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Job Opportunity: Estimator, EDA Contractors

EDA Contractors is looking for a talented construction professional to join its team as an Estimator. EDA Contractors, a specialty construction firm is seeking a motivated individual looking to join an exciting and diverse team of estimators in the Wall

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Working With and Around Suspended Loads

This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses working around cranes and suspended loads.   Working With and Around Suspended Loads DOWNLOAD   Safety is a way of life: Plan for your future.

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Safety, Toolbox Talks|Tags: , , |

GBCA Member Spotlight: N-Tech Systems, Inc.

N-Tech Systems, Inc. has been providing quality commercial fire alarm services and products for the Philadelphia area for over 20 years. They design, install and service fire detection systems to protect commercial properties of all sizes from fire and smoke

GBCA at Camp Out for Hunger 2019

GBCA will be at Preston and Steve’s Camp out for Hunger on Tuesday, December 3! GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council Steering Committee, Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters (KML Carpenters), and Carpenter Contractor Trust will be on site

ConstructorCast: 2020 Outlook for Design and Construction

Listen to the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast: 2020 Outlook for Design and Construction. In this episode, two leading economists covering the construction sector, Ken Simonson, chief economist for AGC, and Kermit Baker, chief economist for the American Institute of

WEBINAR: What Contractors Need to Know About Drugs and Alcohol Over the Holidays

In this webinar, Cohen Seglias attorneys Jonathan Landesman and Anthony Bottenfield will discuss the increasingly blurry line between legal and illicit drug use, particularly when marijuana is involved, including best practices for employers with locations in states with medical marijuana

Clemens Hyatt Centric Project Hosts AIA PEA Tour

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, the Philadelphia Emerging Architects of AIA Philadelphia took a tour of the Hyatt Centric project at 17th and Chancellor, being built by Clemens Construction Company. Other GBCA members involved in the project include the following:

Mass Timber 101: A White Paper

In addition to events designed to build connections and relationships between ACE industry members, the AIA-GBCA Joint Committee is sharing information about innovative tools in the building industry. This month, the committee is sharing a white paper about Mass Timber,

Get Approval for Construction in Philadelphia’s Floodplain Areas

Construction projects in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) have special requirements and permits. Check to see if your project is in the floodplain: SEE THE FLOODPLAIN MAP   If your building project is in the floodplain, make sure

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Congratulations to the Winners of the NAWIC Philadelphia Foundation Block Kids Building Program!

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, NAWIC Philadelphia Foundation held the Block Kids Building Program. At the event, hosted at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall, students from 1st to 6th grade had an hour to construct a structure or project