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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Groundbreaking Ceremony in Philadelphia

December 8

Laborers’ District Council Training and Learning Center Samuel Staten Jr. Building has achieved a milestone with the groundbreaking ceremony in Philadelphia! View more photos here!

Labor Trustees
James Harper Jr
Ryan Boyer
Anthony Moss
Stanley Sanders
Samuel Staten Jr
Daniel Woodall Jr

Management Trustees
Amy Hennessey
James Davis
Benjamin Connors
James Dolente Jr

Alan Parham. Administrator

Construction Technology Expo

November 29

On November 29, the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA), Architectural Glass & Metal Assoc (AGMA), Employing Bricklayers Association (EBA), the Mechanical & Service Contractors Association of Eastern PA (M&SCA), and the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA presented Philadelphia’s first ever Construction Technology Expo! Over 100 attendees from the construction industry and the Drexel University Construction Management Program and Engineering Department communities came to see the new applications, tools, and platforms from over 20 exhibitors. They also took part in discussions with other contractors about opportunities and challenges with implementing new technologies in the field. View more photos here!

Masonry: Structure and Design Seminar

November 13
Our Masonry: Structure and Design Seminar back in November provided insight to key changes made in the code since 2009 International Building Code, highlighting the most recent changes to TMS 402/602, ASTM C90, ASCE 7, ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC. The seminar focused on both structural and architectural elements. In addition, a collaborative panel discussion will explore how the two disciplines can coordinate and implement more efficient designs in masonry!