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Ken,
Besides the fact that is against the NAFTA rules,
it is bad policy.  Trade protectionism is bad and
gives rise to little, annoying side effects among
others such as World War II.
Gary

On 14 Mar 2005 at 8:36, Ken Peoples wrote:

> We see quite a few jobs to bid for structural steel detailing, but
> this is the first time I have seen this note on the drawings:
> 
> All Detailing of Structural Steel Must Be Done In The United States.
> 
> I love it!  For those of you who would like to use it, here it is in
> all upper case so you can just copy and paste it into your AutoCAD
> file:
> 
> ALL DETAILING OF STRUCTURAL STEEL MUST BE DONE IN THE UNITED STATES.
> 
> The job is a public bid job.  I don't know if there are any legal
> issues related to this, but it is out there on the design drawings.  I
> hope the idea catches on.
> 
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> 
> Ken
> 
> Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E.
> LVTA
> Lehigh Valley Technical Associates, Inc.
> 1584 Weaversville Road
> Northampton, PA 18067
> 
> Phone: 610-262-6345
> Fax:610-262-8188
> Email: kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net
> 



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