b'June,1988 changes,we seem toso consis how wemore effectively price and butbecan PREZ SEZtentlythatspooky. We arebid our secondit\'swork. justto hangthere and wait tryinginBestwishesforabusyand our tum without going crazy in theprosperous summer. process. The one bright note is that thereseemstobeasubstantialBob Dalsin ofin amountworkour area, although pricesextremely competitive. remain Again, I realizenecessitythe theto be bestwe possiblyinWIND UPLIFT TEST businesscanorder tocompeteinourmarketplace.IManycurrent specifications rebelieve that MRCA helps us greatly inrespect.thattests bein quireupliftconducted this accordanceFactoryLoss MRCA will be holding its annualwithMutual Prevention Data1-52 or ASTM summer board meeting very shortly.sheet At this meeting we will finalize theStandard E907. MRCA participated inthetest development ofbothuplift programs for the upcoming conven domeandASTMStandard E907 tion inDenver,whichruns fromthroughMRCA TechnicalReThe hot weather is already here - October 9th through the 12th. Thesearchtheand eveninMinnesota.Farmersareprograms will beroofingCommittee. presented byWhenuplifttestsarerequired, concerned fortheir crops.Infact,contractor members whoactive areasMRCA can helpyou.MRCAcan manythemonce al directorsserving on committees for ofhave replantedorsupply, for a fee, theDome and readybecauseof the lackof raintheuplift Association.can arrange for a report by a profesneeded to germinate the seeds fromThere willbecontractorprofilessionengineer.Foradditional theplanting.al firstwith an emphasis on steep roofing ininformation,contact:Ray Johnson The lack of rain and the heat alsothe areasheetsystems. One(918)865-4036 or the MRCA office ofmetal drastically affects our roofing busi program willhighlight thevarious(816) 421-MRCA ness.Whenweget 90+degreemanagement styles two different contemperatures, especially with humidtractorsusetooperatetheir conditions, the workers have a verybusinesses.Unionandopenshop difficult time on the roof. They mustmethods of operation in our industry very watchfultheirby beoffluid intakewill be discussedfour contractors. andprecautions againstextakeheatYouwillhaveanopportunityto haustion.Wearealsoconcernedcatch up on some of the concerns in about the productivity that our com the technicalareas of our industryINSIDE panymaintainbePage musttocompetitivesuchas winderosionand blow-off in the marketplace.problems, the quality ofDirect from a Director . 2 asphalt and roof insulation.Imposes When we get a long, dry spell suchthe properties ofAs Federal Court as this, the amount ofandbestos removal and disposal and"Decreeship" on Union . 2 reroofinghow repairitFaxHot Item2 work also falls off because roofsaffects you will be reviewed.Machines: don\'titthe leak unlessrains. WithoutWe will also have a presentationSafety News. 3 by l:\'ersistentof water reminderdrippingour legal counsel concerning variousOSHA n theHazard building, owners often procras fringe benefit programs that we canCommunication Update . 3 \'cinate about repair and replacementuseinoperating ourbusinesses. work.CERTA 3 Finally, we are planning aprogramTraining Ouris again experiencingby an outside management consultfirmthe usual run of being second bidder onanthaswith whoworked extensively the projects we bid. The low bidderroofing contractors.Hewillreveal Pagel'