Posts Tagged ‘engineered wood products’

Mass timber company one of five groups to receive federal funding

January 18, 2018

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, recently announced funding of $6.45 million for six projects in British Columbia to promote innovation and diversification in forestry and support collaboration with Indigenous communities. The Minister made the announcement during the B.C. Natural Resources Forum. The funding delivers on the Investments in Canada’s Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program

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Ontario releases guide for tall wood buildings

January 9, 2018

A construction resource for tall wood buildings and mass timer design is now available from Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. “Ontario’s Tall Wood Building Reference” provides background and references to assist applicants, reviewers and designers as they consider using wood in buildings. The Ministry says the document is

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Global growth above 5% expected for glue-laminated timber

January 9, 2018

The global market for glue-laminated timber or glulam is anticipated to reach US$8 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research. The market is likely to register an annual growth rate of 5.9 per cent in terms of value from 2017 to 2025. The report says the residential segment is

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Metsä Wood calls for collaboration to grow timber construction

January 2, 2018

WASHINGTON – Modular construction, using timber as a key element, is a credible solution to fast and sustainable house building, says Finnish lumber company, Metsä Wood. However, the lumber producer believes that more needs to be done in terms of sharing knowledge and innovation in wood construction to further advance

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B.C.’s largest-ever forestry trade mission to Asia a success

January 2, 2018

Last fall, the Coast Forest Products Association joined Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, on B.C.’s largest-ever forestry trade mission to Asia. Along with more than 30 delegates from across British Columbia’s forest industry, Coast Forest met with key government and industry players in

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Wood is the future of architecture

December 19, 2017

An article in The Globe and Mail says recent innovations have sent a throng of firms back to the forest to take advantage of the efficient, sustainable, fashionable and functional architectural ancestor: wood. Citing Brock commons, a Quebec condo and a tall wood building planned for Toronto, the author says

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B.C.’s Atlas Engineered Products expanding to Ontario

December 5, 2017

NANAIMO, B.C. – A British-Columbia producer of trusses and engineered wood products is expanding its footprint to Ontario with the purchase of Clinton Roof Truss Ltd. Atlas Engineered Products of Nanaimo, B.C., has entered into a letter of intent with Clinton Roof Truss to acquire all of the issued and

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