SBC Industry News
Despite signs that headwinds are on the horizon, homebuilder D.R. Horton issued some rather ambitious guidance numbers, not just for the next fiscal year but for fiscal 2020 as well.
Georgia-Pacific announced today plans for a $150 million, 320,000-square foot, technologically advanced lumber mill, which is targeted to begin in 2018 with an anticipated startup in late fall 2019.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, hosted more than 30 college students awarded with a Simpson Strong-Tie® Student Scholarship for the 2018–2019 academic year.
BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., one of the leading providers of diversified building products, services and innovative solutions in the U.S. residential construction market, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018.
SBCA’s hope is that all CMs begin to ask their OSB and lumber suppliers for mill specific sealed design values for each grade they purchase, as Dr. Yeh suggests they should expect.
A recent Building Insider article whimsically looked at the “ugliest” buildings in each state, according to a survey of the people who live there.
When some building owners consider structural systems for their construction projects, they overlook cold-formed steel (CFS) framing. Why? There are many common misconceptions about the effectiveness of CFS as a structural material.
Total international sales totaled $121 billion during April 2017 to March 2018, a 21 percent decline from the previous 12-month period, according to an annual survey of from the National Association of Realtors.
With the shortage of construction labor, builders are exploring a wide range of options for reducing the number of workers required on the jobsite. While components have proven to be a viable and valuable option for doing so, other innovative forms of prefabricated housing are gaining attention.
This post releases the second edition of the Housing Trends Report (HTR), a research product created by the NAHB Economics team with the goal of measuring prospective home buyers’ perceptions about the availability and affordability of homes for-sale in their markets.
Canfor Corporation says it paid $51.7 million in countervailing duties in the second quarter, the result of U.S. tariffs that went into force in 2017.
A new Menards Mega Store is scheduled to open Tuesday, July 24 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
This article looks at all the costs associated with constructing a new home and how those costs relate to one another to provide perspective on their relative contribution to overall costs.
84 Lumber was recently named D.R. Horton’s Distributor of the Year for 2017. The company, which received the same honor in 2016, was officially recognized at an awards ceremony at D.R. Horton’s trade show in Las Vegas on June 28.
The U.S. Department of Labor has rescinded the 2016 Persuader Rule, which exceeded the authority of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA).
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released the results of the Manufacturers' Outlook Survey for the second quarter of 2018, which shows that 95.1 percent of manufacturers have a positive outlook for their companies—an all-time record.
Conifex Timber Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood Arkansas.
So many pests are killing so many iconic Southern trees that it's easy to overlook the most destructive one of all: the Southern pine beetle. But it's back. And forestry consultants have begun to alert their clients.
The demand for truck drivers is extreme. Shipping expenses are at an all-time high: it costs more than $1.85 a mile to ship a dry, non-refrigerated good. That's an increase of nearly 40 percent from a year ago
Unlike the T-Pod, the T-Log comes equipped with off-roading capabilities and is designed for one specific purpose: hauling tons of gigantic tree logs.