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Fifty years after his grandfather, Walt Kuharchik, founded Kuharchik Construction in Exeter, Pennsylvania, CEO Robert Bresnahan announced his run for Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District. Kuharchik Construction became a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) in 1973 and established a foothold in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week 2023, ELECTRI International proudly partnered with the Maryland NECA chapter and the IBEW Local 24 to host an Industry Connect event on Friday, November 17th at the Baltimore Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee (JATC) facility. More than 50 students attended the event, coming from CAT North (Anne Arundel), Frederick County CTE and Sollers Point High School.
Government Funding Punted to 2024; $1.3 Billion for Transmission Lines Announced; $3.46 Billion to Strengthen Grid Resilience and Reliability Announced
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) constantly strives to create more opportunities for our member contractors to succeed. One of the most hands-on resources NECA offers is the NECA Innovation Institute (NII), which not only makes our members more prosperous in the long run, but also evolves the electrical industry as whole. NECA is currently accepting applications for two cohorts in 2024, the Franklin Cohort will begin in April and the DaVinci Cohort will commence in August.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- In partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and its non-profit foundation for electrical construction, ELECTRI International, have launched a much-needed project management workforce pipeline. ELECTRI’s ‘Project Management Apprenticeship’ as the National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards—which states can adopt as a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP).
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is proud to celebrate this year’s annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), which is being held November 13-19, 2023. The U.S. Department of Labor developed this important event to highlight the importance of Registered Apprenticeships for industries, career seekers and communities.
House Passes Energy & Water Funding Bill; $1.3 Billion for Power Lines; NECA Comments on IRA Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Requirements
The 2023 edition of the NECA Financial Benchmarker Report is now available for purchase in the NECA Store. This is a detailed publication providing a comprehensible analysis of key financial data within the electrical construction industry.
House Paralyzed Until 56th Speaker can be Elected; $3.5B in Grid Funding Released; Administration Announces $7B Investment in Hydrogen Hubs
In their first year competing in the Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC), the University of Wisconsin-Madison took home first place. Not only did the Badgers win in their first year competing, but they’re also the first majority female team to win the Challenge.
During the record-breaking NECA Convention and Trade Show in Philadelphia, a new initiative was introduced with great success: the NECA Best Booth Awards. Awards were broken up into four categories dependent on booth size.
Returning to the City of Brotherly Love for the second time in five years, the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) held its annual convention and trade show in Philadelphia from September 29, 2023 – October 2, 2023. Welcoming more than 370 exhibiting companies and nearly 10,000 participants to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, NECA Philly 2023 is the largest event NECA has ever hosted.