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2014-02-28 23:25:40

Winners of the annual Contractor Project of the Year competition were announced today by Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes. Canton, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Winners of the annual Contractor Project of the Year competition were announced today by Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes. A winner and two finalists were recognized for outstanding workmanship in four categories: Low Slope,...

2014-02-25 12:30:43

Latest tool offers instant data logging and report creation capabilities CARROLLTON, Ga., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Southwire's Smart Tensiometer, electrical contractors can now obtain rope tension, pulling speed, pull distance and sidewall pressure data via a wireless connection, which will allow contractors to save pulling data to onboard memory, create reports and send information immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140225/CH71580 Using wireless...

2014-02-20 23:23:50

Federal Sequestration May Impact Workplace Safety Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 A recent article published by the National Safety Council should have families everywhere concerned about the safety of their loved ones. According to the article, “The ability of the federal government to create safer workplaces may be threatened. The recent automatic spending cuts known as sequestration reduced OSHA’s budget by about 5 percent. Disagreements over how to fund the federal...

2014-02-07 08:26:20

Workshops FREE to homeowners and real estate pros, and at low cost to contractors, sponsored by Dow Building Solutions, show the path to worry-free construction CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to home improvement, where do you start? New insulation, better windows, costly HVAC systems or a contractor promising everything for one low cost? And then, how do you know the work was done well, and will actually improve anything? Before you sign with a contractor, you...

2014-02-05 12:25:55

Mold remediation and mitigation of a residential or commercial building can severely alter the integrity of the property for better or worse. SI Restoration, a respected leader in the mold remediation industry since 1989, has published ten benefits of hiring certified mold contractors as opposed to general restoration contractors. MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When mold strikes a residential or commercial property, time is of the essence in order to preserve the...

2014-02-04 08:37:21

Annual Awards Recognize Firms for Excellence in Commercial and Industrial Roofing Installations INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" portfolio of products, announced today 251 firms across the country earned the 2014 Master Contractor Award. From within the network of more than 3,000 Firestone Building Products Red Shield(TM) Licensed Roofing Contractors, these...

2014-01-30 23:25:30

New industry white paper focuses on the importance of contractor, supplier, and vendor screening. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 eVerifile announced today the publication of a new industry white paper, “A Buyer’s Guide: Contractor, Supplier, and Vendor Screening.” The white paper provides key information for company leaders who are seeking comprehensive workforce screening programs for their organizations. eVerifile’s white paper is designed to serve as a resource for...

2014-01-29 23:25:45

BROWZ LLC will host a free webinar entitled, Employee-Level Management in the Supply Chain, on February 6, 2014 at 12:00pm EST. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 BROWZ LLC will host a free webinar entitled, Employee-Level Management in the Supply Chain, on February 6, 2014 at 12:00pm EST. The webinar will cover why managing the employees of your contractors is critical, what information is important to track, and a live demonstration of BROWZ capabilities to capture and manage...

2014-01-28 16:28:51

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contractors bidding on public sector jobs understand that in order to win bids they need to maximize efficiencies, reduce costs and maintain compliance. Fringe Benefit Group's prevailing wage benefit plan, The Contractors Plan, helps government contractors, like those working on Davis-Bacon Act and Service Contract Act jobs, stay compliant with government regulations and bid more competitively while providing quality benefits to their employees....

2014-01-23 23:29:50

Family-owned Monrovia CA heating & air conditioning contractor celebrates 33 years of success. Monrovia, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the founding of General Heating & Air Conditioning, a family-owned heating and air conditioning contractor in Monrovia CA. Since 1981, General Heating & Air Conditioning has been providing superior service to residential and commercial property owners needing to purchase, install, repair, or maintain their...