Construction Safety is Important this is why It’s Friday and while some of these may be funny others are not. This is a reminder that we do need to be very careful at our construction sites and especially when working with large machinery.  

Your Email Signature is All Wrong

PSMJ Resources, Inc. – by David Whitemyer, AIA – Most professionals receive between 50 and 100 emails each day. In addition to making your subject line clear and your email body brief and to-the-point, your signature should look mature and not distracting. Here are a few tips on fixing your email signature. 

What If The Golden Gate Bridge Had Been Hot-Dip Galvanized? – By Philip G. Rahrig, Executive Director, American Galvanizers Association – An iconic landmark known worldwide since its opening in 1937 is the 4,200 foot-long main span Golden Gate Bridge, connecting Fort Point in San Francisco to Marin County. Its name actually comes from the body of treacherous water over which it crosses, originally named …

Effective Sales Strategies for Contractors

Lewis & Knopf CPAs, PC – In competing for jobs, many contractors tend to underestimate and undersell their firm’s strengths. It’s not difficult to understand why: Selling doesn’t come naturally to most contractors. Sales skills tend to be regarded as “soft” skills and viewed as much less important than craft or estimating skills.

VisionAIR5 vertical axis wind turbines installed on Eiffel Tower

UGE – February 15, 2015 – In partnership with the Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (SETE), UGE International has installed two VisionAIR5 vertical axis wind turbines on the Eiffel Tower as part of a high-profile renovation

A sheet metal shop crumples from weight of snow

As many of you know we have been getting crushed with snow the last 30 days and most significantly in the last 14 days here in Boston. Many of us on the METALCON team have contemplated moving our offices to Tampa since the weather is right and well METALCON will be there in October. This …

Watch and Close: 8 Videos That Show How to Close a Sales Deal

Our partners at Hubspot recently posted a great piece on closing a sales deal. Specifically they discussed a few of the different methods and also showed some videos. We felt this would be a good piece to share with your sales staff, you may even learn something new, I know we did. January 8, 2015 …