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Heavy, wet snow that fell over the weekend in parts of the Upper Midwest caused roof collapses at a church, hotel, gas station and some homes.

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Craig Webb, former editor of ProSales Magazine, posted an interest blog entry last week. In it, he outlines what he believes are two paths home builders are turning to beyond the traditional, jobsite construction approach.

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Simpson Strong-Tie today announced the launch of the patent-pending CSHP high-performance coiled strap, the only coiled strap designed with a raised embossment for faster installations using fewer nails and shorter straps, resulting in reduced cost and improved jobsite efficiency.

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Researchers from Washington State University’s Composite Materials and Engineering Center are assisting the Composites Recycling Technology Center  to develop new housing materials from heat‑treated wood and recycled carbon fibers.

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Tim Carter is an award-winning builder and nationally syndicated columnist with over thirty years of hands-on experience building and remodeling homes. He recently began working with SBCA to highlight the ways structural building components truly are the best way to frame a house.

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Utilizing panelized metal framing construction methods, this impressive residential building took only 40 working days to be installed.

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Sherwood Lumber has sold substantially all of the assets comprising its Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Engineered Lumber Business to U.S. LUMBER.  

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Georgia-Pacific (GP) plans to spend approximately $30 million to purchase and install new equipment at its Rome Lumber facility in the coming months.

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 Ed Hudson recently presented, “When and Where Off-Site Housing Technologies Will Emerge.” The presentation included information from a 10-year summary of our Annual Builder Practices Reports and a survey conducted in December 2018. Some topline findings included: