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CertainTeed Gypsum Canada’s latest suit targets 54-inch drywall dumping

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. ― CertainTeed Gypsum Canada has filed an anti-dumping “retardation” complaint against U.S. importers of 54-inch wide drywall into Western Canada…

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Knauf’s $7 billion acquisition of USG promises continued support of North America

IPHOFEN, Germany & CHICAGO — Building materials maker Knauf is buying all outstanding shares of drywall and ceiling products maker USG for $44 per share in a deal that will total $7 billion, but promises good news for the Canadian operations…

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Hardlines’ Publisher Beverly Allen to retire

SPECIAL REPORT — Beverly Allen is retiring. A fixture at Hardlines Inc. for more than two decades, Beverly came aboard in the company’s second year to take over managing the company, securing its solid financial footing that ensured the years of growth to come…

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When it comes to e-commerce, what do consumers expect from independents?

SPECIAL REPORT — Home improvement dealers say their customers are asking for ways to complete their transactions online…

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Top online sellers added to speaker roster for 23rd annual Hardlines Conference

WORLD HEADQUARTERS, Toronto — Three powerhouse sessions have been added to the 2018 Hardlines Conference, finalizing the roster of top-level speakers who will present at this national forum on November 13 and 14 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont…

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DAILY NEWS UPDATES

Stanley invests in Israeli startup

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Stanley Ventures, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, is investing…

Sherwin-Williams pledges to ditch toxin

CLEVELAND — Sherwin-Williams announced last week that it will phase out the use of paint…

Lowe's Canada helps sick children

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Lowe’s Canada has announced a $593,631 donation to the…

May home resales at five-year low

OTTAWA — Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association show…

FCL funds community projects

SASKATOON — Federated Co-operatives Ltd. is funding 24 projects this year in…

Taiga aids Atlantic flood victims

BURNABY, B.C. — Taiga Building Products announced it has responded to recent…

Featured Classified: TIMBER MART

TIMBER MART is looking for a Sales Development Agent based in Langley, B.C…

Tom Bell joins Sexton

WINNIPEG — Sexton Group has announced the appointment of Tom Bell as Business…

Home Hardware nabs first Laurentian store

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Home Hardware announced that Riopel Centre de rénovation…

Spider monkey attacks Home Depot worker

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — A Home Depot cashier was left with scratches and four bite…

U.S. building materials sales surge in May

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales in May logged their largest gain in six months, rising…

CanWel seals treatment plant purchase

VANCOUVER — CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. announced this week that its…

Traffic questions over Kent zoning bid

SYDNEY, N.S. — A decision from Cape Breton Regional Municipality on a rezoning…

Report sounds alarm on Montreal retail

MONTREAL — A report commissioned by the city of Montreal calls for wide…