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Simpson Strong-Tie is showcasing its builder software portfolio, which is designed to offer builders, architects, engineers, and the construction supply chain scalable software solutions for realizing cost and labor efficiencies across the design and construction cycle.

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Determining the stiffest piece of lumber is now easier with a new smartphone app created by scientists in Mississippi State University’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center. Called “Smart Thumper,” the app uses soundwaves or vibrations to determine stiffness.

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BATC-Housing First Minnesota and other state construction industry groups are pressing state lawmakers to ease labor laws that keep 16- and 17-year-olds from working on construction sites.

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DuBell Lumber Co., which two years ago was planning a sizable expansion, has closed its doors instead.

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Raleigh-based BMC Stock Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BMCH) announced Monday it had acquired Charlotte-area Locust Lumber for an undisclosed amount.

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Lakeside Trailer Founder, Jesse D Helton, passed away at home on February 10, 2019. Known as JD, he started the company with his daughter, Regina Helton Kinsman, and son-in-law, Lee Kinsman.

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is referenced often in the building construction industry, but those references don’t typically give a lot of context to the value ANSI provides to the market.

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SBCA is working with Ask the Builder expert Tim Carter to gain the benefit of his perspective on structural framing. While all those who know SBCA and work with its members know the value of component framing,