Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched Tri-Lite Rapid, a high-performance rapid adhesive mortar that meets ANSI A118.15 and contains no respirable crystalline silica levels that exceed the OSHA action level.
Customers and colleagues attending a recent Schönox Hands ÖN Training session at the company’s Florence Support Center in Florence, Alabama, split their week between learning the speed and performance characteristics of both Schönox and Porsche.
The company will feature floor and wall profile solutions, addressing needs for every project, available in many finishes, shapes, and installation methods, but all have the same integrated specification pathway.
City Floor Supply (CFS), a leading hardwood flooring distributor, recently partnered with the National Wood Floor Association (NWFA) to offer Intermediate Sand and Finish Training to hardwood flooring contractors.
Rapidly rising hourly earnings enabled the construction industry to add 36,000 employees in May, but a record number of job openings going into the month suggests contractors want to hire even more workers, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data.
The number of U.S. secondary schools embracing trade skills curriculums is growing rapidly, according to the Home Builders Institute (HBI). The chief executive of the nation’s largest nonprofit organization in construction skills training says middle and high schools are reexamining the need to expose more of their students to the trades.
The Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) jumped 7% in May to 176.2 (2000=100), up from the revised April reading of 165.2. In May, the institutional component of the Momentum Index rose 9%, and the commercial component increased 6%.