Housing & Construction

Since FrameSAFE first rolled out in March of this year, 23 NFC Professional Framer members and 12 Skilled Subcontractors have subscribed to the program. As this bilingual, OSHA-compliant safety program is being implemented across the country, the feedback has been very positive.

What makes Katerra’s approach different from other building material suppliers? One builder customer provides some perspective.

As we have reached the hottest time of year, it can be helpful to review ways to reduce heat-related health risks for yourself or your employees.

U.S. District Court Judge Ed Kinkeade has ordered Design Plastering West LLC to pay criminal and civil penalties for criminal violations of occupational safety and health standards after an employee suffered a fatal fall at an apartment complex in Dallas

In the early morning of June 19, a massive two-alarm fire began to blaze in Tucson, Arizona.By the time NFC member Shem Jessop arrived on the scene, however, “it was pretty much ashes.”

A recent survey asked builders which labor-saving technologies they are most likely to use in the near future. The results shouldn’t surprise any component manufacturer.

Despite signs that headwinds are on the horizon, homebuilder D.R. Horton issued some rather ambitious guidance numbers, not just for the next fiscal year but for fiscal 2020 as well.

When building officials, or really anyone, reject an engineer’s seal instead of following the code compliance process for alternative materials, products, designs, building system designs and methods of construction, they exceed the authority given to them by the building code or professional engineering law.

When some building owners consider structural systems for their construction projects, they overlook cold-formed steel (CFS) framing. Why? There are many common misconceptions about the effectiveness of CFS as a structural material.

Total international sales totaled $121 billion during April 2017 to March 2018, a 21 percent decline from the previous 12-month period, according to an annual survey of from the National Association of Realtors.