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Construction Industry Continues to Raise Concerns over Proposed Silica Rule

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Earlier this year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed to amend its existing standards for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica, a move that has garnered some pushback from the construction industry over the past 10 months. In … Continue reading

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Technoform Expands North American Market Team

Technoform Glass Insulation (TGI) expanded its North American market team with a new representative, Laura Woods. Woods has more than 20 years of business development experience across multiple industries. She has an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and a … Continue reading

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glasstec to Feature Expanded Program in Ancillary Segment

In addition to product presentations by the more than 1,150 exhibitors, glasstec 2014, will feature a wide-ranging ancillary program geared toward the sectors of mechanical engineering, manufacturing, crafts, architecture/construction, window/façade and solar. The international trade fair for glass production, processing … Continue reading

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13th-Century Windows From Historic French Landmark Scheduled for U.S. Visit

In two years, the United States will have an opportunity to see something it has never seen before. It’s nothing new, however. In fact, it’s very, very old. If all goes as planned, a 20-foot-high stained-glass window from the 13th … Continue reading

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Metalcon Slated for October 1-3 in Denver

Metalcon, an annual international event offering education and product exhibits focused on the use of metal in construction, will be held October 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Experts from 275 exhibiting companies will share their knowledge of … Continue reading

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USGlass Kicks Off First Annual Pro Football Pick’em Challenge

USGlass magazine and USGNN.com™ has kicked off its first annual Pro Football Pick’em Challenge for members of the architectural glass and glazing industry. The pool is free to enter. Participants simply log in each week to pick each NFL game … Continue reading

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Recent California Supreme Court Ruling Changes Game for Architects

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What started out as a discrepancy over glass has turned into a much larger conversation about where architects’ liability ends. The California Supreme Court recently ruled that, at least in one case, architects in the state owe a “duty of … Continue reading

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JE Berkowitz Returning to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ‘15

The Glass Expo Northeast™ ‘15 show floor will once again include JE Berkowitz as an exhibitor. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., April 23-24, 2015. JE … Continue reading

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Şişecam Increases Net Profit by 83 Percent in First Half of Year

Şişecam Group, a global manufacturer of flat glass and other glass products based in Turkey, announced $1.6 billion consolidated net sales for the first half of 2014. It increased its net profit by 83 percent in that span, reaching $136 … Continue reading

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PPG Helps Angels’ Place With Energy Saving Solution

PPG Industries donated approximately $8,000 worth of glass to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility. John Arch, president of Angels’ Place board of directors, said his fellow directors and staff … Continue reading

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