Construction Industry

Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments
Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB has the tools to help members and HBAs get started.

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Kicking Off Professional Women in Building Week 2017

Filed in Construction Industry, Membership by on September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Kicking Off Professional Women in Building Week 2017

Today marks the start of NAHB’s second annual Professional Women in Building Week, a national celebration of the contributions of women in the residential construction industry.

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OSHA Worksite Inspections Temporarily Halted in Irma, Harvey-affected Areas

OSHA Worksite Inspections Temporarily Halted in Irma, Harvey-affected Areas

The suspensions will not apply to OSHA inspections prompted by accidents or deaths.

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NAHB Members Testify before the U.S. Int’l Trade Commission on Softwood Lumber

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics by on September 13, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Members Testify before the U.S. Int’l Trade Commission on Softwood Lumber

Two NAHB members testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Sept. 12 as part of the ITC’s final hearing to determine whether U.S. lumber producers have been injured as a result of softwood lumber import from Canada

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HBAs, Members Prepare for Hurricane Irma

Filed in Construction Industry, Disaster Response by on September 8, 2017 0 Comments
HBAs, Members Prepare for Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma grinds toward the U.S. mainland, NAHB offers resources to help residents and businesses prepare for the storm and recover from any damage.

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Register Now for the Building Systems Housing Summit

Register Now for the Building Systems Housing Summit

This two-and-a-half day event is the only national conference dedicated to the offsite construction industry and will feature a variety of education sessions and countless networking opportunities. Hurry! Regular registration ends Friday, Sept. 22.

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NAHB Seeks Protection for Consumers Against Price Gouging as Communities Rebuild

Filed in Construction Industry, Disaster Response, Leadership by on September 5, 2017 3 Comments

“A reliable supply of reasonably priced construction materials will be essential to getting people back into their homes in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and to maintaining housing affordability nationwide,” said NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald in a statement last week.

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‘Thank a Framer’ – And Donate to Construction Education

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on August 30, 2017 0 Comments
‘Thank a Framer’ – And Donate to Construction Education

The wood-based panel company Norbord has launched the “Thank a Framer” campaign to bring awareness to this important construction trade job — and raise money for HBI, the home building careers training arm of NAHB.

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5 Ways to Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week

Filed in Construction Industry by on August 28, 2017 0 Comments
5 Ways to Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week

The week of Sept. 18–22 is an opportunity for all members across the NAHB Federation to bring national awareness to the vital contributions of talented women in the residential construction industry.

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A Show of Unity on Canadian Lumber

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics by on August 24, 2017 3 Comments
A Show of Unity on Canadian Lumber

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard participated in a forum on Canadian softwood lumber this morning at the Canadian embassy in Washington that included Canadian Ambassador David MacNaughton and special softwood lumber envoys from the Canadian provinces.

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