Events

Shows, conferences, expositions and calendar of events.

METALCON 2014: new location, new learning opportunities, new exhibits

- By Marge O’Connor  – The 24th annual METALCON holds true to the event’s tradition of offering new features while maintaining the high quality education and products consistent with what the metal industry offers. This year’s event takes place October … Read more »

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Beatles Tribute Band, The Fab 4, to Play Opening Night METALCON Party

2014 marks the 50th anniversary that The Beatles played at the world-famous Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado so booking a Beatles tribute band seemed like a great idea for the METALCON Denver Welcome Party. Plus, George is played by New … Read more »

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2015 International Roofing Expo Gives Back to New Orleans through Community Service Day

Roofing professionals participating in the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE] are encouraged to give back to the New Orleans community by participating in Community Service Day, the show’s home repair and revitalization project. Now in its fifth consecutive year, Community … Read more »

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METALCON Features Growing Array of Exhibitors

METALCON, scheduled for October 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, annually attracts thousands of attendees looking to learn more about metal: contractors, architects, specifiers, roofers, designers, developers and suppliers from more than 50 countries. One of the reasons … Read more »

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Win a surround sound system in Metal Prep’s “Prime All the Time” Sweepstakes

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Now through Oct. 15, 2014, Metal Prep is sponsoring a sweepstakes for an entertainment prize package. The prize package includes an HD Smart TV, Blue Ray Player and Surround Sound worth more than $1,000. Entry is simple and free, although a … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Events, Featured Magazine, Featured News, Metal Builder, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged metal coating, metal coil, Metal Prep, Prime All the Time, Prime All the Time sweepstakes | Leave a comment

2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards presented

The Structural Insulated Panel Association presented its 2014 Building Excellence Awards April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Judges were Matt Belcher of Verdatek Solutions, Chris Fennell of Building Insight, and independent architectural designer Mehrdad Dabbagh. The winners were: Overall Competition … Read more »

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2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards

Eight homes and commercial buildings built with structural insulated panels (SIPs) were recognized for their innovation and environmental sustainability during the 2014 Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) Building Excellence Awards ceremony, April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  The annual competition … Read more »

Posted in Buildings of the Year, Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Events, Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Recyclable, Renewable, SIPs/ICFs, Sustainability | Tagged sip, SIPA, sips, structural insulated panels | Leave a comment

Best on the Block building products for 2014

Each year at the Frame Building Expo, a special product area is designated as a Builder Block to showcase special products from exhibitors. A ballot box is located in the display and visitors can vote for their favorite products. The … Read more »

Posted in Builder Blocks, Building Components, Construction Industry News, Events, Fasteners, Frame Building Expo, In the Industry, Industry Honors, New Products, Post Frame Products, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged best on the block, builder block, Leland Industries, Sno Gem, SnoGem, snow gem, snowgem, Triangle Fastener, ufp, universal forest products, Valspar | Leave a comment

OSHA to hold national stand-down for fall prevention in construction

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is having a national safety stand-down from June 2 to 6 to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls, which account for the highest number … Read more »

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Virginia Tech course addresses post-frame design issues

A May 21-22 short course at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., will address a number of wood-frame design topics to include several that directly relate to post-frame building design. “Advanced Design Topics in Wood Construction Engineering” will offer a buffet … Read more »

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