August 19, 2008 | Vol 3, Num 33
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e-Poll
In China, which do you believe is the most impressive use of glass?
National Stadium
China Central Television
National Centre for the Performing Arts


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National Stadium


China Central Television


National Centre for the Performing Arts

Due to high fuel costs I have:

More than one of these options

38%

Instituted higher surcharges

20%

None of these options

13%

Added GPS systems to my trucks

11%

Developed more efficient delivery plans

11%

Am keeping existing trucks longer

8%


 

 

News to know

What’s your favorite place in Vegas?

GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window and Door Expo is back in Las Vegas.

The glass industry seems to spend a lot of time in Sin City. GlassBuild America takes place there every other year. This year alone, Glass Week and the Building Envelope Contractors Conference went back to back there and plan to do so again in 2009. The Glass Fabrication & Glazing Education Conference also met in Vegas.

With so many places to go, including restaurants, shows, sports bars and casinos, it’s always nice to get a recommendation for someone. And that’s where you come in.

Have you had a great meal in Vegas, seen a fantastic show, found a great sports bar to watch and wager, or have a favorite casino? Send an e-mail to mslovick@glass.org with your picks and comments, and I’ll compile a list of favorites for the issue of Glass Magazine that will be available at GlassBuild America.



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Product spotlight


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Risk tip of the week

Substance abuse impacts the workplace
When just one worker has a problem with substance abuse, it can impact the workplace in so many ways that are costly for the employer. ... read more

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Project news

Graphic film decorates and protects Heathrow Airport terminal glass

“With the tight deadlines set by our clients and a fluid design requirement, we were able to convert designs into installed printed films sometimes within 24 hours."—Francisco Serrano, managing director, Vitrafol Ltd.

Read more about this Great Glazing here.

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