Students installed engineered wood structural beams onto posts that will be supporting the roof trusses of the building. They are learning how to set up and move scaffolding platforms and accurately measure, mark, then cut the beams with saws and fasten beams in place with nail guns.
Earlier this year, we announced the construction of a new $135 million softwood lumber production facility in Warrenton, Georgia. Today, we celebrated with a groundbreaking with local community members, government representatives and Georgia‐Pacific employees.
Minnesota-based distributor Arrow Building Center (ABC) has been acquired by private investment firms Angeles Equity Partners and Clearlake Capital Group through their portfolio company American Construction Source (ACS), the firms announced today.
Atlas Engineered Products Ltd, a supplier of engineered wood products, continues to grow via acquisitions and has struck a definitive agreement to buy Manitoba based South Central Building Systems Ltd for $3.4 million.
U.S. LBM Holdings, LLC, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, has acquired Maine's Deering Lumber. With this acquisition, U.S. LBM now has five locations throughout Maine.
Brian Johnson of Eastern Engineered Wood Products enlisted the help of SBCA Emerging Leader Jared Dix of Apex Truss to participate in a career fair for students from the Richmond, Virginia, area.
A report regarding the floor collapse at a party involving Clemson University students appears to confirm our speculation shortly after the event that the number of people confined to the small space combined with the rhythmic dancing were the likely causes of the floor truss collapse.