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Thanks to a strengthening job market and lower mortgage rates, single-family home builders are becoming steadily more confident about their market opportunities.

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Katerra, the SoftBank-backed technology company aiming to “redefine construction” with prefabrication, launched new "kits" in Las Vegas on Monday.

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Canfor Corp. announced last week that it will temporarily curtail operations at three sawmills due to current market conditions, following an announcement of further cuts by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. on Jan. 14.

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers to take necessary precautions to protect workers from the serious and potentially fatal effects of carbon monoxide exposure.

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Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC ("HEW") announced today that the Charlotte, N.C., company filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Louisiana-Pacific Corporation alleging that its LP WeatherLogic™ Air & Water Barrier products infringe at least eight of HEW's ZIP System® sheathing and tape patents.

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Whether it’s trusses left in the yard for too long, or trusses left on the jobsite, weathering is a topic that all component manufacturers encounter in their line of work.

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If you are designing to the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) or later, it’s important to take a close look at the allowable load ratings you are referencing for some companies’ connectors and hangers.

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Simpson Strong-Tie is showcasing its builder software portfolio, which is designed to offer builders, architects, engineers, and the construction supply chain scalable software solutions for realizing cost and labor efficiencies across the design and construction cycle.