Simpson Strong-Tie announced the expansion of its Construction Trades Support program with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley. Formerly held once a year, program events will now take place twice yearly, with an expanded agenda that includes hands-on activities in the plumbing and electrical trades.
Employees of national home remodeler give back during the holidays through the company’s sixth annual “Power of Giving” program
January 1, 2023
Power Home Remodeling donated over 366,000 goods, ranging from food to personal care items, and provided over 1,200 volunteer hours to deserving nonprofits across the country for their annual Power of Giving initiative. This year’s monumental donation is a 384 percent increase compared to 2021.
The company continues to grow its independent service operations across the nation
November 3, 2022
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, is expanding its network of Authorized Service Providers in the United States to provide equipment repair, warranty, maintenance, inspections, parts and other support services nationwide to JLG customers, no matter where their equipment is working. JLG’s independent service operations are available to complete service work on all makes and models of equipment within their defined territories.
Program is part of the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance strategy that aims to support a more sustainable world
October 16, 2022
Stanley Black & Decker has announced a partnership with TerraCycle, an international recycling leader, to encourage customers to recycle home appliances and tools containing integral lithium-ion batteries. The program accepts tools from several Stanley Black & Decker brands, including DEWALT.
Certification provides state and federal technical assistance, eligibility for historic preservation grants
September 1, 2022
The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office announced today that the city of Pontiac in Oakland County has been accepted to the Certified Local Government program, following confirmation from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
To honor a century-long heritage of responsibility and highlight innovative ESG-related enhancements and initiatives, USG partnered with 50,000feet to launch the global brand’s corporate sustainability program.
The American Concrete Institute has hired Dean A. Frank to develop programs to assist in supporting the use of nonmetallic reinforcement and reducing carbon emissions in the concrete construction industry. Frank will initially be working primarily with NEU: An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, assisting in the development of assessment, validation and certification programs as identified by NEU.
Firestop systems serve as critical safeguards against the spread of heat, fire, gases or smoke through breaches in floors and walls. The UL-ULC Qualified Firestop Contractor Program was developed to establish a measurable international standard for installation quality and safety among Firestop Contractors worldwide.