Industry News

3D printed structures, like houses, office buildings, and bridges are much more common than they were even a few years ago, and a construction company in Vancouver is introducing new disruptive technology that can accelerate the building process exponentially.

Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility.  Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent.

Canada is taking its softwood lumber case to the World Trade Organization, setting in motion a potentially years-long fight against the United States before the international commercial body.

The American Wood Council(AWC) 2018 National Design Specification (NDS)for Wood Construction has been approved as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

An eastern Idaho nursing home destroyed by fire met all applicable fire codes, the Idaho state fire marshal says, but he's going to recommend those codes be reviewed on a national level.

Designed to provide an easy-to-install, high-strength alternative to through-bolting and traditional lag screws, the Strong-Drive SDWS Timber screw is ideal for the contractor and do-it-yourselfer alike.

Carlisle SynTec Systems recently introduced its InsulBase NH and SecurShield NH polyiso insulations. These products provide the same performance characteristics as standard polyiso products but contain no halogenated flame retardants.

Atlas Roofing Corporation has promoted Shaun Kerschen to Director of Private Label and Tapered Services, within the Roof and Wall Insulation division. Kerschen will work closely with Tim Milroy, who was also recently promoted to take over as the division’s Director of Sales.

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) has announced Dr. Marcin Pazera as its technical director. With an engineering background and 16 years of experience in the building, construction and insulation industries, Pazera brings technical proficiency to this role.