Kalesnikoff Lumber is a fourth-generation family-owned company based in Castlegar, B.C. with roots that date back to 1939, when three brothers began a logging business on the nearby mountainside. That developed in the late 1960’s to a sawmill, and then came a dry kiln and planner operation.
Thanks to a USDA Forest Service Grant, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has been able to develop an online resource for those interested in mass timber use in tall building construction.
Freres Lumber Co. has published its first Environmental Product Declaration (EDP) for its Mass Ply Panel (MPP). Product specific information in the report was independently validated by the internationally recognized standards organization ASTM International.
The American Wood Council (AWC), a voice for the North American wood products manufacturing, representing 86% of the structural wood products industry, is applauding the passage of the rec National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Commercial real estate (CRE) developers and their construction industry partners are constantly on the lookout for new and innovative materials to build with, and many CRE developers have found it . . . Wood.
Recent wildfires have ravaged forested areas along the West Coast and other parts of North America. It is easy to point to climate change for the severity of the problem. However, another problem, which is man-made also must shoulder some of the blame and can now be part of the solution.
Timberlink, the Australian timber products manufacturing business, owned by investment funds managed by New Forests, has announced that they will begin construction in 2021, on a $ 59 million state-of-the-art softwood cross laminated timber (CLT) plant to be located alongside its recently upgraded softwood sawmill at Tarpeena.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin is soon to be home of the world’s tallest timber skyscraper. What is special about the Milwaukee project is its height. When the high-end apartment complex opens in 2022, it will top the height of the world’s current tallest wood structure that is now in Norway.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has a clear message: to keep catastrophic climate change impacts at bay, we need to keep our warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, and the land sector must play a central role in achieving that.
The first mass timber hotel to be constructed in North America has opened in Austin Texas. The Hotel Magdalena is located on land once owned by Willie Nelson and home to the Terrace Motor Hotel (the place to see and be seen at the time), is the latest from Bunkhouse Group, a Texas-based hospitality company.