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The essential nature of the construction industry demands an evolution in how business is done so projects can still be completed on a timely basis and safely. Advances in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and mandatory social distancing protocols are a necessity. While COVID-19 is still a complication worldwide and no vaccine is in sight, the…Read More

“The NEBT will mitigate flooding and sewer backups that have historically impacted the Northeastern part of D.C. since the late 1800s and aid in the control of combined sewerage overflows to the Anacostia River,” DC Water’s Clean Rivers Project Director Carlton Ray said on their website “When the NEBT is completed and in service, it…Read More

Click HERE to listen to the full podcast. The Building PA Podcast serves the construction industry throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Hosted by Chris Martin, President of Atlas Marketing, and Jon O’Brien, Executive Director for the Keystone Contractors Association. Howard Bernstein of Penn Installation sits down with both Chris and Jon to discuss his thoughts…Read More

Good paying union jobs are making their way to West Virginia over the next year. Longview Power is expected to add gas energy and solar generation capabilities to one of the nation’s most efficient coal-fired power plants. This large expansion will provide well over 5,000 construction jobs, including benefits and higher wages. Longview Power COO,…Read More

In June of 2019, a refinery site in South Philly had an unfortunate explosion occur, resulting in a massive fireball that launched into the highly populated state of Pennsylvania. Due to this explosion, the refinery site declared bankruptcy and the site is now being bid on for new ownership. The site occupies 1,300 acres and…Read More

A $172 million project in New Brunswick, NJ was halted due to the usage of non-union labor. The UBC stepped in and picketed on the jobsite as the construction was funded in part by public money, making the union workers deserving of the work. Senior Council Rep, Anthony Abrantes, worked swiftly to put an end…Read More