SBC Industry News
The Trump tax plan that has now been drafted in the House includes the biggest small business tax cut in at least 15 years.
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of softwood lumber from Canada.
By the numbers, it was certainly a show where the show floor size, number of attendees and participation in the events off the show floor underscored the role BCMC plays in helping the industry grow.
SBCA’s primary mission is to be the voice of the structural building components industry. In today’s world, one of the most powerful tools the association has to accomplish that mission is its website: sbcindutry.com.
Traffic through the BCSI bracing demonstration was continuous and s showed that web-member-plane-only restraint/bracing has the potential to save time and provide better installation safety.
SBCA staff have worked with component manufacturers around the country to gather together workforce development best practices and create tools to attract new people to the industry.
The Topical Library system pre-sorts the most valuable resources on a subject and arranges them into four main categories for easy navigation.
Based on what enforcement officers will be watching for, here are eight tips to help avoid costly fines and citations during Operation Safe Driver Week.
Tthe American Institute of Architects (AIA) has urged policymakers to reject any weakening of the building codes that have made America’s buildings the envy of the world and called for making public buildings a part of infrastructure renewal.
President Trump's tighter border controls have already reduced greatly the influx of illegal aliens, but he needs legislation to finish the task.
Given the acute construction labor shortage that was already at play before recent natural disasters, reconstruction and its repercussions in residential real estate could pose yet another disaster.
Builders “have no choice” but to pay higher prices for lumber despite the dramatic price hikes in recent months, housing expert Ivy Zelman says.
The Census Bureau recently released 2016 multifamily completions data from the Survey of Construction. A total of 159,000 housing units, or 49 percent of all multifamily completions, were in buildings with 50 or more units, more than any other building type.
After hitting a new low in August, new home sales surged in September to their fastest pace in the past decade, according to the latest report released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
To lower construction cost and streamline installation time on mid-rise wood construction projects, Simpson Strong-Tie has launched the new Strong-Rod Systems rod-to-steel-beam connector (ATS-SBC).
Allen Holt Gwyn, civic leader and nationally-renowned construction lawyer, arbitrator and mediator, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017.
If you’re at the BCMC show, make sure to stop by the bracing demonstration and experience it yourself.
For a framer that builds well over 2,500 units per year, the stakes associated with being buttoned-up in all aspects of the job get higher.
by Tim Ahrenholz
Between August 2016 to August 2017, 37 states and the District of Columbia saw a growth in the total number of permits issued.