Construction Industry

Dallas BA Hosts High School Future Builders

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on April 20, 2017 0 Comments
Dallas BA Hosts High School Future Builders

Dozens of construction trades students from a local high school came out to attend a successful visit of a jobsite last week.

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NAHB’s Lumber Battle Plays Out in the Press

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Construction Industry by on April 19, 2017 5 Comments
NAHB’s Lumber Battle Plays Out in the Press

NAHB’s longstanding battle to maintain consistent and consistently priced sources of lumber for our members is gaining visibility in the press as your association hammers home the fallout from the trade dispute between the United States and Canada: Higher prices for home buyers.

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Top 10 Publicly Traded Builder Share Up in 2016

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics, Home Building by on April 5, 2017 0 Comments
Top 10 Publicly Traded Builder Share Up in 2016

The bigger companies possess many advantages over small builders. Yet small builders remain well-positioned to address the growth in, and the knowledge of, their local markets.

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Scholarships Support New Generation of Construction Management Faculty

Scholarships Support New Generation of Construction Management Faculty

The American Council for Construction Education provides two annual scholarships to support students who are interested in pursuing teaching opportunities in the field.

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Meet Angela Harris, MIRM

Meet Angela Harris, MIRM

Throughout National Designation Month, NAHB has shined a spotlight on some of its successful graduates. Before we call it a wrap, we’d like to introduce you to one more of our accomplished designees: Angela Harris, MIRM, president and principal creative director of TRIO Environments in Denver.

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5 Steps to a Strong Safety Culture on the Jobsite

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on March 9, 2017 2 Comments
5 Steps to a Strong Safety Culture on the Jobsite

“Construction is dangerous, but it doesn’t have to be that way if we include safety first and foremost in our operations,” said Tony Lombardi, director of safety at Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc., a Reston, Va. consulting firm. He has five tips for promoting safety with employees, subcontractors and suppliers.

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‘Spruce’ Up Your Homes with Another Source of Lumber

Filed in Construction Industry, Home Building by on March 9, 2017 0 Comments
‘Spruce’ Up Your Homes with Another Source of Lumber

Builders looking for U.S.-grown sources of softwood lumber have a new choice – Norway Spruce grown in New England, New York and the Great Lakes region.

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Cameroon Community Gets Life-giving Water

Filed in Construction Industry, NAHB Cares by on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Cameroon Community Gets Life-giving Water

Guest blogger Eric Tilden, NAHB Program Manager for Sustainability and Green Building, is back with another post about his volunteer work with Engineers without Borders. It’s the motto for the 75th anniversary of NAHB: “We build communities.” For the good part of a century, NAHB and its members have been recognized as leaders of building […]

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Congress Moves to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Clarification Rule

NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.

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The Science and Art Behind Selling

The Science and Art Behind Selling

Tapping into what customers want and how to sell it to them proved to be a pretty common theme at the International Builders’ Show. These seven focal points could help boost your bottom line.

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