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NECA This Week

Unveiling NECA News: Your Gateway to Industry Insights!

Apr 29, 2024

Industry News

Amazon plans $11B Indiana data center campus

Amazon Web Services plans an $11 billion investment to build a data center campus in north central Indiana, the largest capital investment in Indiana’s history, according to the Indiana Economic Development Corp. Amazon’s expansion is well-suited with Indiana’s business-friendly environment, skilled labor availability and booming tech and semiconductor sectors, making it an ideal hub for data processing, according to the IEDC.



NECA NEWS | Inaugural EMERGE Embraces Industry Change

NECA NEWS | Inaugural EMERGE Embraces Industry Change

NECANews is your go-to video newscast brought to you by the National Electrical Contractors Association! Tune in as we spark your interest with the latest industry news and events, NECA initiatives and exclusive insights from leading experts. Whether you're a seasoned electrician or just curious about the field, stay informed and energized with updates that matter to you. Don't miss out on the buzz!

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We're Ready for Construction Safety Week

We're Ready for Construction Safety Week

T-Minus ONE week until National Construction Safety Week, May 6th-10th! NECA CEO, David Long, and NECA President, Kirk Davis, explain how the safety and success of any construction project is determined by the individual decisions and actions of every team member. Throughout the next couple weeks, NECA will be sharing best practices, tools, resources and awareness to strengthen our industry’s safety culture and performance.

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Congrats to Kuharchik Construction's CEO Rob Bresnahan

Congrats to Kuharchik Construction's CEO Rob Bresnahan

NECA congratulates Kuharchik Construction's CEO Robert Bresnahan for officially winning the Republican bid for Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District following Tuesday's Primary election! Kuharchik Construction has been a proud NECA member for 51 years!


NECA is Sponsoring NRECA's Safety Leadership SummitNECA Family of Podcasts Flourishes in 2024

NECA is Sponsoring NRECA's Safety Leadership Summit

NECA is excited to support this year's NRECA Safety Leadership Summit in Kansas City, MO. NECA will lead several breakout sessions on utility operations and safety. On May 1, Mike Starner, alongside Southeastern Line Constructors Chapter and Service Electric, will explore aligning efforts for safer outcomes. On May 2, Starner and Jeff Beavers will delve into tech advancements, safe broadband installs, and worker/public safety.

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events

NECA Legislative Conference
May 6 - 8 | Washington, DC

NECA Safety Professionals Conference
May 20 - 22 | Denver, CO


Virtual Classrooms

Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction
May 6 - 21 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Advanced Enterprise Budgeting and Forecasting
May 8 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction
May 13 - 28 | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET



Breaking Free from 'Three Bids and a Buy': Harnessing NFPA 70B and 70E for Customer Trust and Long-Term Success
June 13 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET



PAC Total - $196,954



Operational Fund Total $125,210

NECA Government Affairs Operational Fund

Special Thanks to Troy Yates of RL Yates Electric for renewing his PLC and to Christopher Reichart of Allison-Smith Co. for joining the PLC! Congratulations to Monterey Bay for reaching their 2024 NECAPAC goal!


NECA Safety Roundup - Listen Now

NECA Safety Roundup


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Innovation Overload Podcast

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Think Like a Leader Podcast