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Zipline International Founder Set to Speak at NECA 2018 Philadelphia
Featured on Today Show, robotics entrepreneur Keller Rinaudo's company Zipline International Inc. uses drones to make speedy medical supply deliveries in Rwanda.
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NECA Learning Center Updates Complete
The NECA Learning Center was successfully updated and NECA members and Chapters can again browse NECA’s course catalog and register for online training courses.
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NECA WIN and Future Leaders Groups Meet in Nashville
The Women in NECA and Future Leaders groups met earlier this month in Nashville, TN.
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NECA Contractors VEC Inc. and Bruce & Merrilees Electric Featured in Ohio-based Business Journal
The work of several members of the National Electrical Contractors Association was featured in a recent article from Ohio-based Business Journal Daily.
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OSHA Proposes Rule to Ensure Crane Operators Are Qualified To Safely Operate Equipment
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a proposed rule to increase the safety of America’s construction sites.
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E-digging Zero-emission with Low-noise: Quieter, Healthier and Safer Construction
New electric-powered technologies allow contractors to work without disturbing residents, patients, patrons or office workers in noise-sensitive environments.
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NECA Advocates Take Action on Capitol Hill
Over 200 NECA member contractors met on Capitol Hill to advocate for change this week during NECA's 2018 Legislative Conference
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[Recording Available] NECA’s Guide to the 2018 NFPA 70E® Significant Changes Webinar
A webinar recording on NECA’s new guide, NECA’s Guide to the Significant Changes to the NFPA 70E 2018 is now available.
Survey for ELECTRI on IoT and the Built Environment
ELECTRI International would like for you to participate in an online survey to help better understand how the introduction of the Internet of Things (IoT) into intelligent and smart buildings is transforming the construction industry.
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US Department of Labor Reports Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2000
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta issued the following statement regarding the April 2018 Employment Situation report:
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Rosendin Electric Foreman Champions Use of PPE During Construction Safety Week
The National Electrical Contractors Association is a proud partner of Construction Safety Week 2018, which was held May 7-11. California-based NECA member Rosendin Electric helped recognize the week, with an employee posting on LinkedIn:
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NECA Learning Center to be Down for Scheduled Updates Beginning Monday, May 14
Individuals will not be able to access or register for online training courses during this time.
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Legislative Conference Speaker Lineup
Three Members of Congress are slated to speak to NECA Member Contractors at this year's National Legislative Conference, May 16-17 in Washington.
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NECA-IBEW Electricians Shine Light on Three Mothers Working in Electrical Construction
Just in time for Mother’s Day, a trio of mothers working the electrical construction industry were profiled in a series of article published by on the NECA-IBEW Electricians website.
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Drone Testing, Integration and Flying Taxis
In the U.S. alone, experts project the drone industry will become an $82 billion market, creating 100,000 jobs in the next ten years. Coincidentally, Uber revealed its’ flying taxi concept this week, previously featured in a conceptual video released last November.
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This Doesn’t Look Like Naples
After a number of years at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, a scheduling conflict with the hotel has required the Employee Benefits Conference to be moved to a different place and time.
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Join the National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction
Historically, falls are the leading cause of fatalities in construction, accounting for about one-third of all fatalities in the industry. For example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 291 fatal falls to a lower level in construction in 2013, out of 828 total fatalities.
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Iowa State NECA Student Chapter is Committed to Sustainability
The Iowa State Energy Cyclone team has managed to sustain their level of success thanks to the support they receive from the Iowa NECA Chapter.
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Electrical Safety Month Reminder to Check Electrical Items in Your Homes
Take a moment to check out the electrical items in your homes:
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NECA Legislative Top Three: 5/4/18
As NECA’s Legislative Conference approaches, we are happy to announce the first two of a handful of Members of Congress who will be speaking to our contractors.
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NECA Members in St. Louis Area Join Effort to Make Electrical Repairs for Those In Need
40 members of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association and 150 electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1 made electrical upgrades to 50 houses at no cost to the homeowners on Saturday.
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The Jobsite is Unfolding before Our Very Eyes
Buildings that are versatile, relocatable, and self-deploying apply technologies that allow “space, people and the things they work with, to be where and when they are needed.”
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NECA Member in Minnesota Gets Prestigious Honor from Small Business Administration
As part of National Small Business Week (April 29-May 5) , the U.S. Small Business Administration recently named Preferred Electric the Minnesota 2018 Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year.
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NECA's San Diego Chapter Named 2018 Captain of Conservation
National Electrical Contractors Association's San Diego Chapter has been named Captain of Conservation for its efforts toward a carbon-free future.

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