Framers Council Headlines

Construction software company HoloBuilder Inc. has announced a partnership with Boston Dynamics, maker of mobile robots, to develop SpotWalk, which the firm claims is a first-of-its-kind robotic document capture app for construction sites. 

Ving is set to attend and announce a new product, MICRO BURST QR Codes, at this years Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC 2020).

Building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods plans to establish operations in Dillon County, S.C.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established a revised National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in general industry, maritime, and construction.

In January, the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) announced its new “joint employer” rule, which narrows the definition of joint employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the federal wage and hour law.

Genie has been notified of three instances where the bottom turntable rotation bearing bolts in the machines referenced above have come loose causing the separation of the turntable from the chassis.

It’s not news that the lack of skilled labor in the construction industry today is causing a variety of problems ripe for new solutions.

PulteGroup, Inc. announced that it has acquired Innovative Construction Group (ICG), a leading off-site solutions provider focused on single family and multifamily wood framed construction.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will bring a suite of innovative design technologies as well as a comprehensive selection of structural fastener and connector solutions to the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) January 21–23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Stacie Shifflett, owner of Agility Construction, Inc. says the DC regulatory environment has continually changed since Agility opened in 2010, which created a lot more reporting requirements and increased administrative costs.