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  • Resource Convention Brochure: Sneak Peek

    SMACNA’s Annual Convention printed brochure should arrive in your mailbox any day now. However, we want to give you a sneak peek at the brochure online.


  • Resource Early Bird Registration Ends July 15, So Don’t Delay

    Ready for a world of unique experiences? Your journey begins in the great outdoors of Colorado at SMACNA’s 72nd Annual Convention in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 27-30. Sign up now and get a very nice savings on your convention registration fee.


  • News Discover the latest Architectural Metal newsletter

    Learn how SMACNA contractor A. Zahner fabricated the façade for the National September 11 Museum, how Van-Mulder Sheet Metal revitalized a historic glass-walled building, how San Diego’s latticework metal dome catches the light, and more.


  • News National Issues Conference: SMACNA contractors press pension solutions in Congress

    SMACNA contractors learned the most recent developments on pension reform, energy efficiency, infrastructure, procurement, and federal workforce issues from policymakers and experts at the 2015 National Issues Conference in Washington, D.C.


  • News June 2015 SMACNews now available

    Learn how SMACNA contractors are pressing for solutions in Congress, what the newest OSHA rule means for you, how to help the DOL calculate prevailing wages, join the safety revolution, and more.


  • News Capitol Hill Update: SMACNA supports repeal of federal estate tax

    Late last month the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105), which would repeal the federal estate tax and make other important changes to the federal gift tax.


  • News OSHA releases new standard for confined spaces in construction

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to protect construction workers in confined spaces.


  • News DOL wants your help to calculate accurate prevailing wages

    “We need your assistance,” is the message David Weil, Ph.D., administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, delivered to SMACNA contractors at the Quality Construction Alliance National Issues Conference in Washington in April.


  • News President’s Column - The Safety Culture Age is here—Don’t get left behind!

    A safety revolution is happening in the construction industry and SMACNA and its labor partner, SMART, are at the forefront in leading change. Today, a basic safety program no longer cuts it. Therefore, out with the old—a safety program that focuses on OSHA compliance—and in with the new—a safety culture of management engagement, employee involvement, risk management, and empowered training. It’s win-win for everyone.


  • News Meets with: Rep. Rob Woodall of Georgia

    Georgia-SMACNA’s Buddy L. Mawyer (left), advisor to the Board of Directors, and Ginger Slaick, executive-vice president, visited with Rep. Rob Woodall (R-7th-Ga.) during the QCA National Issues Conference in Washington.


  • News May 2015 SMACNews now available

    Read about SMACNA’s victory on Capitol Hill, two new technical manuals, and the Annual Convention opening speaker who will hold you spellbound with his feats of leadership and bravery, and more.


  • New Architectural Manual Offers Quality Assurance Methods

    SMACNA's new “Architectural Sheet Metal Quality Assurance Guide,” 1st edition, is a tool for evaluating exterior sheet metal building components—roofing systems, exterior walls, flashing, copings, etc.—during initial construction and for ongoing condition assessments and maintenance.


  • SMACNA Introduces First Phenolic Duct Construction Standard

    SMACNA’s first edition of the “Phenolic Duct Construction Standard” provides basic phenolic duct fabrication and installation standards that sheet metal contractors, code officials and design engineers will find useful. It is a new American National Standard.




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