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If you haven’t registered your team for the Field Leaders Conference, why wait? The conference will enhance your team’s skills and put them – and your company – on the road to greater success. Bring your team and join us November 7-9, 2018 in San Francisco, CA for this year’s final Field Leaders Conference. Your team members will leave infused with a new energy for the year ahead!

MCAA is pleased to announce the Milwaukee Tool Mechanical Industry Safety Professional of the Year award. The award will be presented annually to a mechanical industry safety and health professional who has led their company to achieving an exceptionally high degree of safety excellence. To nominate someone from your company, or from another company to become the Milwaukee Tool Mechanical Industry Safety Professional of the Year, complete the nomination form and return it to MCAA by November 26, 2018.

Many construction owners, general contractors, and construction managers require affected companies to establish written excavation safety programs that minimize risk to their employees and ensure compliance with OSHA’s excavation safety standard.

OSHA recently updated its National Emphasis Program (NEP) to prevent trenching and excavation collapses. The program was updated due to a recent spike in fatalities from trenching/excavation collapses.

MCAA’s Virtual Trade Show connects our contractor members with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.

MSCA member company Arista Air Conditioning Corp, of Long Island City, NY, partnered with Convoy of Hope to help communities and people in need worldwide. Volunteering a total of 244 hours of work, Arista’s employees put their skills and passion towards a great cause.

Register right away to participate in MCAA’s 16th Annual Safety Directors’ Conference. This conference is the mechanical industry’s single best safety and health educational and networking opportunity. It will be presented in Lake Buena Vista, FL (Orlando) January 22-24, 2019.

For the new Texas headquarters of a major worldwide corporation, Brandt Construction chose Viega for chilled water and domestic water—a “no-brainer,” because the company does nearly all its work with Viega product. “Viega is dependable, and Viega’s people in town support us really well,” said Craig Hawkins, project executive. “Pressing with Viega is tremendously efficient versus brazing or soldering. We’ve tried other similar products and had issues with them or the quality doesn’t seem to be as good as the ProPress®.

Are you planning to join us for the Collective Bargaining Seminar? Do you need a hotel room? If the answer is yes, then reserve it now—accommodations are filling quickly! This event provides focused education on negotiating techniques and constructive approaches to labor negotiations that will improve workforce performance along with contractor and industry competitiveness. Bonus: all participants receive a copy of the Collective Bargaining Guide and Legal Analysis.

Concerned About the Impact of the New Tariffs on Your Fixed Price Contracts? Read this Bulletin!

With the President’s decision to move forward with tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Mexico, Canada and the EU, MCAA’s recent bulletin provides useful information on potential approaches MCAA members can consider in attempting to recover price increases. It also includes a sample price escalation clause for future contracts. This bulletin is an example of how we are striving to make MCAA’s Management Methods Manual a more timely resource for MCAA members. Other recent Bulletins cover topics such as “2017 Tax Reform: Consideration for Mechanical Contractors” and “The Next Generation of Data Security.” These newer Bulletins are not only available to our members as PDFs; they are also found in MCAA’s new WebBook Library on our website.

The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) is honored to have generous and steadfast support from so many members across the MCAA membership spectrum. Here are some of the latest.

With just a few weeks to go until the 33rd MSCA Education Conference — you can find everything you need through the App and digital program book!

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    Kansas City, MO
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    MCAA Annual Convention
    Grande Lakes, FL
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    Featured Events
    October 31 - November 2, 2018

    The seminar will help members and local association executives improve their understanding of the bargaining process to assist in preparing properly for negotiations, and to make bargaining a constructive event for management and labor.

    November 7-9, 2018

    Foremen and other supervisory-level field personnel have an opportunity to understand what their employers expect and what they should be doing as leaders.