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New Canadian Safety Glazing Standard on the Way

After three years of work, Canada’s new federal safety glazing standard is just weeks away from publication. The standard, which was last updated in 1990, will no longer include wired glass. Public Services and Procurement Canada spokesperson Pierre-Alain Bujold confirmed … Continue reading

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IGMA Gets Caught up on Certification

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) kicked off its 2016 winter conference today with a focus on certification activities. The conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells in Indian Wells, Calif., this week. Tuesday morning, the group … Continue reading

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CGSB Releases Safety Glass Draft Standard

The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) is one step closer to developing a safety glazing national standard. On January 26, 2016, the committee reached consensus on the draft standard (CAN/CGSB 12.1), and approved it for public review. The draft standard … Continue reading

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Canadian Safety Glazing Standard Draft Expected in Fall

A new Canadian safety glazing standard draft that has been in the works since the end of 2013 is expected to be released for public review this fall. The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass reviewed the draft … Continue reading

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Canadian Committee on Glass to Review Wired Glass Standard This Month

A draft of the new national standard for wired glass in Canada may finally be available for public review later this month. Maybe. According to Pierre-Alain Bujold of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) … Continue reading

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