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Problems With Man-Made Fibers in Construction

The Problem of Man-Made Fibers in Construction Man-made mineral fibers are a family of glass-like products that are non-crystalline in their makeup – as opposed to crystalline fibers like asbestos - and are produced from a combination of molten rock, molten glass, molten slag, or clay. Fiberglass in particular has become popular since the 1990s…
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Commercial Construction Truths

Commercial Truths in New Mexico One of the largest industries in New Mexico is commercial construction. In 2015, construction contributed $3 billion (3.7%) of the state’s GDP of $92 billion. Thus, construction’s contribution to GDP in the state was less than the industry’s 4.0% share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2015 totaled…
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Asbestos Management Plan

How to organize your asbestos management plan History of Asbestos Applications In the 1800s, asbestos was among one of the most popular building and commercial products utilized across a plethora of industries. Although history indicates early uses of asbestos dates back to 4000 B.C., the asbestos boom was ignited during the Industrial Revolution. Why? Simply…
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Editorial: This $16.6 million NM company started with $10k in 2004

[caption id="attachment_2579" align="alignnone" width="300"] GranCor Enterprises President, Maria Cornay[/caption] Written by Reporter: Joe Cardillo Maria Cornay has a rancher's work ethic, and it shows. Cornay, who grew up on a ranch in Folsom, about 40 miles east of Raton, founded Grancor Enterprises with her husband in 2004 with $10,000. Since then they've bumped up their revenue, to…
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