2009 I-Code changes
Popular guides and seminars focus on significant changes to 2009 I-Codes.
Significant changes to the 2009 International Codes , a
series of books that are a tool to help code officials, architects, engineers,
and other code users transition to the new codes, are available from the
International Code Council. The books are the first support documents published
for the 2009 I-Codes and are complimented by a series of seminars.
Each book offers a comprehensive, practical analysis of critical changes
between the 2006 and 2009 editions of the I-Codes. The International Building,
Residential, and Fire codes are discussed in separate books. A fourth book
addresses changes to the 2009 International Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas
Changes are identified and then followed by in-depth discussion of how
real-world application is affected. The books discuss provisions with special
significance, including new and innovative design ideas and technologies,
modern materials and methods of construction, and current approaches to safety
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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