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SCMA backs new USDA green building policy

U.S. Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack, said the USDA would preferentially select wood in the agency’s new construction projects, enhance green building material research and development and demonstrate the use of wood in non-residential structures. 
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Palram ‘sees the light’, goes green

Palram swaps out all low efficiency metal halide lighting in its facilities
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EPS vs. polyiso: A climate change for roof insulation

ACH Foam Technologies applauds the decision by NRCA to revise the R-value of ISO insulation
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USDA to promote wood as green alternative

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces plan on launch of International Year of the Forest Read more »

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National contractors group names 39 safest companies

Contracting firms receive Construction Safety Excellence Award for commitment to safety training and education Read more »

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McElroy acquires assets of Met-Tile, Curveline

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Met-Tile metal roofing systems simulate clay or concrete tile roofing products, while Curveline specializes in the custom-curving of profiled metal panels.
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Team up today with Construction Magazine Network to support disaster relief in Japan

50% of profits received today in F+W eCommerce stores to be given to relief
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AppliCad partners with Beck Automation

AppliCad develops specialized 3D roof and wall cladding take-off software with integrated output to various automated rollforming and folding machines.  Beck is the developer of control systems for these machines.
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Fall protection regulations published in one place

New Book Offers Multi-Industry OSHA Regulations for Fall Protection
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NRCA offers roofing symposium

The September symposium provides a forum for the formal presentation of roofing industry research and latest information addressing the science of emerging roofing technologies, including reflective roof surfaces, vegetative roof systems and rooftop photovoltaic systems. Read more »

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