Press Releases

On Monday, June 4, 2018 Habitat for Humanity of Washington County (Habitat) welcomed a group of professional volunteers from the National Framers Council (NFC). NFC volunteers participated in Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz 2018 the week of June 4-8.

The QuickTie System is a roof and wall anchoring system consisting of wire rope and threaded studs swaged to each end. One of the threaded studs is embedded into cured concrete by inserting it into a predrilled hole and using epoxy adhesive to anchor it to the foundation. The opposite end of the wire rope with the threaded stud is extended vertically to the uppermost top of the masonry wall, inserted through a hole drilled through the wood top plate(s), and attached to a steel plate and nut that are placed on top of the top plates(s).

At the 2016 Building Component Manufacturers Conference and tradeshow in Knoxville, Tennessee, SBCA recognized the dedication of three individuals whose career accomplishments and day-to-day efforts contribute so much to the success and professionalism of their industry.

A new option in labor tracking software enters the market next month at the Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC). Steve Farroh of Sundial Software, one of more than a dozen first-time exhibitors at the show, will be offering demos of labor-cost tracking software custom-designed for those running a component manufacturing plant.

Brand new homes in North Texas have steadily become more expensive. Many work sites are missing the workers needed to construct dwellings quickly.

Specialty products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC (“HEW”) announced it will increase production capacity through a contractual manufacturing agreement with Arbec Forest Products Inc. 

Tech schools and even high schools are beginning to foucs more on careers in the building trades through their curriculum.

Employers should begin preparing now for substantial changes to the federal minimum-wage and overtime exemptions that currently apply to bona fide executives, managers, supervisors, administrative employees, and professionals.

Here are 10 trends that will shape and improve construction projects in 2016 and beyond.

Boise Cascade Company announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase Georgia-Pacific LLC's engineered lumber production facilities located at Thorsby, Alabama, and Roxboro, North Carolina.

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