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Is COVID-19 Paving the Way for a Changed Construction Industry?

The construction industry historically has been a slow adopter of technology and digitization, but the COVID-19 crisis could force it to change more rapidly, according to a report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. The report, titled “How construction … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Insurance Postpones Adoption of 2018 IBC Due to COVID-19

The Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) adoption of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) for coastal counties under the jurisdiction of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association has been postponed from April 1 to September 1 … Continue reading

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Former Employee Alleges Arconic Fired Him Over COVID-19 Illness

A former employee of Arconic Corp., parent company of Kawneer, has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania alleging that the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by firing him due to work … Continue reading

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glasstec 2020 Rescheduled for 2021

The 2020 staging of glasstec, which was set to take place October 20-23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, is the latest event to announce rescheduling due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The biennial event is now scheduled for June 15-18, 2021. According to … Continue reading

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FGIA Webinar Provides Financial Tips Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the economy and many glass and glazing companies are looking for ways to strengthen their businesses during this time. To address this issue, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted … Continue reading

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