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Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Hosts Congressional Infrastructure Summit

On Monday, June 12th, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter co-hosted its first ever Congressional Summit to discuss federal infrastructure spending. The Summit, which took place in King of Prussia, PA, brought together stakeholder groups from regional labor unions of various construction trades, management associations, and the southeastern Pennsylvania congressional delegation. Even NECA’s… Read more

NECA, Penn-Del-Jersey Testifies in Support of Prompt Pay

On Wednesday, March 1st, Jeffrey Scarpello, Executive Director of the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter of NECA, testified at the Pennsylvania House Commerce Committee’s public hearing regarding the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) at the Community College of Philadelphia, Northeast Regional Center. During the hearing, Chairmen Brian Ellis, Curtis Thomas, and members… Read more

Mobile App Puts Research at Contractors’ Fingertips

In an effort to make research more accessible and help contractors stay up to date on the latest business and technological advancements in the industry, NECA’s Foundation for Electrical Construction, ELECTRI International, has developed the ELECTRI Mobile App. Through the free app, ELECTRI International’s research is readily available to contractors… Read more

Chapter and National Safety Achievement Program Applications Due February 24

NECA is currently accepting applications for its Recognition of Achievement in Safety Programs at both the chapter level and the national level through February 24. If awarded the honors, these are valuable credentials that demonstrate and validate individual contractors’ commitment to safety, and we encourage members to apply for both… Read more

Pipelines Moving Forward

On February 13, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved the permits for Sunoco’s Mariner East Phase 2 pipeline project, which will transport natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania to the Marcus Hook Refinery outside of Philadelphia. The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter supports this project and applauds the Department on their long-awaited… Read more