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Construction Employment Mostly Positive in November

The U.S. construction industry added 20,000 jobs in November, a quarter of which came in the nonresidential sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. October’s overall construction estimate was revised downward from 12,000 to 7,000 net new jobs, and … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Appoints New U.S. Aluminum Outside Sales Representative

As part of C.R. Laurence’s recent expansion of its U.S. Aluminum division, the company appointed David Chatburn to outside sales representative for the Washington, Oregon and Alaska regions. “David comes to U.S. Aluminum with over 30 years of experience that … Continue reading

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Release for Second Version of Health Product Declaration Delayed

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The Health Product Declaration (HPD) was developed as part of the evolving demand for transparency in the architectural and green building sectors. The HPD is evolving, as well, though it’s taking a little longer than initially planned. The tool was … Continue reading

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Renny Pierangeli of Strybuc Industries Passes Away

Rinaldo (Renny) J. Pierangeli, president of Strybuc Industries in Sharon Hill, Pa., passed away November 22 in Philadelphia. He was 64 years old and had spent more than 30 years leading Strybuc. “He spearheaded all acquisitions and he considered all … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Climbs in November

The Dodge Momentum Index increased to 125.0 in November, up 0.6 percent from October, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which … Continue reading

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Website of the Week-Ergo Robotic Solutions

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Crawford-Tracey’s Ralph Emory Crawford Passes Away

Ralph Emory Crawford, founder of Crawford Glass Corporation (now Crawford-Tracey) passed away Wednesday. Crawford was recognized as a leader in the glass industry and noted for his work on developing impact-resistant glazing systems and water infiltration systems for hurricane-zoned buildings. … Continue reading

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Dlubak Post-Confirmation Deadlines Extended Again

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An extension for post-confirmation deadlines for the Dlubak Corp. bankruptcy proceedings has been granted for the second time in a little more than three months. In August, the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania granted a … Continue reading

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Varevice, Pearson, Muessig Latest Winners in USGlass Pick’em Challenge

For the third time in 13 weeks, APG International found its place atop the USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge. Week 13, it was business development manager Peter Varevice, who picked 13 of the 16 games correctly and won the tiebreaker, … Continue reading

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Report Shows Rebound for U.S. Aluminum Extruders Due to Tariffs on Chinese Imports

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Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to provide domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s been so far, so good for … Continue reading

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