Latest Framing Stories

2011-05-18 08:35:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruby+Associates, a pioneer in the development of constructability of steel structures, today announced that it has earned the coveted Presidential Award for Excellence in Engineering from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) for its innovative work on the Ottawa Street Power Station in Lansing, MI.

2011-05-03 07:00:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today opened the Print and Imaging Summit at the Peabody Orlando in Orlando, FL.

2011-04-20 07:15:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's sluggish construction industry, there are still bright spots of growth. One such example is with Advantage Trim & Lumber, who is experiencing an increase in sales thanks to their new inventory of pressure treated lumber.

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Steel is ideal for building a strong structure that can withstand heavy snow loads. However, all steel buildings aren’t the same. The following are a few notable features worth investing a little extra money in.

2011-02-24 15:29:29

Imagine your city isn't as safe as it used to be. Robberies are on the rise, home invasions are increasing and murder rates have nearly doubled in the past three years.

2011-02-19 00:00:42

Boarts’ Black Angus Farm in Ford City, Pennsylvania tapped Universal Steel Buildings Corp.

2011-02-15 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gambling may be good in Las Vegas, but it is extremely risky in the roofing business - especially given the increased use of roofs as platforms for numerous alternative energy systems.

2011-02-12 00:00:45

ConXtech® Space Frame Systems has completed structural steel erection on a 152,000 gsf lodge for the US Navy utilizing ConXRâ„¢ Bi-Axial Structural Steel Framing Technology. Hayward, California (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 ConXtech® Space Frame Systems has completed structural steel erection on a 152,000 gsf lodge for the US Navy at the Naval Base on North Island, Coronado, CA.

2011-02-02 09:00:00

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBS Booth W1137 -- The Paslode® TetraGrip(TM) Subfloor Fastening System is a technological breakthrough in subfloor fastening for the residential builder.

2011-01-05 06:55:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumer demand increases, steel building kits are becoming increasingly versatile and are even being used often in residential homes. These are in high demand because of their strength, affordability, durability and versatility.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.