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NECA Recognizes Two 50-year Members from the Rochester Chapter

At a Chapter Luncheon on May 2nd at Brook-Lea Country Club, NECA Eastern Region Field Rep, Ben Nest, recognized two Rochester Chapter members (Connors-Haas, Inc. & E. Sprague, Batavia, Inc.) for a half century of loyal support and dedicated service to … Continue reading

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Rochester NECA Contractor Earns Top Safety Award

Congratulations are in order for Rochester, NY Chapter, NECA member…Rath Electric. NECA’s Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards program is an elite safety recognition program focused on recognizing thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Awards are … Continue reading

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Rochester NY Chapter NECA Election Results are in!

The official results of both elections are in.  The Rochester NY Chapter NECA Board of Directors for the two year term of 2016 -2017 is: President:  Vic Salerno Vice President:  Carl Rath Treasurer:  Ron Billitier Director:  Dan Streicher, Jr. The Rochester NY NECA … Continue reading

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Nik Wallenda’s Death-Defying Walk Made Possible by Rochester NECA Contractor

High above the Chicago river, between the skyscrapers that dot the most picturesque skyline in America, Nik Wallenda made history for the third time in as many years. His feat? Tighrope walking as his family has done for generations, while … Continue reading

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Nik Walenda World Record Made Possible by Rochester NECA Contractor

Nik Wallenda recently walked across the Grand Canyon on Sunday, June 23, 2013, and into the record books once again. But what you didn’t see was all the behind-the-scenes work that went on by O’Connell Electric and its IBEW workforce … Continue reading

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NECA Contractor Celebrates Local DPW Grand Opening

Kyle Lawrence (left) and Kenneth Lawrence (right) of Lawrence Electric join New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio (center) as they celebrate the grand opening of the new Highway Department facility in the Town of Farmington.

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The Rochester NY Chapter of NECA and NECA National Welcome New Student Chapter at Alfred State College

As the market for electrical contracting services expands in diverse directions, finding capable managers to oversee current projects and plan for future growth is becoming a challenge for many contractors. NECA is addressing the potential managerial shortfall in our industry … Continue reading

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Student Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association Established: RIT’s program becomes the first student chapter in New York state

Student Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association Established RIT’s program becomes the first student chapter in New York state Investment in the electrical transmission and utilities sector may reach $160 billion in the next 10 years, according to industry experts, … Continue reading

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The Wicks Law: The Truth About Multiple Prime Bids and Construction

We the People . . . as individuals and as taxpayers deserve the rest of the story. On March 21, 2012 the question was raised whether the Wicks Law is impeding a new Hamlin Library. Taxpayers read the story . … Continue reading

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Need a Low Cost iPad Application for your Construction Business?

“When the chief executive officer for Chesterfield-based Brinkmann Constructors went searching for an iPad application for his company, he was floored by the cost – $70,000 or more. So Robert G. “Bob” Brinkmann decided last spring to develop his own … Continue reading

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