SBC Industry News
OSB prices climbed 2.5% in September, continuing a 7-month trend that has the commodity at its highest price since June 2013.
Please join us on Wednesday, October 26 from 1-2 pm Central for a webinar presented by Jim Vogt, P.E., discussing fire resistance rated truss assemblies.
PulteGroup, Inc. announced on Thursday a net income of $128 million for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016.
Half of home buyers in the U.S. are under 36, meaning a new generation—Millennials—is shaping the future of real estate.
In a letter sent to President Obama on Friday, 23 Senators called for any new softwood lumber agreement with Canada to protect U.S. timber jobs and communities.
The impact of the spruce beetle on Northern B.C. forests continues to grow, with areas impacted by the pest up 35 per cent in the last year.
Nearly 78,000 units came on line in the third quarter, but a seemingly insatiable appetite persists among renters, who demanded 109,600 units in Q3.
West Fraser, a diversified wood products company, is expanding its Newberry County sawmill operations. The project is expected to bring $33 million in new capital investment.
Carl Staton Douthit, the first president of the Wood Truss Council of America passed away at the age of 79 on October 18, 2016 in Canton.
A Housing Czar would replace the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, empowered to govern housing policy and regulation in all respects.
Weyerhaeuser, one of Washington’s oldest and most valuable companies, marked a new chapter in its 116-year history Monday by opening a new, urban “tree fort” headquarters.
Celebrating the tallest wood-frame building of its kind anywhere in the world, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr recently attended the “topping out” ceremony of the Brock Commons Residence.
The homeownership rate for immigrants (foreign-born U.S. residents) is slowly gaining ground against that of domestic-born residents.
This week, thanks to a $43,000 Nature Works grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, a new truss roof is going up on the old pool house building.
A national campaign is underway to change how workers’ compensation is disbursed. But its backers have had difficulty gaining a foothold in the American workplace.
The stage is set for Canada and the U.S. to gird for another costly, drawn-out softwood lumber trade battle.
BCMC 2016 opens this week at the Knoxville Convention Center. Opportunity Knox! Here are three good reasons you should answer.
After 38 years of unwavering determination to advance the state of truss component engineering and construction framing practices, David B. Brakeman, P.E., S.E. is will retire later this year.
Utilizing airspace to provide an R-value in building assemblies is not straightforward.
In order to provide full context for previously published videos, the full ICC public hearing testimony on SBCA’s RB 69 can be heard in this nine-minute video.