BBSI Now Offers Discounted Workers’ Comp Insurance for SEAA Members
SEAA announces that it has partnered with BBSI to provide a special insurance program in which SEAA members receive an automatic 10 percent discount on their workers' compensation premium, as well as an opportunity to earn back 5 percent based on claims performance.
BBSI is a leading provider of organizational infrastructure solutions that are customized to the unique needs of business owners in all 50 states. Member companies will be assigned to a dedicated team to provide support for loss control, human resources, employee recruiting and retention, payroll, and timekeeping. Other benefits include access to group health insurance, 401k, a learning management system, and more. ContactTucker Smith or firstname.lastname@example.org more information on the SEAA program.
SEAA Partnered with GMF Steel Group and other Members to Host Career Fair for Students
In January, SEAA held its second Career Fair to spread awareness about the career opportunities available in the steel construction industry. Hosted by member company GMF Steel Group in Lakeland, Fla., the Career Fair brought together approximately 100 students from five local high schools and 70 students from technical colleges. “As an association, one of our goals is to invest in the future of the steel construction industry. One way we can do that is by working with our member companies to host these types of educational events,” said Pete Gum, SEAA’s Executive Director.Read More.
SteelPros Training Portal is Now Available for Members
SEAA is excited to announce the launch of its new Learning Management System, SteelPros Training Portal, exclusively for members. Developed in partnership with Industrial Training International (ITI) and built on ITI’s Learning Hub platform, SEAA members now have easy access to custom content for ironworkers and other related training materials.
Every SEAA member will receive one free account and one license to access this member benefit. Additional licenses can be purchased for $35 each per year. “This is a vital resource for your safety directors or training managers—a member benefit valued at more than $10,000 per member,” said Jack Nix, Membership Committee Chairman. To set up your free account email@example.com.
Limited Sponsorships Remain for SEAA's Convention & Trade Show
The 2023 Convention and Trade Show is only two weeks away! This year's event offers an action-packed agenda complete with multiple excursion options for attendees, exhibitors, and spouses, ten educational sessions for owners, managers, and field personnel, and an exciting Keynote Presentation by Rudy Ruettiger.
There are limited sponsorship opportunities available!Benefits include onsite visibility, plus pre-and post-event digital marketing campaigns on SEAA’s website, through email marketing, and on social media.Secure a sponsorship.
NCCER Asks Women: What’s It Like to Work in Construction and What Needs to Change?
The National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) conducted interviews with 176 tradeswomen and analyzed 770 responses to a survey directed to women in the industry. The results have been compiled into a white paper, In Her Own Words: Improving Project Outcomes, which will assist employers with recruiting, hiring, and retaining women in craft positions.
NASCC: The Steel Conference Heads to Charlotte, N.C., April 12 to 14
In less than two months, more than 5,000 construction and design professionals will gather in Charlotte, N.C., to learn the latest techniques and innovations and see the newest products at NASCC: The Steel Conference.
This year’s Steel Conference incorporates QualityCon, with more than 20 sessions about quality and AISC Certification, as well as SafetyCon, which features a dozen sessions about the most important part of any jobsite.Read More.
Don’t Miss these SEAA Members at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
CONEXPO-CON/AGG is finally here! While SEAA will not have a booth at the show, more than a dozen SEAA Members will be proudly representing the association. Be sure to stop by their booths to show your support.
Certified Slings & Supply
North Hall — N10323
North Hall — N12733
Central Hall —C32025
West Hall — W41522
Festival Grounds — F9752
Nelson Stud Welding
South Hall 1st Level — S61129
Industrial Training International
North Hall — N12177
South Hall 1st Level — S61257
North Hall — N13218
Central Hall — C32995
Diamond Lot — D1701
The Crosby Group
Festival Grounds — F8426
Magni Telescopic Handlers
Festival Grounds — F9606
Festival Grounds — F9427
OTH Pioneer Rigging Leads North America Sales and Service for Remote-Controlled Crane Hooks
OTH Pioneer Rigging has partnered with Ludwig System GmbH & Co. KG, creator of the remote-controlled lifting system, LudwigHook, to bring the solution to North America. The LudwigHook lifting device is an alternative to traditional lifting hooks. It is proven in steel erection and building supply delivery applications as a way to speed up the rigging process and reduce risk to workers by keeping them from manually unhooking rigging. Read More.
Simpson Strong-Tie Announces New CEO
Simpson Strong-Tie, Pleasanton, Calif., has promoted Mike Olosky, the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Olosky joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in 2020 and succeeds Karen Colonias at the CEO position as part of a planned leadership succession.
Last year, Simpson Manufacturing’s board of directors unanimously elected Olosky to succeed Colonias as CEO effective January 1, 2023. Read More.
Skyjack Opens New Manufacturing Facility
Skyjack, Guelph, ON, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, which will take over production of the company’s telehandler and boom lift product lines. In January, Skyjack unveiled 200,00 sq ft of the facility, with the remaining 490,000 sq ft to open in Q3 of 2023.
“We have been at physical and labor capacity at our Canadian facilities for some time now and we have invested heavily in vertical integration there with a focus on DC slab scissors, vertical masts, and rough terrain scissors. Moving the telehandler and boom range to the Ramos Arizpe plant will help pave the way for that Canadian based growth and allows us to answer the increased demand we have for our telehandler and boom range,” said Ken McDougall, President of Skyjack. Read More.