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Construction Spending Gets Big Boost in July

Nonresidential construction spending expanded strongly in July, growing 2.5 percent on a monthly basis and spiking 8.6 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $617.8 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized … Continue reading

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WDMA Market Study Projects Strong Growth for U.S Architectural Door Market

The architectural door market is poised for strong growth in 2015, according to a recently released study from the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The Architectural Door 2014 U.S. Market Study—prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia … Continue reading

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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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