LEADING ECONOMIC INDEX UP 0.4% IN APRILRead More
Suggests solid growth in the second half of 2018. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.4% in April to 109.4 (2016 = 100), following a 0.4% increase in March, and a 0.7% increase in February.
MAY 1ST MARKS THE START OF BUILDING SAFETY MONTHRead More
Month-long celebration highlights importance of codes for building safety. By Mary Salmonsen May 2018 marks the 38th annual Building Safety Month, an international campaign highlighting the importance of building safety, building codes, and building code officials.
NEW CHEMICAL BINDING AGENT MAKES RAMMED EARTH STRUCTURES 25 TIMES STRONGERRead More
UBC Okanagan researchers apply new treatments to one of the world’s oldest building materials. By Mary Salmonsen
Pinocchio’s Ninth Annual Ride for the Tata’s (2018)Read More
It’s that time of year again for Pinocchio’s Ninth Annual Ride for the Ta-Ta’s. The event is now a two-day event, with the Dinner on Saturday evening the 19th of May And the Ride on the morning of Sunday the 20th. We need you to reach into your pocket and contribute to this Great Charity,
RESEARCHERS DEVELOP A FIRE-DETECTING WALLPAPERRead More
A new wallpaper may be able to detect fires, reports James Holloway for New Atlas.
BANK OF AMERICA PREDICTS RECESSION IS AT LEAST A FEW YEARS AWAYRead More
Some members of the investment community who are watching bond yields rise are predicting that the current economic cycle could be reaching a peak. That has sparked fears that a recession could be looming. But, as CNBC staffer Silvia Amaro reports, Bank of America’s investment arm says the economy is at least 27 months away from a