcare Construction Event

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, AIA Philadelphia hosted a lunch and learn panel discussion featuring contractors specializing in healthcare construction. The panel discussed trends and changes taking place in healthcare construction in the Philadelphia region. Panelists spoke frankly about issues

Christ Church Steeple Restoration Featured in Preservation Magazine

The Winter 2020 issue of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Magazine features stories about saving sacred spaces. One of the featured spaces is Philadelphia’s Christ Church Steeple Restoration project, being done by Haverstick-Borthwick Company. Other GBCA Members involved

GBCA Member Spotlight: Aegis Project Controls

The Aegis Approach keeps complex construction projects on track. Aegis Project Controls’ sole focus is consistently providing the very best project controls professional services to the construction industry. Their commitment to excellence in project controls helps keep complex construction projects

Thank You to GBCA’s 2019 Sponsors!

On Monday, February 10, 2020, GBCA’s Board of Directors hosted a private reception to thank our members who sponsored GBCA events during 2019. In 2019, GBCA members sponsored events and activities such as the Annual Meeting, the Membership Dinners, the

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: GBCA Events, GBCA News, Hard Hat Chat|Tags: , , , , , |

Philadelphia Poised for Office Boom

Philadelphia’s commercial construction industry is starting off the 2020s strong, with eight major office buildings in varying stages of planning and construction in just Center City and University City. From the Philadelphia Business Journal: So much new office construction is

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Industry News|Tags: , |