A federal judge has issued a default judgment against American Architecture Inc. (AAI) and ordered the seizure and sale of remaining company properties to help pay off the bankrupt company’s debts.
Judge Kenneth M. Karas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued the decree against AAI and Metalteck Inc. last week in the hopes of recovering the more than $11,000 the two companies owe workers in the form of benefits ... [Full Story]
A federal suit resulting from a shattered glass incident at a W Hotel in Texas more than two years ago will be moving forward without one of the original defendants when the pretrial conference begins on Friday morning before Judge Lee Yeakel of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
Steel Studio USA Inc. recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in Delaware and has been released from all claims in the case, ... [Full Story]
If you’re going to spend the necessary money in making sure the process of constructing a new building is environmentally-friendly, you might as well get the most for your dollar by using the Green Globes ratings system.
That was the message from Erin Shaffer, the vice president of the Portland, Ore.-based non-profit Green Building Initiative (GBI), in offering her company’s web-based green certification system as a viable and more affordable alternative to the Leadership in Energy ... [Full Story]
The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors involved in the Trainor Glass Company bankruptcy case has recently recovered more than $140,000 from former business partners of the Alsip, Ill.-based glazing company in an effort to repay creditors.
Firestone Building Products Co. LLC and Facility Construction Services Inc. became the latest to agree to give back some of the payments made to them by Trainor Glass in the 90 days prior to the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition ... [Full Story]
The largest investment company listed in the Dubai Financial Market says it has produced what it calls the world’s first energy-generating solar glass. Dubai Investments PJSC says its newest subsidiary, Emirates Insolaire, has developed a concept that will “revolutionize glass technology across the globe.”
The glass, which was developed in close collaboration with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, will be available in any color. Each lite will be equipped with photovoltaic modules that use cells to ... [Full Story]
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