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Roofing Contractors Association Announces June 5-11 is National Roofing Week

The roof is one most important components of every structure, yet it is often taken for granted until it falls to disrepair. To raise awareness of roofs, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced National Roofing Week will take place June 5-11. National Roofing Week also promotes the good deeds of the roofing industry

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Lessons Learned from Award Winning Sustainable Design Projects

High-performance and passive design practices are being applied to projects of all types, scales and budgets In order to examine how the architectural community is evolving in regards to sustainable design practices, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) undertook an in-depth study of nearly 200 COTE Top Ten Award winning

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OSHA Updates Eye And Face Protection Standards In Final Rule

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a final rule that updates requirements for personal protective equipment for workers in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals and construction. The final rule reflects current national consensus standards, and ensures that workers can use up-to-date eye and face protection. The rule updates references in OSHA’s Eye and Face

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OSHA Announces Final Rule on Exposure to Silica Dust

On March 24, 2016 OSHA announced a final rule to improve protections for workers exposed to respirable silica dust. OSHA says the rule will curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The new rule dramatically lowers the allowable exposure to

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OSHA schedules Special Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health to discuss a draft construction version of the agency’s Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines. The meeting will be held April 25-26, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The agenda includes remarks from Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational

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Restoration Affiliates (RA) has announced its new officers for one-year terms, 2016-2017

President Ras Fenger Disaster One, Inc.   Executive Vice President Justin Sucato Carrara Companies   Treasurer Sean McCutcheon Catastrophe Services, Inc.   Past President Debbie Bogar Woodard   RA is a national network of the leading, independent, full-service disaster restoration companies in America. RA currently has 22 full members and 13 associates producing close to

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Home Builders Association Donates $15,000 to Great Circle

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2016 HBA President Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes (left) and HBCF Vice President Dave Griege of Paramount Mortgage Company (right) presented a $15,000 donation to Erica Holliam, advancement manager for Great Circle. The donation will be used to renovate and upgrade four restrooms in Great Circle’s

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‘Light it Up Blue’ in St. Louis for Autism Awareness Month

St. Louis to Join Worldwide Lighting of Structures & Landmarks Blue  Autism Awareness Month will kick off on Friday April 1, 2016 in St. Louis with landmarks and structures in the region lit blue.  The structures and landmarks will remain lit through Saturday April 2, 2016, which is World Autism Awareness Day.  On April 1,

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Growing Green Awards Celebrating 15 years of Green & Healthy Spaces!

By Becky Finch, Growing Green Awards Committee Chair  The Growing Green Awards are right around the corner! U.S. Green Building Council – Missouri Gateway Chapter is excited to host the 8thannual awards celebration on March 31 at the MOTO Museum in the Grand Center Arts District. We cannot wait to celebrate our nominees and winners

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CREW-St. Louis Honors Members, Amy Gill At Annual Awards Ceremony

The St. Louis chapter of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) honored members at its 11th Annual Networking Awards held on March 3 at The Woman’s Club. In addition to honoring members, CREW-St. Louis introduced its inaugural Woman of Influence Award. The new award recognized a female leader who has impacted the commercial real estate industry

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