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Infographics: Millennials Buying New Homes, Good for CMs?

Mon, 2016-10-24 18:07
October 18, 2016

Half of home buyers in the U.S. are under 36, meaning a new generation—Millennials—is shaping the future of real estate. 

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2 Firefighters Killed When Legacy Floor Collapse

Mon, 2016-10-24 18:07
September 24, 2016

Firefighters in Wilmington, Delaware have honored two comrades who were killed in the line of duty Saturday when the first floor collapsed into the basement.

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UFPI Residential Construction Unit Q3 Sales Up 9%

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 18, 2016

Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced 2016 third-quarter results, including net earnings attributable to controlling interests of $27.8 million, an increase of 8.9 percent over the same period of 2015. 

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Top 10 Industry News Headlines for Q3 2016

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 24, 2016

The top ten most read SBC Industry News headlines for the third quarter focused primarily on business growth and the performance of structural building components.

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OSB Prices Up Again, Lumber & Gypsum Steady

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 18, 2016

OSB prices climbed 2.5% in September, continuing a 7-month trend that has the commodity at its highest price since June 2013.

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SBCA's Continuing Education: Fire Rated Truss Assemblies

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 24, 2016

Please join us on Wednesday, October 26 from 1-2 pm Central for a webinar presented by Jim Vogt, P.E., discussing fire resistance rated truss assemblies.

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PulteGroup Posts $128M Profit in Q3, Projects Further Growth

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 20, 2016

PulteGroup, Inc. announced on Thursday a net income of $128 million for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

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Infographics: Millennials Are Buying; Seeking New Houses

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 18, 2016

Half of home buyers in the U.S. are under 36, meaning a new generation—Millennials—is shaping the future of real estate. 

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23 Senators Continue to Push for Protectionist Lumber Trade

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 21, 2016

In a letter sent to President Obama on Friday, 23 Senators called for any new softwood lumber agreement with Canada to protect U.S. timber jobs and communities.

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BC Concerned About Growth of Spruce Pine Beetle Kill

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 18, 2016

The impact of the spruce beetle on Northern B.C. forests continues to grow, with areas impacted by the pest up 35 per cent in the last year.

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Charts: Demand Growing Faster than Supply of Multifamily Units

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 03, 2016

Nearly 78,000 units came on line in the third quarter, but a seemingly insatiable appetite persists among renters, who demanded 109,600 units in Q3.

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West Fraser Invests $33M to Expand S. Carolina Mill

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 18, 2016

West Fraser, a diversified wood products company, is expanding its Newberry County sawmill operations. The project is expected to bring $33 million in new capital investment.

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Industry Mourns Passing of WTCA/SBCA's First President, Staton Douthit

Mon, 2016-10-24 12:08
October 24, 2016

Carl Staton Douthit, the first president of the Wood Truss Council of America passed away at the age of 79 on October 18, 2016 in Canton. 

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Does the U.S. Need a Housing Czar?

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
October 14, 2016

A Housing Czar would replace the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, empowered to govern housing policy and regulation in all respects.

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Weyerhaeuser Moves into New "Tree House" Headquarters

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
October 11, 2016

Weyerhaeuser, one of Washington’s oldest and most valuable companies, marked a new chapter in its 116-year history Monday by opening a new, urban “tree fort” headquarters.

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Exterior of World's Tallest Wood Building Completed

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
October 10, 2016

Celebrating the tallest wood-frame building of its kind anywhere in the world, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr recently attended the “topping out” ceremony of the Brock Commons Residence.

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Homeownership: Immigrants Closing Gap on Native-Born

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
October 13, 2016

The homeownership rate for immigrants (foreign-born U.S. residents) is slowly gaining ground against that of domestic-born residents.

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State Grant Puts Trusses on Old Public Building

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
October 13, 2016

This week, thanks to a $43,000 Nature Works grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, a new truss roof is going up on the old pool house building.

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Oklahoma Ruling Threatens 'Opt Out' for Workers' Comp

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
September 20, 2016

A national campaign is underway to change how workers’ compensation is disbursed. But its backers have had difficulty gaining a foothold in the American workplace.

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Stage Set for Costly Softwood Lumber Trade Battle

Mon, 2016-10-17 18:07
October 17, 2016

The stage is set for Canada and the U.S. to gird for another costly, drawn-out softwood lumber trade battle.

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