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Contractor Sentenced for False Statements Regarding Injured Worker Incident

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Safety equipment and proper worker protection is crucial among all trades in the construction industry, and another roofing contractor has been made an example of just why that is. Earlier this month, Russellville, Ala.-based steel and roofing contractor Marcus Borden … Continue reading

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Special-Lite Agrees to Definitive Purchase of Omega

Decatur, Mich.-based Special-Lite Inc. announced it will purchase the Omega Door Frame Products business from Architectural Builders Hardware Inc. of Itasca, Ill. Omega manufactures aluminum interior glass framing used in interior office construction. Terms of the sale and size of … Continue reading

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Glass in Full Glory?

“I saw something last month that really bothered me—so much so that my mind keeps coming back to it over and over again. I try to put it out of my head, but it’s haunting me and I just can’t … Continue reading

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Exhibit Selection Now Open for Glass TEXpo™ 2016

Don’t let the competition steal away current and potential customers eager to learn about your products and/or services. Become a Glass TEXpo™ ’16 exhibitor today, and place your company front and center as an industry leader for the finely-honed niche … Continue reading

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Settlements Approved in Dlubak Adversary Proceedings

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The judge in the Dlubak Corp. bankruptcy case has brought adversarial proceedings that had been ongoing over the past year to an end. Dlubak Corp. filed for bankruptcy in August of 2013, and the committee of unsecured creditors in the case later … Continue reading

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Only Half of U.S. States add Construction Jobs in July

Construction employment expanded in just 28 states and Washington D.C., from June to July, according to analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). From July 2014 to July 2015, 37 states and D.C. added … Continue reading

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Lakes Bathrooms to Expand to North America

Surface coating producer DFI announced U.K.-based shower enclosure manufacturer Lakes Bathrooms Limited (Lakes) is expanding to North America. Lakes was the first manufacturer in the U.K. to offer a protective surface treatment as a standard feature across its entire product … Continue reading

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How Remarketing Can Remake Your Online Business

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Successful businesses know how to use the Internet to their advantage, and some do it better than others. While it may not be the number-one sales tool for a company that sells shower enclosures and other glass and glazing products, … Continue reading

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New Construction Keeps Pace in July

New construction starts in July maintained June’s pace, at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $629.4 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Nonresidential building showed slight improvement following its uninspiring June performance, while residential building continued to trend up. … Continue reading

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Website of the Week: Hafele

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