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February 27, 2019

Australia’s Ellis Air is Heating Up Melbourne’s Tallest Building

Melbourne’s new residential super-skyscraper, Australia 108 is the tallest residential building in the Southern Hemisphere — and SMACNA member Ellis Air helping to make it a reality.

March 6, 2019

SMACNA Celebrates Women in Construction

SMACNA National, as well as many members and chapters, celebrated the week by highlighting the efforts and contributions of their female members and employees.

February 27, 2019

International HVAC Market has Similarities, Differences from U.S.

SMACNews toured the world of HVAC and sheet metal machinery speaking with representatives who work in Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Europe.

February 27, 2019

From the President - How the World Shapes Our Outlook

As I travel this year, I have found almost all contractors are focused on their local markets and near-term business outlooks. But the more I travel, the more I also notice the outside world impacting contractors in our space.

February 27, 2019

Characteristics of Great Leaders

This issue of SMACNews has a focus on international trends in 2019 and beyond. In 2018, I worked with leaders from Latin America, Europe, Canada, Australia, and Southeast Asia.

February 13, 2019

Meet N.Y. SMACNA Contractor: Gentlemen Sheet Metal

Learn how this small but mighty sheet metal shop has stayed in business for nearly 40 years by valuing great work first and the dedication of their employees.

February 21, 2019

New Lean Contract Doc Discount

The Lean Construction Addendum CD305, published by the ConsensusDocs Coalition, uses lean tools and processes without an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) agreement.

February 27, 2019

School Energy Efficiency: Everyone Wins

Once again SMACNA is encouraging Congress to pass legislation that promotes energy efficiency and healthy indoor learning environments.

February 6, 2019

New Silica Compliance Tool

OSHA has created a new webpage to help employers comply with the agency’s standard on worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica for construction.

February 13, 2019

Announcing SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention

Join your fellow SMACNA members as they gather to celebrate the action-packed, culmination of SMACNA’s 75th anniversary October 20-23 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas.

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March 20, 2019

How to Write for the Web

In 2006, the Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g) published one of the most cited eyetracking studies focusing on how people read on the web.

March 20, 2019

Recap of SMACNA’s 2019 Association Leadership Meeting

New for 2019, chapter executives were invited to join chapter presidents, presidents-elects, vice presidents, and SMACNA national staff at the SMACNA Association Leadership Meeting.

March 20, 2019

Foreigner to be headline entertainment at 2019 Annual Convention

SMACNA proudly announces that the 2019 Annual Convention headline entertainment act is one of the best-selling bands of all time, FOREIGNER.

March 20, 2019

Partners in Progress: Partnership through Projects, Technology, Compassion

This latest issue of Partners in Progress magazine takes a look at the enduring partnerships between management and labor, collaborations that are bringing about positive change on several fronts.

March 20, 2019

SMACNA’s 2019 Collective Bargaining Orientation once again well attended and received

Held on March 12 in Dallas, TX, the 2019 Collective Bargaining Orientation had a primary goal of priming and preparing contractors and chapter executives for upcoming collective bargaining sessions.

March 13, 2019

Majestic Steel Learns How Steel is Used in Training

Representatives from Majestic Steel recently visited the 32,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, Cleveland Joint Apprenticeship Training Center (JATC) with members of SMACNA-Cleveland.

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