NAHB Details the Impact of New Duties on Canadian Lumber

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On April 24, the head of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Secretary Wilbur Ross, announced the agency will levy a 19.88% duty on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the United States. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) offers some startling numbers on the impact of imposing these dutie ...

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NAHB’s Lumber Battle Plays Out in the Press

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NAHB’s longstanding battle to maintain consistent and consistently priced sources of lumber for our members is gaining visibility in the press as your association hammers home the fallout from the trade dispute between the United States and Canada: Higher prices for home buyers. More from NAH ...

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OSHA Further Delays Silica Rule Enforcement

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) yesterday announced it will further delay the enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry. Originally scheduled to begin June 23, enforcement is now set to begin Se ...

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