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Posted: Nov 03, 2022

AGC: Construction Employment Issues Driving Wages Higher

Arlington, VA - The construction industry added 19,000 employees in September, boosting wages for hourly workers at the fastest rate in 40 years, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data. Association officials said that even with the pay raises, many contractors are still having a difficult time finding qualified workers to hire.

Posted: Nov 03, 2022

CFSEI To Host Webinar On Updates To Specification And Framing Standards, November 29, 2022

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Updates to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) North American Specification and Framing Standards” on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.

Posted: Nov 02, 2022

Lorin To Highlight Coil Anodized Aluminum At Arc US 2022

Muskegon, MI – Lorin Industries Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, announces its attendance at Arc US 2022, the nation’s leading architects’ forum, to be held November 17-20, at the Hilton El Conquistador in Tucson, Arizona.

Posted: Oct 31, 2022

MRA Reminds Hurricane-Impacted Homeowners To Beware Of Unscrupulous Contractors

The recovery effort from the damage caused by Hurricane Ian is sure to be a long, difficult road for many homeowners seeking to repair or rebuild. Unfortunately, warns the Metal Roofing Alliance, the challenge can be made that much harder by less-than-reputable opportunists and con artists who sometimes prey on unsuspecting homeowners, especially at a time when the demand for quality contractors is extremely high.

Posted: Oct 28, 2022

RICOWI Dispatches Team To Investigate Hurricane Ian Damage

Cape Coral, FL - The Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc. (RICOWI) has announced deployment of research team to Cape Coral, Florida to investigate damage from Hurricane Ian. The team began its investigation on October 24 and will wrap up its work on October 28, 2022.

Posted: Oct 27, 2022

Fire-Retardant Gray Core Introduced For ALUCOBOND® PLUS

Davidson, NC - 3A Composites USA announces the launch of a new gray core for ALUCOBOND PLUS aluminum composite material (ACM). Effective October 17, 2022 the color of the product’s solid, fire-retardant (FR) core has been updated to gray from its original shade of white.

Posted: Oct 26, 2022

METALCON Announces Top People's Choice Award Winners

Newton, MA — Exhibitors at this year’s METALCON were invited to nominate their top metal products in one of 15 product categories for the METALCON Top Products Award, and attendees were invited to vote on-site in Indianapolis for their top three choice products in the People’s Choice Awards.

Posted: Oct 20, 2022

MRA Makes Updates To Popular Residential Metal Roofing Buyer's Guide

Portland, OR — The U.S. and Canadian re-roofing markets are experiencing high demand due to a number of challenging circumstances, ranging from the increasing frequency of severe storms, hurricanes and wildfire threats, to the average age of homes continuing to rise.

Posted: Oct 20, 2022

MFM Building Products Offers Updated Roofing Underlayment Systems Brochure

Coshocton, OH - MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, recently issued an updated Roofing Underlayment Systems brochure, which outlines the company’s full complement of steep-slope, self-adhering underlayment products.

Posted: Oct 19, 2022

New Linarc Software Offers "Better Way" To Deliver Construction Projects

Beverly Hills, CA (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linarc Inc., a collaborative project management platform, has launched what the company claims is a new and "better way to deliver construction projects." Linarc was developed to solve the daily challenges that owners, design teams, and contractors confront while driving projects to completion.

Posted: Oct 17, 2022

AGC Analysis Finds Construction Spending Down In August

Arlington, VA - Total construction spending declined by 0.7 percent in August as spending on new houses turned sharply lower, while public and private nonresidential construction posted mixed results, according to federal spending data analyzed by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that rising interest rates were hurting demand for housing and many private-sector projects while the impacts of new federal funding for infrastructure, semiconductor plants and green energy facilities have yet to fully kick in.

Posted: Oct 14, 2022

AkzoNobel Whitepaper Points The Way To PVDF Alternatives

Columbus, OH - Coil and extruded metal manufacturers concerned about challenges in the PVDF supply chain can achieve a comparable finish and performance using non-PVDF alternatives in most applications, advises a new whitepaper from AkzoNobel, a leading coatings and paints manufacturer.

Posted: Oct 13, 2022

Holcim Building Envelope Integrates Into Holcim Group

Nashville, TN - Holcim Building Envelope has completed the next step in its brand journey as it transitions from the Firestone Building Products name to fully integrate into Holcim Group as part of its Solutions & Products Business Unit. For marketing and branding purposes the division will be known as Holcim Building Envelope. As of October 3, 2022, for all uses that refer to a legal entity in the U.S. only, such as warranties, copyrights, and other legal and operation documents, Holcim has officially transitioned from Firestone Building Products Company, LLC to Holcim Solutions and Products US, LLC.

Posted: Oct 12, 2022

Metl-Span Announces Environmental Product Declaration For CF Panels

Lewisville, TX – Metl-Span, a recognized leader in the advancement of insulated metal panel technology, is proud to announce that it recently achieved an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for CF wall and roof panels. EPDs are based on International Standard of Organization (ISO)-compliant Life Cycle Assessments (LCA). The EPD supports Metl-Span’s continued commitment to a cleaner, energy-efficient environment as a leader in the industry.

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