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Average hourly earnings for residential building workers* continue to rise in May as the construction labor market remains tight, meanwhile the...

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Since the relatively low point at the onset of the pandemic on April 17, 2020, lumber prices have been volatile, with record setting spikes...

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The National Framers Council is currently reviewing ISANTA’s proposed revisions to the ANSI SNT-101-2015, “American National Safety Standard for...

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OSHA’s Safe+Sound is a year-round campaign to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program.

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In 2022's first six months, 22 workers have fallen victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work – surpassing 15 in all of...

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As I write this, my partner is spread out on the couch, having finished grading final exams that are piled on the seat cushions.

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The prices of goods used in residential construction climbed 1.5% in June (not seasonally adjusted) even as softwood lumber prices fell 23%,...

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The 2021 Survey of Construction (SOC) from the Census Bureau shows that the average completion time of a single-family house is around 8.2 months,...

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Carpenters are needed in all areas of construction and are often employed through the entire construction process.

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Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced the MTWS mass timber washer strap as a versatile, off-the-shelf, load-tested option for a variety of...

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To support the 2022 National Safety Stand-Down, the National Framers Council hosted a photo contest to encourage framers to participate in...

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The following are the top 10 most-read NFC Framing News headlines of the second quarter of 2022.

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