SBC Industry News
In a move expected to boost revitalization in several areas of the county, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a policy that lowers a fee developers pay when building homes.
New homes with 5,000 square feet or more of living space increased both as a share of all new construction and in absolute number in 2015, according to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction.
Meritage Homes Corporation, a leading U.S. homebuilder, unveiled its LiVE.NOW.™ homes focused on the growing first-time buyer market.
Experts might not agree on the “best” or the “right” recipe for rapid economic growth, but some cities have figured out the key ingredients and how to stir the pot just right to sustain long-term prosperity.
Edgebuilder Wall Panels Inc., a Prescott manufacturer and seller of prefabricated wall panels for commercial and residential construction, is being purchased by a Twin Cities company as part of a cash deal worth $4 million.
To ensure it never gets to the point where an employer has to defend himself/herself from either OSHA citations or bad publicity, Rubin suggested employers be very specific in their communication with employees.
They’re changing the way we build things in the construction sector. Here’s everything you need to know about the robot revolution.
Byers Truss Engineering and Manufacturing is planning to start construction on an 8,000-square-foot facility in the Fairview Industrial Park next summer.
If the softwood lumber tariffs on Canadian imports end up coinciding with a Canadian housing market slump, component manufacturers (CM) in Canada will be strongly motivated to sell structural building products into the U.S.
A new option in labor tracking software enters the market next month at the Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC). Steve Farroh of Sundial Software, one of more than a dozen first-time exhibitors at the show, will be offering demos of labor-cost tracking software custom-designed for those running a component manufacturing plant.
The NFC Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting will be held in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday, November 3 at the M and T Bank Stadium. Attendees will begin afternoon activities with a tour of the Sparrows Point facility hosted by the NFC Gold Sponsor DAP Products Inc.
The BCMC show floor is bigger than it's been since the downturn. That means there will be more opportunities to learn something new and find a solution that will improve your business going forward.
This article in Builder Online focuses on four long-term ways builders can begin to address the framing labor shortage builders are currently facing, one of them is to stop stick framing.
To help a CM in Arizona, SBCA developed a construction detai and design approach that featured a beveled 2x4 attached to the underside of a lay?on gable.
Every so often, situations arise that can lead to finger-pointing and questions about who is actually responsible when a construction defect occurs.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure (H.R. 6904) that would delay the implementation of the Department of Labor’s overtime rule for six months.
This article in the August 2016 issue of Structure Magazine provides an extensive analysis of installation best practices for open-web, pin-connected long span trusses.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine this week released a report looking at the economic and fiscal implications of immigration to the U.S.
On Election Day 2016, eight states will consider either medical marijuana laws or legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
Do you know what steps to take to increase the board footage of your production line without hiring another person or starting another shift? Find out at BCMC.