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Date PostedSeptember 16, 2015

Glass Shortage Dramatically Slowing Down US Building Construction

When the recession hit the US in 2008 the construction industry was badly hit which resulted in the closure of at least 11 glass factories. When construction rebounded recently and began to boom, a serious glass shortage became evident.


Architects and developers in the US are concerned about the shortage of glass for construction projects. And according to a post on Gizmodo.com.au there aren’t enough building products for skyscrapers and condos which are making up a large percentage of the construction projects in The US.

In fact the shortage is so serious that one real estate developer has opened their own glass manufacturing business – that’s one way to address a shortage.

Source: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/09/theres-a-glass-shortage-and-its-dramatically-slowing-down-building-construction/


Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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