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NDA adds new members to board of directors
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The National Demolition Association announces the addition of four new demolition professionals to its 2012-2013 board of directors. Click here to see who the four new board members are. More



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NDA returns to Opryland
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The NDA will be returning to the site of one of its most successful conventions, Gaylord's Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn., for its 42nd Annual Convention, March 21-25, 2015. One of the nation's premier convention destination Gaylord's Opryland has over 3,100 rooms, a massive glass-enclosed atrium with shops and restaurants, and a terrific convention center for the world's largest exhibition of demolition products, equipments and services. The NDA plans to utilize Gaylord's steamboat, the General Jackson, for its Opening Night Celebration on March 22, 2015. There will also be a major country music concert in Opryland's Presidential Ballroom on March 23. The association's 28th Annual Golf Tournament will be onsite at Opryland's Gaylord Springs course March 21, 2015. Gaylord's Ryman Convention hall will be open March 22, 23 and 24 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. to allow the NDA's Associate members to showcase their products and services to the demolition industry. More

NDA names 6 2012 scholarship winners
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National Demolition Association presented college scholarships to six deserving students at the 39th Annual National Demolition Association Convention in Las Vegas. The NDA has recognized exemplary students with scholarships for more than 10 years. "We're pleased to present these scholarships to students who have demonstrated a commitment to serve the local community while maintaining a high level of academic achievement," said Michael R. Taylor, CAE, executive director of the association. More

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NDA Member-Get-A-Member Program
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The best indicator of a vibrant, service-oriented association is a growing membership base. The Member Services Committee of the board of directors of the NDA believes now is the time to recruit new members to our organization. Therefore, the committee has developed its exciting new Member-Get-A-Member program that provides valuable incentives for our current members to assist the NDA in attracting new members. More

  Industry News


Pittsburgh's Civic Arena project nears completion
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The demolition of a unique building in Pittsburgh is nearing its completion, marking the end of more than 50 years of events that totaled more than 7,000. Piece by piece over the last nine months, the Mellon Arena came down. The demolition project, which called for full demolition, abatement and site grading of the arena, began Aug. 8, 2011. Sustainability has been a major emphasis in the project. More



Glass, steel and aluminum create warm welcome at 1 World Trade Center
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This is the first rendering of how the base of 1 World Trade Center will look up close — a shimmering, richly textured facade on four sides of glass, stainless steel and aluminum. While bickering goes on over the iconic office tower's crown, its street-level face is just as vital — not only to Condé Nast employees who will move in by 2015, but to the millions of visitors to the 16-acre WTC site. More

WasteExpo: Many factors at play in C&D recycling
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Attendees of the 2012 WasteExpo learned about what factors are driving C&D recycling during a session titled, Construction & Demolition Debris: Processing Trends. Kenny Lark, director of strategic business for Waste Management's Construction Solutions segment discussed the strides the Houston-based company has made in this area over the past several years. More

Kubota's 10 commandments of safety — Tractor and heavy equipment
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Today's tech tools — like cellphones, music devices or tablets — are "tractor distractors" and are unsafe to use while operating heavy equipment. June 24-30 is the National Safety Council's Safe Driving Week and Kubota is helping to encourage and emphasize limiting distractions while driving heavy equipment and tractors. More



Construction sheds 28,000 jobs in May, but jobless rate dips
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Construction's May unemployment figures show a tale of two indicators: The industry lost 28,000 jobs in the month, but its jobless rate edged down to 14.2 percent from April's 14.5 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The total jobs lost in May represent the largest monthly decline in two years, said Ken Simonson, Associated General Contractors chief economist. More

Ohio communities receive $1 million for recycling
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More than $1 million will be distributed between 23 Ohio communities to design and establish projects to collect or process recyclable materials. The money comes from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Recycling and Litter Prevention. More

Construction materials prices rise moderately in April
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The construction industry is finally seeing some relief in building materials inflation. Recent declines in energy prices are leading to lower prices for some materials and slower increases for others. Less than stellar increases in both residential and nonresidential construction activity are also keeping the lid on prices. Among major categories seeing price declines in April besides energy products were iron and steel scrap, gypsum products, extruded aluminum rod, and copper and copper products. More

Report shows small business hiring down
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U.S. small businesses added 40,000 new jobs in May, according to a report by payroll processing firm Intuit. That number, however, is a third lower than the number of workers hired in April, with firms also trimming hours for those on their payrolls. According to the Intuit survey — technically the Small Business Revenue Index and the Small Business Employment Index — the average workweek for small business employees shrank by 42 minutes. More


 
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