Savvy builders know that a panelized building system is the one of the most efficient ways to build a home. Computer-aided design and factory fabrication ensure that everything is straight, true, and level, and greatly reduce the potential for errors in the field.
With SAPPHIRE MobileViewer for Windows, users can receive links to 3D SAPPHIRE architectural BIM models via email and use them for design collaboration on Windows 8.1 tablets, PCs, or Windows Phones.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that occupations in the healthcare and construction fields will be some of the fastest-growing jobs between 2012 and 2022.
Milwaukee Tool says it has advanced the reciprocating saw category with a new cordless M18 Sawzall Recip Saw, with selling points in durability, speed and runtime.
More than a dozen New York City buildings inspectors and clerks have been charged with exploiting their positions as gateways to the city’s booming real estate industry to obtain hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.
According to a recent ruling by the Nebraska Supreme Court, general contractors that exercise control over the worksite can be sued by a subcontractor’s injured employee.
With the commercial real estate market in recovery in many parts of the U.S., construction costs are rising.
The best way to build more tall wood buildings — and boost a higher-value wood products industry in British Columbia — is to manufacture them in factories, an audience of industry professionals heard during a recent symposium in Vancouver.
After a fatal fall, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Fastrack Erectors for seven willful and three serious safety violations and placed the company in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
The results are in, and after receiving more entries than ever before, the Ladder Association’s Idiots on Ladders contest has ended and this year’s “biggest idiot on a ladder” has been crowned.
"Safety first!" It's an easy mantra, but too often, too many in the construction industry fail to live up to that standard. Construction industry safety expert Matt Murphy says one of the biggest issues–and the biggest reason for OSHA violation citations–is fall protection.
SBCA's Load Guide was recently updated to include the provisions of ASCE 7-10 referenced in the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC).
The new THFI hanger from MiTek Builder Products is a “face-mount hanger” designed to attach I-joists to wood headers, and it can accomplish the task while requiring no joist nails.
The MSR Lumber Producers Council is happy to announce it will once again be hosting its popular MSR Workshop April 21-23, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Mark your calendars today.
The multifamily market has had strong demand in recent years and is set to remain that way in 2015 despite certain headwinds that could affect the industry.