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.

What was apparent when talking with industry leaders and listening in on panel discussions at this year’s PCBC, in San Diego, was that the homebuilding sector is aware of the need for change.

New home shoppers can now use augmented reality to visualize what their potential new home may look like on their land before they break ground thanks to the release of an innovative new app.

We've spent a fair amount of time discussing Canada's housing market over the past several months as Chinese money laundering operations have sprouted up bubbles all over the place.

Deutsche Bank's chief international economist, Torsten Slok, presented several charts which showed that "Canada is in serious trouble" mostly as a result of its overreliance on its frothy, bubbly housing sector

America’s 6.5 million construction workers are the unsung heroes of the industry when it comes to facing safety risks on the job.

Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, has introduced a new R-9 insulation thickness to its ZIP System R-sheathing line.

When Ryan Burns started shopping for carriers to insure Dynamic Construction, he was pleasantly surprised. “They just started to flood in!” he recalled. “We had several options.”

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

As the demand for new residential construction continues, more builders are turning to panelization – the prefabrication of structural building components in a factory instead of the job site.