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ASTM International Shifts Committee Week Standards Meetings to Virtual Format

In light of COVID-19 and ongoing safety concerns for members and staff, ASTM International announced the November and December Committee Week meetings in Atlanta are now transitioning to a virtual platform. These decisions were based on several factors, including: Input … Continue reading

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Apogee Enterprises Reports Fiscal 2022 Second-quarter Results

Apogee Enterprises Inc.’s second-quarter revenue grew 2% to $325.8 million, compared to $319.5 million in the second quarter of the fiscal year 2021, led by growth in architectural services and large-scale optical. The company reported a net loss of $0.08 per diluted share, including $20.8 million of … Continue reading

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August Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Peak in 39 States As COVID, Supply Problems Hold Back Recovery

Construction employment in August remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. “Construction employment slipped or stagnated from … Continue reading

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Determination on Display at GlassBuild 2021

GlassBuild America is back after COVID forced the event’s shelving in 2020. Glass and glazing companies are displaying their new products—and determination—at the Georgia World Congress Center in the heart of downtown Atlanta. It is clear that the pandemic has … Continue reading

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Biden to Mandate COVID Vaccines for Federal Employees and Contractors

President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks on his plan to stop the delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations among federal employees, according to the White House. Major news outlets have reported that Biden is set to sign an … Continue reading

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