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Building Trades Recovery Week: Coming Together to Save Lives

Building Trades Recovery Week: Coming Together to Save Lives

| June 18, 2019

In the third installment of High-Profile’s focus on the opioid epidemic in construction, Anastasia Barnes welcomed Tom S. Gunning to the Build Better Podcast. Gunning is the director of labor relations for the Building Trade Employers’ Association (BTEA) and the organizer of the Building Trades Recovery Week that took place in Boston from April 29 […]

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Publisher’s Message: June 2019

Publisher’s Message: June 2019

| June 6, 2019

It’s June, which means it’s our annual healthcare facilities focus!  We start off our healthcare section with Emily Langner’s article on the takeaways from this year’s Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) annual conference.  Read Emily’s full report on page 14. I’d like to call special attention to our Build Better podcast pages.  As most of you know, […]

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Metro Walls Now Offers Acoustical Ceilings

Metro Walls Now Offers Acoustical Ceilings

| May 31, 2019

Manchester, NH – Metro Walls, a  commercial drywall and framing firm, announced the launch of its Acoustical Ceiling division. With this new division, Metro is able to offer quality installations of acoustical ceilings, wood ceilings, Tectum, acoustical wall panels, and much more to its customers. “We are excited to offer these additional services to our […]

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Suffolk Launches Program for Veterans

Suffolk Launches Program for Veterans

| May 31, 2019

Boston – Building contractor Suffolk recently announced its new Veteran Hard Hat Program. Suffolk will honor all of its employees who have served or are actively serving in the military by providing them with an American flag-inspired hard hat, ensuring that the company’s pride in its veterans is visible at Suffolk job sites across the […]

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Funding Fights Housing Discrimination

| May 31, 2019

Boston – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is awarding an additional $1.2 million under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program to support the efforts of 11 organizations to educate the public and housing providers about their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act. Wayfinders, Inc. of Springfield is one […]

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Inspecting, Testing and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems

Inspecting, Testing and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems

| May 30, 2019

Submitted to High-Profile by Peter Gibbons, business manager, Local 550 Sprinkler Fitters and Apprentices Massachusetts has some of the best fire sprinkler laws in the country to protect its citizens from death by fire. But like any life safety equipment, fire sprinkler systems must be inspected, tested and maintained so that they properly operate in […]

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N.H. Companies Donate to Theatre Group

N.H. Companies Donate to Theatre Group

| May 30, 2019

Portsmouth, NH – A truckload of assorted furnishings donated by XSS Hotels and Colwen Hotel Management of Manchester and Portsmouth was delivered recently to the Seacoast Repertory Theatre on 125 Bow St. in Portsmouth. The delivery consisted of approximately 12 chairs and sofas that were offered to the theatre by the development partners Leo Xarras […]

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Annual MHA Conference Provides Education, Inspiration

Annual MHA Conference Provides Education, Inspiration

| May 30, 2019

by Emily Langner On May 17, the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) held its Annual Design, Operations, and Construction Conference in Burlington, Mass. The purpose of the conference is to give hospital facilities leaders and architecture, design, and construction professionals working in the health care space an opportunity to learn about some of the […]

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McCarthy Appointed President & CEO

McCarthy Appointed President & CEO

| May 30, 2019

Auburn, MA – R.H. White Companies, a construction services and utility management firm, announced the appointment of Jim McCarthy to president & CEO. He succeeds David H. White who will now serve as chairman of the board and treasurer. McCarthy began his tenure with the company in 1985 beginning as a project manager in its […]

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