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EBA Members Are Ranked as the Best in the World

On February 5th, 2020, EBA member D.M. Sabia competed in the 18th Annual SPEC Mix Bricklayer 500® World Championship in Las Vegas, NV.

D.M. Sabia’s team on placing amongst the top craftsmen! Rich Small was awarded Toughest Tender and Vince Polverini placed second in the Craftsmanship Competition.

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CHAD Hard Hat Club Visits Bricklayers Training Center

On April 24, the CHAD Hard Hat Club visited us at Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 Training Center! Apprenticeship and Training Director, Robert Powers, lead the event to introduce the students to the trades!

Masonry Seminar

EBA/DVMI’s is proud to sponsor Lunch and Learns for Engineering and Architecture Firms, to ensure as many men and women can stay up to date in industry trends. Recently, we were at EwingCole with 30 attendees and presenter Ahmad Hamid, an expert in the field!

Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2019

We had the BEST time sponsoring the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2019 back in March! See it for yourself how much fun our very own Amy Hennessy had at the EBA/DVMIA Photo Booth!

ManuFest Career Day

EBA had a wonderful time at the ManuFest Career Day event at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks! With over 1,200 students in attendance from Montgomery County School District, we had the pleasure of connecting with the students and discussing their many different career opportunities in our trade.

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!

EBA & BAC Local #1

EBA & BAC Local #1 connected Dzwil Contracting, EP Henry Corporation and Haye Landscaping Inc to Entercom for the project for the Travis Mannion Foundation. The subcontractors and suppliers partnered to renovated the patio and surrounding area. BRIAN MCGRATH and John Haye are veterans themselves. A proud moment for all involved!

Annual Golf Outing

We had a wonderful day at Cedarbrook Country Club for the Annual EBA and BAC Local 1 Golf Outing. Sold out!!! Thanks to everyone who came out! John J. Sabia Sr. Scholarship has given over $600,000 in scholarships, adding another $55,000 in 2018 where 11 students received $5,000 each.