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Boise Cascade Agrees to Sell 3 Northeast Oregon Operations to Woodgrain

Tue, 2018-09-25 17:39

Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC) has entered into an agreement with Woodgrain Millwork to sell its northeast Oregon lumber mills in Pilot Rock and La Grande and the particleboard operations in Island City.

VIDEO: ZIP Sheathing Eliminates Building Wrap Need

Tue, 2018-09-25 17:26

With a built-in air and water resistant barrier, ZIP System® sheathing and tape for roofs and exterior walls streamline the weatherization process.

VIDEO: ZIP System Sheathing – Taping Roof Valleys with 3.75-inch ZIP Tape

Tue, 2018-09-25 17:26

With a built-in air and water resistant barrier, ZIP System® sheathing and tape for roofs and exterior walls streamline the weatherization process.

Virginia Contractors Face $304K in OSHA Silica Fines

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:58

Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Compliance has issued five citations for crystalline silica dust-related violations and other violations to a Roanoke, Virginia, contractor and has proposed a total of $304,130 in fines, which could be the largest fine imposed to date under the new silica rule.

Virginia contractors Face $304K in OSHA Silica Fines

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:58

Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Compliance has issued five citations for crystalline silica dust-related violations and other violations to a Roanoke, Virginia, contractor and has proposed a total of $304,130 in fines, which could be the largest fine imposed to date under the new silica rule.

Lockout/Tagout Compliance Just Got Easier

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:51

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) rules for industrial equipment are among the least understood and most-often violated by employers. And probably no rule is as costly if you get it wrong.

Lockout/Tagout Compliance Just Got Easier

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:51

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) rules for industrial equipment are among the least understood and most-often violated by employers. And probably no rule is as costly if you get it wrong.

Labor Shortage & Opioids Make Construction Safety Harder

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:41

The labor shortage in the construction industry is projected to last another three years, requiring increased emphasis on safety training and supervision, according to a recent industry report.

Labor Shortage & Opioids Make Construction Safety Harder

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:41

The labor shortage in the construction industry is projected to last another three years, requiring increased emphasis on safety training and supervision, according to a recent industry report.

Are You Dealing with Mold? – New Resources Available

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:32

Framers, home builders, and homeowners looking for best practices to ensure they have the most current mold facts as well as mold mitigation and remediation information can now look to two new research reports created by the Structural Building Component Association (SBCA).

Are You Dealing with Mold? – New Resource Available

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:32

Framers, home builders, and homeowners looking for best practices to ensure they have the most current mold facts as well as mold mitigation and remediation information can now look to two new research reports created by the Structural Building Component Association (SBCA).

Simpson Develops EWP Rafter-to-Top-Plate Hurricane Tie

Mon, 2018-09-24 14:54

Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced the new H1.81Z hurricane tie, designed to provide stronger connections between heavy engineered wood rafters and wall top plates.

Simpson Develops EWP Rafter-to-Top-Plate Hurricane Tie

Mon, 2018-09-24 14:54

Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced the new H1.81Z hurricane tie, designed to provide stronger connections between heavy engineered wood rafters and wall top plates.

MiTek Software Provides Bill of Materials for Homebuilder

Mon, 2018-09-17 17:34

McBride & Son Homes, Chesterfield, Mo. has chosen to use MiTek USA’s SAPPHIRE Build software solution.

MiTek Software Provides Bill of Materials for Homebuilder

Mon, 2018-09-17 17:34

McBride & Son Homes, Chesterfield, Mo. has chosen to use MiTek USA’s SAPPHIRE Build software solution.

Check Out MiTek's Full Line of Hardy Frame Products

Tue, 2018-09-11 16:42

MiTek USA just announced that its Hardy Frame brand now offers a range of seven products in a “full spectrum” offering of lateral-load solutions for light-frame, multistory construction. 

Check Out MiTek's Full Line of Hardy Frame Products

Tue, 2018-09-11 16:42

MiTek USA just announced that its Hardy Frame brand now offers a range of seven products in a “full spectrum” offering of lateral-load solutions for light-frame, multistory construction. 

Simpson Develops Cost-Effective, Light-Frame Brick Tie

Tue, 2018-09-11 14:28

Simpson Strong-Tie introduces the new, high-performance BTH brick tie, a first-of-its kind, cost-effective product capable of connecting brick and stone veneers to light-frame construction across spans up to three inches, offering contractors and homebuilders an innovative solution.

DuPont's Liquid-Applied Tyvek Simplifies Application

Tue, 2018-09-11 14:24

Keep air and water out, and energy costs down, with DuPont Building Envelope systems for commercial construction.

Video: Norbord's 'Thank a Framer' Seeks More Framers to Thank

Tue, 2018-09-11 12:51

Norbord Inc. is launching its second video to kick off “Thank a Framer” month this September. This video follows the process of manufacturing oriented strand board (OSB) from the forest to the construction site, paying homage to workers in the supply chain along the way.

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