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Eco Building Products enters into letter of intent for joint venture with Steelhead Structures

VISTA, Calif. Eco Building Products, Inc., the manufacturer of Eco Red Shield treated wood products that protect against fire and mold, announced it has entered into a letter of intent to establish a joint venture with Steelhead Structures, based in Calgary, Alberta. Under the terms of the Letter of Intent (LOI), the Company and Steelhead will create a joint venture named Eco Red Shield Canada, Ltd (ERSC), which will be established as part of the Company's emerging affiliate program.... Read More...

ASCE 7-05: Seismic design of free-standing walls

Free-standing walls, typically of concrete or masonry construction, have numerous functions such as separating adjoining properties, screening service areas, and protecting pools. No permit or inspection is required for such walls 6 feet or less in height per the 2006 International Building Code (IBC) Section 105.2.... Read More...