More articles by Nick St. Denis

New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements,” OSHA enacted a final rule that will require … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 adds Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® to Slate

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® will display its products to close the … Continue reading

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Companies Make Final Pitch as GlassBuild Comes to Close

The 330-plus industry suppliers at GlassBuild America 2014 wrapped up their exhibits in Las Vegas Thursday—some with a longer trip home than others. Onyx, which recently partnered with AGC Glass Company North America, was one of those companies, showing its … Continue reading

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Companies Selling More Than Product at GlassBuild

More than 330 industry suppliers are exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas, many selling products in the same category as others in the exhibit hall. Aside from companies boasting the features of their respective products at the three-day … Continue reading

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W&W Glass’ Lalonde Wins First Week of USGlass Football Challenge

Chris Lalonde of W&W Glass was the Week 1 winner of the USGlass Weekly Football Football Pick’em Challenge. Lalonde, a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, picked 12 of the weekend’s 16 games correctly. Kevin Frisone of Vetrotech was also 12-for-16 … Continue reading

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Fire-Rated Applications, Transparent Aesthetics a Focus at GlassBuild

Exhibitors and visitors convened for day two of GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas today, as the more than 330 industry suppliers continued their presentation of their best and newest products. A hot topic among many has been the increased … Continue reading

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Software Makes a Push at GlassBuild America

Tyson Oldroyd, project manager at Kimzey Software, talks to GlassBuild attendees about Glasstrax, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software program for glass businesses.

As part of the construction community, the fenestration industry utilizes plenty of hardware. Software, however, has also staked its claim. Among the more than 330 industry suppliers exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas are a handful of software … Continue reading

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Apple Taking Bite Out of Glass Architecture

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Apple loves glass, and it’s stocking up on the patents to prove it. The company was awarded a patent last month by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its well-known glass cube building design, as featured at its flagship Manhattan … Continue reading

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Bird Safety a Growing Priority in Communities’ Approach to Glass

An imprint left by a pigeon that flew into a window.

According to the American Bird Conservancy, an estimated 300 million to 1 billion birds die each year from collisions with glass on everything, from skyscrapers to homes. “Birds can’t see glass [and] they don’t understand the same cues [humans do]. … Continue reading

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Follow the Glass up One World Trade Center

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The glass portion of the design and construction of One World Trade Center in Manhattan saw its fair share of controversy, something USGlass magazine covered extensively during the project. But now that the shiny structure is standing tall and can … Continue reading

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