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January 14, 2021

Simon to Co-Host Procore Performance Planning Webinar

2020 resulted in massive transformations in the workplace and on jobsites. Yet general contractors, specialty contractors and owners all managed to face the challenges of 2020 and come out more resilient and productive on the other side.

January 14, 2021

View Recent Additions to Contractor Operations Manual

Throughout 2020 and into this year, SMACNA has continued to significantly augment its Contractor Operations Manual with several new focus areas designed to help members improve their day-to-day operations.

January 14, 2021

Take the 2021 Union Craft Labor Supply Survey

The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) is collecting responses from industry professionals for its 2021 TAUC Union Craft Labor Supply Survey.

January 14, 2021

DOL Reaffirms, Clarifies Independent Contractor Rules

On January 8, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule outlining the analysis by which the DOL will consider whether a worker is an “employee,” and therefore potentially covered by the FLSA’s minimum wage or overtime laws, or an “independent contractor,” who is exempted from the FLSA and other employment laws.

January 14, 2021

Select EDGE Conference Sessions Available as Webinars

While full on-demand access to the 2020 virtual SMACNA EDGE Conference sessions is no longer accessible, SMACNA is making the most popular sessions available for members to watch at their convenience.

January 7, 2021

COVID, Bill, Filled with SMACNA Priorities, Signed into Law

Congress passed H.R. 133, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, a sweeping year-end bill to provide long-delayed coronavirus relief and fund the government, capping off a months-long hold-up as millions awaited more assistance.

January 7, 2021

Proven Practices for Conducting Successful Virtual Meetings for Foremen

Meetings not only encourage collaboration by bringing stakeholders together, they help hold all parties accountable for on-time project completion.

January 7, 2021

Get Recognized for Your Safety Achievements

One of SMACNA’s most essential and popular annual initiatives is its Safety Excellence Award Program Survey.

January 7, 2021

SMACNA, SMART Score on Safety

The December issue of Partners in Progress explores how the SMACNA/SMART partnership has proved capable and resilient to position labor and management to quickly adapt to changes, innovate, and pursue new market opportunities.

January 7, 2021

Project-Specific Loss of Productivity Analysis Methodologies

The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant and sustained impacts on the construction industry as a whole, including the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) trades.

January 7, 2021

December 2020 Annual Business Meeting Report Now Available

The December 2020 SMACNA Annual Membership Business Meeting was held via video conference on Monday, December 7th. Official business included the election of board and committee members, as well as the presentation of annual awards.

January 7, 2021

Check Out the Most Watched EDGE Conference Sessions

With just a few days left to view the entire library of on-demand SMACNA Edge Conference sessions, there’s still time for everyone at your company to learn from these industry experts.

December 17, 2020

Slaick Named SMACNA Chapter Executive of the Year

Ginger Slaick, executive vice president of Georgia-SMACNA, was named 2020 Chapter Executive of the Year Award during SMACNA’s Annual Business Meeting.

December 17, 2020

Gast Named SMACNA Contractor of the Year

Iowa-based contractor Guy Gast, president of The Waldinger Corporation, was named SMACNA’s 2020 Contractor of the Year during SMACNA’s Annual Business Meeting in December.

December 17, 2020

Ignite Your Career Launches Content Discovery Campaign with Outbrain

With over a billion active internet users, targeting the right audiences by demographics and interest through content discovery is a great way to raise awareness.

December 17, 2020

Integrated Project Delivery Guide Added to Contractor Operations Manual

SMACNA’s new Integrated Project Delivery Guide for Sheet Metal, HVAC, and Mechanical Contractors [insert link to guide from Suzanne], is the newest addition to the Contractors Operations Manual.

December 17, 2020

Five-Part Federal Contracting Series Available On-Demand

SMACNA’s complete five-part series, Federal Contracting for SMACNA Members, is now available on-demand.

December 17, 2020

Budd Mechanical to Celebrate 100 Years in Business in 2021

SMACNA Contractor Budd Mechanical Systems will celebrate 100 years as an industrial, commercial, and residential heating and air conditioning contractor next year.