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What Wood -1 week ago

The Governor of the Vologda region and the President of Segezha Group discussed the prospects of construction of CLT-plant in Sokol

By 2020, Segezha Group will create a new enterprise for the production of CLT panels in the Sokolsky district of the Vologda region. The prospects of launching a new production of exclusive construction material for wooden housing construction on the basis of the Sokolsky woodworking plant on December 05 were discussed at a working meeting […]...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Member for Logan sees tall timber buildings grow the economy

Australia’s tallest engineered timber office building situated in King Street, Bowen Hills (Queensland) and comprising of 3097 individual timber elements, has just been officially opened. The Lendlease development heralds opportunities for the Queensland’s forest and timber industry, given the demand for timber as a renewable and carbon friendly material in the emerging markets of mid-rise and...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Mass Timber Conference

The International Mass Timber Conference, the largest gathering of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber experts in the world, will be held in Portland, Oregon, 19-21 March 2019. It will have a special focus on manufacturing and mid- to high-rise construction. Source: Timberbiz The conference will explore the supply chain for cross-laminated timber (CLT), nail-laminated timber, glulam beams...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

International Mass Timber Conference

The International Mass Timber Conference, the largest gathering of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber experts in the world, will be held in Portland, Oregon, 19-21 March 2019. It will have a special focus on manufacturing and mid- to high-rise construction. Source: Timberbiz The conference will explore the supply chain for cross-laminated timber (CLT), nail-laminated timber, glulam beams...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Growing forest research in South Australia & Tasmania

Forest industries in Tasmania and South Australia are set to benefit from inaugural research projects funded through the $8 million National Institute for Forest Products Innovation. NIFPI’s Launceston centre will fund projects ranging from improving remotely acquired forestry data to increasing the durability of Tasmanian hardwoods and developing next generation engineered structural timber. Th...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Best social housing award to Scottish CLT apartments

CCG’s recently completed Ellerslie Road development won the Best Social Housing category at the 2018 Structural Timber Awards in the UK. Source: Timberbiz The seven storey building is built entirely from PEFCTM certifield CLT by Stora Enso and is Scotland’s tallest timber building. It is also Scotland’s first multi-storey domestic CLT building and the Building Warrant approval has se...

timberbiz -2 months ago

The life and durability of timber

The durability of timber components is just as much about design and environment as it is about preservative treatment for wood. Timber in construction has undergone something of a renaissance, led by the desire to use more environmentally-friendly materials and to reduce construction costs. Sources: Timberbiz, Trada UK The development of modified wood and engineered timber such as g...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Australian Timber Design Award winners

The Annual Australian Timber Design Award winners for 2018 were announced in Sydney on 16 October, and FJMT was crowned overall winner for its work on Bunjil Place. Source: Timberbiz Located in Casey’s entertainment district, just south-east of Melbourne’s CBD, Bunjil Place contains an entrance foyer with a world-class Glulam timber grid-shell in the shape of an eagle with its wings spread. T...

timberbiz -2 months ago

XLam says CLT is on the J curve

CLT will surge through a range of big and small buildings before settling into a sustainable presence in the middle-range market, according to a senior executive from XLam. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz Dr Paul Kremer, the company’s head of marketing, strategy and sustainability, likened the onset of CLT in Australia and New Zealand to the ‘J curve’. At the top end was the start of th...