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Former NRCA Chairman Of The Board Passes Away

Former National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) Chairman of the Board William T. Fort Jr., former owner of NRCA member Fort Roofing and Sheet Metal Works Inc., Sumter, South Carolina, passed away Jan. 14 following a short battle with liver cancer. He was 78. Fort graduated from Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, with a degree...

Reid Ribble Succeeds Bill Good as CEO of the NRCA

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced that Bill Good has retired after 28 years as the organization’s CEO and 41 years of service. He retired from NRCA Dec. 31, 2016. Former NRCA member and Chairman of the Board, Reid Ribble officially succeeded Good as CEO Jan. 3. A roofing contractor by trade,...

NRCA To Hold Regional Summit In October

In an effort to make events highlighting industry issues and trends more accessible to roofing professionals nationwide, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) will host a Roofing Industry Regional Summit Monday, Oct. 24, in Oak Brook, Illinois. The full-day educational session will focus on updates from NRCA staff experts on technical, legal, education and...

Consulting Services Available To NRCA Roofing Contractor Members

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is pleased to announce it is now providing consulting services at no charge to its roofing contractor members. Launched in June, NRCA’s Consulting Services is a benefit of membership that enables contractors to get tips and advice on current business issues, discuss business strategies or issues with consultants...

Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE]. Taking place from February 24-26, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a...

NRCA will hold roofing industry fall protection from A to Z class

The National Roofing Contractors Association will hold a free Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A to Z class in Brookfield, Wis. September 13. This class focuses on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations applying to fall-protection systems and current OSHA state-plan requirements. The class features hands-on equipment demonstrations and techniques for self-rescue and...

NRCA offers free webinars for members

The National Roofing Contractors Association will be offering free webinar courses through NRCA University as a benefit of membership. Webinars were scheduled to begin July 18 and will be offered the third Thursday of every month at noon CST. Upcoming topics for the webinar courses offered on NRCA’s website include: Problems and Risks Posed...

NRCA releases material handling training program

The National Roofing Contractors Association has introduced NRCA Material Handling Series: Overhead and Understood, a comprehensive training program with five modules designed to provide a thorough explanation and illustration of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s rules related to a variety of material handling equipment, such as cranes, conveyors, hoists, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles....

June is National Safety Month: NRCA offers Pocket Guide to Safety

NRCA offers NRCA Pocket Guide to Safety, which is a 125-page, pocket-sized, spiral-bound guide intended for use by laborers, mechanics, foremen and others on jobsites. The guide addresses fall protection, first aid and emergency treatment, weather, personal protective equipment, and Occupational Health and Safety Administration standards. A Spanish-language version also is available. The member...