SBC Industry News
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.
In contrast to the steady overall index, prices of key building materials were anything but level.
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.
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.
Employers are now only required to submit Forms W-4 to the IRS when given written notice or specific direction.
This year's BCMC show has a valuable line up of education sessions for component manufacturers, don't miss it!
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.
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.
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.
The share of new homes with 3 bedrooms has declined, going from 54 percent in 2009 to 43 percent in 2015.
Building sprawling suburbs is better at making cities affordable than building tall towers, according to research released Wednesday.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
While the BCMC 2016 Kick-Off Presentation does begin bright and early, it’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss.
GMS Inc. announced its acquisition of Steven Kempf Building Material Company, headquartered in King of Prussia, Pa.
Here are some tips for retaining your best employees.
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.