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21 States & 50 Business Groups Sue OSHA to Stop Overtime Rule

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 21, 2016

A coalition of 21 states filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday in federal court in Texas demanding the court stop the department from promulgating its new overtime rule.

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OSB & Softwood Lumber Prices Surge Up in August

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 15, 2016

In contrast to the steady overall index, prices of key building materials were anything but level. 

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Report: Last SLA Made U.S. Lumber Consumers Overpay by $6B

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 15, 2016

The tariff barriers imposed on Canadian softwood lumber cost American consumers a fortune, all while enriching a limited group of producers, shows a Viewpoint published today by the Montreal Economic Institute.

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Capital Lumber Grows CA Building Material Distribution Channel

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 21, 2016

Capital Lumber Company has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Capitol Plywood‘s distribution facility in Sacramento, Calif. The agreement is expected to be finalized September 30.

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What CMs Should Know About the IRS Tax Withholding

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 26, 2016

Employers are now only required to submit Forms W-4 to the IRS when given written notice or specific direction.

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Explore Your Opportunities to Learn at BCMC 2016

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 26, 2016

This year's BCMC show has a valuable line up of education sessions for component manufacturers, don't miss it!

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Technical Support Services Now at a CM's Fingertips

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 19, 2016

To provide value to its membership, SBCA has developed an online library of technical best practices that address member questions in both design consideration and installation arenas. 

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Shelter Systems Limited Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 19, 2016

On Friday, September 16, 2016, Shelter Systems Limited welcomed over 350 members of their extended family to their facility in Westminster, Maryland, to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary.

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Maps: 2015 Single-Family Prices Per Square Foot

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 12, 2016

Looking at single-family homes started in 2015, the median prices, excluding improved lot values, range from $168 per square foot in the Pacific division to $78 per square foot in the East South Central division.

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More Bedrooms Means More Components

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 08, 2016

The share of new homes with 3 bedrooms has declined, going from 54 percent in 2009 to 43 percent in 2015.

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Affordable Single-Family Homes Will Spur Greater Growth

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 14, 2016

Building sprawling suburbs is better at making cities affordable than building tall towers, according to research released Wednesday.

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LP Releases Joist, Beam and Stud Sizing Software

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 13, 2016

LP Building Products recently launched their new LP SolidStart Design software, a single-member sizing solution that allows users to size floor and roof joists, beams, columns and studs.

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2 Northeastern Lumber Associations Join Forces

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 14, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association’s (NRLA) Board of Directors voted to approve an affiliation with the Eastern Building Materials Dealers Association (EBMDA).

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New Fire Retardant Developed for OSB Sheathing

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 14, 2016

Eco Building Products, Inc., announced today that the Company’s new Eco FRC™ formulation applied to OSB (oriented strand board) passed full scale extended ASTM E2768 testing.

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Maps: How 44 States Rejected Mandatory Sprinklers

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 15, 2016

Voting members of the International Code Council will once again consider an amendment to move the requirement to install fire sprinkler systems in one- and two-family homes.

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SBCA's Continuing Education: Fire Rated Assemblies

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 19, 2016

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.

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Video: Get Leadership Tips from a Blue Angel

Tue, 2016-09-27 12:10
September 19, 2016

While the BCMC 2016 Kick-Off Presentation does begin bright and early, it’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss. 

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GMS Buys Steven Kempf, Continues Expansion of Building Envelope Material Distribution

Tue, 2016-09-13 12:07
August 30, 2016

GMS Inc. announced its acquisition of Steven Kempf Building Material Company, headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa. 

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Six Tips for Improving Your Employee Retention

Mon, 2016-09-12 18:07
August 26, 2016

Here are some tips for retaining your best employees.

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KB Home's Look at Modular Underscores CMs' Strengths

Mon, 2016-09-12 18:07
September 12, 2016

A recent article in Builder Online looks at a KB Homes project that illustrates one way this national homebuilder is combining modular construction with site-built techniques.

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