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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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TruLog steel siding: the look of logs without the logs

Many building owners who want the look of logs, but not the long-term maintenance issues are turning to alternatives. A new one on the scene is TruLog siding made of heavy 28 gauge steel. Ryan Reed-Baum, Director of Marketing for … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components introduces 3 new products for metal roofing and post-frame projects

Levi’s Building Components is introducing not one, but three new products: a standing seam snow guard – the 55RF Snow Defender; a new woven polypropylene Metal Wrap; and the Hot-Dipped Galvanized Coated Uplift Plate. 55RF SNOW DEFENDER If you have … Read more »

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New Perma-Column drill-set bracket for 3-ply laminated columns & 4″ or wider posts

In response to customer requests, Perma-Column has introduced a drill-set bracket that accommodates 4″ or wider posts and three-ply laminated columns. Two SW60 Universal brackets on adjacent sides of a post are often used so the anchor flange does not … Read more »

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Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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Survey: What does 2015 look like for builders?

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Rural Builder magazine is conducting a survey to help determine the year ahead for professional builders in the U.S. To better serve your information needs, we would like to find out more about your outlook for 2015. Please take a … Read more »

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Sukup Addresses Grain Bin Safety Concerns with Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep

Sukup Manufacturing Co. holds the safety of customers as a top priority. Keeping operators and workers out of grain bins is key to keeping them safe. To that end, Sukup Manufacturing Co. has developed the 16” Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep for … Read more »

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2015 NDS and SDPWS standards approved by ANSI

The American Wood Council (AWC) 2015 “National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction” and “Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic” (SDPWS) standards have been approved as American National Standards by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Both standards are … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener launches product video for VRT Technology

TFC is pleased to announce the launch of their new product video for VRT® Technology, their patented screw thread designed to increase back-out resistance of screws used in thin metal connections. Screws with VRT® Technology produce over 3-1/2 times more … Read more »

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Bradbury Introduces Formed Ridge Cap Bender

MOUNDRIDGE, KS, USA – The Bradbury Co., Inc. is pleased to introduce the Bradbury Formed Ridge Cap Bender. Manufactured in the USA and featuring a hydraulic powered press, the robust bender produces high quality formed ridge caps with pitches up … Read more »

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