A new survey by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) finds that a large majority of Americans (83 percent) consider public buildings—schools, libraries, community centers, and parks—part of their community’s infrastructure.
The Gypsum Association (GA) announced a new brand identity with a refreshed logo. A not-for-profit trade association representing the manufacturers of gypsum panel products in the US and Canada, the Association serves as the center of expertise on the handling, storage, specification, and proper installation of this expanding family of gypsum-based sheet products.
The incoming administration’s strong focus on rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure—driven by president-elect’s proposed 10-year, $1 trillion infrastructure plan—also will spur private investments in new residential and commercial construction and a concomitant demand for cold-formed steel framing and related products, according to Kathryn Thompson, CEO of the Thompson Research Group (TRG) and leading industry observer.
Holcim (US) and Lafarge North America Inc., U.S. businesses of LafargeHolcim Ltd, a supplier of cement, aggregates, concrete and asphalt, have announced that they have selected SafeRack to be their exclusive provider of trailer loading gangways, platforms, and safety related loaded equipment for the entire U.S. marketplace.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall hazards.
Wausau Window and Wall Systems' employees celebrated the company's 60th anniversary with events recognizing past contributions and a commitment to future growth. A group photo commemorated the milestone with associates wearing shirts that say, "Proud past.... Bright future. Great people... Great products."