Posts Tagged ‘ Trade ’

Tragic Bridge Collapse Will Affect, but Not Cripple Travel for Baltimore Dealers

Mar 28th, 2024

After a cargo ship collided with a pillar, collapsing Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge Tuesday, an active search and rescue mission shifted to a salvage operation. The bodies of two construction workers have been recovered. Still, efforts were called off as conditions made it impossible for divers to navigate the wreckage safely, The Washington Post reported. Sonar […]

Skilled Trades: The Route for Ending a Drought

May 7th, 2019

It’s almost graduation day. Another class of high school graduates is weeks away from finishing their studies and preparing to either enter the workforce, or go off to college. With both the new construction and remodeling industries sorely in need of skilled tradesman, what portion of this graduating class can we expect to make their […]

NAFTA Renegotiated but Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Remain

Oct 2nd, 2018

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have come to an agreement on trade after months of renegotiating the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, however, were not resolved. The updated trade deal, now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), must undergo a 60-day review period in Congress before the President can […]

Canadian Fenestration Organizations Ask Government to Negotiate Trade

Sep 5th, 2018

It is a critical time for the fenestration industry as trade negotiations continue between the U.S. and Canada. The tariffs imposed by both the American Government and the Canadian Government have increased the cost of building supplies, and Canadian industries are feeling the effects. In a recent letter to Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Minister of Foreign […]

WDMA Speaks Out On The Trade Deal Between The U.S. And Mexico

Aug 29th, 2018

On Monday the President announced that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be updated to reflect a modernized trade agreement. This comes in the form of a new agreement between the United States and Mexico. This new agreement is a sigh of relief for many small and medium sized businesses, and the updated […]