SBC Industry News
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Couillard said he is most preoccupied by what impact a Trump presidency might have on the province's lumber industry, since negotiations between the U.S. and Canada are underway now.
Over the last four quarters ending with the third quarter of 2016, townhouse starts totaled 94,000, a more than 10% gain over prior year total.
Trump’s policies could affect housing in different ways. Restrictions on immigration could limit the supply of available workers for construction firms, which have already complained for years of labor shortages.
We know that millennials still definitely want to buy homes, but the reality is that they are currently set back by challenges such as student loans, a low savings rate, and housing prices.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the United States, today reported financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended October 1, 2016.
Here are five things to watch for in real estate in 2017 — don’t get blindsided.
Simpson Strong-Tie introduces an innovative hanger that’s easy and intuitive to use for connecting rafters to hip/valley beams in roof framing
How the promise of the world’s tallest modular tower didn’t stack up.
A federal judge in Texas has issued a permanent injunction blocking an Obama administration “persuader rule” requiring law firms to publicly disclose any work they do for employers surrounding union organization efforts.
Two photos published by national media outlets last week tell a compelling story about the role and acceptance of structural building components in the public consciousness
On Friday, November 18, the International Code Council sent out an email announcing it would be extending the deadline for the Online Governmental Consensus Voting period for the 2018 model code development process.
This month, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published a supplement to S400-15, North American Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems.
This article contains slides and commentary on leading housing indicators for September 2016.
Everything is designed with cleanliness and efficiency in mind. The R-30 rigid insulation was chosen for the ceiling as an alternative to batting. “Batting holds moisture, moisture grows mold, and mold ruins wine."
Building a multi-family structure to Passive House standards can be done not only at market rate (or better) compared to conventional construction, but also with a method that saves time and money, and is simple to implement.
Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty building products, announced today it will reopen its Spring City, Tennessee, oriented strand board (OSB) facility in 2018.
NCSEA and SBCA collaborated on S268-16 which is a proposal to modify ANSI/TPI 1-2014 (TPI 1) language as referenced in the 2018 International Building Code.
The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) has long been concerned about the lack of permanent diagonal bracing installed in roof systems.
SBCA believes it is common sense for the building code to include a definition of lumber design values. We urge you to use your governmental member vote to support the IRC code change proposal G6-16.