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.
Four new polls in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Maine indicate state residents strongly support federal and state energy efficiency standards and policies.
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.
The MiTek FastFit MKIV Girder Bracket has been designed to secure girder trusses to the side of secondary girder truss bottom chords.
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.
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.
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.
Universal Forest Products has named David Tutas as general counsel of the corporation. He succeeds Matthew Missad, who was appointed CEO earlier this year.
The Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&) is investigating two separate deaths within 2 weeks involving workers electrocuted by high voltage power lines.
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.