The U.S. Geological Survey rigged up the Frontier Building in Anchorage, AK with instruments and sensors that could record the wrath of an earthquake.
To showcase the career possibilities in the industry and to change the misconceptions surrounding house building, a video using LEGO models has been produced.
The following article is an interview with Ivy Zelman. Her sentiments that may be of particular interest to the components industry have been highlighted in bold.
To meet the needs of West Coast builders, Weyerhaeuser will showcase its new Trus Joist TimberStrand LSL with Flak Jacket® FRT protection and Trus Joist® Parallam® PSL beams.
With origins 20 years ago in Switzerland, Germany and Austria, a mass timber construction (MTC) system known as cross-laminated timber (CLT) has grown into a thriving and growing $2 billion industry.
Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has an agreement to acquire Idaho Western, Inc., a Nampa, Idaho-based distributor of products for building materials retailers
On June 6, NFC Silver Sponsor CLP Systems launched the Framer Safety Contest, an online competition inviting everyone to “Work safely. Go home safely.” Get more information on how you can enter the contest to show your support of the NFC and FrameSAFE here.
Scientists and engineers from around the world recently convened at the University of Pittsburgh for a conference on what they believe could be the building material of the future: bamboo.
Brand new homes in North Texas have steadily become more expensive. Many work sites are missing the workers needed to construct dwellings quickly.