Industry News

In this article, we will take a closer look at guidance provided by OSHA under its Prevention and Safety and Health Programs in Construction initiative.

Conifex Timber Inc. announced Wednesday that the company had secured $130 million in financing for the modernization and restart of its sawmill complex in El Dorado.

The Super Bowl ad run by 84 Lumber has certainly garnered a lot of publicity.

At professional events, George Williams is used to being surrounded by people many decades his senior. The Salt Lake City-area building inspector is 34, which makes him a young gun in an aging workforce.

A massive fire destroyed Ok Lumber Thursday in Idabel, Okla., but no one was hurt fighting the fire during the night and into Friday morning.

A state authority approved tax breaks Tuesday worth $6.8 million for a proposed factory in Winslow to help save 42 existing jobs and create 70 new positions at a construction-services business, Builders FirstSource.

Carolina Structural Systems will open a manufacturing plant in Montgomery County that will employ 71 workers, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

FrameFAST System Increases Speed and Safety through Simplified Truss to Top Plate Connection

FastenMaster recently commercialized FrameFAST, an innovative structural wood framing system designed for truss and rafter to top plate connections.  The new system reduces the installed cost of these connections while increasing jobsite safety and meeting code as well as engineering requirements.

To help builders and installers understand these challenges better, ABTG’s Jay Crandell presented, “Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: Practical Building Science to Keep Walls Dry,” at the IBS Show.