ABC PA Calls on Governor Wolf to Grant Waiver for the Construction Industry

Contact: David G. Greineder, IOM Director of Government Affairs (717) 653-8106 or davidg@abcpa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 20, 2020 (HARRISBURG, PA.) This statement can be attributed to the five chapters that make up the Associated Builders and Contractors of Pennsylvania (“ABC PA”): Central Pennsylvania Chapter; Cumberland Valley Chapter; Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter; Keystone Chapter; and […]

In Times of Peace, Prepare for War

By: Bethany Tesché, Director of Marketing & Client Relations, Houck Group, Inc. I have heard this quote by Roman General Vegetius uttered often by the President of our company – especially during our annual strategic planning sessions and in our departmental sales meetings. Simply interpreted, the original quote means that the time to prepare for war […]

Is Your Hair on Fire?

By: Mason J. Brandt, E.I.T., Design Engineer, Providence Engineering Corp. Busyness in the AEC industry is a great blessing, but it can also be an immense challenge. With demanding schedules, lengthy task lists, client calls to return, meetings to attend, etc., we push our ability to manage daily tasks to the limit. According to the […]

Preventing Suicide in the Construction Industry

Safety Blog ABC Keystone

By: Kevin B. Keith, ABC Keystone Director of Safety Services There is an epidemic in the construction industry and many in the industry are not even aware of it. If you read ABC Keystone President-CEO Dave Sload’s article in the December Spokesman, you might know that the epidemic is suicide. More construction workers die by […]

Women in Construction: One Size Does Not Fit All

By: Ashley Buckingham, Marketing Director, D.E. Gemmill, Inc. Over the last decade, a large number of women have joined the construction industry in a variety of roles – from management and sales to on site work and operation of large equipment. Women continue to break boundaries and challenge misconceptions about women in the workforce. As […]

Celebrating the Pennsylvania Construction Industry

Join ABC chapters from Pennsylvania for a celebration of Pennsylvania’s Construction Industry with Industry partners in New York City. The event coincides with the Pennsylvania Society gala held every year to honor a prominent Pennsylvanian.

Do You Know? Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO Do you know what the number one cause of death is for construction workers? I did not, and I was shocked to find out it is suicide. This does not even come close to the other statistics. According to the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention, losing a construction […]

Celebrating the Pennsylvania Construction Industry

Join ABC chapters from Pennsylvania for a celebration of Pennsylvania’s Construction Industry with Industry partners in New York City. The event coincides with the Pennsylvania Society gala held every year to honor a prominent Pennsylvanian.