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Weyerhaeuser Wood Product Sales up 15% in Q3

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 28, 2016

Weyerhaeuser Company’s third-quarter 2016 results came in above expectations, with a positive earnings surprise of 4.5%.

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84 Lumber Continues Financial Restructuring with $700M Loan

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
November 01, 2016

84 Lumber closed on a new $350 million senior secured term loan B and refinanced its existing credit facility with a new $350 million asset-based revolving credit facility. 

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AISI Releases New Cold Formed Steel Design Specification

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
November 01, 2016

AISI, in cooperation with CSA Group, today announced publication of the 2016 edition of the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members

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SFPA Appoints 2017 Officers, Announces Staff Retirements

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 27, 2016

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Board of Directors elected its 2017 slate of officers during its recent Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia.  

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Innovative, Labor-Saving Tool Attracts Crowd at BCMC

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 31, 2016

Triad has always been the leader in the wall building industry and has again taken panelization to the next level with the Trident Panel Nailer/Stapler Bridge.

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Leadership Evolves at Premier Property & Casualty Insurance Provider

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
November 03, 2016

The PLM and ILM.Board of Directors unanimously appointed C. Richard Peterson as Chairman of the Board.

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Video: Single-Family Housing Levels Now "Painfully Low"

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 27, 2016

Single-family housing inventory has been tight for many months, but in September it was down to “painfully low” levels—and it’s having an adverse effect on the housing market.

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Multifamily Construction Spending Continues Driving Upward

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
November 02, 2016

Multifamily construction spending continued its record breaking pace and reached $62.1 billion, up by 2.0% over the revised August estimates.

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Fall Protection Tops List of OSHA Citations for 2016

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
November 18, 2016

Compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections, his is OSHA's preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year.

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Roof Assembly Thermal Performance Online Calculator Developed

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
November 17, 2016

NRCA's EnergyWise Roof Calculator Online is a web-based application that provides a graphical method of constructing roof assemblies to evaluate thermal performance and estimated energy costs under normal operating conditions

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A Whole-House Air Sealing Strategy that Meets All Needs?

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 17, 2016

This article answers the question: Air-flow, air-sealing, air-leakage, air barriers—inside, outside and everything in-between—is there really a whole house solution for today’s builders and contractors?

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For Innovative Framing & Creative Engineering, Embrace Sprinklers

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 31, 2016

Mandatory sprinklers for single-family homes has been a controversial subject between homebuilders and fire officials.

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Report: CA Needs to Triple its Home Construction Pace

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 25, 2016

The Golden State would need to triple the pace of construction over the next decade to keep up with population growth, the report found, building 3.5 million homes by 2025.

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Understanding the SLA and What Will Happen Next

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 31, 2016

The most recent softwood lumber agreement (SLA) between the U.S. and Canada expired a little over one year ago. Here's what will happen next.

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Housing Demand Index Reaches 3-Year High Based on Offers

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 26, 2016

The Redfin Housing Demand Indexincreased 13.3 percent from last month to a seasonally adjusted level of 105 in September. 

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Tracking Cold-Rolled Galvanized Sheet Steel

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 31, 2016

Numerous component manufacturers have requested that SBC Industry News begin providing information gathered from the public domain on 20 (33 mil), 18 (43 mil) and 16 (54 mil) gauge steel.

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TrusJoist Develops Floor System Performance Calculator

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 24, 2016

TJ-Pro Rating, which is specific to Trus Joist products, is a numerical predictor of floor performance ranging from 25 to 65.

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93% of Single-Family Homes are Wood Framed, 7% Are Concrete

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 24, 2016

For 2015 completions, 93% of new homes were wood-framed. Another 7% were concrete homes, and less than half a percent were steel-framed.

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R.P. Lumber Purchases Southeast Missouri Builders Supply

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 25, 2016

Home center and building materials supplier R.P. Lumber announced its purchase of Southeast Missouri Builders Supply in Cape Girardeau.

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Atlantic Building Components to Acquire Truline Truss

Sun, 2016-11-27 00:08
October 28, 2016

Atlantic Building Components & Services, Inc. announced on Friday, October 28, they have reached an agreement in principle to acquire Truline Truss, Inc.

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