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FGIA Conference Gives Update on U.S. Codes

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the adoption of some codes in the U.S., but code cycles continue, including those for the I-codes. The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Codes Report” session during its 2021 … Continue reading

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CDC Updates COVID-19 Checklist for Construction Employers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its COVID-19 checklists for construction employers and employees. The update includes sections on mental health and wellbeing, which recommend that employees recognize factors that can add work- or home-related stress … Continue reading

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Quality Metalcrafts Changes Corporate Name to Americlad

Quality Metalcrafts LLC/Americlad has announced the change of its corporate name to Americlad LLC. Since the acquisition of Quality Metalcrafts LLC by president Mike Wallace and CFO Steve Gravel, the company retained the Quality Metalcrafts name, with an emphasis on … Continue reading

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Guardian Glass DeWitt Plant Earns Energy Star Certification

The Guardian Glass float glass plant in DeWitt, Iowa, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star certification, which signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets … Continue reading

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CPS Announces Plan to Focus on Sustainable Float Glass Manufacturing

Canadian Premium Sand Inc. (CPS) has announced a shift in the direction of the company’s business strategy to focus on developing its Wanipigow silica sand deposit into a sustainable float glass manufacturing and coating facility in the Winnipeg, Manitoba, area. … Continue reading

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