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.

Super Anchor Safety is excited to announce the launch of a temporary/reusable 20’ Horizontal Lifeline System.  Up to 3 workers can utilize it the same time and the fasteners can be used for up to 20 installations.

TCF recently completed truss installation on the Liberty Crossing apartment complex outside of Minneapolis.  The project has 120 units with 40 on the top floor, requiring a total of about 1,600 truss to top plate connections. 

MiTek’s new Adjustable Deck Tension Tie (ADTT-TZ) effectively resists the lateral (horizontal) loads that pull a deck away from the house or structure. 

The owner of two Brooklyn construction companies was charged with manslaughter on Wednesday because the authorities said he ignored complaints about a poorly maintained retaining wall that collapsed at a work site in 2015.

Last May, Chris Tatge, executive director of the National Framers Council (NFC) set out to provide framer insight by presenting at the Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA) 2017 Spring Conference.

A television ad about the YouthBuild Newark project first sparked the interest of Jalsa Urubshurow, owner and CEO All-Tech Inc. in Monroe Township, New Jersey.

With its mission of “Work safely. Go home safely.” at the forefront, the National Framers Council (NFC) designed the FrameSAFE manual as a tool to help framers achieve the goal of providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees

The number of homes for sale in America has been falling steadily for the past year, but the situation is apparently getting much worse as spring demand heats up.

Naturalized citizenship is on the rise, and they will be putting more pressure on the housing market…and housing inventory.