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AAMA Updates Testing Options within Flashing Specification

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) published an updated standard for flashing. AAMA 712-14, “Voluntary Specification for Mechanically Attached Flexible Flashing” establishes minimum performance criteria … Continue Reading

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Creating a Safer Workplace

Excerpt of an article from Occupational Health & Safety: As 2013 comes to a close, insurance and federal regulatory agencies are sure to be compiling … Continue Reading

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Hillcrest Glass Opens New Location

Hillcrest Glass, based in Longmont, Colo., has opened a new location to better serve its growing commercial business. Owners Lisa and Michael Sklar say the … Continue Reading

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Glazier Ranked Nation’s 75th-Best Job

They probably didn’t all grow up aspiring to be glaziers one day, but they’re all probably glad now they did. It’s proven a fairly wise … Continue Reading

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Construction Market Sees Positive Outlook for 2013; Some Concerns Still Linger

Anticipated increases in demand for private construction projects, as well as growth in both hospital and higher-education construction projects have a number of general contractors … Continue Reading

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Ironworkers Conference Wraps Up in Las Vegas

The Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) held its annual labor management conference this week in Las Vegas, where it concludes today. The conference … Continue Reading

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Construction Industry Faces Rate Hikes for Primary Casualty Insurance: Marsh

Excerpt of an article from Business Insurance: Insurers are seeking rate hikes of 5 percent to 15 percent for primary casualty construction business, Marsh Inc. said … Continue Reading

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City’s Construction Giants Face Criminal Probe for Billing Fraud

Excerpt of an article from WNYC: Months after one of the city’s biggest construction giants agreed to pay nearly $60 million for inflating costs on … Continue Reading

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NLRB’s “Quickie Election” Rule Deemed Invalid for Lack of Quorum

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB or Board) new rule revising election procedures in union representation cases is invalid, the U.S. District Court for the … Continue Reading

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D.C. Circuit: Limit for OSHA Violations Is Six Months, Not Five Years

Excerpt of an article from the Legal Times: In a case closely watched by the business community, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. … Continue Reading

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