National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19, 2024

April 10, 2024|Comments Off on National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19, 2024

Please join us in spreading the word to drive safely through roadway work zones during National Work Zone Awareness Week. National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of [...]

Active & Planned Projects Around the STL Area

April 8, 2024|Comments Off on Active & Planned Projects Around the STL Area

Under Design/Construction: Tara Ridge Development, LLC (Chesterfield, MO) First Community Credit Union First Community Credit Union (Streets of Caledonia, O’Fallon, MO) NGA NGA West Records GRG Brickline Greenway (GRG) Delmar Maker District STL Zoo North [...]

PARIC Holdings Appoints Kyle Lopez As New CEO, Joe McKee to Chairman

April 5, 2024|Comments Off on PARIC Holdings Appoints Kyle Lopez As New CEO, Joe McKee to Chairman

Released For:     PARIC Holdings For More Information:     Shannon Carroll –scarroll@paric.com / 636.561.9854 For Immediate Release (With Photos) St. Louis -- PARIC Holdings announces that Kyle Lopez, former President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named Chief Executive [...]

Top 10 Psychological Sales Strategies – #1 (Sense of Urgency)

April 1, 2024|Comments Off on Top 10 Psychological Sales Strategies – #1 (Sense of Urgency)

Creating a sense of urgency to work with you can be a highly effective strategy in sales and business development. Here's a step-by-step approach to implementing this strategy: Identify the Value Proposition: Clearly communicate the [...]

Women’s History Month Reflection & Admiration, by Kelly Jackson

March 18, 2024|Comments Off on Women’s History Month Reflection & Admiration, by Kelly Jackson

In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month in perpetuity. A special Presidential Proclamation is issued every year which honors the extraordinary achievements of American women. Did you know former President Jimmy Carter [...]

Your Presentation Performance

February 27, 2024|Comments Off on Your Presentation Performance

Showmanship is part of being a speaker. These do's and don'ts will help keep all the trainees' eyes on you: Do’s Practice your presentation. You don't need to memorize it, but the more familiar you [...]

Black History Month: Honoring Robert Robinson Taylor, First Accredited African American Architect

February 12, 2024|Comments Off on Black History Month: Honoring Robert Robinson Taylor, First Accredited African American Architect

Robert Robinson Taylor (1868 – 1942) was the first academically trained and credentialed Black architect in America. He was born on June 8th, 1868, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His family’s background was more privileged than [...]

PARIC Promotes Employees to Senior Management Team with Focus on Growth in Four Market Sectors

February 6, 2024|Comments Off on PARIC Promotes Employees to Senior Management Team with Focus on Growth in Four Market Sectors

Under the leadership of Mike Rallo, Jr., PARIC Corp. is tackling the 2024 construction marketplace with a new approach. While still serving nine unique markets, a more focused, client-centric approach to four key sectors of [...]

SLC3 Highlight: Woody Zenfell, Former Executive Director and Builder of the Arch & Fighter to End Racial Bias in the Building Trades

February 5, 2024|Comments Off on SLC3 Highlight: Woody Zenfell, Former Executive Director and Builder of the Arch & Fighter to End Racial Bias in the Building Trades

Woody Zenfell, came to St. Louis in 1960 to become the government engineer in charge of building the Gateway Arch. And, he was the Executive Director of the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers from [...]

Black History Month: Honoring Roy Wilkins, NAACP Founder

February 5, 2024|Comments Off on Black History Month: Honoring Roy Wilkins, NAACP Founder

ROY WILKINS, Executive Director, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Roy Ottoway Wilkins (August 30, 1901 – September 8, 1981) was a prominent activist in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the [...]

IMPROVING YOUR NEXT PRESENTATION

January 8, 2024|Comments Off on IMPROVING YOUR NEXT PRESENTATION

Choose a font style that your audience can read from a distance. Arial, Century Gothic, Helvetica are best. Choose a font size that your audience can read from a distance. MUST be over 18pt. Use [...]

The True Business Social Media Platform Ins & Outs

December 4, 2023|Comments Off on The True Business Social Media Platform Ins & Outs

At our Women's Leadership Lunch program we heard from Kathy Bernard (WiserU) a LinkedIn trainer and guru. She covered a lot of content in a short amount of time and hit on some key basic [...]

Top Trends to Impact the Construction Industry in 2024 for the STL Region

November 20, 2023|Comments Off on Top Trends to Impact the Construction Industry in 2024 for the STL Region

It's fascinating to see the evolving landscape of the construction industry and especially here in the St. Louis region. Addressing the labor shortage and navigating supply chain disruptions remain ongoing challenges, shaping how companies adapt [...]

2023 Gateway to Inclusion Workshop Recap

November 13, 2023|Comments Off on 2023 Gateway to Inclusion Workshop Recap

We held our annual Gateway to Inclusion Workshop on Wednesday, November 8th, and wow! What a great event! We want to take time to thank all of our hosts for their time and effort, along [...]

10 Biggest Mistakes for Business Owners

October 25, 2023|Comments Off on 10 Biggest Mistakes for Business Owners

It seems like you've listed common mistakes that entrepreneurs and business owners often make when starting or running a business. Let's briefly discuss each of these points: Not having a business plan: A business plan [...]

Day Five – Community Engagement

October 20, 2023|Comments Off on Day Five – Community Engagement

DAY FIVE: Community Engagement Community Engagement offerings for 2023 have been expanded into three broad areas: Education, Shelter, and Wellness. This broadens the reach and allows firms of any level to impact their local communities. [...]

2023 Biggest Trends and Needs from the SLC3

October 19, 2023|Comments Off on 2023 Biggest Trends and Needs from the SLC3

Key areas of focus for the AEC industry and what we are looking for: Technological Advancements: The construction industry has been increasingly adopting innovative technologies such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), drones, and augmented reality [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day Four

October 19, 2023|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day Four

DAY FOUR: Workplace Culture Establishing and maintaining a positive workplace culture means that everyone gets to experience a workplace that is inclusive and respectful. We also know that a good culture leads to increased safety [...]

Day Three – Supplier Diversity

October 18, 2023|Comments Off on Day Three – Supplier Diversity

DAY THREE: Supplier Diversity What is supplier diversity and why is it important? Supplier diversity is a business practice that refers to the inclusion of businesses owned by diverse individuals or groups in the procurement [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day Two

October 17, 2023|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day Two

DAY TWO: Belonging Education and understanding the implications of unconscious bias is critical to cultivating a culture of inclusion and belonging.  Belonging is the sense that you are a valued member of a community. When people feel [...]

Why Membership of SLC3?

October 16, 2023|Comments Off on Why Membership of SLC3?

Why Membership of SLC3? Membership in a construction association holds significant importance, especially in a dynamic and evolving industry like construction. The SLC3’ four key pillars of innovation, continuing education, equity empowerment, and collaboration brings [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day One

October 16, 2023|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day One

DAY ONE: Commitment & Accountability To fully realize a culture of inclusion and belonging requires both leadership commitment and accountability to ourselves and others.  Neither leadership nor accountability are top-down but rather shared responsibilities that [...]

Marsh McLennan Agency Virtual Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

October 9, 2023|Comments Off on Marsh McLennan Agency Virtual Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

Let's Talk: How to Support Mental Health Adult Mental Health First Aid Training Marsh McLennan Agency is offering a Mental Health First Aid Training opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about how to help [...]

Executive Committee and Board Member Spotlight – Anna Leavey, Anna Leavey LLC

September 27, 2023|Comments Off on Executive Committee and Board Member Spotlight – Anna Leavey, Anna Leavey LLC

Anna Leavey, Owner/Principal at Anna Leavey LLC. Anna Leavey LLC serves as an Owner’s Representative and design and construction Program Management consultant. Anna serves on our Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She has extensive [...]

Bond Architects Principal-in-Charge Receives Award for Decades of Industry Advocacy

September 8, 2023|Comments Off on Bond Architects Principal-in-Charge Receives Award for Decades of Industry Advocacy

Susan Pruchnicki will be recognized by AIA Missouri for her work on legislation impacting Missouri’s architects.  St. Louis, MO – Susan Pruchnicki, FAIA LEED AP+ IDIC, will receive a Distinguished Service Award from AIA Missouri [...]

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

August 28, 2023|Comments Off on September is National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The construction industry has dedicated September 4th - September 8th, 2023, as Construction Suicide Prevention Week to raise awareness about the unique challenges workers face in construction that lead [...]

Jack Thomas Legacy

August 28, 2023|Comments Off on Jack Thomas Legacy

On August 23rd the SLC3 honored the late Jack Thomas Jr.   Fran Wiggins (St. Louis Lambert Airport) and Nate Adams (St. Louis County) shared some words about Jack along with his obituary provided by his [...]

National Survey on Buyer Behaviors Seeking AEC Providers (2023)

August 14, 2023|Comments Off on National Survey on Buyer Behaviors Seeking AEC Providers (2023)

Buyers of AEC services are segmented by a variety of ways and requirements between government and non-government buyers are quite different. However, outside of typical Statements of Qualifications, Proposals, SF330's, here is some food for [...]

Pat Coleman to Lead Alberici Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

July 31, 2023|Comments Off on Pat Coleman to Lead Alberici Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  Pat Coleman, MBA, has joined Alberici as vice president of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) where she will serve as champion, change agent and strategic leader to support the firm’s commitment to recruiting and retaining a [...]

NOTICE: Standard Construction Specification for Sewers and Drainage Facilities – 2023

July 24, 2023|Comments Off on NOTICE: Standard Construction Specification for Sewers and Drainage Facilities – 2023

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District has revised the “Standard Construction Specification for Sewers and Drainage Facilities - 2009” and it will be replaced with the “Standard Construction Specification for Sewers and Drainage Facilities - [...]

What Does 5 Generations Mean to Our Workforce, Projects, and Our Future?

July 21, 2023|Comments Off on What Does 5 Generations Mean to Our Workforce, Projects, and Our Future?

Last Thursday, we hosted our 5 Generations in The Workplace event at Maggiano’s. Tina Asher from Build U Up Consulting spoke on the importance of being aware of and understanding the differences within each generation [...]

Workplace MUSTS in 2023

July 14, 2023|Comments Off on Workplace MUSTS in 2023

Statistics show that 6300 people die daily due to work-related accidents or diseases while 340 million occupational accidents are reported worldwide. These accidents also cause economic drawbacks to businesses, hurt your safety record and of course it is not [...]

SLC3 Celebrates Women in Construction Week – Lus Haberberger, LUZCO Technologies, LLC.

March 10, 2023|Comments Off on SLC3 Celebrates Women in Construction Week – Lus Haberberger, LUZCO Technologies, LLC.

Lusnail Rondón Haberberger is the founder and CEO of LUZCO Technologies, LLC. She harnessed her electrical engineering and project management skills to launch LUZCO Technologies in 2017. Under her leadership, LUZCO grew from a one-person [...]

SLC3 Celebrates Women in Construction Week – Nicole Adewale, ABNA Engineering

March 7, 2023|Comments Off on SLC3 Celebrates Women in Construction Week – Nicole Adewale, ABNA Engineering

Nicole Adewale LEED AP, Principal / Owner, ABNA Engineering, Inc. As a co-founder of ABNA, Nicole is highly involved in the day-to-day management of ABNA; which has grown from its humble beginnings in 1994 as a two-person [...]

SLC3 Women in Construction Week Highlight – Roslyn Croft, Tarlton Corporation

March 6, 2023|Comments Off on SLC3 Women in Construction Week Highlight – Roslyn Croft, Tarlton Corporation

Roslyn Croft, Inclusion & Diversity Manager, Tarlton Corporation Roslyn Croft serves as Inclusion & Diversity Manager for Tarlton Corporation, where she has been employed since 2009. In this role, she is the point person for the [...]

Build My Future STL

January 27, 2023|Comments Off on Build My Future STL

Construction Career Day & Industry Showcase Build My Future STL gives students the opportunity to spend a day in the Construction Industry through and interactive showcase Wednesday, April 26, 2023: 9am-2pm (high schools only) & [...]

Fall 2022 Bootcamp – Missouri Consortium for Construction Innovation (MO-CCI)

October 24, 2022|Comments Off on Fall 2022 Bootcamp – Missouri Consortium for Construction Innovation (MO-CCI)

Facilities and Technical Leadership Bootcamp, Part I (Fall 2022)  November 11-12 | 8 a.m. -  5 p.m. Alberici Headquarters | 8800 Page Ave. | St. Louis, MO 63114 Detailed Topic Agenda  Learning Objectives:  Apply ASHRAE [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 5

October 21, 2022|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 5

Day Five: Community Engagement  Welcome to the Class of 2032 (3rd Grade)!  Creating a more diverse and inclusive construction industry will not happen overnight, but there are actions we can take now to inspire the [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 4

October 20, 2022|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 4

Day Four: Workplace Culture  Establishing and maintaining a positive workplace culture means that everyone gets to experience a workplace that is inclusive and respectful. We know what a good team environment feels like. We also [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 3

October 19, 2022|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 3

DAY THREE: Supplier Diversity  What is supplier diversity and why is it important?  Supplier diversity is a business practice that refers to the inclusion of businesses owned by diverse individuals or groups in the procurement of goods [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 2

October 18, 2022|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 2

Day Two: Belonging  Education and understanding the implications of unconscious bias is critical to cultivating a culture of inclusion and belonging. Belonging is that sense you get that you are a valued member of a [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 1

October 17, 2022|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 1

DAY ONE: Commitment & Accountability  To fully realize a culture of inclusion and belonging requires both leadership commitment and accountability to ourselves and others. Neither leadership nor accountability are top-down but rather shared responsibilities that [...]

Construction Inclusion Week (Oct. 17-Oct. 21)

September 28, 2022|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week (Oct. 17-Oct. 21)

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6980868054985441280 Registration reminder! Major #ConstructionInclusionWeek planning content coming this month! Make sure your company/organization is registered: visit http://constructioninclusionweek.com to sign up. When registering, upload your logo to be featured in our participant showcase. All graphics [...]

Suicide Prevention Awareness in the Construction Industry by Rick Reams, Murphy

September 1, 2022|Comments Off on Suicide Prevention Awareness in the Construction Industry by Rick Reams, Murphy

September is Suicide Prevention Month which means many organizations and industries will place a special emphasis on mental wellbeing and suicide prevention. Suicide is a national crisis with roughly 46,000 deaths by suicide per year. [...]

OSHA HEAT STANDARD – By Jason Unwin, TJ Wies

June 13, 2022|Comments Off on OSHA HEAT STANDARD – By Jason Unwin, TJ Wies

OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention campaign, Helps educate employers and workers on the dangers of working in the heat. Through training sessions, outreach events, informational sessions, publications, social media messaging and media appearances, millions of workers [...]

Hackers Thank You for These 3 Slip-Ups by: Sunil G. Thakkar, P.E. – TeamLogicIT

May 20, 2022|Comments Off on Hackers Thank You for These 3 Slip-Ups by: Sunil G. Thakkar, P.E. – TeamLogicIT

Leave it to the Dark Reading website to bring hidden vulnerabilities into the light. In an eye-opening exposé, white-hat hackers and social engineers reveal several forehead-slapping ways your employees (including HR staff) can unwittingly help [...]

Eligibility Requirements for STL Small Business Grant Fund

March 30, 2022|Comments Off on Eligibility Requirements for STL Small Business Grant Fund

Here is the link to the St. Louis City Page regarding the City Fund: https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/sldc/sbgf/index.cfm Attention small business members... On Monday, April 4, 2022, the City of St. Louis will launch the Small Business Grant Fund [...]

Obstacles That Minorities in Construction Face

February 18, 2022|Comments Off on Obstacles That Minorities in Construction Face

Obstacles That Minorities in Construction Face Posted By: Jeremy Schaedler Professional Development Resources for Minorities in Construction Construction is one of the most lucrative and fastest-growing industries in America, but the industry has been challenged by [...]

2022 1st Quarter Newsletter

January 6, 2022|Comments Off on 2022 1st Quarter Newsletter

http://https://myemail.constantcontact.com/SLC3-2022-1st-Quarter-News.html?soid=1115189453771&aid=Hn8Pd1s8N70    

Member Kwame’s Tony Thompson’s Remarkable Career Celebrated by St. Louis American

January 5, 2022|Comments Off on Member Kwame’s Tony Thompson’s Remarkable Career Celebrated by St. Louis American

Tony Thompson - The St. Louis American’s 2021 Person of the Year Posted on 01/01/2022 Photo by Wiley Price | St. Louis American From St. Louis American:  When Anthony “Tony” Thompson founded Kwame Building Group in [...]

Top 400 Design and Construction Firms 2021

January 5, 2022|Comments Off on Top 400 Design and Construction Firms 2021

The construction industry is cyclical, a roller coaster of economic trends. In early 2o20, the industry was riding on an upswing. Most large contractors held confidence they could ride out any possible downturn, capitalizing on [...]

WHAT A YEAR IN 2021! We MET Every Goal

January 3, 2022|Comments Off on WHAT A YEAR IN 2021! We MET Every Goal

2021 YEAR IN REVIEW2 The SLC3 achieved a number of goals for 2021. After 2020, the planning efforts were challenging to say it mildly. Every organization like this one in which events are expected and [...]

Toolbox Talks – Learn About Covid and the Vaccine

January 3, 2022|Comments Off on Toolbox Talks – Learn About Covid and the Vaccine

In early October of 2021, work began on a series of approximately 30 “Toolbox Talk” videos on Covid vaccine hesitancy. The St. Louis Construction Cooperative (SLCC) hosted Dr. Patrick Mazi, Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases [...]

SLC3 Clay Shoot

November 4, 2021|Comments Off on SLC3 Clay Shoot

We had a blast! Thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers, planners, and participants! Thank you mother nature for the rain. [...]

2021 ANNUAL SPORTING CLAYS (SLIDESHOW)

November 4, 2021|Comments Off on 2021 ANNUAL SPORTING CLAYS (SLIDESHOW)

We had a blast! Thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers, planners, and participants! Thank you mother nature for the rain. No not really but all was good! Enjoy a quick video of the event! [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 5

October 19, 2021|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 5

Day 5: Community Engagement & Philanthropy Community outreach is about giving, contributing, and supporting causes that affect the welfare, growth and development of the communities where we build. Clients, potential hires and employees are drawn [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 4

October 19, 2021|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 4

Day 4: Jobsite Culture Construction environments already present physical safety challenges. An additional layer of concern is presented in the form of prevalent racism and sexism which contribute to hostile work environments. We all have [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 3

October 19, 2021|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 3

Day 2: Supplier Diversity A focused effort on a Supplier Diversity program is an integral step in promoting inclusivity. Multiple assessments and research has shown that there are commercial and social benefits of effective supplier [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 2

October 18, 2021|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 2

Day 2: Unconscious Bias A bias that we are unaware of happens by our brains making incredibly quick judgments and assessments of people and situations without us realizing it is happening. This bias is influenced [...]

Construction Inclusion Week – Day 1

October 15, 2021|Comments Off on Construction Inclusion Week – Day 1

Day One: Leadership Commitment and Accountability Inclusive leadership involves leaders who are aware of their own biases and preferences, actively seek out and consider different views and perspectives to inform better decision-making and they are [...]

National Suicide Prevention Month

September 1, 2021|Comments Off on National Suicide Prevention Month

Author: Kirby Kraft, Bayer Crop Sciences September is Suicide Prevention Month, but every month we can all help prevent suicide.  Every year a network of mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around [...]

Covid-19 Vaccination Request by the SLC3

August 25, 2021|Comments Off on Covid-19 Vaccination Request by the SLC3

https://slccc.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Vaccination-Letter.pdf The COVID-19 pandemic has been with us for well over a year. It has impacted each of us individually, and as a society, in ways one would never have expected. Many of our jobsites [...]

2021 Best Practice and Diversity Awards Gala

August 22, 2021|Comments Off on 2021 Best Practice and Diversity Awards Gala

2021 SLC3 Gala Program The St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (dba SLC3) held its Annual Best Practice & Inclusion Awards Gala at the Hilton Frontenac Hotel in Frontenac, MO on August 18, 2021. Kelly [...]

Reduce The Risk of Spreading Infectious Diseases in Your Facility by: Ricky Reams

July 27, 2021|Comments Off on Reduce The Risk of Spreading Infectious Diseases in Your Facility by: Ricky Reams

As Environmental Health and Safety Professionals, creating healthy environments is at the forefront of our minds as we navigate this new terrain as a direct result  of COVID-19.  As a mechanical contractor that serves clients throughout the [...]

Poettker Construction Announced Sudden Passing of Founder, Chairman & CEO Charles Poettker

July 22, 2021|Comments Off on Poettker Construction Announced Sudden Passing of Founder, Chairman & CEO Charles Poettker

Poettker Construction Company announced the sudden passing of its Founder, Chairman and CEO Charles “Chuck” Poettker in a tragic accident last weekend at Kentucky Lake. Keith Poettker, President of Poettker Construction, said, “It is with [...]

HOK Expands Leadership Team in St. Louis

July 20, 2021|Comments Off on HOK Expands Leadership Team in St. Louis

Tony Raya has been promoted from senior project architect to technical principal, joining Margaret McDonald, Angelo Arzano and Eli Hoisington on the St. Louis office leadership team. Since joining the St. Louis studio 21 years [...]

icon Mechanical Moves into New Granite City, Illinois Headquarters

July 20, 2021|Comments Off on icon Mechanical Moves into New Granite City, Illinois Headquarters

Mechanical Engineering Firm Expands to Accommodate Exponential Growth.  Highlights: New 40,800 square-foot facility opened June 4th Expanded HQ represents firm’s continued growth icon employees make full-force return to the office as new HQ opens icon [...]

TSI Moves to New High-Tech Headquarters

July 8, 2021|Comments Off on TSI Moves to New High-Tech Headquarters

TSI’s Comeback After Almost Closing Its Doors During the Flood of 93’ TSI Global Companies, LLC, a truly self-performing MBE low-voltage systems and technology integrator, officially announces its ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on July [...]

Six Sigma One Point Lessons (By: Kirby Kraft, Bayer)

June 7, 2021|Comments Off on Six Sigma One Point Lessons (By: Kirby Kraft, Bayer)

Six Sigma One Point Lessons One Point Lessons (OPL’s) are short visual presentations on a single point that has three purposes: They sharpen job-related knowledge and skills by communication information about specific problems and improvements. [...]

Nooter PACT (Positive, Awareness, Coaching, Teamwork)

March 30, 2021|Comments Off on Nooter PACT (Positive, Awareness, Coaching, Teamwork)

Blob Posted by: Keith Bleile, Nooter Construction Company Nooter Construction's safety culture includes the implementation of a new “PACT” program (Positive, Awareness, Coaching, and Teamwork) beginning with a total commitment to safety as the priority. [...]

SLC3 Diversity Advancement Series Guest Blog

February 24, 2021|Comments Off on SLC3 Diversity Advancement Series Guest Blog

SLC3 Diversity Advancement Series By: Christy Cunningham, Hastings & Chivetta   Quotes from Rebeccah Bennett (Emerging Wisdom LLC) “Building together means nobody fails.” “No majority vs. minority and we’ll all one!” Things overheard/quotes from the [...]

Address Stress Workshop

February 18, 2021|Comments Off on Address Stress Workshop

An amazing workshop was held today by Lara Pennington with Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri.  She helped us identify different types of stress and identify the biggest stressors in our life. We spent time [...]

Managing Contractor Safety to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Customer Base by: Thomas J. Adams, Guest Blogger

February 17, 2021|Comments Off on Managing Contractor Safety to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Customer Base by: Thomas J. Adams, Guest Blogger

Contractors provide valuable consulting, construction, maintenance, and repair services to all sizes and types of commercial, institutional, governmental, and industrial customers throughout our region.  In addition to delivering specialized skills to our customers, contractors must [...]

SLCCC becomes SLC3! And a new look!

January 20, 2021|Comments Off on SLCCC becomes SLC3! And a new look!

The St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers is proud to announce our official name to go by change. Our legal name will remain long, but you can now call us SLC3!  Not all things were [...]

#KeepSTLWorking

November 19, 2020|Comments Off on #KeepSTLWorking

Re: A Safety Message from SLCCC SLCCC Members, The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, impacting individuals, families, businesses, and our community. From the beginning, we were uncertain how devastating the impact would be to [...]

Women of Safety Series 1.0: Words of Wisdom

November 9, 2020|Comments Off on Women of Safety Series 1.0: Words of Wisdom

Getting to know SLCCC’s Women of Safety Series Women in the safety profession are making their mark right here in St. Louis. We are delighted to have nine contributors sharing their words of wisdom in [...]

SLCCC AWARDS 2020

August 13, 2020|Comments Off on SLCCC AWARDS 2020

It's here! Although we could not have an awards Gala as planned for April and then again this month due to the Coronavirus, we assembled this video to acknowledge our diversity and best practice nominees, [...]

Too Hot to Handle: St. Louis Summer + Face Covering Mandates

August 4, 2020|Comments Off on Too Hot to Handle: St. Louis Summer + Face Covering Mandates

By:  Deborah Kempf, Safety Compliance (Kadean) Summers in our region get quite heated.  The year 2020 really added some fuel to the summer heat as companies and workers strive to meet the challenges of mask [...]

SLCCC Member Spotlight: Michael Hargrave, BJC Healthcare

August 3, 2020|Comments Off on SLCCC Member Spotlight: Michael Hargrave, BJC Healthcare

"After attending my first Safety Committee meeting with the SLCCC, I knew it was an organization I wanted to be involved with. At the meeting, I was surrounded by other owners, contractors, and representatives from [...]

7 Steps to Mitigate COVID Rise in St. Louis County

July 28, 2020|Comments Off on 7 Steps to Mitigate COVID Rise in St. Louis County

Earlier today in the St. Louis metropolitan area both St. Louis County Executive, Dr. Sam Page and the City of St. Louis Mayor, Lyda Krewson responded to the rise in COVID-19 cases. St. Louis County [...]

GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR SLCCC MEMBERSHIP

July 2, 2020|Comments Off on GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR SLCCC MEMBERSHIP

#1: Ensure your employees know you're members! Too often members are marking themselves as non-members.  Membership is not individual it is company-wide.  Let everyone know we are a resource to all and all are welcome [...]

LEADING INDICATORS IN SAFETY. by: Kirby Kraft, Bayer

July 2, 2020|Comments Off on LEADING INDICATORS IN SAFETY. by: Kirby Kraft, Bayer

Lagging indicators can alert a company to failure in an area of your safety and health program or to the existence of a hazard.  Leading indicators can tell you whether your safety and health activities [...]