Association News

Supplemental Intern Grant…

The MCAKC's Board of Directors has renewed the Supplemental Intern Grant Program.  This Program provides an additional $1,000 (beyond the MCAA/MCERF Internship Grant Program) to MCAKC Member Contractors. The Grant is funded on the Intern's 60th Day of Employment. ...

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Propel Stage 3 Wraps…

The MCAKC's first offering of Propel (Professional Program for Emerging Leaders) Stage III, wrapped in March. The Propel Program consists of three tracks of eight weeks, totaling 96 hours and covers a range of relevant topics, such as core business functions, informed...

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Congrats MSP Class #2…

  MCAKC's second offering of MSP (Mechanical Service Professional) Training wrapped this week. This 8 Week Program is designed to meet the needs of the different Service Roles within MCAKC member firms. This Program will be offered again in the...

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Kruse Presents At PSU…

Jared Bechard and Bryan Morris of Kruse Corporation (Wichita, Kansas) presented to Pittsburg State University's MCA Student Chapter on the topic of BIM (Building Information Modelling). Their presentation detailed the "process of designing a building collaboratively...

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MCA Knowledge Center Opens…

The MCA Knowledge Center, located adjacent to the MCA Office (10955 Lowell Avenue in Overland Park) is now open! This facility, complete with floor to ceiling Whiteboards and a State of the Art Projection System powered by Hanebutt Technologies, is available for use...

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MCAKC Nite @ The Mavericks…

MCAKC Nite at the Mavericks was a terrific success! The MCA of Kansas City's Suite was at capacity for the matchup between the Missouri Mavericks and the Wichita Thunder. Association events are open to all employees of MCAKC Signatory, Non-Signatory, and Associate...

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Project Management Graduates…

          Congratulations to Graduates of the MCA of Kansas City's "First" offering of the 10 Week Project Management Training Program (Lift). The Lift Program was created to provide local, quality training that is relevant to both our...

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Annual Toy Drive…

Register your company today to be an Official Toy Drive Collection Site. MCAKC Volunteers will collect new, unwrapped toys from collection sites on Friday December 16. Volunteers are needed to Sort Toys on Sunday December 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Monday...

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MCAKC Sponsors ASC Competition…

The MCA of Kansas City sponsored and provided the Mechanical Problem at this year's ASC (Associated Schools of Construction) Competition in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Cordell Ballew (right) of Vaughan Mechanical served as a Judge for the Mechanical portion of this...

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Christmas in October…

The MCAKC sponsored a Christmas in October Project House Saturday October 8. Volunteers from MCAKC Contractors, Associate Members, K-State and Pitt State Student Chapters spent the day painting, repairing windows, yard work, and building a deck for one Kansas City...

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Annual Charity Golf Outing Results…

Team Fagan Company took top honors at this year's MCAKC Charity Golf Outing held at the Lake Quivira Country Club. 2nd Place went to Team Victaulic 3rd Place went to SPX Cooling Technologies This event raised $27,644 in support of VarietyKC. Check out event photos on...

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New Fall Programs…

This Fall, the MCA of Kansas City will add two new Educational Programs to its offerings.  The first, a six week Mechanical Service Professional (MSP) Training Program designed for those in service roles within your organizations.  The second, a ten week Project...

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Variety KC Selected Golf Outing’s Charity…

The MCA of Kansas City's Annual Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday September 19 at the Lake Quivira Country Club. This year, Variety KC has been selected as the Charity Designate for this event. Variety KC was the featured presenter at the MCA of Kansas...

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OSHA Fines Increase…

OSHA officially released it's new maximum fine schedule. Last Fall, Congress approved a budget which allowed for a one-time large amount increase.  This provided OSHA the opportunity to catch up for inflation as there has not been an increase since 1990. Learn more...

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KSU Scholarship Awarded…

Chris Champagne, Operations Manager (left) at  P1 Group awarded the first recipient of the MCA of Kansas City's Scholarship Fund at Kansas State University to MCAA Student Chapter President Jackson Edds. The MCA endowed this Scholarship at KSU to promote the...

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MCA @ 35th Lenexa BBQ…

The MCA of Kansas City was a proud Sponsor of the 35th Lenexa BBQ. Thanks to all who stopped by and enjoyed BBQ prepared by Trevor Standish of MetroAir Conditioning Company. For those of you who missed it, we hope to see you there next...

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MCA Softball Team…

The MCA of Kansas City encourages you to support your organization's softball team this summer at Blackbob Park (151st & Blackbob) in Olathe. Games are played on Monday's beginning June 13 and will run through August 1. Schedule...

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Intern Meet & Greet…

The MCA of Kansas City held it's second Summer Intern Meet & Greet at Pinstripes at Prairiefire. There was an excellent turnout from Interns representing Student Chapters at Pittsburg State University and Kansas State University.  There attendance was complimented...

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Samsung HVAC Roadshow…

Monday June 27th KU Edwards Campus (BEST Building 120 & 125) 12601 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66213 Watch Learn more: Luke Savage, Mechanical Engineer, LEED Green Associate NSC APG 913-954-2704...

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UA Training Trailer…

The UA's "Tools of the Trades" Training Trailer was on display at this year's iBuild Showcase at Bartle Hall.  This annual expo brings area middle and high school students together for an opportunity to actively connect with industry professionals and learn about...

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Project Management Training…

Coming This Fall... The MCA of Kansas City’s Project Management Training Program, LiFT (Leveraging Industry Fundamentals & Theory). This three level program is designed for Entry-Level, Intermediate, and Experienced Project Managers.  Sessions will be led by...

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MCA At IGED…

Carla Hines (Johnson Controls, Inc.), Nichole Evans (Fagan Company), and Desiree Hack (U.S. Engineering Company) represented the MCA of Kansas City at the Society of Women Engineers of Kansas City's (SWE-KC) Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) at Bartle...

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KSU Visits P1 Pre-Fab Shop…

Alan Cabe of P1 Group, Inc. hosted Students from the K-State MCA Student Chapter on a tour of the P1 Pre-Fab Shop in Lawrence. The facility serves a diverse customer base that includes commercial, healthcare, institutional, traditional energy (nuclear & fossil...

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U.S. Engineering Company At PSU…

Ian Adams of U.S. Engineering Company, was the featured presenter at PSU's MCAA Student Chapter Meeting. Ian's topic of discussion, The Pro's & Con's of a Career in Estimating. The MCA of Kansas City is always in search of industry professionals willing to speak...

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PCI At PSU…

Pittsburg State University Alumni, Will Michels of Performance Contracting, Inc. (PCI), was the featured presenter at a recent PSU MCAA Student Chapter Meeting. Will spoke on the topic of Pipe Insulation as well as his own personal insights on the post graduation...

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Rieger Distillery Tour…

95 years after Prohibition, J. Rieger & Company is back in Kansas City! The MCA of Kansas City hosted a toured of the J. Rieger Distillery and of course sampled their line-up of Gin, Vodka, and Rieger's Kansas City Whiskey, which pays tribute to the original...

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Kansas City Night & Ned Yost…

A great evening was had by all who attended the Annual MCA of Kansas City Night held Friday January 15 at the Intercontinental Hotel on the Country Club Plaza. The Plaza Lights served as the perfect backdrop for featured speaker Ned Yost, Manager of the World Champion...

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KSU Tailgate Event…

The MCA of Kansas City hosted a tailgate event in support of the K-State MCAA Student Chapter (Saturday November 20). There was a great turnout from not only Students, but from KC Industry Professionals. The Wildcats beat the Cyclones of Iowa State 38-35. Thanks to...

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