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Job Opportunities: Construction Professionals with BFW Group LLC

BFW Group LLC is looking for talented individuals to join its team as a Construction Project Scheduler, a Construction Project Manager / Cost Estimator, and a Construction Safety Manager. BFW is also offering $1,500 to anyone who refers a successful

Amtrak Reaches Financial Deal for Landmark Philadelphia Station Renovation

Amtrak recently announced that it reached a financial deal to fund its renovation of 30th Street Station. GBCA members Gilbane Building Company and Pride Enterprises, Inc. will be part of the building team. From Amtrak: Amtrak and Plenary Infrastructure Philadelphia

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

AGC ConstructorCast: Construction Site Security and Theft Prevention

Listen to the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast! This episode looks at construction site security and provides tips and best practices on filing a theft report and insurance claim.   Contractors may have millions of dollars of equipment, tools and

GBCA Continues Sharing the Importance of Mental Health Awareness on 6abc

GBCA is reminding the Philadelphia region of the need to pay attention to our workforce and address mental health and substance abuse issues. This month, our article on what the region’s union construction leaders are doing to help members of

By |September 19th, 2021|Categories: GBCA Marketing, GBCA News, Hard Hat Chat, Recent Coverage|Tags: , , , |

Construction Leadership Council Raises Funds and Support for Philadelphia’s Communities

GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council has continued to pivot its activities due to COVID-19 restrictions in 2021. These restrictions, however, have not stopped the CLC from raising funds to support Philadelphia’s communities. This year, the CLC raised $3000 for Alex’s Lemonade

Carr & Duff Responds to Hurricane Ida During Labor Day Weekend

Thank you to all the Carr & Duff, Inc. personnel who responded to storm restoration and emergency calls throughout the Labor Day holiday weekend. Carr & Duff line crews have been assisting with storm restoration efforts from Hurricane Ida and

By |September 11th, 2021|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Industry News|Tags: , , |

Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Biden issued two Executive Orders regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for federal workers and federal contractors, as well as more details of the White House’s COVID-19 Action Plan. Here, we will elaborate on the Executive

Philadelphia COVID-19 Protocols Clarification for Construction Workers in Healthcare and Higher Education

On August 13, 2021, the City of Philadelphia mandated that workers in healthcare and higher education be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 15. Since then, the City has shared with GBCA the following clarification for construction workers: The college/university vaccine

By |September 11th, 2021|Categories: Advocacy, Hard Hat Chat, Safety|Tags: , , |

Contractors Tackle Worker Suicides, Mental Health Stigma

For National Suicide Prevention Week, Construction Dive looked at what contractors across the US are doing to promote healthy work environments and support for construction workers. The article features Todd Lofgren, Executive Vice President and General Manager of GBCA member

By |September 11th, 2021|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Industry News, Resources|Tags: , , , , |