Industry News

By Wednesday, the benchmark price of Western spruce-pine-fir lumber had risen by 5.5 percent to US$400 per thousand board feet from US$379 last Friday, according to figures from Random Lengths.

We've spent a fair amount of time discussing Canada's housing market over the past several months as Chinese money laundering operations have sprouted up bubbles all over the place.

Deutsche Bank's chief international economist, Torsten Slok, presented several charts which showed that "Canada is in serious trouble" mostly as a result of its overreliance on its frothy, bubbly housing sector

Logging contractor John McNeil’s crews have been double-shifting since late last week, when they can, cutting fire breaks around the mills and northeast boundary of 100 Mile House, instead of stacking up timber for his employer.

SBC Magazine has received a lot of interest and comments from readers concerning the article we published on Sunday, July 9, “Possible 'Handshake Agreement'' Reached in U.S.-Canada Lumber Dispute.”

For this townhome project, Bransom Homes used LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing in a UL Design No. U350 (Type A) assembly for a 2-hour partition wall that is fire-rated on both sides.

America’s 6.5 million construction workers are the unsung heroes of the industry when it comes to facing safety risks on the job.

The National Framing Council is pleased to announce that starting with the July 12, 2017 Framing News, NFC will be sharing the regional commodity market reports published by Idaho Pacific Lumber Company.

ROMASTOR has developed and produced a fork that can rotate continually through 360 degrees(horizontally) to the left and to the right.