Beacon Female Roofing Professionals

Image courtesy of Beacon Building Products.

HERNDON, Va. — Beacon announced the finalists in its inaugural Female Roofing Professional of the Year contest, a North American program shining a spotlight on inspiring women in the roofing industry.

U.S. Department of Labor logo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the withdrawal — effective May 6 — of the “Independent Contractor Rule,” to maintain workers’ rights to the minimum wage and overtime compensation protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Cotney Estimating Training Program

TAMPA, Fla. — Cotney Attorneys & Consultants announced that their consulting group will now offer roofing estimating training for those in the roofing industry.


Phillipsburg, Kan. Fire Department. Photos courtesy of TAMKO Building Products.


Joplin, Mo. Fire Department.


HERNDON, Va. — Beacon announced the appointment of Jonathan S. Bennett as executive vice president and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Bennett will join Beacon in this newly created role on June 1, 2021 and be responsible for the company’s integrated go-to-market strategy comprising selling excellence, category management, marketing, pricing, and supply chain.


Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing of Texas. Photo courtesy of SOPREMA.

WADSWORTH, Ohio — SOPREMA® Inc. announced the donation of $5,000 to the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing of Texas.


SAN FRANCISCO — GAF Energy is expanding the level of solar services available to their roofing partners. GAF Energy services allow the company’s local roofer partners to access solar specific expertise and staffing when installing a GAF Energy roof-integrated solar system.


BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Mycocycle Inc., a leader in using mycoremediation to process toxins out of waste, announced today that it has been named a finalist in the Best World Changing Idea North America and On The Rise categories as part of the 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards.

Home Depot Foundation SkillsUSA

Image courtesy of The Home Depot.

ATLANTA — The Home Depot® today recognized the hundreds of high school seniors and college/postsecondary students entering the skilled trades by participating in SkillsUSA’s National Signing Day 2021 as the Southeast sponsor.