Housing & Construction

Since FrameSAFE first rolled out in March of this year, 23 NFC Professional Framer members and 12 Skilled Subcontractors have subscribed to the program. As this bilingual, OSHA-compliant safety program is being implemented across the country, the feedback has been very positive.

In this article, we will take a closer look at guidance provided by OSHA under its Prevention and Safety and Health Programs in Construction initiative.

At professional events, George Williams is used to being surrounded by people many decades his senior. The Salt Lake City-area building inspector is 34, which makes him a young gun in an aging workforce.

A state authority approved tax breaks Tuesday worth $6.8 million for a proposed factory in Winslow to help save 42 existing jobs and create 70 new positions at a construction-services business, Builders FirstSource.

Carolina Structural Systems will open a manufacturing plant in Montgomery County that will employ 71 workers, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

FrameFAST System Increases Speed and Safety through Simplified Truss to Top Plate Connection

FastenMaster recently commercialized FrameFAST, an innovative structural wood framing system designed for truss and rafter to top plate connections.  The new system reduces the installed cost of these connections while increasing jobsite safety and meeting code as well as engineering requirements.

Energy efficient, tornado resistant homes built for low income Arkansans. This is a story that starts with good intentions.

Weyerhaeuser has announced the availability of an updated version of its popular Javelin software that allows users to build a complete model of the entire structural frame for a project.

ARCOM is pleased to announce its purchase of InterSpec, the leading provider of BIM-to-specifications software, e-SPECS®.

The 100-year-old building at First and Wright streets in downtown La Salle is getting a no-holds-barred makeover. The trusses are made of heavy lumber and designed to support a roof over a large space without columns.