SBC Industry News
In a move designed to help assist in reducing the shortage of drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed simplifying the process and cost for certain individuals to obtain a commercial driver's license.
Planned workplace safety and health inspections in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma have been halted by OSHA, the Department of Labor announced Sept. 12.
Koopman Lumber and Hardware has announced a merger with the Andover, Mass. based Doyle Lumber Company.
Twenty year is a milestone worth celebrating when a business has the strength to stand tall through a fluctuating economy, and Stark Truss’ Perryville location has weathered the bad times to see the good come back around.
Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, today announced its plans to open a new factory in Spokane Valley, Washington, where it will produce mass timber products including cross-laminated timber (CLT) and Glulam.
Authorities are saying that a 43-year old concrete worker who plummeted 28 stories to his death on Sept. 21 probably fell through a hole in the floor at the Manhattan high rise.
Change can be difficult, but managers and workers must realize that, when changes in safety requirements occur, it’s always in the best interest of the worker. All injuries in the work place are preventable; there is no excuse for a worker to sustain an injury in modern construction.
The Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) and its National Framers Council (NFC) are pleased to announce confirmation of approval for a Susan Harwood Training Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Susan Harwood Training Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations to help fund the development of training and education courses for workers and employers exposed to workplace safety and health hazards.
Insulated Concrete Forms from ZEGO Building Systemscan protect properties and people from the devastating effects of tornadoes, hurricanes, cyclones, strong winds and earthquakes.
Two experts recently reviewed common sources of bulk rainwater penetration at and around fenestration components in building enclosures and discussed the responsibility of the architect to understand and mitigate these risks.
Atlas earns prestigious GREENGUARD Gold Certification, giving designers, architects, and building owners a safer, greener option for roof and wall insulation.
Interestingly, while John learned a lot about the industry at an early age, he didn’t always plan on pursuing a career in it.
Georgia-Pacific is set to begin construction immediately on a $100 million lumber production facility in Talladega, the company announced today.
Nearly two-thirds of the South’s pine acreage is now in managed pine plantations and inventory volumes on the plantation resource have risen by over 34% during the past ten years.
Earlier this week, Oregon legislators testified on behalf of the U.S Lumber Coalition at a hearing with the U.S International Trade Commission about softwood lumber trade with Canada.
Because the framing system installed quickly, Kirchberger was able to take occupancy of his building and begin its rent cycle sooner. He netted, he says, a total of $100,000 in earlier rent collections.
Natural disasters can be a boon for commodities used in the recovery efforts that follow—and if that holds true for lumber, it would add to a parade of factors that could lift prices to levels they haven’t seen in over a decade.