Georgia-Sheet Metal JATC had three participants in the recent Region 3 Apprenticeship contest held at Local 435 JATC in Jacksonville, FL.   Second, Third, and Fourth year apprentices from five different locals in Region 3 competed in the contest.  Each contestant did a great job and represented Georgia Sheet Metal JATC well.  Congratulations to Dennis Macke, Read More

Congratulations to our own Larry Kinnon for being named one of SHEET METAL OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH INSTITUTE TRUST (SMOHIT)’s 2017 Safety Champions! Larry has been with McKenney’s for 25 years and is our current Sheet Metal Shop Superintendent. He has always been focused on safety, quality and productivity. During his tenure, he has helped establish many safety Read More

2017 Apprentice of the Year – Hunter Wall Perfect Attendance Award – Carl Wansley Guest Speaker – Dewey McClain, Georgia State Representative for House District 100 2016 Graduates Charles Agan, Matthew Johnson, and Tyrone Jones 2017 Graduates Shane Akers, Danny Daniel, Peter Hutto, Ra Kamau, Andre Lucas, Jacob McClarty, Dennis Mobley, Chris Morris, Jordan Newman, Read More

  Georgia-SMACNA EVP, Ginger Slaick, along with Gary Fowler, MCA of Georgia, Lee Lemeke, SCC, and Ken Harbour, Cleveland Electrical & Mechanical Company, met with GA-6th District Candidate Karen Handel on Tuesday, May 16th.  

Georgia SMACNA would like to thank our lunch sponsor, Milwaukee Tools, and their representatives John Hodgsdon, Nick Biondo, and Matt Shultz for their presentation at our Membership meeting on January 20, 2017 at The Capital Grille, Atlanta, GA.   If any members would like more information about Milwaukee Tools and their products, Ginger Slaick can Read More

The rules for federal contractors are changing. If you work with the federal government, you may have to comply with two new requirements—the new rules on “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” and “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.”   SMACNA’s Labor Relations Department has prepared guidance on both these new regulations, available on SMACNA’s Read More

Lackluster growth in construction starts and spending this year has caused some industry experts to sound the alarm of an impending slowdown in the construction cycle. However, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Robert Murray attempted to quell those fears during the release of the much-anticipated 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook on Oct. 20 during the firm’s Outlook 2017 Read More

SMACNA’s Business Management University, Feb. 26 to March 2, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz., is one of the industry’s most highly regarded and longest-running programs. Consistently exceeding contractors’ expectations, you will study the industry’s newest ideas and best practices to master running a successful sheet metal and HVAC company.   What are participants saying about SMACNA’s Read More

Breathing silica dust can cause a variety of serious respiratory ailments. Protect your workers and learn how to comply with OSHA’s new standard on worksite silica exposure with SMACNA’s new Silica Exposure Prevention Model Program—free to members only.   The new rule, which OSHA issued in March, is written as two standards, one for construction Read More