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  • News July 2017 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: See how SMACNA is working on your behalf. Check out our 2017 Mid-Year Report. Are you your employees’ champion? Now available: SMACNA’s updated “Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual.” New market? NHF analyzes risk. 2017 safety winners announced.


  • News Reminder: Federal contractors required to provide paid sick leave 

    Federal contractors need to be prepared to comply with the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.” The rule, established by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division, went into effect for most federal contracts entered into on or after Jan. 1, 2017. 


  • News New market? NHF analyzes risk

    The New Horizons Foundation’s (NHF) new, easy-to-use, market-entry decision framework is designed to help contractors make a rational analysis of business opportunities when they arise. It is also tailored to the specific needs of SMACNA members. Using this system will increase the probability of success.


  • News Updated “Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual” available

    The second edition of SMACNA's “Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual” is now available. The 228-page book is an authoritative resource that design engineers, industrial engineering departments, pollution control authorities, FRP manufacturers, and installation contractors can rely upon for the proper selection, manufacture, and installation of FRP duct systems.


  • News SMACNA recognizes 2017 winners for safety excellence

    Each year, SMACNA congratulates its members for their outstanding performance in occupational safety and health through SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP). With increased participation from last year, the 2017 safety survey results show that safety and health continues to be a high priority for SMACNA contractors.


  • News 2017 Mid-Year Report: SMACNA Working for You

    This special Mid-Year Report features what SMACNA has achieved as well as the valuable array of products and services developed especially for our members. 


  • News June 2017 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: Learn how SMACNA members take their message to Capitol Hill. Canadian firms recognized for safety excellence. New edition of “Round Industrial Duct Construction Standards” available. A good partnership is worth its weight in gold.


  • News SMACNA recognizes Canadian firms for safety excellence

    Once again SMACNA is proud to recognize our Canadian member companies for their outstanding safety and health performance.


  • News National Issues Conference: Contractors team up to engage Congress on tough issues

    SMACNA contractors made a difference for the industry at the recent CEA National Issues Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 194 specialty contractors joined forces with four construction associations at the Georgetown Marriott and law offices of Hogan Lovells, where they learned about the current political climate on pension reform, health care, and regulatory issues.


  • News President's Column: A good partnership is worth its weight in gold

    Labor/management partnerships can be powerful tools. When they work, nothing is better. We can soar to new heights seeking work that is challenging and mutually rewarding.


  • News “Round Industrial Duct Construction Standards,” 3rd edition, now available

    The revised “Round Industrial Duct Construction Standards,” 3rd edition, 2013, an American National Standard, ANSI/SMACNA 005-2013, is now available. SMACNA members will receive an email shortly with instructions on how to receive their gratis copy.


  • Construction Employers Commemorate Infrastructure Week

    The Construction Employers of America today joined with the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus to commemorate Infrastructure Week 2017, a nationwide effort to educate policy leaders and advocate for immediate investment in all forms of domestic infrastructure.


  • News May 2017 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: What’s on SMACNA leaders’ minds? | SMACNA embraces initiative to save lives | Health care, infrastructure top Capitol Hill agenda | “Communicate, Commit, Deliver” with Partners in Progress | Get out in front of virtual design



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