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.
A University of B.C. researcher looking at innovative steel construction methods has devised a truss system that can be used to construct modular flooring and has the potential to reduce construction costs and time by 50 percent.
BuildSteel recently had the opportunity to talk with Elledge about his experience with the First Baptist Church project, which marked the first time he worked on buildings using pre-engineered cold-formed steel (CFS) trusses in place of pre-engineered wood trusses for sloped and shingled roofs.
In an industry first, Marriott International today unveiled a comprehensive expansion to its initiative to drive adoption of modular construction of hotels in North America. In addition, the company said it expects to sign 50 hotel deals in 2017 that incorporate prefabricated guestrooms or bathrooms
Canada will still be able to bring trade actions against the United States over countervailing and anti-dumping duties under a new trade agreement, a move that could help bring the two countries together and negotiate a new Softwood Lumber Agreement.
Most high school students struggle to get out of bed to get out of school, but not one class of seniors from the Villages Charter School. They’re going to work on a construction site.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced a new, precision-made Yield-Link connection to simplify and streamline structural steel connections made in the field, without compromising structural strength.