The transaction verification (TV) loop on FSC-certified wood pellets, specifically focusing on supply chains in Vietnam, Thailand, Japan and South Korea, has been concluded. False claims on large volumes of wood pellets manufactured and sold by a few Vietnamese certificate holders have been detected.
Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs during the past twelve months, but momentum slowed in May with only 22 states adding jobs, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Mickey, an innovative startup company, announces the launch of its automated lumber marketplace. The new marketplace offering represents the first time that lumber buyers can partake in the platform and current Mickey suppliers can access new buyers along with their core customers.
With builders continuing to report supply chain problems that are causing construction delays, overall housing starts decreased 4.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Despite strong buyer demand, builder sentiment continued to slip in February as the industry grapples with ongoing building material production bottlenecks that are raising construction costs and delaying projects.
Aterian Investment Partners, a private investment firm, through its portfolio company Xpress Global Systems, LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of assets of the Oregon-based Pacific Coast Distributors.