Business

A final rule specifically prohibiting commercial truck drivers from using hand-held cell phones while operating their vehicles has been enacted by the FMCSA. SBCA has drafted a template mobile phone use policy for manufacturers to use.

Although most measures of credit quality saw further improvement in the third quarter, some concerns have arisen.

Article focusing on the markets where investor activity has bouyed and galvanized local markets, serving as a clearing force against the distress-fueled tide of residential vacancies.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced a marketing partnership agreement.

The House of Representatives approved two bills that would rein in and reduce the costs of new federal regulations.

ProBuild Holdings will close most of its operations in the Nashville market, which it serves from Smyrna, Tenn.

Dallas-based Builders FirstSource announced the completion of a $160 million first-lien Term Loan financing agreement with affiliates of Highbridge Principal Strategies.

SBCA has been working with OSHA on fall protection guidelines and has developed a step-by-step approach for the marketplace. Especially if you missed the October and November Workshops, consider attending this final Workshop of 2011.

SBCA is seeking to obtain signatures of support to add to the bottom of letters to the US Forest Service and US Forest Products Laboratories regarding the Southern Pine lumber design value.

Canfor has signed an agreement to acquire Tembec Industries Ltd.’s southern British Columbia (BC) interior wood products assets.