Building Materials

News and announcements for building materials including the steel, asphalt, concrete, glass, wood, prefab, and recycled material industries.

Safer, Faster, Smarter: Prefabrication is Vertical Construction’s New Normal

Sarah Bowers, Fraley Construction Marketing Nearly every builder is experiencing at least a little coronavirus panic these days. Schedules and budgets are up in the air....

Hope’s Windows, Inc. Celebrates Membership with Steel Window Institute as Organization Marks 100 Years...

Association establishes standard of excellence for hot-rolled steel windows and doors  Jamestown, NY – Hope’s Windows, Inc., the nation’s leading and most experienced manufacturer of custom-designed, solid...

EPS Geofoam Supports Rapid Repair of Major Colorado Highway

By Tom Savoy When cracks appeared on the eastbound lanes of the heavily trafficked U.S. 36, which connects Boulder, Colorado with Denver, crews quickly found...

Alchemco’s TechCrete 2500® Waterproofing Agent Voted the Most Innovative Product of 2020 ...

Alchemco’s TechCrete 2500® Waterproofing Agent was voted Most Innovative Product in the Concrete Materials Category, at the 2020 World of Concrete Convention.  The MIP2020 is the...

Improving the Safety of Rebar Cages by Using Innovative Connectors

Rebar cages are the skeleton of reinforced concrete components commonly used in building construction. The largest and heaviest rebar cages on the jobsite are...

Rich Detail, Careful Craftsmanship, and Molded Polystyrene From Atlas Molded Products Create an Incredible...

ATLANTA(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Architecture is an opportunity to explore the edges of possibility by pushing beyond what has already been done. When FFRK Architects...

Protecting Inactive Construction Sites During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By: John Newbury, Ramtech Electronics Limited Should construction keep going during the Coronavirus Pandemic? It’s a highly volatile debate, and the rules seem to change...

A Window to a Greener World

How composite windows and doors can boost energy efficiency As part of the tenth annual World Green Building Week, which took place in September 2019,...

Maintaining Transitions Between Components Equals Better Waterproofing for the Entire Building Envelope

(St. Louis, MO) A building’s envelope is described as any component of a building that touches the outside air and repels the elements, such...
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