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Las Vegas Re-Opens METALCON 2020 Plans Underway Registration Opening in June

Las Vegas Re-Opens METALCON 2020 Plans Underway Registration Opening in June

Posted: May 29, 2020 | Tradewinds

As Las Vegas begins to re-open, METALCON 2020, the metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, announces new programming and educational sessions for its 30th anniversary “Build Back Better” conference and tradeshow at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Wednesday, Oct. 21 – Friday, Oct. 23, 2020.

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House-passed Bill Making Needed Improvements To Paycheck Protection Program Will Allow Construction Firms To Save More Jobs

House-passed Bill Making Needed Improvements To Paycheck Protection Program Will Allow Construction Firms To Save More Jobs

Posted: May 29, 2020 | Tradewinds

Construction Official Urges Senate and White House to Quickly Pass and Sign Into Law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, Noting the Measure Provides Greater Relief to Hard-Hit Industry

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Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

Posted: May 29, 2020 | Tradewinds

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for April was $8.2 billion, down 7 percent year-over-year from new business volume in April 2019. Volume was down 8 percent month-to-month from $8.9 billion in March. Year-to-date, cumulative new business volume was up 10 percent compared to 2019.

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In a Positive Sign, New Home Sales Hold Steady in April

In a Positive Sign, New Home Sales Hold Steady in April

Posted: May 29, 2020 | Tradewinds

In a sign that the housing market is stabilizing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 0.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 623,000 units in April, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The April rate is 6.2 percent lower than the April 2019 pace.

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A Pandemic Doesn’t Change the Need to Engage Communities

A Pandemic Doesn’t Change the Need to Engage Communities

Posted: May 29, 2020 | Tradewinds, Project Management

Even though our in-person interactions are significantly decreased with ongoing social distancing measures, project teams must still work hard to develop long-term plans and projects that respectfully engage the public and key stakeholders. This includes working with communities at the very beginning of a project to develop a long-range vision or plan and then see that vision through to construction or implementation.

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