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2017 Retirement Seminar Open for Registration

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Steamfitting Industry Promotion Fund of New York and Long Island and the Service Fitters Promotional Fund of New York will co-sponsor an educational retirement...

2017 Retirement Seminar Open for Registration

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Steamfitting Industry Promotion Fund of New York and Long Island and the Service Fitters Promotional Fund of New York will co-sponsor an educational retirement...

Negotiations Update

The MCA Contractors and Local 638 Officers have voted to extend the terms of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (including all current wages, terms, and conditions) through July 31, 2017...

Safer High Rise Living

(Reposted with permission from the BAFSA website) “Safer High Rise Living the Callow Mount Sprinkler Retrofit Project” is a major report, published by BAFSA in 2012, which demonstrated that it is cost...

London Fire Worries New York City Residents

In the aftermath of the Grenfell fire in West London, many New Yorkers wonder, could a similar fire happen in New York City?  MCA President Timothy Bowe discusses the importance of fire sprinkler...

MCA New York Raises $60,000 for Charity!

On June 13, 2017 the Mechanical Contractors Association of New York held their Annual Charity Golf Outing at the Glen Oaks Country Club in Old Westbury, NY. Through member sponsorships including tee...

City Council to Hold Fire-Safety Hearings On HA Projects After London Tragedy

By BOB HENNELLY Jun 19, 2017 (Updated Jun 22, 2017) (Reprinted with the Permission of TheChiefLeader.com)               A mass-casualty fire at a high-rise...

2017 BTEA Safety Report Card

On May 10th, union construction industry executives from across the city gathered for the Building Trades Employers’ Association 2017 Construction Safety Report Card breakfast. This event featured...

New York City Buildings Department Imposes New “Fitness” Requirement for Licensees

As per a DOB Service Notice published April 2017, effective June 5, 2017, all applicants for initial and renewal New York City Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractor, Master Plumber and Oil Burning...

Home Fires – More Common than You Might Think

Did you know that 1 in 8 people have experienced a home fire? This past February The Hartford conducted an online survey of 1153 adults living in the United States.  Their findings may surprise you! ...

The Important Legacy of the Triangle and Happy Land Fires

On March 9th, the Commercial Observer published an opinion piece by MCA Executive Vice President Tony Saporito about remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and the Happy Land Social Club...

NYC DOB Continues DOB NOW Rollout

The Department of Buildings continues to roll out DOB NOW, an interactive, web-based portal that will enable LMFSCs, owners, and other professionals to do all business with DOB online saving time and...
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