Industry News

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 372,000 units in July from an upwardly revised pace in the previous month.

University unveils the nation’s most powerful hurricane simulator, a "Wall of Wind’’ that can hit Category 5 wind speed and put building materials to the worst-case test

President Obama's message to entrepreneurs that "you didn't build that" prompted one Georgia lumber retail owner to respond with a not-so-subtle retort.

The USCIS division of the DHS has announced that employers should continue to use the current Form I-9, which is set to expire on Aug. 31, 2012, until further notice. 

If Congress does not act within the next few months, virtually all federal programs will face an automatic across-the-board funding cut of about 8%.

The USFA has released a report on the April 2011 F5 tornados that hit the Southern US, outlining five overarching critical areas noted that were repeatedly identified as needing improvement.

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Second-quarter production of 145.0 million linear feet of EWP I-joists was the highest since the third quarter of 2008, when it was 162.1 million feet.