Ride-sharing is a reality for many framers. If it wasn’t for the option to catch a ride to the jobsite, many in this industry wouldn’t get there.
Paal Kibsgaard, a former oil industry exec, has been tapped as the new chief executive of Katerra, which also said Tuesday it has secured $200M in funding from SoftBank Group's Vision Fund.
Under new OSHA guidance that goes into effect on May 26, 2020, employers covered by OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements must determine if an employee who contracts COVID-19 was infected while at work.
In the event of a severe storm, a durable roof may help protect against water intrusion at the most vulnerable area of a home.
CLP Systems has five suggested solutions to increase the size of wood frame structures including continuous rod systems, shrinkage compensation devices, elevated post tension slabs, firewalls, and sprinkler systems.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has expanded its product line of RTUD ratcheting take-up devices with products redesigned specifically for 7/8"- and 1"-diameter threaded rod.
In a signal that the housing market is showing signs of stabilizing and gradually moving forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased seven points to 37 in May, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released recently.
“Safety is everyone’s responsibility,” says Laura Smith, training and safety coordinator with Innovative Construction Group in Jacksonville, Florida.
Framers can do their jobs efficiently and effectively, even while following critical safety standards, says Andy Sage, owner of Straight Up Framing and Sage Building Components in Ames, Iowa.