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Georgia-Pacific announced today plans for a $150 million, 320,000-square foot, technologically advanced lumber mill, which is targeted to begin in 2018 with an anticipated startup in late fall 2019.

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, hosted more than 30 college students awarded with a Simpson Strong-Tie® Student Scholarship for the 2018–2019 academic year.

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BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., one of the leading providers of diversified building products, services and innovative solutions in the U.S. residential construction market, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. 

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In 2000 and 2004 Alpine undertook a weathering study entitled Durability of Plates, R&D #90-07 dated January 3, 2000 and January 22, 2004. Mr. Stu Lewis provided this report to SBCA to aid SBCA with background information regarding the common notion that truss plates back away from lumber.

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The structural building component industry was founded on taking responsibility for its engineering work, demonstrated through sealed truss design drawings.

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When building officials, or really anyone, reject an engineer’s seal instead of following the code compliance process for alternative materials, products, designs, building system designs and methods of construction, they exceed the authority given to them by the building code or professional engineering law.

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A recent Building Insider article whimsically looked at the “ugliest” buildings in each state, according to a survey of the people who live there.

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When some building owners consider structural systems for their construction projects, they overlook cold-formed steel (CFS) framing. Why? There are many common misconceptions about the effectiveness of CFS as a structural material.

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Total international sales totaled $121 billion during April 2017 to March 2018, a 21 percent decline from the previous 12-month period, according to an annual survey of from the National Association of Realtors.