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Contractors Report Optimism About 2014

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“[This year] should be the best year for the contracting industry since 2006,” says Ken Simonson, the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) chief economist. Contractors haven’t been this optimistic about the outlook for the commercial construction market since the … Continue reading

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Good News for Glaziers: 2014 Could Bring Employment Boom

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The chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) predicts that the construction industry will add as many as 300,000 new jobs next year to decisively rebound from a recession that had crippled it. This could mean good … Continue reading

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List Shows Contract Glazing Firms See Revenue Growth in 2012 Compared to 2011

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Engineering News-Record has released its list of the Top 600 Specialty Contractors, including its top contract glaziers. A number of companies rounding out the top ten glazing and curtainwall firms saw revenue increases in 2012 compared to 2011. Harmon Inc., … Continue reading

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AIA Unveils New and Updated AIA Contract

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Documents team announced today several additions and updates to its suite of offerings: a brand-new family of Program Management documents; a new, free Guide for Small Projects; an updated Guide for Sustainable Projects; … Continue reading

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Tubelite Hires Wiemer to Serve Arkansas, Oklahoma

John Wiemer has been named as Tubelite Inc.’s client development manager to serve clients in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Located in Hot Springs Village, Ark., Wiemer brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his new role at Tubelite. “The … Continue reading

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Networking, Seminars and More are Top Draws for BEC 2013 Attendees

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The Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors Conference, which opened yesterday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, has become a must-attend event for many in the glass and glazing industry. Attendees say there’s a … Continue reading

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ASI Denies That Circumstances of Closing Violated WARN Act

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ASI Ltd. has filed a response to the recently filed amended class action complaint filed by a former employee who alleges he and other employees were let go without the proper 60 days’ advance notice required by the Worker Adjustment and … Continue reading

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BEC 2013 Approaches

The 2013 Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference will be held March 17-19 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The annual event, sponsored by the Glass Association of North America (GANA), draws glazing contractors around the U.S. … Continue reading

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Crawford-Tracey Awarded Retrofit Glazing Package on Puerto Rico Project

Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Crawford-Tracey Corp. has been awarded the retrofit glazing package for the First Hospital Panamericano project in Cidra, Puerto Rico. Crawford-Tracey will be the glazing contractor and curtainwall supplier and will work directly for Universal Health Services Inc. … Continue reading

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IMPACT Introduces New Project Manager Course

The Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) recently held a new course, the Project Manager Academy (PMA), designed for contractor leaders, project managers and future project managers. The first PMA was held in Arlington, Texas, last week. “The experience … Continue reading

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