Articles by Kelly Faloon

CCA Members Think Lean

Think of it as a diet for your company. That's the thought behind “lean construction” - eliminating waste and wasteful practices from your business - and the subject of the keynote presentation at the Fall 2005 Construction Contractors Alliance meeting, Oct. 12-14, Atlanta.
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Women In HVACR Convenes Second Meeting

Nashville, Tenn., was the location for the second Women In HVACR conference, Sept. 13-14. The conference kicked off with a cocktail reception, then launched into a full day of educational seminars and speakers.
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Recruiting For The Trades Series<br>Young Recruits

In the final part of this series on recruiting future workers for the construction trades, we focus on how to attract young people and students into the industry.
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Tucson Plumbing's Triple Play

How this plumbing company took a proactive approach for its future.
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Recruiting For The Trades Series<br>Women In Plumbing Revisited

Part 2 of this series continues the discussion of finding new avenues to recruit future workers. While the first part dealt with immigrant/ethnic workers, this installment concerns recruiting women into the industry.
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Proactive Steps To Stop Counterfeit Goods

Trade groups are working in national and international arenas to help stop the spread of fake products.
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The 2005 Pipe Trades Giants

It was a very good year ...
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2005 CLEAN WATER REPORT<p>Protecting The Public Health

How one plumber meshed water treatment services into his vision of the plumbing profession.
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California Apprenticeship Council Decertified

An administrative law judge on April 22, 2005, upheld the decertification of the California Apprenticeship Council, effectively stripping its right to certify apprentices. The approval process will now be handled at the federal level.
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Computer-Savvy Contractors<br>An exclusive software survey from <i>Plumbing & Mechanical</i>

More and more plumbing and heating service companies are computerizing their businesses, especially office management systems.
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