Industry News

The new MPBZ moment post base by Simpson Strong-Tie is the first product of its kind to provide moment resistance for wooden columns or posts.

It may not be the biggest secret in the world, but the “secret sauce” in building construction on many projects today is cold-formed steel (CFS) framing.

The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 55.9 in December, up 5.3 points from November's 50.6, the American Institute of Architects announced today.

U.S. LBM has acquired the Arkansas-based Ridout Companies, including the Ridout Lumber Companies of Arkansas and Missouri, Ridout Door Manufacturing Company and Arkansas Wholesale Lumber Company.

Automation, which includes both mechanized robots (whether humanoid or drone-shaped) and artificially intelligent software programs, are predicted to eliminate 6% of the jobs in the U.S. in the next five years.

Economic development is huge. Whenever we hear those two words we get excited, especially when we find out that more development is coming to our city or surrounding counties.

California TrusFrame (CTF) today announced the appointment of Jason Walsh as Vice President of Sales and Phillip David as Director of Builder Development.

The labor shortage in the construction industry is indicative of a wider, decades-in-the-making gap in vocational training that has had an impact on many sectors of the U.S. economy.