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SEPT. 2006 | VOL. 36 ISSUE 9

COLUMNS

Focus

Workers' compensation trends reflect the economy.

Flashings

Information about U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez’s speech to NRCA’s board of directors is available, as well as an interview with John Embow, vice president of Grove Roofing Services Inc., Buffalo, N.Y.

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Manual Elements

Learn how to weatherproof a valley.

Tech Today

Field test methods for low-slope membrane roof systems in hurricane-prone regions may not be reliable.

Safe Solutions

Lead materials require careful removal and installation.

Capitol Hill

Republican leaders are trying to find legislative "blends" to ensure passage of popular proposals.

Workplace

Family meetings are vital for the success of family-owned businesses.

As I was saying ...

We must remind our elected officials about the importance of immigration reform.

DEPARTMENTS

FEATURES

Metal roofing is cool - Metal roof systems can offer contractors cool roofing options

Metal roofing is cool

Metal roof systems can offer contractors cool roofing options


Mad about metal

A look at steep-slope metal shingle and shingle panel products




Under pressure - CUBIMSA reroofs a Mexico plant that was damaged by explosions

Under pressure

CUBIMSA reroofs a Mexico plant that was damaged by explosions