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NAICS 444 sales (building material and garden equipment and supplies) in May increased compared to the same month last year.

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Prices paid for goods used in residential construction ex-energy rose 3.6% in May (not seasonally adjusted) and have increased 16.5% over the past...

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SBCA reviewed its current strategic plan at its most recent Open Quarterly Meeting (OQM) at the Greenbrier Resort in late May.

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Katerra, a technology-enabled construction company, announced today that the company and certain of its U.S. and Cayman Island entities have...

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Housing production was steady in May, although permit issuance weakened as higher costs are deferring and delaying some construction projects.

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Some have forgotten about the pot Craig Webb stirred with his claim that Builders FirstSource, US LBM, ABC Supply, 84 Lumber, and Beacon Roofing...

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Murphy Truss, LLC, a 9,600 square foot factory at 1516 E. 150 S., Washington, celebrated a ribbon cutting, open house, lunch and prayer of...

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The historic climb for lumber prices, combined with delays and higher costs for other building materials, is a significant limiting factor for home...

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Of all the manufactured structural framing products, roof trusses command a significant market share versus competing framing methods.  However,...

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The Building Center Inc. closed purchase of Harleyville Builders Supply in Holly Hill SC on June 1st, 2021.

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Canfor Corporation announced it will invest approximately $160 million USD to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill near DeRidder, Louisiana. 

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The use of open-web floor trusses has steadily increased over the past decade, but there’s a lot of room to grow.

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