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Holiday Schedule: Christmas 2019 & New Year’s Day 2020

Our collective bargaining agreements provide for the following with respect to the observance of Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, 2019; Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019; and New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020.   CHRISTMAS EVE, Tuesday, December 24,

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Labor Relations, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Advancing Prefabrication 2020

Prefabrication is a growing trend in construction, and several GBCA-member projects in the Philadelphia Region, such as the Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill, Penn Medicine’s Pavilion project, and recent Construction Excellence Awards winners, have prefabricated elements. At Advancing Prefabrication 2020,

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Industry News, Resources|Tags: , , |

ACE Mentor Program Giant JENGA Tournament 2020

The ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia is holding its annual Giant JENGA Tournament in February. Building the tallest tower not only earns the winner bragging rights, but they will also be awarded the opportunity to name an ACE Scholarship

C. Erickson and Sons’s Linode Headquarters Project Honored

The Linode Headquarters historic renovation project, built by C. Erickson and Sons, Inc., was recently awarded a Gold Award Winner in Building Design + Construction’s 2019 Reconstruction Awards. This awards program honors the nation’s best historic preservation, adaptive reuse, renovation,

GBCA Member Spotlight: Capital Project Management, Inc.

Capital Project Management, Inc. (CPMI) is an independent engineering consulting firm that specializes in the analysis, resolution, and prevention of complex construction disputes. CPMI provides claims consulting, expert testimony, scheduling, and project management oversight. Their team is uniquely experienced in

2019 Construction Excellence Awards

On November 21, 2019, Philadelphia’s commercial construction industry came together to celebrate the Construction Excellence Awards. This awards program spotlights the best projects and programs in the Philadelphia Region. Thanks to Gina Gannon of 6abc for hosting the event, and

GBCA and KML Carpenters at Camp Out for Hunger 2019

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, GBCA and the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters visited 93.3 WMMR The Preston and Steve Show’s Camp Out for Hunger at Xfinity Live! We announced that together, we’re donating 160,000 lbs

O’Donnell & Naccarato Welcomes New Regional Director Tuna Yelkikanat

O’Donnell & Naccarato (O&N) welcomes Tuna Yelkikanat as the Regional Director to its Mountainside, New Jersey office. “We are so pleased that Tuna has joined the O&N team. Tuna’s breadth of experience, both domestic and international, will certainly benefit our

Take Charge on the Jobsite by Becoming a Superintendent

GBCA is dedicated to helping create a skilled workforce, and opportunities for workers to get the training they need to become construction leaders. GBCA is currently supporting Carpenters seeking to become superintendents through the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) Superintendent