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Pitt, UPJ AGC Student Chapters Visit Operating Engineers

On Friday, October 18, students from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnston AGC Student Chapters visited the Operating Engineers training site. CLC Chairman Mark Mills of Plum Contracting, Jason Koss of CAWP and Steve Columbus of the Western PA Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship Program discussed the industry, apprenticeships, and career […]

Former CAWP Member Shawn Fay Asks for Help to Rebuild Abaco After Hurricane Dorian

Many of CAWP’s members will remember Shawn Fay, Sr., and his dedication to improving the heavy and highway construction industry in western Pennsylvania.  Not only was Shawn a past owner of the Joseph B. Fay Company, he also served industry as a former President and Labor Committee Chairman, as well as being a long-time member […]

OSHA’s Silica Table 1 Request for Information – Deadline Approaching

OSHA issued a request for information (RFI) seeking input on the possibility of expanding the current Table 1 of the silica standard for construction to include additional engineering and/or work practice controls.  They have also asked for input on potentially expanding the current Table 1 with equipment/tasks that are not included but should/could be included.  Click here for a […]

3rd Seminar in CAWP’s New Utility Safety Series

This year, CAWP has begun offering underground utility seminars so that contractors understand PA ‘dig laws’ and can make informed decisions to work safely, more efficiently, and minimize claims. A PA One Call update to be aware of is the complex project designation.  A complex project is anything larger than a single notification, or any project […]