Raw Materials

SBC Magazine has received a lot of interest and comments from readers concerning the article we published on Sunday, July 9, “Possible 'Handshake Agreement'' Reached in U.S.-Canada Lumber Dispute.”

For this townhome project, Bransom Homes used LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing in a UL Design No. U350 (Type A) assembly for a 2-hour partition wall that is fire-rated on both sides.

The National Framing Council is pleased to announce that starting with the July 12, 2017 Framing News, NFC will be sharing the regional commodity market reports published by Idaho Pacific Lumber Company.

Does your workplace have access to regular CPR and first aid training? Does it have an automated external defibrillator (AED) in case of a cardiac emergency?

OSHA has issued a proposed rule that would roll back certain provisions of its final rule on worker exposure to beryllium in the construction and shipyard industries.

For Ward Trainor, consistency is key, especially when it comes to safety.

Industry officials in Colorado say the shortage of skilled laborers is at a crisis level. They need people now — to build homes, malls, office buildings and roads.

International Beams says the plant will be the biggest cross-laminated timber manufacturing facility in the U.S. when it opens in early 2018.

Why should building professionals consider cold-formed steel framing for their construction projects? Here are the top five reasons (and articles to support those claims).

The confluence of environmental and health-focused design has opened the door for more wood structures, systems, and finishes.