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Pushing Change: Minimizing Noise Through Glass Innovations

A year into a pandemic that shifted life from being “anywhere but home” to “nowhere but home,” it’s hard to remember just how active and loud society was. The world for the past year has been quiet, but life is … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Suggests Stability and Progress Following COVID

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 1.7% higher in March to 151.4 (the year 2000 = 100) from the revised February reading of 148.8. According to the March data, the Index hit its highest level since the summer of 2018 due … Continue reading

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Glass-Related Construction Spending Down in February

The value of nonresidential architectural glass and glazing spending declined in February, according to Key Media & Research (KMR), a leading data and information provider to the glass industry. Nonresidential glass construction fell by 6.6%, slightly outpacing a 6.1% dip … Continue reading

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Employment Figures Steadily Improve but Lean Toward Part-Time Work

The U.S. Department of Labor released its latest employment figures earlier this month, showing an increase in the number of jobs added and a downward trend for unemployment claims. October posted a gain of 638,000 jobs among nonfarm payroll and … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of Silica Standards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a compliance directive designed to ensure uniformity in inspection and enforcement procedures when addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry, maritime and construction. The new directive … Continue reading

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