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Deadline for ENR Demolition Insert is September 15th
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The deadline to submit project or product stories for this year's Demolition Insert, which will run in the October 27th issue of McGraw-Hill's Engineering News-Record magazine, is Monday, September 15th. These stories should be sent to NDA Ex. Director Mike Taylor at mtaylor@demolitionassociation.com in WORD along with one or two photographs. The annual ENR Demolition Insert is one of the largest public relations efforts that the NDA undertakes each year. With a circulation of well over 250,000, ENR is one of the most read construction publications in the world and presents the Association with an outstanding opportunity to showcase the skills and products of its members. For more information about this year's ENR Demolition Insert see the attached flier.
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Tour Volvo's Headquarters & Proving Ground as part of Gettysburg Board Meeting
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The fall Board Meeting of the National Demolition Association at the Gettysburg Hotel on September 26th & 27th will include an all-day tour of Volvo Construction Equipment's new North American Headquarters and Proving Ground in nearby Shippensburg, PA on Friday, September 26th where you can test out the company's latest equipment. Bus transportation and a luncheon will be provided by Volvo.

Friday night's cocktail reception and dinner after the Volvo tour will feature a presentation about the three-day battle at Gettysburg in July of 1863. There will also be a tour of the battlefield after the Saturday Board of Directors meeting at 3:00 PM on September 27th. For more information about this program contact info@demolitionassociation.com.

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July construction employment increases in most states
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Construction firms added jobs in 39 states from July 2013 to July 2014 and in 34 states from June 2014 to July 2014, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Fridley, Minnesota, ice rink, site of 'Mighty Ducks' film, set for demolition
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The city of Fridley, Minnesota, plans to buy Columbia Arena, an abandoned ice rink dating to the 1960s, and redevelop the property. Much of Disney's "D3: The Mighty Ducks" was filmed there.

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Much-debated historic preservation ordinance to return in Alabama
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Historic preservation is an issue that has polarized the city of Fairhope, Alabama, in the past, pitting proponents of property rights against those seeking to protect historic buildings, and it will soon be back in the spotlight.
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New building simulation software
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The cloud has many implications for the construction industry, and its adoption has been high despite the industry's seeming fragmentation and project-based task challenges. Today's new improvements in functionality are a step-change in energy and comfort modeling capabilities, boosting building simulation benefits.
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Residents outraged over demoltion of historic school
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Demolition has started on the original Wheatley High School in Houston's Fifth Ward, but a group that's fighting to preserve the building claims it was misled by Houston Independent School District and thought the district had plans to try and preserve the historic building.
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What happens when you demolish a giant dam?
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Construction technology: Getting down to business
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Florida demolition price tag tops $3M
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A real estate developer has estimated it will cost $3.8 million to tear down an under utilized shopping mall and a nearby highway ramp on riverfront property near downtown Jacksonville, Florida. According to a report by the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville-based Sleiman Enterprises has given $3.8 million as the estimated cost to clear the site of the Jacksonville Landing retail center along with a nearby highway ramp.
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