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GBCA Member Spotlight: Devon Construction Inc.

Devon Construction Inc. specializes in the installation of reinforcing steel and post tension cables. The company was founded in 1996 when the need for a reliable partner and skilled workforce in reinforcing steel and post tension construction was prevalent.

2022 Construction Technology Expo

Thanks to all who came to the 2022 Construction Technology Expo! This year, we had 19 exhibitors showcasing new technologies that are changing how we work in construction. Attendees got to learn more and try out new tools that

GBCA Members Restore Drexel University’s Main Building

Gilbane Building Company and Joseph Dugan, Inc. are helping Drexel University’s 131-year-old Main Building get a fresh glow. This cleaning and restoration program includes having the building façade cleaned, masonry patching and window restoration, and the terracotta and brick

Pre-Apprentice Information Session in Honor of National Apprenticeship Week

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson in partnership with Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, and Hilco Redevelopment Partners invites you to join a virtual pre-apprenticeship information session to learn about what pre-apprenticeship programs have to offer and how

McDonald Building Company Celebrates West Elm Project Topping Off

McDonald Building Company, LLC., proudly placed the final beam of steel at the end of October for its 400 West Elm jobsite, a 13-story, 348-unit residential high-rise on the Schuylkill River waterfront in West Conshohocken. An estimated 2,200 tons

By |November 13th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

Holiday Schedule: Thanksgiving 2022

Our collective bargaining agreements provide for the following with respect to the observance of Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 24, 2022. CARPENTERS, CEMENT MASONS, PLASTERERS, LABORERS, DRYWALL FINISHERS & RODSETTERS Not a paid holiday. If worked, Double-Time. OPERATING

By |November 13th, 2022|Categories: Blog, GBCA News, Labor Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Get an Excavation Contractor License

Get an Excavation Contractor License for the City of Philadelphia Service overview Notice: This license is available, but will not be required until January 1, 2023. You need an Excavation Contractor License to perform excavation services in Philadelphia. Excavation

By |November 6th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Resources, Safety|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Change in City of Philadelphia Excavation Permits

Amendment to the Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code Subcode “A” (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) Chapter 3—Permits Permits go into effect January 1, 2023. Download this post as a handout: DOWNLOAD OBJECTIVES Protect Life, Safety, and Adjoining Property!

By |November 6th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Resources, Safety|Tags: , , , |

GBCA CLC Gives to Preston and Steve’s 2022 Camp Out for Hunger

GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is giving back through Preston & Steve’s 2022 Camp Out for Hunger campaign. The event involves a live broadcast of the show and donation drop-off center at Xfinity Live! Camp Out for Hunger supports