The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a new infographic emphasizing five key considerations for Remote Video Inspection (RVI) programs: procedures, communication, technology, verification, and completion.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) in Wisconsin, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are presenting a webinar on paid sick leave, and expanded family and medical leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for employers and business owners.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today released a newly updated High Wind Guide to help engineers, designers, builders, and contractors quickly and easily select the best connectors for building resilient structures in high-wind areas.
SBCA is interested in hearing about CM-member “milestones,” and sharing them with the broader industry through our weekly SBC Industry News, and potentially writing additional stories or recording podcasts covering these developments in greater depth.
Longstanding industry partner and independent manufacturers’ rep firm Wood Truss Systems is excited to announce their trade name change to Wood Tech Systems.
SBCA’s Strike Force 5 developed a short survey to measure how production line workers come into the industry, what influences their decision to stay, and what they think CMs can do to attract and retain more production employees.
Value engineering, the process of evaluating a project for potential changes that could save money without compromising on performance, typically happens for a few reasons in the realm of traditional construction.
American Construction Source, a leading national building materials distribution platform for custom home builders and repair and remodel contractors, backed by Angeles Equity Partners, LLC and Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced the acquisition of Weaver Lumber.
UFP Industries announced that one of its affiliates acquired the operating assets of T&R Lumber Company and its affiliates, Sullivan & Mann and Kelmar Creations.
Construction is one of the largest industries still resisting the call of the 21st century, its practitioners opting for decades-old but tried and true methods.
The Virginia Tech-USDA Forest Service Housing Commentary looking backward at May 2020 contains some positive news for the residential construction industry and component manufacturers.
Scherer Bros Lumber started their lumber mill business in the 1930s and added component manufacturing operations in the 1970s because they had difficulty meeting their customers’ demand for trusses from nearby truss plants.