SMACNA News Feed
SMACNA launches Guide to Federal Contracting and Resources Webpage
Thu, 23 May 2019 13:54:54 Z
SMACNA’s new Guide to Federal Contracting provides members with an easy-to-use resource that demystifies the federal contracting process.
New Amendments to the Sheet Metal Workers’ National Pension Fund Trust Agreement
Wed, 22 May 2019 19:09:45 Z
The Sheet Metal Workers’ National Pension Fund (NPF) recently amended and restated its Trust Agreement.
Tom Schleifer’s Construction Company Self-Analysis Program
Wed, 22 May 2019 19:09:42 Z
The long-anticipated Construction Company Self-Analysis Program is now available. Developed by Dr. Thomas C. Schleifer, this do-it-yourself diagnostic tool offers the equivalent of an independent expert evaluation of every aspect of a construction business.
Kids Building Wisconsin Showcases Construction Industry to Next Generation
Wed, 22 May 2019 19:09:38 Z
A persistent worker shortage remains a top industry concern across the country. In an effort to attract future generations to the construction industry, contractors in the Madison, Wisconsin area created Kids Building Wisconsin.
Highlights of the 2019 CEA National Issues Conference
Thu, 16 May 2019 15:42:01 Z
SMACNA contractors joined forces with other specialty construction groups at this year’s Construction Employers of America (CEA) National Issues Conference, held May 7-9 in Washington, D.C.
Partners in Progress: SMACNA and SMART Join Forces in the Face of Disaster
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:56:49 Z
The most recent edition of Partners in Progress magazine focuses on how SMACNA and SMART collaborate when faced with the inevitable realities of disasters.
SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention Keynote Speaker Kevin Brown
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:56:46 Z
On Wednesday, October 23, attendees will be able to see keynote speaker Kevin Brown.
Boston Building Trades Recovery Week Increases Awareness of Substance Abuse Disorder
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:56:43 Z
“The construction industry has been battered by the opioid crisis…[In Massachusetts] we lose 150 workers out of every 100,000 to this epidemic, and it’s unacceptable,” said Thomas S. Gunning, III., director of labor relations for SMACNA Boston and the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA).
Recap of SMACNA’s Advanced Project Managers Institute
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:56:40 Z
SMACNA’s Advanced Project Managers Institute (Advanced PMI) held May 5-8 welcomed participants from across the country to Raleigh, North Carolina.
EEO-1 Reports Wage Data Collection Update
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:56:37 Z
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has now confirmed that it will collect from some contractors pay data for calendar years 2017 and 2018.
SMACNA Video: James Morgan, President, Worcester Air
Fri, 10 May 2019 17:20:19 Z
SMACNA interviewed James Morgan, president, Worcester Air, Ashland, Massachusetts, as part of SMACNA’s 75th anniversary kick-off.
Bay Area SMACNA Women in Construction Sponsor “SHEBuilds” Event
Thu, 09 May 2019 14:42:12 Z
This National Rebuilding Day, the Bay Area SMACNA Women in Construction (WIC) group partnered with SMART Local 104 Tradeswomen on a home repair project with Rebuilding Together Peninsula.
SMACNA’s Supervisor Training Academy Prepares Participants for Leadership Success
Thu, 09 May 2019 14:42:09 Z
SMACNA’s Supervisor Training Academy was held April 28 – May 1 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
SMACNA Launches New Architectural Internship Program
Thu, 09 May 2019 14:42:05 Z
SMACNA has launched a new architectural internship program with the American Institute of Architecture Students.
Deadline Approaching for SMACNA Committees and Task Forces Nominations
Thu, 09 May 2019 14:42:02 Z
The deadline to submit your nominations for open positions on SMACNA committees and task forces is May 15.
Let’s Talk Shop Podcast, Episode #2
Thu, 09 May 2019 14:41:55 Z
In the latest episode of Let’s Talk Shop, host Angie Simon, president, Western Allied Mechanical, and SMACNA-President Elect talks with Guy Gast, president, The Waldinger Corporation, Iowa Division, about a solutions first approach to design/build.
SMACNA Wants to Celebrate Your Anniversary
Thu, 02 May 2019 13:27:29 Z
As SMACNA National celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, we want to recognize our chapters and members who are celebrating their own big anniversaries.
The Role of Unions in Suicide Prevention
Thu, 02 May 2019 13:27:26 Z
Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas interviews Chris Carlough, Director of Education for the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART).
OSHA hosts National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
Thu, 02 May 2019 13:27:23 Z
The week of May 6-10, 2019 marks the sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction.
Safety Survey Responses Are Still Needed
Thu, 02 May 2019 13:27:16 Z
SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Awards Program deadline is fast approaching. SMACNA members must respond by May 10 in order to be recognized for their safety excellence programs.