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MIT Introduces Breakthrough Material 10 Times Stronger Than Steel
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MIT Introduces Breakthrough Material 10 Times Stronger Than Steel

It’s 10 times stronger than steel but only five percent as dense, presenting... More

OSB Prices on the Rise
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OSB Prices on the Rise

Prices have increased by 30% over the past two years. More

IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook
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IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook

Out of the aisles and back in the trenches and job sites ... here's some... More

Scientists Look For Ways to Turn Cement's Weakness to Strength
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Scientists Look For Ways to Turn Cement's Weakness to Strength

Concrete isn't thought of as a plastic, but plasticity at small scales boosts... More

Responding to Market Needs:
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Responding to Market Needs:

Modern Solutions for Labor Shortage Issues More

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Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How to Make Unbreakable Materials?
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Can Deer Antlers Teach Us How to Make Unbreakable Materials?

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret... More

A House Built from Popular Mechanics Plans
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A House Built from Popular Mechanics Plans

In the 1940s and '50s, people all across America built houses using plans from... More

November Sees Price Increases for Most Building Materials
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November Sees Price Increases for Most Building Materials

OSB follows up October decline with prices reaching their highest levels since... More

A Case for Collaboration
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A Case for Collaboration

House systems are as innovative as their least innovative component. More

Largest "Mass Timber" Building in U.S. Opens
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Largest "Mass Timber" Building in U.S. Opens

What is claimed to be the largest "mass timber" building in the US and the... More

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