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Glazier certification test demonstrated

North American Contractor Certification beta tested its Architectural Glass and Metal Technician test Aug. 15 in Buffalo, N.Y., in front of experts from Finishing Trades Institute and some curious onlookers from Canada. Michael Fitzgerald of FTI walked the group through the proposed test and took questions and suggestions.

Oldcastle rebrands as CRH

Since 1978, Oldcastle has operated in North America, when our parent company CRH, made its first acquisition here.
CRH is headquartered in Ireland and has been around for almost 50 years. As one of the world’s leading names in our industry, CRH is recognized for excellence in building materials, known for operational and environmental performance, corporate social responsibility, innovative building solutions, and sustainable construction.

GlassBuild America announces three new speaker programs

GlassBuild America attendees will benefit from three special presentations just added to the program for Thursday, September 13.

IGMA Summer Conference - Report from the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Committee

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance held its Summer Conference on July 31 through August 2 in Vancouver. The event attracted over 100 insulating glass fabricators for three days of informative presentations and discussion.

New sales, technical contacts at Saand

Saand has announced three personnel moves in its organization. The Toronto-based fabricator ships glass across North America from five production facilities.
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How fire-rated glass can contribute to a sustainable project seeking LEED certification

A recent Vancouver Native Housing Society (VNHS) mixed-use project—Broadway+Fraser—in partnership with BC Housing, the City of Vancouver, and Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC)2—provides a look at how fire-rated glass can contribute to a sustainable ‘green’ project seeking LEED certification. » Learn More
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Conversation with Nathalie Thibault, IGMA president

Glass Canada sat down with Nathalie Thibault of Prelco, Insulating Glass Manufacters Alliance president, at the recent Summer Conference in Vancouver for a quick talk about the conference and the future direction of the association. » Learn More


August 23, 2018
Location: Lacombe, Alta.
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September 12-14, 2018
Location: Las Vegas
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RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium

September 13, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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