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Deadly balcony collapse tied to rotted beams

...Hom said. He said it was surprising to see such deterioration in a building just 8 years old.Normally, any building material - wood, steel or concrete - that will be exposed to the elements requires weatherproofing at the time of construction...
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My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...Viking mill alone. Our lumber is also used to make a host of other top-notch products. Our red cedar becomes the building materials for Cape Cod-style cottages. Our hemlock boards are used for doors and window frames across the Northwest. At...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...outer ocean," Murphy said.Some locations' light, high-floating debris, like Styrofoam, hard buoys, and building materials, increased manyfold after the tsunami. This winter has seen a resurgence of those things."Styrofoam is a big...
Salvage business to open Saturday advance; he will not be accepting furniture at this time."I am trying to gather up functional, reusable building materials of any sort," he said. "Cabinetry, but not furniture - no tables, no chairs, no couches. I just have to...
Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

...we'll come back and start more work."If the roads are useable during winter, the contractor may begin stowing building materials at Statter Harbor in preparation for the spring work, Gillette said.Reconfiguring the harbor has been in the...
School construction up despite reduced capital budget

...maintaining even small schools in rural Alaska communities can be extremely expensive because of the cost of shipping building materials to remote locations and housing construction crews.The maintenance funding often ranges from less than $100...
Planting a seed for green business in Juneau Juneau, Jason Donig watched a lot of usable building material go into the landfill. And there wasn't much he...needed for a long time.'Cure, who stores usable building materials in his yard out on North Douglas, said generally...
Committee members unhappy about Gastineau delays

...including the gravesites' discovery, problems with concrete floor slabs in certain rooms, and change orders on building materials, caused significant delays."From AMCL's standpoint ? there are many owner-caused delays," said Hardt...
Havoc on the mat

...Falcons team will be showing aggression.Although coach Chad Requa stepped down this season he left behind essential building material.Jacoby and co-coach Gary Reid, a JDHS state champ, and assistant Jason Boyer are preaching an 'Oregon Ducks...
On the Trails: Dung - a resource for its producers

...fertilizers and manure from domestic animals have replaced this source of soil nutrients in many areas.Weapons, building material, signals, fertilizer, and food. What a versatile product! Of course, dung turns out to be useful for creatures...


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