Industry News


GVCA Recognizes Construction Excellence

(Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA), 5/6/2014)

The Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA) has recognized outstanding construction projects undertaken by its members with presentation of its 2014 Building Excellence Awards.

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Sprinklers key for building safety: study

(Daily Commercial News, 2/2/2014)

A recent study showing that the type of building construction material used did not affect the increased likelihood of a fire spreading, injuries and death — as long as the buildings were equipped with sprinklers, was well-received by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC).

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Sprinklers Saved Life of Laconia Man Smoking While on Oxygen

(UnionLeader, 01/29/2012)

The Laconia man engulfed in flames when his portable medical oxygen tank ignited when he apparently fell asleep drinking and smoking remains in a Boston hostpital Sunday with second and possibly third-degree burns, the fire chief said.

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Fire Sprinklers Credited for Saving Lives

(Keloland TV, 02/02/2012)

Fire investigators credit a 40-year-old sprinkler system with saving countless lives this week. A kitchen fire broke out in the tallest apartment in downtown Sioux Falls and as if it hadn't been for the decades old equipment, the outcome could have been a lot worse.

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