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DOE Announces $39 Million for Research and Development to Turn Buildings into Carbon Storage Structures

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $39 million in awards for 18 projects seeking to develop technologies that can transform buildings into net carbon storage structures. Led by DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), selectees for … Continue reading

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President Biden Issues a Proclamation on National Building Safety Month

In a proclamation posted to the White House press page at the end of April, President Biden declared May National Building Safety Month, saying that it allows the government to “renew our commitment to strengthening our buildings so that all … Continue reading

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Ironworkers Host President Biden’s Executive Order Signing

On Friday, February 4, President Joe Biden visited the Iron Workers Local 5 Union, in Largo, Md., to sign an executive order requiring the use of project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects above $35 million. Hosting a visit … Continue reading

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President Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

President Joe Biden issued a proclamation last week, making May 2021 National Building Safety Month, to “recognize the importance of strengthening our buildings and infrastructure to serve the needs and ensure the safety of every American.” The proclamation also acknowledges … Continue reading

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Union Organization Backs Executive Order In Support of Labor Union and Workers

President Biden signed an executive order on Monday, April 26, establishing a new White House task force to empower and promote labor workers and unions across the country. At least one glazing industry union organization has spoken out in support … Continue reading

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