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The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee has published a revised edition of its standard Payment Bond form. The new form, EJCDC C-615(A), is intended to be used on an interim basis as a substitute for EJCDC's standard payment bond form, EJCDC C-615, pending a full review and re-issuance of the standard form.
The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee has published a revised edition of its standard Payment Bond form. The new form, EJCDC C-615(A), is intended to be used on an interim basis as a substitute for EJCDC's standard payment bond form, EJCDC C-615, pending a full review and re-issuance of the standard form. For more information, go to www.nspe.org .
A report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, “The Size of the U.S. Energy Efficiency Market: Generating a More Complete Picture,” concludes that although efficiency is a proven resource, it remains underdeveloped. The evidence suggests that efficiency can make an even larger contribution toward stabilizing energy prices and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. For more information, go to www.aceee.org .
• Oct. 5%%MDASSML%%7: Building Commissioning Assn. Conference and Expo, Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Golf Club, Long Island, N.Y. www.bcxa.org
• Oct. 16%%MDASSML%%18: AMCA International 53rd Annual Meeting, The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa, Savannah, Ga. www.amca.org
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.