The National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau
The 74th NCPWB Technical Committee meeting featured presentations on a wide range of topics including radiographic film interpretation, robotic advancements in welding tube and pipe, and a newly developed training apparatus that addresses the key elements of pipefitting. Technical and administrative topics covering chapter operations were also discussed. The next NCPWB Technical Conference will be held April 28-30, 2019 at the Resort at Longboat Key Club in Longboat Key, FL.
Enjoy this recap of Tuesday’s activities at MCAA18! We’ll have another video update for you tomorrow!
MCAA members can now access some of our more recent bulletins on current topics from their desktop computers on our new WebBook platform. You will be able to read new Management Methods Bulletins, take notes, print sections, and share with colleagues. And most importantly, when we have updated content, unlike a downloaded pdf, our WebBooks will be updated behind the scenes while your notes are preserved securely on your computer.
Contractors continued to build relationships with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council and student chapter members during the annual exhibits. The Annual Manufacturer/Supplier Council Exhibit highlighted well-known products and services as well as solutions that are just emerging to take on the anticipated challenges that lie ahead. The Student Chapter Exhibit provided members with another opportunity to meet students seeking their Great Futures in our industry.
Enjoy this recap of Monday’s activities at MCAA18! Additional videos are coming soon!
Our association’s leading women kicked off our Women in the Mechanical Industry forum with a networking reception. During the event, women learned how the forum will further enrich their careers through networking, educational, mentoring and career development opportunities beyond those already offered through membership in MCAA and MSCA. Women in the Mechanical Industry also sponsored a special session on two proven career advancement strategies measured to have the strongest payoff for women professionals.
Recovery of Material Escalation Costs Arising From Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
This Bulletin addresses approaches prime contractors and subcontractors may assert to recover under fixed priced contracts for the price increases resulting from new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.MCAAMSCANCPWBPCAFeatured ResourceManagement Methods BulletinsManaging Your Business
Retention of Professional Staff
This bulletin outlines specific strategies that contractors can implement to increase their ability to retain employees as well as metrics that can be used to measure the effectiveness of these initiatives.MCAAMSCANCPWBPCAManagement Methods BulletinsManaging Your Business
Are you a contractor looking to learn more about how NCPWB tools can help ensure that your company’s piping installations meet or exceed what is required by the codes and state regulations? Would you like to reduce your liability risks? This video is for you!
Are you an engineer looking to optimize your interactions with the contractors who install your systems? This video provides insights into piping fabrication, installation, examination and testing to help you deliver systems that provide long-lasting, trouble-free service at the lowest possible cost.