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NECA Website Maintenance Scheduled March 21
NECA's website and membership database will be undergoing maintenance on Wednesday, March 21 beginning at 6:00 pm (3:00 pm PDT).
ELECTRI International Opens 2018 Early Career Awards Request for Proposals
ELECTRI International is seeking proposals for its 2018 Early Career Awards program, which provides aid to research organizations/researchers interested in studying topics broadly relating to the electrical construction industry. .
Second Executive Management Institute Scheduled
Due to overwhelming response, a second session of NECA’s Executive Management Institute (EMI) has been scheduled for June 6-10, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.
NECA Member Rosendin Electric Recognized for Stellar Safety Record
The San Jose-based company, one of the largest electrical contractors in the U.S., was named the winner of the 2018 Grand Award for Construction Safety Excellence at the Construction Safety Excellence Awards earlier this year.
NECA Legislative Top Three: 3/16/18
NECA remains committed towards encouraging members of the Select Committee to adopt the language offered in the GROW Act (HR 4997) introduced by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) earlier this year.
ISO Issues New Global Safety Standard
After four-and-a-half years of development, and after being formally approved by 93 percent of its membership in January, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is publishing the first global health and safety management systems standard: ISO 45001.
Specialty Trades Added 37,600 Positions in February
The Bureau of Labor Statistics today released February’s employment data, showing strong job growth and an unchanged unemployment rate. The construction industry saw sustained increases, adding another 61,000 jobs weighted strongly in the specialty construction sector.
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3D Housing Update and Perfecting Proton Batteries
As housing needs increase, so does the need for a secure, reliable electricity supply, 24 hours a day. That ready at-all-times supply of electricity also needs to make use of renewable energy resources. The solution lies in energy storage.
Spring Forward Safely this Weekend
As you set your clocks forward this weekend, remember to test your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.
NECA 2018 Convention: Call for Presentations
NECA provides its members with the tools needed to keep their companies on top, but we need your help. We are looking for the best and brightest to speak during NECA 2018 Philadelphia.
NECA Legislative Top Three: 3/9/18
This week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, chaired by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), held the first hearing on the Trump Administration’s infrastructure proposal.
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Register Now for Tomorrow's Free Webinar 'Meeting Code With GFCI Receptacles'
On Mar. 7, 2018, at 2 p.m. EST, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and Legrand will partner to present a free webinar, "Meeting Code With GFCI Receptacles."
NECA Employee Safety Handbook Becomes Top-Seller in 2017
NECA sold more than 3,000 copies of the Electrical Construction Employee Safety Handbook (index: 5028-14) in 2017, making it one of NECA’s top sellers in the NECA Store.
NECA Legislative Top Three: 3/2/18
As we continue to advocate for the creation of composite plans and furthering the GROW Act (HR. 4997), NECA is pleased to announce the relaunching of NECA’s pension reform action center...
Forest Hall just months from completion at the Oregon Zoo’s Elephant Lands habitat
Cherry City Electric and Elephant Lands at the Oregon Zoo
Cherry City Electric crews may be the few in their trade who can say they’ve worked closely with the world’s largest land animals, dedicating more than three years to the installation of a state-of-the-art system to manage lighting, electrified barriers, water filters and the delivery of food for the Oregon Zoo elephant habitat.
Hyperloops and Tunnel Boring Wormbots
Elon Musk's tunneling “wormbots” cost significantly less to operate, dramatically reducing total tunneling costs and labor hours.

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Two Events + One City
NECA's Women in NECA and Future Leaders conferences are back to back in Nashville, TN for 2018
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NECA Legislative Top Three: 2/16/18
NECA strongly supports the GROW Plan and urges Congress to take swift action to approve the legislation. Please write your Senators and Representatives today
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Milestone Monday
Not even a three-day storm dropping close to a foot of snow and frigid Midwestern temperatures could have stopped NECA President David Long from visiting the Northeastern Illinois Chapter's Combined Division meeting this week ...
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Human vs. Robot: How About Human Augmentation Superiority?
Technology has become the defining factor in everything we do. Beyond virtual reality which literally transports us to places we could otherwise never go, we have technology in our bodies.
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NECA Requests Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Exemption
NECA has applied for an exemption from the FMCSA's ELD requirement to digitally record hours of service.
President Trump Offers Solid First Step Towards Bipartisan Solution for Our Nation's Infrastructure Challenges
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical Contractors Association, John M. Grau, issued a statement in reaction to the introduction of President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure plan
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ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and Legrand Present Free Webinar on GFCI Code Requirements
Join ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and Legrand for a free webinar on Meeting Code Requirements with GFCI Receptacles, March 7 at 2PM EST

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