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The Parr Company has completed the acquisition of Roof Truss Supply Inc., headquartered in Woodinville, Washington.

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Sales are increasingly coming from homes that have not started construction, with that count up 75.4% year-over-year, not seasonally adjusted (NSA).

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These are the ten SBCA Industry News stories that garnered the most attention in 2021.

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Here’s what reports and interviews from economists and analysts predict will happen in 2022.

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DHS announced a temporary final rule to make available an additional 20,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2022.

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Lumber futures on a continuous contract basis have soared 95% since November 15 when prices started steadily climbing.

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Canada’s federal government has announced it will be filing a challenge of the United States’ recent decision to impose duty on Canadian softwood...

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Specific requirements have been added to the 2021 International Building Code (IBC) to address bracing of wood trusses. These requirements mirror...

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When spaced more than 2’ o.c., an individual long-span truss simply does not have the support structure it needs to perform as designed, and if left...

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According to the latest Annual Builder Practices Survey (ABPS), one in four new single-family detached homes were built in established neighborhoods...

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Analysis from NAHB shows that open construction jobs increased to 410,000 positions in October. This is the highest rate of the Job Openings and...

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Simpson Strong-Tie has created curriculum resources for educators of students in structural or civil engineering, construction management and...

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