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AWC Releases Seven Updated EPDs

Leesburg, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has released seven updated cradle-to-gate, industry-wide environmental product declarations (EPDs) for wood products. These third-party verified updates replace the 2013 editions previously available for use in determining the environmental footprint of the industry’s principal products, as well as with green building rating systems and...

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AWC Statement on EPA Proposal to Balance Benefits and Costs of Air Quality Regulations

WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of the “Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in the Clean Air Act Rulemaking Process.” The proposal seeks a 45-day comment period on ensuring that all future significant regulations promulgated...

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IPC to Help Grow Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo, Contracted to Manage Event Beginning in 2021

Bannockburn, Ill., USA, June 3, 2020 – To help add new benefits, attract more attendees, increase exhibitor participation and cultivate a higher level of training, education and engagement seminars for guests and participants, IPC has been selected to manage the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) in Milwaukee for the years 2021 to 2025. EWPTE, held annually at the Wisconsin...

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York's Tooling Dynamics President Ty Berkey Named to Board of Directors for Regional Manufacturers' Association

(York, Pa.) – Tyson Berkey, president and COO of Tooling Dynamics LLC of York, was recently named to the Board of Directors of The Manufacturers’ Association, a multi-county regional trade association providing services and benefits to member-companies in manufacturing and logistics throughout southcentral PA and northcentral MD.  As President of Tooling Dynamics, Berkey provides strategic...

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PPI Announces Building & Construction Divison Management Committee Changes

IRVING, Texas - May 27, 2020 - The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced today that its Building & Construction Division (BCD) has elected Kate Olinger of Uponor North America to division chair and Christian Herrild of Teel Plastics to vice chair. Olinger, who will also represent the division on the PPI Board of Directors for the next two years, takes over from Rich Houle of Reliance...

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ASABE Safety Standard for Agricultural Front Loaders Revised

St. Joseph, Michigan — The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has completed a revision to ANSI/ASAE S583.2, Safety for Agricultural Front-End Loaders. The standard, which specifies safety requirements for the design and construction of agricultural front-end loaders (front loaders) designed to be mounted on standard, agricultural wheeled tractors, was revised to...

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GPA Midstream Recognizes DCP Midstream with Environmental Excellence, Energy Conservation Awards

TULSA, Okla., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The GPA Midstream Association today announces DCP Midstream is the recipient of two honors, the Environmental Excellence Award and the Award for Energy Conservation. Both are annual distinctions recognizing companies that demonstrate outstanding initiative in implementing programs and projects within those respective areas in the midstream sector. DCP...

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ASABE Revises Classification Code for Farm and Agricultural Injuries

ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN— The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard for classifying farm and agricultural injuries. The revision, ASAE S575.3 MAY2020, Farm and Agricultural Injury Classification (FAIC) Code, provides a more modern and consistent means of classification to individuals assigning codes, regardless of their knowledge of agricultural...

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ABC Economist: From All Systems Go to a Deep Recession in One Month

WASHINGTON, May 15—Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu warned the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak would be quite different for the nonresidential construction industry compared to previous recessions, according to an economic outlook published in Construction Executive magazine. Normally, construction backlog, which stood at 8.2 months in...

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