Industry News

A long-span metal truss can pose a risk to installers because the dimensions and weight of the truss itself can create instability, buckling and collapse of the truss if it is not handled, installed and braced properly.

Canfor Corp., one of the world’s largest forestry companies, sees potential acquisition opportunities in the U.S. south as smaller companies struggle in the wake of carnage left by new softwood lumber duties.

It was confirmed recently R.P. Lumber Company, Inc. would be the newest addition to Canton’s business community, as it also sets its sights on other store openings.

After more than 100 years of service, Kildare Lumber will become Mead Lumber.

SRS Distribution announced today the acquisition of Kohl Building Products, a family-owned regional distributor with seven locations in Pennsylvania and an additional location in Maryland.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday he would consider retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. imposing a 20% tariff on lumber imports from its northern neighbor.

ASHRAE has added a new course to its eLearning Center catalog – “School of Hard Knocks: Controlling Moisture & Humidity in Buildings.”

This article explores thermal performance considerations for aluminum-framed fenestration systems.

Abundant throughout Asia, especially China, bamboo has long been a go-to building material for construction players drawn to its tensile strength, light weight, low cost and mass quantities.