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Lumber Headlines Broad-Based Increases in Building Materials Prices

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Prices paid for goods used in residential construction ex-energy rose 2.1% in January (not seasonally adjusted) and have increased 6.8% over the past 12 months, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Building materials (i.e., inputs to residential construction less food and energy) prices have declined just twice since December 2019.

The index for inputs to residential construction, including food and energy, also increased over the month (+2.5%) as energy prices climbed 5.1%.

Prices paid for softwood lumber (seasonally adjusted) rose 13.9%. Lumber prices have remained extremely volatile since the 88.5%

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Cost Of Building Materials Are Up Following Pandemic, Contractors Say It’ll Put Them Out Of Business

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The Shocking Family Triple Murder Case Roiling Humboldt County

via FacebookShelly Moon’s overnight get-together with her cousins came to an abrupt and bloody halt in the early hours of a clear Wednesday morning.On the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria Reservation in northern California, 16-year-old Moon’s mother, Margarett, a Bear River tribal member, found the group drinking alcohol at about 3:30 a.m. on Feb. 10, according to an affidavit for a police search warrant. Within 30 minutes, the cousins had been picked up by family.But at some point, authorities said, a resident of the house invited

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Cornerstone Building Brands 2020 Annual Meeting and Proxy Materials

Please replace the release dated May 15, 2020 with the following corrected version to include the Company telephone number in the Registration and Attending the Annual Meeting section.

The corrected release reads:

CORNERSTONE BUILDING BRANDS 2020 ANNUAL MEETING AND PROXY MATERIALS

Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CNR) (the “Company”), a leading provider of exterior building products, filed and mailed its Proxy Statement for its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Proxy Statement”) to all of the Company’s stockholders on April 29, 2020.

It has come to the Company’s attention that a portion of its stockholders may have experienced a delay in

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Date palm leaves show potential as building materials | Imperial News

A collaborative project involving Imperial and the UAE is assessing the potential of date palm leaves as a renewable, low-carbon building material.

Phoenix dactylifera, or the date palm tree, is perhaps best known for its sweet fruit but, as growers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have known for thousands of years, its leaves can also be used in construction.

A collaborative project involving Imperial, UAE, Buro Happold Consultants and architect Sandra Piesik of 3 Ideas Ltd is now looking at expanding the use of the leaves as a renewable, low-carbon building material.



On 5June,

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CanWel Building Materials Announces Record Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

NOT FOR RELEASE OR DISSEMINATION INTO THE UNITED STATES

Q3 2020 Financial Highlights(1):

  • Revenues increased 26.5% to $472.2 million

  • Gross Margin at 18.4%

  • Adjusted EBITDA(3) at $57.0 million

  • Net Earnings at $31.0 million

  • Total loans and borrowings reduced by 25% to $231.0 million year-over-year

  • Quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share paid on October 15, 2020(4)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. (“CanWel” or “the Company”) (TSX:CWX; CWX.NT.A) announced today its third quarter 2020 financial results(1) for the period ended September 30, 2020.

For the

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