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MCAA recently released its newly revised Safety Manual for Mechanical Construction Workers. The manual, which includes substantive revisions to sections on CPR, choking, OSHA, silica, and confined spaces in construction, and new sections on noise, manganese, and zinc, is now available in print.
After a long hiatus, the UA/MCAA Labor Relations Conference is returning and will be held November 14 – 15, 2017, at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. Registration for this conference is now open! The conference theme is “Highlighting Best Practices” and will be a very positive and forward-looking event.
MCAA recently released an electronic version of its newly revised MSCA Safety Manual for Mechanical Service Technicians. The manual, which includes substantive revisions to sections on CPR, choking, OSHA, arc flash and electrical shock protection, and refrigerants, and new sections on hexavalent chromium, manganese, noise, and zinc, is now available in print.
Dr. Rao, a highly rated MCAA ALI presenter and Babson Executive programs instructor, shares how embracing innovation will enable us to implement new technologies into areas of our business for sustainability, stability and growth. Don’t miss Dr. Rao’s education session on October 17 at MSCA CONNECT 2017!
MCAA’s Virtual Trade Show connects our contractor members with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.
Congratulations to everyone at MCAA member West Chester Mechanical of Aston, Pennsylvania for being named Plumbing & Mechanical’s 2017 Mechanical Contractor of the Year!
Durr Mechanical Construction and its joint venture partner Megrant recently wrapped construction on the largest prefabricated Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) ever built in the U.S. Union built under the National Maintenance Agreement in Coeymans, New York, the HRSG was floated by barge down the Hudson River to its destination in Sewaren, New Jersey, where it will be installed at a new combined-cycle power plant.
The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) has collaborated with BuildingSP, a California-based software developer, on a building analysis add-in for Autodesk Revit called the “MCERF Complexity Measurement Tool (CMT)” which analyzes a building’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) spaces for congestion and complexity.
The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) decided in favor of Turner Construction Company regarding delays and loss of labor productivity experienced during renovations to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History located in Washington, DC. The contract required substantial structural, architectural, mechanical HVAC and electrical demolition and renovations to the museum for the principal purpose of providing a state-of-the art display for the Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write what is now the U.S. national anthem.
MCAA’s annual Technology Conference is the one place where mechanical contractors in construction, plumbing, and service can get tech info you can actually use. Designed by contractors in your business, our goal is to provide takeaways for everyone attending. So if you’re a CEO or an IT geek, Director of Operations or BIM ninja, or just about anyone else wanting to know where the mechanical industry is heading and how you can use that knowledge in your company NOW, this conference is for you. The registration fee is only $595 – a special value available only to our members and exhibitors.
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The sixth report in the MCAA Technology Research Series provides an introduction for members who are considering their first layout system purchase. It is also a valuable evaluation tool for those who are considering an upgrade to their existing system. Like the other reports in MCAA’s Technology Research Series, the report was written by our partners at JBKLabs exclusively for MCAA.
The 2017 Association Executives Council (AEC) Best Practices Conference was an in-depth examination of best practices in association management. Attendees participated in interactive discussions covering a variety of topics over the course of the three-day conference including executive leadership, collective bargaining issues, industry funds management and developing future association leaders.
MCAA’s web-based labor estimating manual is an invaluable tool for your business. Free as a benefit of your membership.
Scholarships are just one way the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation is investing in your industry’s future. Have you invested in it?
You can make an impact on the future of your industry and your business by contributing to the MCAA Political Action Committee.
Looking for an intern? You can head to our improved student chapter website and check out the great resumes there!
The year-round involvement of our manufacturer/supplier members is part of what makes MCAA special. Learn more about the Council and the value it brings to MCAA.
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Our new online registration system is up and running. We’ve compiled the most frequently asked questions in one place – here!