Framing News

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This report provides details for attaching a 2" nominal lumber deck ledger to residential floor systems constructed with metal plate connected wood (MPCW) floor trusses.

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Home builders and other employers that rely heavily on independent contractors have asked Congress to stop the Labor Department from awarding grants that are used to investigate suspected misclassification of workers as contractors rather than employees.

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Starting on June 1, chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors and employers are required to provide a common approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets.

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A new exoskeleton from Esko Bionics could help relieve some of the physical demands of the heavy labor. 

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Fortune columnist Chris Matthews drills into employment reports and job openings data, noting that the construction industry accounted for one of every five of the jobs created in April. Still, labor shortages persist.

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Construction Week rounds up five construction technology tools that could aid BIM in providing technologically-sound and intelligent construction in the GCC’s over the next few years.

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The National Labor Relations Board is seeking to expand the definition of an employer and the potential changes could have consequences for members of the residential construction industry.

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NFC Steering Committee member Kenny Shifflett explores creating a culture that promotes jobsite safety requires a methodical approach to training. 

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Now is the time to join the National Framers Council (NFC).