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Canfor has announced it will invest approximately $210 million to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill complex in southern Alabama.

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A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc. (“A-1”), a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, announced today that Michael Fagan has joined A-1 as...

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US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, has acquired Deco Truss, primarily a manufacturer and supplier...

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Builders FirstSource, Inc. today reported its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022.

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Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Still Lumber, a building-materials supplier in Conyers, Ga.

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The share of prospective home buyers who are actively engaged in the process to buy a home rose to 49% in the second quarter of 2022, after...

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For the first time since 2020, affordability expectations improved in the second quarter of 2022.

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Tariffs against Canadian softwood lumber imports are not going away anytime soon.

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FastenMaster, a division of OMG, Inc., introduced TrussBrace, which it describes as a faster and safer alternative to temporary wood-based supports...

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Continuing its fight to rein in stubbornly high inflation, the Federal Reserve yesterday hiked the federal funds rate by 75 basis points to an upper...

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After falling steadily for five quarters, the popularity of new homes rebounded in the second quarter of 2022, as 21% of prospective buyers reported...

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) have announced an agreement to address health care and climate change,...

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