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Some builders get as good performance from 2x4s as from competing systems–and for less cost–by doubling up the frame.

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Total spending activity in the residential construction sector has been flat to date in 2011, with four month-to-month increases matched by four decreases.

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Four new polls in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Maine indicate state residents strongly support federal and state energy efficiency standards and policies.  

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BASF announced that closed-cell spray polyurethane foam products have received hurricane-zone approval from the Miami-Dade County Building and Neighborhood Compliance (BNC) Department.

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The MiTek FastFit MKIV Girder Bracket has been designed to secure girder trusses to the side of secondary girder truss bottom chords.

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Using an OSHA-generated template, SBCA has created an alternate fall protection plan template for the structural components insdustry to use in conjunction with it's new step-by-step approach to truss erection.

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BCMC Build has partnered with professional leadership coach, Randy Goruk to offer a substantial discount (40%) on his book, “Sparks – A Business Fable” while giving 100% of the proceeds to the BCMC Build project.

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The return to a “normal” housing market, where supply and demand are in balance and prices are rising 2 percent to 3 percent a year, is still, unfortunately, years away.

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Most of this week’s economic reports that dealt with the consumer continued to flash warning signals.

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Mark Vitner, a senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities, is firmly in the camp of economists who can’t envision a turnaround in America’s economy without a sustained rebound within its housing industry.

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KB Home reported revenues of $367.3 million for its third fiscal quarter, down 27% from $50 million in the third quarter of 2010.

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Crow's Construction Materials Cost Index is a price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Sept. 23, 2011

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Universal Forest Products has named David Tutas as general counsel of the corporation. He succeeds Matthew Missad, who was appointed CEO earlier this year.

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The Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&) is investigating two separate deaths within 2 weeks involving workers electrocuted by high voltage power lines.

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Safety and health stakeholders now have until Oct. 28 to offer their comments on OSHA’s proposed revisions to its occupational injury and illness reporting requirements.

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