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With the launch of its new website, www.trussway.com, Trussway Manufacturing, the leading U.S. manufacturer of floor and roof trusses, peels back the layers to give building professionals, architects, engineers and property owners a more complete story of the value trusses play in single- and multi-family construction.

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Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research at NYU College of Global Public Health.

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Is a trend really a trend if it repeats year after year? That's a valid concern in the commercial construction world.

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A recent article suggests few home construction technologies offer as much promise as panelization and prefabricated building components.

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The National Safety Council is calling on employers to restrict cannabis use among workers in safety-sensitive positions – regardless of whether cannabis consumption is allowed by their state, in a new policy position released Oct. 21.

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OSHA recently released a new video that explains how the inspection process is helping to keep workers safe.

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A new construction startup that is promising to revolutionize the construction industry with a new low-carbon building material has opened a head office in Vancouver, and is getting backing from some big names in B.C.’s real estate and construction industries.

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"Our team delivered an impressive performance in the third quarter, producing above market growth in sales volume driven by increases across all of our product categories," said CEO Chad Crow.

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“The goal of this year’s summit was to help framers ‘Raise the Bar’ for their companies in the year ahead,” said NFC President Scott Stevens of ModuTech in Baltimore, Maryland.

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This step-by-step instructional video provides quick tips on how to flash window jambs to help avoid window leaks using ZIP System products.

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For most new-construction projects, installation of the hardwood floor falls to a flooring specialist.

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A recent OSHA QuickTakes Did You Know? email highlights that “the most common type of emergency for small businesses is fire.”

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to assist relief efforts in the Bahamas and southeastern United States after Hurricane Dorian struck earlier this month.

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Sept. 25 issued a final rule approving two additional quantitative fit testing protocols for inclusion in its Respiratory Protection Standard.

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An Ohio county court has sentenced Jim Coon – a roofing contractor based in Akron, Ohio – to prison after he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 39-year-old employee who fell from a three-story roof while working without required fall protection in November 2017.