Press Releases

Donny Kirkland, Alpine TrusSteel’s longtime associate, recently passed away after a brief illness. Like so many of those in the cold-formed steel truss industry who cut their “truss” teeth in wood components, Donny was no exception.

Katerra announced the grand opening of North America’s highest volume cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory.

SBCA members traded in their safety glasses for sunglasses when they took their work to the baseball field during what has become an annual chapter meeting and baseball outing.

Scott Ketcham is the new director of OSHA’s Directorate of Construction.

84 Lumber officially kicked off its partnership with Fisher House Foundation by hosting dinner at several Fisher Houses across the country.

The lead architect at Katerra, the Silicon Valley startup that aims to revolutionize home building, has joined five other renowned industry experts who will deliver keynote addresses at the Industrialized Wood-Based Construction (IWBC) Conference in Boston on Nov. 4-6, IWBC’s organizers announced.

At IBS 2019, MiTek had the opportunity to reinforce the value of the component manufacturer in creating the structural framing in a 3D model within SAPPHIRE.

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has announced the release of its 2019–2020 Fastening Systems catalog, a comprehensive yet streamlined reference guide designed to aid customers in quickly identifying the right products for the job from across the company’s extensive line of fasteners, fastener systems and productivity solutions.

The All-Fab Group of Winnipeg, Manitoba has acquired Pacific Homes and Pacific Truss of Cobble Hill, British Columbia as well as an associated company, Truline Truss in Creston, British Columbia.

A little over four years ago, SBC Magazine launched Energy Efficiency & Building Science News (EEBS), to reach various groups associated with the building construction trades in an effort to put valuable and timely information in their hands.