Framing News

- Framing News

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has received a Pro Tool Innovation Award (PTIA) in the Drills/Drivers-Decking, Cordless category for its Quik Drive® PRO200SG2 multipurpose system.

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The National Framers Council’s (NFC) safety committee is pleased to announce version 4.1 of FrameSAFE, which reflects member feedback to include new modules on Near-Miss Reporting (section 2) and Crane Operations (section 5).

- Industry News, Framing News

Gene Toombs, who grew St. Louis-based MiTek into a billion-dollar company during his tenure, died over the weekend while traveling in Brunswick, Georgia. He was 79.

- Industry News, Framing News

New single-family home sales surged in August, as housing demand was supported by low interest rates, a renewed consumer focus on the importance of housing, and rising demand in lower-density markets like suburbs and exurbs.

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Builders FirstSource has confirmed that veteran LBM executive Jim Stockman has joined the pro dealer. 

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To ensure continuity of operations of essential functions, CDC advises that critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to continue work following potential exposure to COVID-19, provided they remain asymptomatic and additional precautions are implemented to protect them and the community.

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently issued revised regulations to the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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A team of carpenters are using 800-year-old techniques to painstakingly rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Offsite construction continues to emerge as an innovative approach to challenges that impact the home building industry, whether it’s effective response for disaster relief or reduced materials waste to cut down on costs.

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Jess Lohse has been named Executive Director for the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA), starting September 8, 2020. 

- Framing News

LP Building Solutions (LP), a leading manufacturer of high-performance building products, today announced it has awarded more than $95,000 in scholarships to the children of LP employees for the 2020–2021 school year.

- Framing News

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, respiratory protection has become a topic of utmost importance.

- Framing News

Contractors tasked with protecting workers from the COVID-19 virus have greater awareness for engineered controls that enable increased personal hygiene.

- Framing News

In a recent article, “Safety Is a Top Priority for Framers,” Randy Hall of the White Cap Resource Center specifically calls out the National Framers Council’s commitment to its motto – “Work safely. Go home safely.” 

- Industry News, Framing News

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) for workers and employers about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) related to the reopening of schools.

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