Articles Tagged with ''construction industry''

The Affordable Care Act conundrum

Plumbing and heating contractors are concerned about how the law defines a small business.
By Kelly Faloon
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Earlier this month, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act went into effect, requiring nearly all Americans to have minimum health-insurance coverage. Employers were required to give all their employees a notice of coverage options by Oct. 1, which also is the date when the individual and small-business health insurance exchanges opened for enrollment.  


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New column to focus on economic issues

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Plumbing & Mechanical this month welcomes new columnist Morris Beschloss, who will give PM readers his views on economic issues that affect the construction industry.


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2013’s construction warm spots

Upswings include health care, multifamily, casinos and prisons
By Bob Miodonski
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When industry consultant FMI released its 2013 U.S. Markets Construction Overview just before last November’s election, it was with the idea that Republicans could control both houses of Congress.


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Looking into the future

2013 construction industry apprehensive as Obama II beckons
By Morris Beschloss
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With the second Obama presidency secured for four more years, the construction industry, specifically the depressed housing sector, is taking a wait-and-watch attitude before projecting definitive commitments for 2013 growth potential.


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Adapt to find work in 2012

By Bob Miodonski
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‘Being a low-cost producer is not as easy as simply being cheap.’
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2014 Truck of the Month

PM has featured so many great plumbing service trucks! See plenty of them here in our Truck Of The Month Archives page. Are you proud of your truck? Go to our Truck of the Month page to find out how your service truck could be chosen!

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Free Webinar: Acoustical Isolation

HOLDRITE will be hosting a free webinar for Acoustical Isolation on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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2014 August

2014 August

In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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