Articles by Paula Liegl

$4.7 M Granted for Safety and Health Training

September 7, 2000
OSHA will be accepting grant proposals to support nonprofit organizations target immigrant, contingent, and other vulnerable workers, small business employers and employees, and workers in jobs with high-risk activities or hazards, such as the construction industry.
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PPFA Revises Specification Sheets

August 30, 2000
The Plastics Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA) has released newly revised and updated versions of its specification sheets.
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Seismic Restraint Manual Receives Approval

August 30, 2000
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced that the Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors National Association’s (SMACNA) “Seismic Restraint Manual; Guidelines for Mechanical Systems” has been approved.
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ASHRAE Revises Standard for Liquid Coolers

August 30, 2000
ASHRAE has revised its standard for rating liquid coolers.
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Government Contractors Speak Out on Bid Shopping

August 30, 2000
The Construction Quality Assurance Act of 2000 (H.R. 4012) would protect subcontractors performing work in the federal construction market from things like “bid shopping.”
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Little Giant Acquires Interon

August 24, 2000
Little Giant Pump has acquired Interon.
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Bill Addresses 'Bid Shopping'

August 24, 2000
The Mechanical-Electrical-Sheet Metal Alliance brought testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives in favor of H.R. 4012, the “Construction Quality Assurance Act of 2000.”
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Rehau, Sid Harvey Link Up Lines

August 23, 2000
Sid Harvey Industries has announced a cooperative initiative with Rehau.
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Cephren Expands ASA Partnerships

August 23, 2000
Cephren announced an industry partnership with the American Subcontractors Association.
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Hvac Engineering, Controls Firms Merge

August 23, 2000
Steven Winter Associates has merged with Fairfield Automation, Systems & Technologies LLC.
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