Monthly Archives: January 2018

2018 Detroit Air Barrier Symposium

January 30, 2018

Online Registration ends at Noon on March 20th! Please join the BEC-GD and ABAA at this year's Tuesday, March 20, 2018 *Lunch included with all ticket purchases* Up to  6.5 hours of HSW (Health, Safety, Welfare) CEU Credits available Click HERE to read more about the sessions, speakers, credits, and learning objectives   Schedule 8:00am - 9:00am  Registration…
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SMART|dynamics of masonry v3.4 has launched!

January 26, 2018

ENERGY | SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Inherently environmentally friendly and with centuries of endurance to boast, masonry materials continue to evolve to meet the demands of the 21st Century markets. Transparency and accountability are becoming the rule in design and construction and the masonry industry is on board. Always striving for more efficiency and effectiveness, innovation is…
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The new robotics technology set to change the industry

January 26, 2018

From NCMA's eNews January 25, 2018 Fastbrick Robotics is responding to the increased demand for housing and a shortage in skilled construction labor with a bricklaying robot. The gigantic robot Hadrian X, equipped with specialized technology, can lay a residential house from the ground up, on site, in 2 days. It’s the first end-to-end construction…
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Softwood lumber outlook for 2018 shaped by wildfires, tariffs

January 12, 2018

From NCMA's eNews January 11, 2018 Softwood lumber prices closed out the year at or near record highs in most areas of the country — making the average Random Lengths Composite Price for 2017 the highest in 20 years. “Prices surged early in the year due to the arbitrary tariffs levied on softwood lumber imports from…
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