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Hard Hat Chat2019-06-09T15:13:35-04:00

Help Measure the Scope of Construction Labor Shortages in the US

AGC of America and Autodesk are asking contractors to participate in a survey about workforce supply and shortages in the US. The survey should only take a few minutes to complete. The survey will close on Monday, August 15, 2022.

The Five Minute Foreman Workshop with Mark Breslin

On Tuesday, August 2, Mark Breslin led the Five-Minute Forum Workshop at the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center. Free to carpenters working for GBCA members, this workshop provided concrete lessons for field leader improvement and insight to understand the

Exterior Work Nearly Complete at the Laurel Rittenhouse

A new addition to Philadelphia’s skyline is getting closer to completion. Being built by GBCA member Hunter Roberts Construction Group, LLC, The Laurel Rittenhouse’s exterior construction is nearly complete. From Philadelphia YIMBY: The tallest development in Center City is wrapping

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OSHA Announces Enhanced Nationwide Enforcement and Additional Oversight of Trench Safety

In 2022’s first six months, 22 workers have fallen victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work – surpassing 15 in all of 2021 – and prompting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Webinar: General Contractor’s Guide to Mass Timber Project Estimation

Learn about how general contractors can meet the growing demand for mass timber buildings. General Contractor’s Guide to Mass Timber Project Estimation Date: Friday, August 12 Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm Location: ONLINE REGISTER   This presentation provides an overview

AGC Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Now Open

Applications for the 2023-2024 undergraduate and graduate scholarships are now open! Every year the AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs.

Job Opportunity: Estimator/Project Manager for Concrete Cutting Systems, Inc.

Concrete Cutting Systems, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for its Estimator/Project Manager position.   Estimator/Project Manager Job Requirements include: Pricing and overseeing concrete cutting and concrete demolition projects from daily service work jobs to large cutting projects Day to day

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GBCA Member Spotlight: LitCon Group, LLC

LitCon Group is a full-service provider of construction claims management, dispute resolution, and litigation support services. It provides in-depth, independent, and objective analysis using industry standard methodologies that are regularly accepted by the courts. LitCon Group provides construction dispute resolution

GBCA Promotes Heat Safety on 97.5 The Fanatic

GBCA is partnering with 97.5 The Fanatic to help promote heat safety to construction workers leading up to OSHA's Safe + Sound Week. Ads will run on 97.5 The Fanatic—both on the air and online—in August. The ads promote GBCA’s