Framers Council

By looking at the timing of injuries, the hope is that companies will be able to reduce their number which in the construction industry is especially high.

Lumber prices are at an all-time high, driven up by surging demand amid a supply chain coordination squeeze, production limitations, and a pesky beetle.

The SBCA’s National Framers Council (NFC) is a member of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC), which is made up of 30 trade associations from all sectors of the construction industry.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced today the release of its new Strong-Wall® high-strength wood shearwall (WSWH), a versatile, high-performance solution for lateral-force resistance in light-frame residential and commercial construction. 

There is now a faster, easier, more secure way to purchase products through SBCA.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its checklist for construction employers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and has asked contractors to consider the mental health and wellbeing of their workers.

The pandemic delivered an unexpected boom to the lumber industry.

Plaza Construction, a New York City-based construction management firm that has mostly focused on commercial construction in recent years, has re-launched its luxury Plaza Homes division to meet surging demand in the sector as other nonresidential contractors pile into the red-hot homebuilding space.

The biggest U.S. homebuilders group urged the Biden administration to help increase lumber supply, saying record-high costs threaten to price potential home buyers out of the market and curb construction.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said that it doesn’t expect multifamily construction to stabilize until 2022.