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The U.S. Department of Labor announced changes to Occupational Safety and Health Administration civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living...

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced that the company has acquired Elk Grove,...

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A modest drop in interest rates helped to end a string of monthly declines in builder confidence levels, although sentiment remains in bearish...

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Led by a decline in multifamily production, overall housing starts decreased 1.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.38 million units in...

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In this episode, Pat Schwieters and Cory Hemme at JL Schwieters in Hugo, Minnesota, share the many ways their company directly benefits from...

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Builders FirstSource, the top supplier on the 2022 LBM 100 list, has announced that Dave Rush has been named chief executive officer.

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I only knew Joe Hardy by the company he kept, but that was enough to get me, multiple dignitaries, and many hundreds more to his memorial visitation. 

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Consumer prices in December saw the largest month-over-month decrease since April 2020.

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As the Federal Reserve continues to fight inflation, mortgage rates increased rapidly in 2022, starting the year at 3% and rising above 7% before...

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KB Home today reported results for its fourth quarter and year ended November 30, 2022.

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In this episode, Pat Schwieters and Cory Hemme at JL Schwieters in Hugo, Minnesota, share how their company has been successful selling floor...

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Buyers are cautiously re-entering the market as the year starts, following a four-weeks off, two-weeks on buying pattern.

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