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Associated Builders and Contractors Publishes their 2019 Construction Economic Outlook

Associated Builders and Contractors predicts that the construction industry will stay strong financially in 2019. Their report cites job growth, high backlog and healthy infrastructure investment as good for the industry. They also discuss how low unemployment is affecting the industry by creating a workforce shortage of an estimated 500,000 positions, leading to increased compensation costs.

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ABC Releases U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data for the Month of September

Associated Builders and Contractor’s analysis on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows an increase in the prices for inputs to construction by 0.3 percent. According to the analysis the prices of nonresidential construction inputs rose by 0.4 percent when compared to the previous month. The prices of crude petroleum and natural gas are increased by 8.7 and 1.1 percent, respectively on a monthly...

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Amsterdam Conference Discusses on ASTM Global Drone Standards

The ASTM International leaders participated in European Aviation Safety Agency's High Level Conference on Drones in Amsterdam for discussing about ASTM’s global drone standards. These standards include remote identification and UAS traffic management (UTM) that support civilian low-altitude airspace operations. The ASTM committee has published standards that support airworthiness, flight...

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SIA Elects Sanjay Mehrotra as Its 2019 Chair

The Semiconductor Industry Association elects Sanjay Mehrotra President and CEO of Micron Technology, Inc. as 2019 chair and Keith Jackson (President, CEO, and Director of ON Semiconductor) as 2019 vice chair. Mehrotra joined Micron in May 2017 after career at SanDisk Corporation and held a bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University...

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IPC Conducts Seminar on Women Progress in Workplace Equality

The IPC announces the speech of Dr. Cortney Baker at the APEX EXPO Women in Electronics reception on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:00-7:00 p.m. She makes a keynote on Closing the Gender Gap and Conquering the Mythical Glass Ceiling. Baker will discuss the challenges faced by the women when advancing the careers and strategies to implement to overcome the challenges. The show is sponsored by...

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PCA Elects Tom Beck and Ron Henley as 2019 Board of Directors Leadership

The Portland Cement Association elects Tom Beck as Chairman of the PCA Board of Directors and Ron Henley as Vice Chairman. They were elected at the CA Board Meeting on Oct. 30. The board of directors plays role in determining legislative, regulatory and business priorities of the association. Beck previously served as Senior Vice president at Continental Cement from 1996 to 2013. Ron Henley had...

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AMI Organizes Conference on Breathable Films Conference

The Breathable Films 2019 Conference is organized by AMI taking place in Berlin, 27 - 28 February 2019. This conference provides expert analysis and debate from entire supply chain to evaluate the trends, challenges and opportunities facing the breathable films. It include sessions on innovations in production technology, improving film quality through control and assessment, next generation...

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SAE International Releases New Edition of the Counterfeit Parts in the Aviation Supply Chain Book

The SAE International announces the second edition of Counterfeit Parts in the Aviation Supply Chain. The book describes about the insights of reality happening in world of supply chains, quality monitoring and testing, counterfeiting mitigation and avoidance strategy. It focuses on the consequences of weak supply-chain monitoring and how costs, reliability and reputation that are impacted by...

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