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    Monday, August 10, 2020
    AUTHOR Kim Slowey @kimslowey PUBLISHED Aug. 6, 2020 Construction Dive  Most contractors are resilient, riding the ups and downs of the economy and doing whatever it takes to survive. This sometimes includes taking on low-margin or even no-margin projects just to keep the cash flowing and their employees working. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has put the construction industry, like many ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Monday, August 10, 2020
    Silica, or crystalline silica, is one of the most abundant minerals on the earth, primarily found in the form of quartz. Most commonly it is found on worksites in concrete, bricks, and materials made from quartz-based rocks or sand.Hazards of Silica:Silica is hazardous when inhaled and can cause an incurable and potentially fatal lung disease known as silicosis.It can also cause lung ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Papers/Research, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article
    Tuesday, August 04, 2020
    You know it could be coming, and it might even happen within the week. When whole states are shutting down construction projects to try to slow the spread of COVID-19, it may not take long before your contracting business is affected. There are times throughout your career that you will need to suspend work on an ongoing project due to weather problems or even a contract dispute. If you have to ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Member Announcements, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Builders Corner
    Monday, July 27, 2020
    The Urban Farmer Store of Mill Valley is partnering with Marin Municipal Water District to offer two free webinar workshops to learn about the design, installation, and maintenance of a residential laundry-to-landscape graywater system. Eligible workshop participants get a $100 discount off the purchase of a graywater kit (retail cost about $175) and a loaner tool kit with the tools necessary ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Green Building - Sustainability, Member Announcements
    Monday, July 27, 2020
    Objective: To reinforce awareness of heat stress, its causes and symptoms, and steps for the prevention of heat-related illnesses. When the body is unable to cool off by sweating, heat-induced illnesses, such as heat rash, cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke can occur. These illnesses can be serious, sometimes even resulting in death.Click here to download the complete training short in ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Member Announcements, Builders Corner, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest
    Saturday, July 25, 2020
    Limpio, together with a strategic partner, developed a new product - a high-performance, anti-fluid mask that can be washed and used repeatedly. It uses medical fibers developed for wearables in response to a nationwide shortage of hygiene masks due to the spread of COVID-19.  The mask can be washed and reused up to 40 times using any home washing machine.DON'T BUY ANY MASK -  show your employees ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Education, Safety and Training, Member Announcements, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article
    Wednesday, July 22, 2020
    CONTACT: Rick Wells Chief Executive Officer                                                                          415.462.1220 rick@marinbuilders.com   Marin Builders Association, City of Novato and Marin Economic Forum Finish the Customer Experience Measurement and Improvement Program (CEMIP) In 2019 the City of Novato commissioned the Marin Builders Association in partnership with the ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research, Builders Corner, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Community
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020
    Novato, Calif. and Alameda, Calif. - July 20, 2020 - CP Lab Safety, a leading provider of workplace safety products, and Emery Pharma, a full-service contract research laboratory, announced today the launch of REVEAL, an onsite COVID-19 testing service for businesses, conducted in partnership with DiaCarta. The REVEAL service offers businesses COVID-19 RT PCR tests and antibody testing four times ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Member Announcements, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 15, 2020
    Since COVID-19 is changing lots of industries, it may be an ideal time to rethink your processes. You’ll be spending more time on certain aspects of your workflow, while others may have to go out the window entirely. But you don’t want to go back to a pattern of overpromising and under-delivering, even if that’s common in the industry. Here are a few inefficiencies you should consider, so that ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Member Announcements, Builders Corner
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