Celebrating the tallest wood-frame building of its kind anywhere in the world, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr recently attended the “topping out” ceremony of the Brock Commons Residence.
The homeownership rate for immigrants (foreign-born U.S. residents) is slowly gaining ground against that of domestic-born residents.
On August 30, the National Famer’s Council (NFC) held a Mid-West Regional meeting in Madison, Wisconsin. The framers in attendance participated in fall protection testing.
The Steering Committee of the National Framers Council (NFC) were in Washington, DC, last week promoting the organization’s mission to develop and implement best practices.
The NFC Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting will be held in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday, November 3 at the M and T Bank Stadium. Attendees will begin afternoon activities with a tour of the Sparrows Point facility hosted by the NFC Gold Sponsor DAP Products Inc.
This article in Builder Online focuses on four long-term ways builders can begin to address the framing labor shortage builders are currently facing, one of them is to stop stick framing.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure (H.R. 6904) that would delay the implementation of the Department of Labor’s overtime rule for six months.
This article in the August 2016 issue of Structure Magazine provides an extensive analysis of installation best practices for open-web, pin-connected long span trusses.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine this week released a report looking at the economic and fiscal implications of immigration to the U.S.