Canfor Corporation says it paid $51.7 million in countervailing duties in the second quarter, the result of U.S. tariffs that went into force in 2017.
This article looks at all the costs associated with constructing a new home and how those costs relate to one another to provide perspective on their relative contribution to overall costs.
84 Lumber was recently named D.R. Horton’s Distributor of the Year for 2017. The company, which received the same honor in 2016, was officially recognized at an awards ceremony at D.R. Horton’s trade show in Las Vegas on June 28.
The U.S. Department of Labor has rescinded the 2016 Persuader Rule, which exceeded the authority of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA).
An APA report entitled, A Review Of Large Scale Wood Structural Panel Bracing Tests, states there is a wide range of OSB shear resistance performance values given the wide variety of boundary conditions that exist in real buildings.
APA states, and the SBC Research Institute (SBCRI) agrees, that test results can be affected by test apparatus and real world boundary conditions.
Competition makes everyone in a market better. That is why SBCA continues to fight for a free and fair market place that has access to accurate and transparent information and facilitates good decision making.
On January 3, 2013, SBCA hosted a meeting with APA to address overstated OSB design properties in the building code. Mr. Elias, who attended the meeting, responded with a letter where he discusses the concept of “standard factors” for “product equivalency.