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The National Concrete Masonry Association is participating in this month’s National Thought Leaders Forum on Disaster Mitigation Resiliency for a Stronger and Safer America. Staged on Capitol Hill, it brings together top policymakers, industry representatives, and experts to examine the power of disaster resiliency in construction to save lives and taxpayer dollars, and explore solutions and incentives for strengthening buildings and mitigating damage from natural disaster. The event is in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects, American Society of Civil Engineers, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.

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Daimler Trucks North America has appointed Jeff Allen as senior vice president of Production, Quality and Specialty Vehicles, and Stefan Kurschner as senior vice president of Aftermarket. Both join the Operating Committee.

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Big Board backdrop befits Oshkosh milestone

The New York Stock Exchange opened prime exterior and trading floor space last month to Oshkosh Corp., which is marking its centennial anniversary in specialty truck, vehicle and component manufacturing.

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