Housing & Construction

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced that it will extend the comment period on the proposed rule on crane operator certification. Comments will now be accepted through July 5, 2018.

Employers with more than 20 employees in 2017 are required to follow a new rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite OSHA Injury and Illness Forms.

On June 4-6, the National Framers Council (NFC) took part in Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz, an annual event during one week of the year when builders, framers, and material suppliers volunteer to help build homes across the country for families in need of affordable housing.

Blueprint Robotics in Baltimore is targeting the custom home market and promises delivery of frames and walls fabricated offsite with insulation installed and plumbing and electrical roughed in.

The additions of MGA and LAS, a studio founded in 1989 that offers a full suite of landscape architecture, interior design, architecture, and urban planning services with an emphasis on sustainability, has doubled Katerra’s design staff.

This metal-roofed, timber-clad building takes its cues from the 39-acre site, a former farmstead complete with a red barn and grain silo, and from agrarian vernacular architecture, characterized by features such as gabled roofs, exposed timber structures, and open interiors.

The Corner Set tool available in iModel is a useful tool to frame small corner sections where a full hip condition is not needed. In this edition, we provide an overview of the corner set toolbar and provide tips to affectively use.

A new report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation, Vertical Market Outlook Series – Construction, said the near-term residential and commercial construction markets should continue to grow.

Even as a building is being torn down, the benefits of using structural building components was clearly on display as the San Angelo's Victory Christian Center was demolished.

Congress took a positive step towards life safety and added a passage of inclusion of fire sprinkler provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. According to the American Fire Sprinkler Association, fire sprinkler contractors are poised to benefit from several aspects of this monumental legislation.