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The War on Accidents

Wed, 2016-07-13 14:40
June 30, 2016

If organizations want to win, they need to have efforts parallel to those of the military - to accomplish their missions while minimizing employee injuries.

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The War on Accidents

Wed, 2016-07-13 14:40
June 30, 2016

If organizations want to win, they need to have efforts parallel to those of the military - to accomplish their missions while minimizing employee injuries.

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New York Contractor Fined $249,000 for Fall Protection Fails

Wed, 2016-07-13 14:40
July 07, 2016

Chief Administrative Law Judge Covette Rooney recently upheld citations and penalties for Flintlock Construction Service, finding the company had knowledge of safety hazards at a 23-story hotel project in Manhattan, New York.

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Modern Net Positive House Built in Chapel Hill, NC

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:49
July 05, 2016

Architecturally, this Net Positive house effortlessly combines environmental stewardship with the simple volumes, flat rooflines, open floor plan, and indoor-outdoor living that define modern styling. 

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Researchers Develop Method for Changing a Material's Structure for Better Performance

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:49
July 05, 2016

Rather than creating entirely new materials, researchers focused on changing the internal geometric structure of familiar plastics, metals, ceramics and composites.

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Panama Canal Expansion May Be Boon for Polyethylene Production

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:49
July 02, 2016

The $5.3bn expansion of the Panama Canal that just opened last week has prompted a huge wave of expenditures in the US as a handful of east coast ports prepare for larger ships.

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Global Lumber Production Surging, Up 20% Over 2015

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 05, 2016

Global softwood lumber production is on pace to break the record set in 2015.

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Opportunity Knox with SBCA's Pre-Show Events

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

Plan now to attend his year’s Pre-Show Events on Tuesday, October 18. From golf to roundtables, opportunities abound to learn, explore and fellowship with your industry peers.

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12 Questions to Ask When Considering a New Customer

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

A recent article in Remodeling Magazine includes a handy 12-question checklist for anyone considering taking on a new client.

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Cedar Creek Buys Midwest's Lake States Lumber

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
June 27, 2016

Cedar Creek announces the acquisition of Lake States Lumber (five locations in Wisconsin and Minnesota).

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2 Critical Problems with OSHA's New Injury Reporting Rule

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 07, 2016

In issuing its final rule on workplace illness and injury reporting, this author believes there are two critical oversights that may lead to more harm than good.

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Small Town Takes Note of Roof Truss Installation

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

The small town of Marshfield, Missouri, took special notice of a roof truss installation recently.

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The Most Popular SBC Industry News Stories of Q2

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

Here are the top ten most popular stories featured in SBC Industry News during the second quarter of 2016.

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Alpine Releases New Version of VisionREZ Software

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58

Alpine announced the release of VisionREZ™ 2017 for Revit® and Navisworks®. 

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How Will Software Change Component Manufacturing Next?

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

A recent article in ProSales Magazine, looks at the innovation going on within the software industry and how it may help building material suppliers.

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Manufacturer Takes Wall Panels to the Next Level

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

In this article, Rashkin examines advances in manufactured wall panels and explores one manufacturer’s approach.

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Trusses the Biggest Innovation in Residential Construction

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:58
July 11, 2016

In this first article, Rashkin compares two photos of residential construction, taken 131 years apart.

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Company Building Inexpensive Homes with LVL and Wood-Plastic Composite

Mon, 2016-07-11 10:58
July 01, 2016

An Australian company is building kit homes for a cyclone-ravaged Pacific island from laminated veneer lumber and a wood-plastic composite.

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Is Home Construction Half What it Should Be?

Mon, 2016-07-11 10:58
July 03, 2016

Nationwide statistics show that since the last economic boom ended, construction of new residential units across the nation ran at roughly half the pace of the previous quarter century

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The Challenges of Steel Framing in Residential Construction

Mon, 2016-07-11 10:58
August 27, 2015

The steel framing industry has long been interested in capturing more of the residential construction market.

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