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The American Wood Council (AWC) and APA know very well that in the International Residential Code (IRC) resistance to lateral loads is hard to quantify exactly.

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A-1 Roof Trusses, a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, announced today that Jan S. Beck has joined A-1 in a newly-created position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Beck will have oversight of the strategic direction of the Company and its affiliates.

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The following memorandum was published on Thursday, October 11, clarifying the Department of Labor’s position on workplace safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing under 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35(b)(1)(iv).  

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Simpson Strong-Tie has redesigned its popular RCKW rigid kneewall connector for cold-formed steel construction to provide a versatile, two-anchor option for contractors using 1/2"- or 3/8"-diameter concrete anchors, resulting in faster and more efficient installation.

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Builders across the country are pinching pennies according to 2018 data that shows national labor shortages are forcing builders to pay 5.2 percent more for company employees and 7.2 percent more for subcontracted work.

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This infographic shows how BCMC 2018 can be described in one word: MORE!

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Angeles Equity Partners, LLC, a private investment firm focused on value creation through operational transformation, and Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.  a leading private investment firm, today announced the acquisition of the Meek’s Lumber Company.

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Kodiak Building Partners has expanded into Washington with the acquisition of Frontier Building Supply, a seven-location chain in western Washington.

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Some 1,600 workers at 13 northern B.C. sawmills will be in a strike position by Saturday morning - but won't necessarily take to the picket lines at that time.