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Shortages of framing lumber are now more widespread than at any time since NAHB began tracking the issue in a consistent way in 1994, according to results from the May 2018 survey for the NAHB/Well…
"A Taiwanese developer was indicted..over the partial collapse of a building that killed 14 people during an earthquake in February, prosecutors said."
Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach prepared for the worst.
It was February and Streckenbach had been asked to join Green Bay and state officials at a meeting with a papermaking company. Kimberly-Clark’s tentative plan to close mills in Neenah and Fox Crossing, announced in late January, was still fresh in his mind.
Thanks to the Wisconsin Development News for originally sharing this story.
The battle over the unfinished 30,000-square-foot mega-mansion has gone on for years.
A judge has given the agency two weeks to decide whether it will defend itself in court for refusing to hand over to the Miami Herald internal documents related to the structural failure.
The first paper straw factory in the “last several decades” in Britain is planning to launch in Wales as fast-food chains prepare for a planned ban on single-use plastic products throughout the UK, the Guardian reported, with some chains already preparing their own plans to phase out plastic in favor of paper.
If you have to wait in an airport, smart glass can help. A study of View Dynamic Glass installed at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) found more comfortable passengers.
“Call it what you want, offsite construction isn’t going anywhere — except to more jobsites. The construction industry’s productivity woes are nothing new to the companies trying to solve the problem.”
According to the US Energy Information Administration, only 12% of the commercial buildings have been built since 2003 and more than half of them have been constructed before 1980 and the median age of buildings is around 32 years.
The state-of-the-art facility will replace the 71-year-old Green Bay Paper Mill.