Raw Materials

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) recently unveiled a new state-based visa pilot program that would allow states to tailor guest worker programs to meet their individual workforce needs.

SBCA has learned there is a ‘handshake’ agreement between DOC Secretary Wilbur Ross and Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland that is in the process of being finalized.

It would obviously be convenient for Canada to resolve the dispute before the NAFTA renegotiations begin. That is probably wishful thinking.

The Trump administration held public hearings in Washington, D.C., on June 27-29 to receive input from interested parties as part of its pledge to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

In issuing its preliminary determination, the DOC released extensive documentation that provides further insight into the damage claims of the U.S. lumber petitioners.

Founded on the principles of supplying the construction industry with the best possible service and satisfaction at the most competitive prices, Idaho Pacific Lumber Company Inc. has developed a loyal following in its 37 years in the business.

As a result of the petition filed by U.S. lumber producers (COALITION) last November, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) reached a preliminary antidumping duty determination yesterday on Canadian softwood lumber imported into the U.S.

Section 232 of the deceptively named Trade Expansion Act of 1962 allows the president to initiate an investigation to determine whether our security is indeed threatened by imports.

CFS has design and construction advantages, and it is cost-effective in low and mid-rise construction.

President Donald Trump's administration is interested in a quick deal to end a softwood lumber dispute although Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government sees no imminent agreement.