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GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: Suspended Scaffolds – Anchorage

This GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses the requirements for anchoring a two-point swing stage scaffold. Click below to download the Toolbox Talk as a handout (includes Sign-In Sheet). DOWNLOAD     Two-Point (Swing Stage) Scaffolds - Anchorage Two-point adjustable

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Hard Hat Chat, Safety, Toolbox Talks|Tags: , , , , , |

Welcome New GBCA Members

On January 11, 2021, GBCA’s Board of Directors welcomed seven new members! Please join us in welcoming the following new members: ACTIVE MEMBERS Perryman Building and Construction Services, Inc. PLUS Contractors, Inc. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Burns Mechanical, Inc. Marx Sheet Metal

GBCA Member Spotlight: Re-Steel Supply Co., Inc.

Re-Steel is the parent company to seven fabrication facilities and two epoxy coating plants. They fabricate high quality rebar, wire mesh, continuous spirals, couplers, and bar supports for all your construction needs. They provide reinforcing bars, coated bars, and specialty

Tiffany Millner Honored with AIA Philadelphia’s 2021 Thomas U. Walter Award

Congratulations to Tiffany Millner, AIA, NOMA, the recipient of AIA Philadelphia’s 2021 Thomas U. Walter Award! This annual award recognizes a member of the architectural profession’s contributions to the architectural community through their service to the American Institute of Architects

New SBA Disaster Funds for the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced on January 8, 2021 that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote

2020 Construction Excellence Awards Trophies

In December 2020, 2020 Construction Excellence Awards winners were hand-delivered their trophies by GBCA. Each commemorative award box contained a trophy and a bottle of champagne. VIEW THE GALLERY   While we could not have an in-person gala celebration

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: GBCA Marketing, GBCA News, Hard Hat Chat, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , |

MLK Day of Service: Support ACE Mentor Program’s Park In a Truck

2021’s Martin Luther King Day of Service will be on January 18, 2021. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, we are encouraging our members to donate to ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia’s Park In A Truck initiative. ACE Team

Sponsor a Carpenters’ Apprentice Ready Program Graduate in 2021

GBCA, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, and the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia & Vicinity have partnered to hold the 5th year of the Carpenters Apprentice Ready Program (CARP). Classes will begin February 6, 2021. Pending

PBJ 2021 Economic Forecast Series

GBCA is proud to sponsor two of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Economic Forecast Four-Part Series. GBCA member EBA: Employing Bricklayers Association is also sponsoring two of the sessions. On Thursday, January 7, 2021, GBCA’s Lance Claiborne and EBA’s Amy Hennessey

In 2021, We Are Building This Skyline. Together.

On January 1, 2021, GBCA put our members front and center for the new year with a paid wrap around ad on the print edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal. The ad included the exterior and interior of the front

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