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Amended Sea Turtle Act Would Require Tinted Glass

To mitigate the amount of light from commercial and residential beachfront properties, South Carolina Rep. Greg Hembree introduced several amendments to the Sea Turtle Protection Act that states beachfront homeowners should use tinted glass, filmed glass or shade screens on … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Vulnerable to Heat Stress Injuries and Deaths

Glass manufacturing and fabrication occur in hot work environments, and the facilities typically are not air-conditioned. These facilities perform various heat-related tasks, including heating sand, floating glass on a hot bed of liquid tin, and tempering, among others. Warehouses such … Continue reading

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Texas Proposes New School Safety Standards in Wake of Uvalde Shooting

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently proposed new school safety standards, including the reinforcement of easily accessible windows, for all K-12 public schools in the state. The proposal is the latest effort to enhance school safety in the wake of … Continue reading

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Construction Growth to be Stifled in 2023

Inflation is determining the path of the economy, says Richard Branch, chief economist for Dodge Construction Network (DCN) during the organization’s Annual Outlook Forecast Conference. However, Branch adds that core inflation is improving thanks to aggressive actions taken by the … Continue reading

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NSG Reports Continued Strong Demand for Architectural Glass

Continuous cost reductions and improvements in sales volume helped Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) stave off the worst effects of rising input costs, the company reports in its financial analysis for the first half of its 157th fiscal period (FY2023). NSG … Continue reading

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