Framing News

- Framing News

Glue is the future of architecture. At least that’s how architect Greg Lynn sees it. 

- Framing News

I think more than a third of the companies in the construction industry are functionally bankrupt and looking for a way out.

- Framing News

Are we hardwired to make poor choices? At least one researcher says, "yes."

- Framing News

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median age of construction industry workers is 42.8, with young workers under 34 accounting for less than one third of the total workforce.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

A new ICC document indicates that G170, which could have significantly affected the traditional use of fire retardant treated (FRT) wood in Type III (and Type IV) construction.  was disapproved.

- Framing News

A six-storey development will be constructed of glulam and cross-laminated timber (CLT), which will offer the strength of concrete and steel.

- Framing News

A spate of rare winter tornadoes across Texas and the Southeast has rekindled long-standing concerns about construction quality and building code enforcement, particularly in areas that appear increasingly vulnerable to severe weather.

- Framing News

Mobile apps, which allow managers to work from the road, have changed the way construction pros do business.

- Framing News

Employers should begin preparing now for substantial changes to the federal minimum-wage and overtime exemptions that currently apply to bona fide executives, managers, supervisors, administrative employees, and professionals.

- Framing News

Q. Are ledger lag-bolting schedules that were developed for 2-by rim joists adequate for engineered rims? 

- Framing News

Now that fleet managers have robust technology at their fingertips, the discussion around fleet disposals has shifted from selling the way it has always been done, to managing fleets over time to maximize equipment value.

- Framing News

Three local companies and KB Home Florida LLC face a total of $145,000 in fines from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration for allegations that safety practices were not followed.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

The bad news is that there is so much work going on, which, combined with a shortage of skilled labor, ends up with large knowledge and communication gaps that create problems in the field.

- Framing News

Metrostudy announced today the release of its fourth quarter 2015 Home Building Outlook detailing housing construction trends nationwide.

- Framing News

As a design-build contracting firm, my company has the good fortune to be able to control both the designs for our projects and the process of construction.

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