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Interfor Completes Acquisition of Simpson Sawmills

and Issuance of 3,300,000 Common Shares. Vancouver, BC - INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today it has completed the acquisition of...

New Executive Director Named to Lead Do it Best Corp. and Home Hardware...

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Greg Mann has been named as the new executive director of Alliance International, the buying partnership between US-based Do it...

New Home Sales Hold Steady in January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 - Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 0.2 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units...

ENAP, Inc. and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen Cooperative, Inc. (PAL) Receive Shareholder Approval on Merge

New Windsor, NY & Grand Rapids, MI - February 19, 2015 The lumber and building material buying cooperatives PAL and ENAP, Inc. today announced that...

Housing Affordability Edges Up in the Fourth Quarter

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 - Slightly lower interest rates and home prices in markets across the country contributed to a slight increase in nationwide housing...

Midwest Pushes Housing Starts Down 2 Percent in January

February 18, 2015 - Nationwide housing starts fell 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.065 million units in January, according to...

NLBMDA Urges EPA to Allow Online Refresher Training for Renovators Under EPA Lead...

Agency Also Urged to Restore Opt-Out Clause (Washington, DC) - In response to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to modify the refresher training...

Builder Confidence Slightly Lower in February on Harsh Weather Conditions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 - Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in February fell two points to a level of 55...

GAF Announces Move To New Corporate Headquarters

Parsippany Mayor James Barberio welcomes GAF at local event PARSIPPANY, NJ (2/10/15) — GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to announce the move...

Weather Shield Leadership Officially Passes to the Second Generation of the Schield Family

Schield family has owned and operated company for 60 years. MEDFORD, Wis., Feb. 16, 2015 — The Weather Shield Mfg., Inc., board of directors announced...

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